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2015 Closed Applications
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A closed application is an application for which a decision has been rendered by the appropriate board.

2015 Closed Zoning Applications

 Zoning Number Applicant Description
Hearing 
Date
Decision
 PCUR 154A *
B.V. Hedrick Gravel and Sand Co.
A request to amend a conditional use district and conditional use permit to remove a condition that states that the applicant will abide by an restrictive covenant agreement with Pulte Homes (an agreement that has been nullified), to revise a site plan to enlarge future mining areas near portions of the northern boundary of the applicant’s property and to specify the size of a planned berm along a portion of that boundary. The request involves a 498-acre site located at 6941 Quarry Lane, about 1,600 feet west of N.C 16 Business and 4,200 feet north of Old Plank Road, in Catawba Springs Township.
01/05/2015
Approved
CUP 304 *
Frank Greco
A request for a conditional use permit to sell vehicles in the I-G (General Industrial) district. The 2.5-acre parcel is located at 6321 Denver Industrial Park Rd., on the west side of Denver Industrial Park Road about 1,500 feet north of Sinclair Street, in Catawba Springs Township.

01/05/2015
Approved
 PD #2014-2
  SBG, LLC
A request to rezone 116 acres from B-N (Neighborhood Business) and R-T (Transitional Residential) to PD-MU (Planned Development Mixed Use) to permit 220 single-family homes, 200 multi-family dwelling units, 40 townhomes and 100,000 square feet of commercial space. The property is located at 799 N. NC 16 Hwy., on the west side of N.C. 16 Business near the southern end of Triangle Circle, in Catawba Springs Township.
 02/02/2015
 Approved
 ZMA #613
  Danny Dellinger
A request to rezone 1.5 acres from B-N (Neighborhood Business) to R-S (Residential Suburban). The property is located on the south side of West Old NC 150 Hwy. about 1,000 feet west of Saint Marks Church Road in Howards Creek Township.
 02/02/2015
 Approved
 CUP #341
Freemont Solar Center, LLC 
A request for a conditional use permit to establish a solar farm in the R-T (Transitional Residential) district. The proposed 40-acre site is located on the east side of N.C. 16 bypass about 3,500 feet south of Sedgebrook Drive West in Catawba Springs Township.
 03/02/2015
 Approved
 ZMA #614
Scott Soorus
 
A request to rezone 0.7 acre from B-N (Neighborhood Business) to B-G (General Business). The property is located on the northern corner of N.C. 16 Business and south Triangle Circle in Catawba Springs Township.
 03/02/2015
 Approved
 WSCUP #19
  Newna Properties,     LLC
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 develop 0.92 acre with a 6,000-square-foot medical office building and parking areas. 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 property is located on the west side of N.C. 16 Business about 500 feet north of Townsend Drive in Catawba Springs Township.
 03/02/2015  Approved
ZMA #615  Joel Barker
A request to rezone 1.2 acres from CU B-N (Conditional Use Neighborhood Business) to R-SF (Residential Single-Family). The property is located on the south side of Grassy Creek Road about 750 feet east of N.C. 16 Business in Catawba Springs Township.
04/06/2015  Approved
 ZMA #616
 Marcus Dellinger A request to rezone 5.5 acres from CU B-G (Conditional Use General Business) to R-SF (Residential Single-Family). The property is located at 6757 Teal Dr., at the end of Teal Drive about 800 feet west of Forest Manor Drive, in in Catawba Springs Township. 04/06/2015  Approved
 ZMA #617
Patricia Fea A request to rezone 1.75 acres from CU B-N (Conditional Use Neighborhood Business) to R-S (Residential Suburban). The property is located on the west side of N.C. 150 about 600 feet north of Ivey Church Road in Ironton Township.
04/06/2015
 Approved
 CUP #342
 Lakeside Paint and Body, LLC
A request for a conditional use permit to sell vehicles in the I-G (General Industrial) district. The 1.85-acre parcel is located at 7831 S. Little Egypt Rd., on the north side of Little Egypt Road about 700 feet west of N.C. 16 Business, in Catawba Springs Township.
04/06/2015
 Approved
  Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce A proposal to amend Article 3 (General Development Standards) of the Lincoln County Unified Development as follows:
1) Amend Section 3.2 to delete façade requirements for side and rear walls of nonresidential buildings, to allow non-corrugated metal as a primary material on a road yard façade, and to delete requirements for service bay orientation and screening.
2) Amend Section 3.4.5 to state that foundation plantings shall be provided along building walls facing a public road or a parking area in a side yard (but not a parking area in a rear yard).
3) Amend Section 3.4.10 to apply the interior landscaping requirement to parking lots with more than 40 spaces (up from 25), and to state that no parking space shall be located more than 75 feet (up from 50) from a planting island located in the same row of spaces.  
4) Amend Section 3.5.9 to allow a developer of a commercial property to defer the construction of a driveway connection to adjacent property until the adjacent property is developed, and to allow the Director of the Planning and Inspections Department to waive the connection requirement in cases where property uses are not complementary or conducive for connections.
04/06/2015 
 Approved
CUP #343

