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2014 Closed Applications
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A closed application is an application for which a decision has been rendered by the appropriate board.

2014 Closed Zoning Applications

 Zoning Number Applicant Description
Hearing 
Date
Decision
 CUP #326*
American
Tower Corp. 
 A request for a conditional use permit to erect a 225-foot wireless telecommunications tower in the R-T (Transitional Residential) district. The proposed site is on an 11-acre tract located at 1875 Buffalo Shoals Road, on the west side of Buffalo Shoals Road at Sandy Park Road, in Ironton Township.
 1/6/2014  Approved
 UDO Proposed Amendments #2014-1
 Sean Hughes
 A proposal to amend the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance as follows:
1) Amend Section 2.2.1 to make a telecommunications tower 101-325 feet in height a conditional use in the R-S and R-SF districts.
2) Amend Section 4.3.7 to add screening and fencing requirements for equipment compounds for telecommunications towers.
 1/6/2014
 Approved
 CZ #2014-1
 Steven & Danielle Maggs
 A request to rezone 0.73 acre from B-N (Neighborhood Business) to CZ I-G (Conditional Zoning General Industrial) to permit an expansion of a self-storage facility. The property is located on the west side of N.C. 16 Business about 250 feet north of Galway Lane in Catawba Springs Township. 
 1/6/2014

 Approved

 SR #75
 Shea Homes Limited Partnership
 A request for waivers from the subdivision standards of Sections 5.4.4, 5.4.4.D.3, 5.4.11, 5.5, 5.6.1 and 5.6.2 of the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance to allow an internal connectivity ratio of less than 1.40, to allow a subdivision with 250 or more lots to have only two access points, to allow cul-de-sac roads longer than 10 times the minimum lot width and longer than 1,000 feet, to allow trails in lieu of sidewalks, to allow lots with less than 35 feet of road frontage, and to allow blocks to exceed 1,500 feet in length. The proposed 600-acre development is located on the south side of N.C. 73 and west side of Little Egypt Road in Catawba Springs Township.
 2/3/2014  Approved
 ZMA #606
Pure Waterman, LLC A request for a rezoning of 0.78 acre from R-T (Transitional Residential) to O-R (Office Residential). The property is located at 3813 NC 73 Hwy., on the north side of N.C. 73 about 800 feet east of Amity Church Road in Ironton Township.
 2/3/2014
 Approved
 ZMA #607
 Janet Cox
A request for a rezoning of 0.95 acre from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to O-R (Office Residential). The property is located at 4287 N. NC 16 Hwy., on the west side of N.C. 16 Business about 500 feet south of Mundy Road, in Catawba Springs Township.
 2/3/2014
 Approved
 CUP #332 *
Kenneth and Ginger Dodgin
A request for a conditional use permit to host weddings and other special events in the R-T (Transitional Residential) district. The proposed 16.7-acre site is located on the south side of Asbury Church Road about 300 feet west of Old Mill Road in Ironton Township.
 2/3/2014
 Approved
CUP #333 *
 
 Diamond Towers IV, LLC
A request for a conditional use permit to erect a 250-foot wireless telecommunications tower in the R-SF (Residential Single-Family) district. The proposed 53-acre site is located at 1268 Owls Den Road, on the east side of Owls Den Road about one mile south of Reepsville Road, in Howards Creek Township.
 2/3/2014
 Approved
 PD 2014-1
 Shea Homes Limited Partnership Shea Homes Limited Partnership is requesting the rezoning of approximately 600 acres from CU PD-R (Conditional Use Planned Development-Residential) to PD-R (Planned Development-
Residential) to permit a development with up to 1,650 single-family detached and attached homes, mostly restricted to older adults but with up to 300 homes not age-restricted. The property (Parcel ID# 85734, 02441, 31428, 51876, 32945, 58834, 58835, 86073, 86072, 86071 and 51881) is located on the south side of N.C. 73 and west side of Little Egypt Road in Catawba Springs Township.

