Pending Applications


A pending zoning application is an application that has been submitted to Planning & Inspections, but a decision has not been rendered by the appropriate board.

The public is invited to attend the meetings. The  meeting will be held at the

Lincoln County Administration Building

353 N. Generals Blvd.
Lincolnton, NC 28092
Meeting begins at 6:30 pm

For more information, contact Planning & Inspections at (704) 736-8440.

Zoning cases are split into two categories, Quasi-Judicial and Legislative, with different rules and procedures applying to each. A simplified guide to the differences in the cases is available here. Please read prior to planning to speak at a public hearing.

Legislative Cases

Zoning Number Applicant DescriptionHearing Date
ZMA #683
Brenda Vinsant
A request to rezone a 0.7-acre lot from R-SF (Residential-Single Family) to I-G (General Industrial). The property is located at 4282 N. NC 16 Business Hwy., on the east side of N.C. 16 Business about 500 feet south of its intersection with Mundy Road, in Catawba Springs Township.
ZMA #684Jimmy Wise

A request to rezone a 1-acre tract from B-N (Neighborhood Business) to R-R (Rural Residential). The property is located at 7397 Macedonia Church Rd, on the west side of Macedonia Church Road at the intersection of Burgin Smith Road in North Brook Township.

UDO #2021-02Lincoln County The planning staff is proposing amendments to Article 6 to remove Adequate Public Facilities standards and reserve Article 6 for future use; amend Article 9.6.10 and 9.6.11, article 9.6.15 to remove subdivision plat certificates, amend section 9.6.6.A to revise definition of subdivision, amend 9.6.8.F to revise approval criteria for final plat of subdivision, and amend article 2.4.9.B and C to require sidewalks along existing roads that abut and access residential and commercial planned developments. 11/01/2021

Quasi-Judicial Cases

**Discussion with Board of County Commission members or Planning Board members prior to the hearing is not permitted.**

Zoning Number Applicant DescriptionHearing Date
SUP #451Dorothy Martin

A request for a special use permit to place a Class C singlewide manufactured home in the R-S (Suburban Residential) district. The request involves a 1.3-acre lot located at 1063 Salem Church Road in Ironton Township.

SUP #452Gary Gechter

A request for a special use permit to construct a guest house to serve as an accessory to a single-family dwelling. The request involves a 14.1-acre lot located at 610 Camp Creek Road in Ironton Township.

SUP #453Stephen & Elizabeth Brotherton

A request for a special use permit to construct a detached garage in front of the front building line of the house on a lot adjacent to Lake Norman. The request involves a 0.75-acre lot located at 8494 Pine Lake Road in Catawba Springs Township.

SUP #454Mathew Albert

A request for a special use permit to construct an office addition to an existing boat maintenance/repair shop. The request involves an 8.03-acre lot located at 7884 Water Oaks Drive in Catawba Springs Township.


Zoning Case Overview Map

Zoning Case Archive (2010-Present)

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