Concept Plan
Traffic Impact Analysis
WSP Sells memo concerning Off-Site Improvements
NCDOT Comments
 2/3/2014
 Approved
 VR #2014-1
Shea Homes Limited Partnership
 
A request for a zoning vested right for a period of five years for a planned residential development with up to 1,650 homes. The proposed 600-acre site is located on the south side of N.C. 73 and west side of Little Egypt Road in Catawba Springs Township.
 2/3/2014
 Approved
 CZ #2014-2
 Xiaopei Guo
A request to amend a conditional zoning district (CZ B-N) to permit an 8,160-square-foot retail sales facility with upper-story offices. The 0.69-acre parcel is located on the north side of N.C. 16 Business about 300 feet east of Burnwood Trail in Catawba Springs Township.
 3/3/2014
 Approved
ZMA #608
 
 Lincoln County
A proposal to rezone 10.8 acres from R-S (Residential Suburban) to B-G (General Business). The property is located on the north side of Optimist Club Road and the east side of a railroad right-of-way in Catawba Springs Township.
 3/3/2014
 Approved
  WSCUP #17*
C4 Development, LLC A request for a conditional use permit to exceed 36% impervious surface area in the Hoyle Creek WS-IV Protected Area as a special nonresidential intensity allocation. The applicant is proposing to develop 2.2 acres, including 1.5 acres within the watershed district with 55% impervious surface area, for a Family Dollar store. The property is located on the northeast corner of N.C. 27 and Randleman Road in Ironton Township.
 3/3/2014
 Approved
 ZMA #609
Ralph Dickson
A request to rezone a 0.92-acre parcel from I-G (General Industrial) to B-N (Neighborhood Business). The property is located at 4110 N. NC 16 Hwy., on the north side of N.C. 16 Business and west side of Denver Industrial Park Drive, in Catawba Springs Township.
 4/7/2014  Approved
 CUP #334
American Marine Liquidators, Inc.  A request for a conditional use permit to sell boats and cars in the I-G (General Industrial) district in the Eastern Lincoln Development District (ELDD). The 16-acre parcel is located at 4879 N. NC 16 Hwy., on the south side of N.C. 16 Business and west side of Burnwood Trail, in Catawba Springs Township.
 4/7/2014
Approved
 WSCUP #18
Dr. Matt Motteler
A request for a conditional use permit to allow the use of the high-density option in the WS-IV Critical Area of the Catawba/Lake Norman Watershed. The applicant is proposing to expand an office building and add parking. The high-density option would allow the development to have a built-upon surface area covering up to 50 percent of the site, with the use of engineered stormwater controls. The 0.9-acre parcel is located at 623 N. NC 16 Hwy., on the west side of N.C. 16 Business about 350 feet north of Townsend Drive, in Catawba Springs Township.
 4/7/2014
 Approved
 CUP #335
Doyle and Sheri Boyles
 
A request for a conditional use permit to place a Class C (singlewide) manufactured home in the R-S (Residential Suburban) district. The 1.8-acre parcel is located on the northeast corner of N.C. 27 and Jake Seagle Road in North Brook Township.
 5/5/2014
 Approved
 CUP #336
 PMRS, LLC
A request for a conditional use permit to operate a kennel in the I-G (General Industrial) district. The 6.15-acre parcel is located on the north side of Natalie Commons Drive about 800 feet west of N.C. 16 Business in Catawba Springs Township.
 5/5/2014  Approved
 CUP #337
Marni Carpenter
A request for a conditional use permit to operate a bed and breakfast in the R-SF (Residential Single-Family) district. The 9.6-acre site is located at 2800 Laboratory Road, on the west side of Laboratory Road at South Fork Road, in Lincolnton Township.
 5/5/2014
 Approved
 PCUR #162
 Jeff Wilkinson
 A request for a parallel conditioning use rezoning of a 0.45-acre parcel from R-S (Residential Suburban) to CU B-G (Conditional Use General Business) to permit servicing and sales of vehicles. The property is located at 103 Finger St., on the west side of Finger Street about 250 feet north of N.C. 27, in Ironton Township. 
 5/5/2014
 Approved
 CUP #338*
 John Bailey  A request for a conditional use permit to operate an outdoor recreation facility, a paintball play area, in the R-T (Transitional Residential) district. The proposed 30-acre site is located on the east side of Old Plank Road at Mariposa Road in the Catawba Springs Township.   6/2/2014  Approved

Melissa Lefler
 
A request for a conditional use permit to operate a boarding kennel in the I-G (General Industrial) district. The proposed 0.7-acre site is located at 896 Dove Ct., on the east side of Dove Court about 300 feet north of Townsend Drive, in Catawba Springs Township.
 09/08/2014
Approved
 UDO Proposed Amendments #2014-2
 Lincoln County Planning and Inspections Department
A proposed to amend the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance as follows:
    - Amend Section 12.3.2 to add a definition for solar                farm.
    - Amend Section 2.3.3 to specify that the use group             “Major Utility” does not include a solar farm.
    - Amend Section 2.2.1 to add “solar farm” as a                     conditional use in the R-R, R-T, B-G, B-C, I-L and I-G         districts.
    - Amend Section 2.5.1.F to add “solar farm” as a                   conditional use in the Eastern Lincoln Development              District 
    - Amend Section 4.3 to add standards for a solar farm.
 09/08/2014
 Approved
 ZMA #610
M & L Enterprises, LLC
A request to rezone 3.9 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) and R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to I-G (General Industrial). The property is located at 1774 S. Industrial Park Rd., on the west side of South Industrial Park Road about 3,000 feet south of Salem Church Road, in Ironton Township.
10/06/2014 
 Approved
 CZ #2014-3
 
 LandMark Self Storage 
A request to rezone 1.2 acres from B-N (Neighborhood Business) to CZ B-G (Conditional Zoning General Business) to permit the expansion of a self-storage facility. The property is located about 250 feet west of N.C. 150 just south of Quinlan Lane in Ironton Township. 
10/06/2014  Approved
PCUR
#163
*
 Francis and Linda Ford
A request for a parallel conditional use rezoning of 6.3 acres from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to CU R-R (Conditional Use Rural Residential) to permit the placement of a Class B (doublewide) manufactured home. The property is located at 5683 NC 182 Hwy., on the south side of N.C. 182 about 2,000 feet east of N.C. 274, in North Brook Township.
 10/06/2014  Approved
 PCUR #164 *
 Prestige Auto Wash-Denver, LLC
A request for a parallel conditional use rezoning of 5.7 acres from B-N (Neighborhood Business) to CU B-G (Conditional Use General Business) to permit the expansion of a self-storage facility, including the replacement of existing buildings. The property is located at 445 N. NC 16 Hwy., on the west side of N.C. 16 Business and north side of Forest Oak Drive, in Catawba Springs Township.
 10/06/2014  Withdrawn
 ZMA #611
Robert Klinger A request to rezone 4.0 acres from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to B-N (Neighborhood Business). The property is located at 1853 N. NC 16 Hwy., on the west side of N.C. 16 Business at Woodhill Cove Lane, in Catawba Springs Township.
 12/1/2014  Approved
 ZMA #612
JVP Fit Enterprises, LLC A request to rezone 1.8 acres from I-G (General Industrial) and B-N (Neighborhood Business) to B-G (General Business). The property is located at 3273 N. NC 16 Hwy., on the south side of N.C. 16 Business about 300 east of Denver Drive, in Catawba Springs Township.
 12/1/2014  Approved
      PD 
#2010-2A 
Baylor Properties Corp.  A request to modify a master plan for a mixed-use development. The approved master plan for the Cottonwood Village development calls for 252 multi-family dwelling units and 96,800 square feet of office/commercial space. The proposed new plan calls for 254 multi-family dwelling units, 60,000 square feet of office/commercial space, and a hotel. The request involves a 31-acre site located about 500 feet south of N.C. 73 and 700 feet west of N.C. 16 Business and bordering Advance Avenue, South Little Egypt Road and N.C. 16 Bypass, in Catawba Springs Township.  12/1/2014  Approved