Steve McCoy  A request for a conditional use permit to allow a detached garage to be built in front of a house on a lot that’s adjacent to Lake Norman. The 0.98-acre lot is located at 4846 Lynwood Road in Catawba Springs Township.  05/04/2015  Approved
 UDO Proposed Amendments #2015-2
Lincoln County Planning & Inspections Dept. A proposed to amend the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance as follows: 
1) Amend Section 3.4.8.A to allow drive-thru lanes to be placed between the road and the associated building.  
2) Amend Section 3.6.3.B.3 to make the maximum parking ratio applicable only to developments with more than 40 spaces and to increase the threshold for requiring pervious parking to 110 
percent of the required minimum number of spaces.    
3) Amend Section 3.6.3.C.2(b) to delete rescinded state stormwater requirements for parking areas of one acre or more that are not located in a water-supply watershed. 
4) Amend Section 5.10.3 to stipulate that the amount of a required warranty bond for subdivision improvements is not less than 10 percent of the construction costs, to clarify that the one-year 
bond period starts with the county’s acceptance or approval of improvements, to make the bond subject to the approval of the Board of Commissioners, and to allow an irrevocable letter of credit as a bond option.   
5) Amend Section 8.2.2.A to state that a Planning Board member may be appointed to a total of three successive three-year terms but no more than two successive terms in the same seat.
 05/04/2015  Approved
 VAR #410
 Douglas Dellinger A request for a variance from Section 2.4.5.C of the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance to permit a side yard setback of 5 feet for a proposed house. The request involves a 2.5-acre parcel located on the east side of Little Creek Drive about 400 feet north of Pine Ridge Drive in Catawba Springs Township. Section 2.4.5.C states that the minimum side yard setback in the R-SF (Residential Single-Family) district is 10 feet.  05/26/2015 Approved
 ZMA #618
Betty Socie
A request to rezone 0.7 acre from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to B-N (Neighborhood Business). The property is located at 4360 N. NC 16 Hwy., on the east side of N.C. 16 Business about 250 feet south of Balsom Ridge Road, in Catawba Springs Township.
 06/01/2015  Approved
 CUP #344
 ATOOD, LLC
A request for a conditional use permit to establish a solar farm in the R-T (Transitional Residential) and R-R (Rural Residential) districts. The proposed 129-acre site is located on the west side of Mariposa Road about 1.5 miles south of Old Plank Road in Catawba Sprints Township. 

06/01/2015  Approved 
 PD #2015-1
Campground 64, LLC 
Campground 64, LLC, is requesting the rezoning of 64 acres from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to PD-R (Planned Development-Residential) to permit a subdivision with up to 150 single-family detached homes. The property (Parcel ID# 60047, 60237 and 29676) is located on the west side of Campground Road about 2,000 feet north of N.C. 16 Business.

Site Plan
Traffic Study
06/01/2015  Approved
UDO Proposed Amendments #2015-3
 
Lincoln County Planning and Inspections Department 
A proposal to amend the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance as follows:
1) Amend Section 3.2 to delete façade requirements for side and rear walls of nonresidential buildings, to allow non-corrugated metal as a primary material on a road yard façade, and to delete requirements for service bay orientation and screening.

2) Amend Section 2.5.1 (Eastern Lincoln Development District standards) to add the current façade requirements of Section 3.2.
08/03/2015   Approved
 ZMA #619
Kenneth Pope A request to rezone 1.2 acres from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to B-G (General Business). The property is located at 2948 N. NC 16 Hwy., on the east side of N.C. 16 Business about 1,000 feet north of Webbs Road, in Catawba Springs Township.
08/03/2015  Approved
 CZ #2015-1
 KTR Motorsports, Inc.
A request to rezone 1.2 acres from B-N (Neighborhood Business) to CZ B-G (Conditional Zoning General Business) to permit vehicle and boat sales. The property is located at 3866 N. NC 16 Hwy., on the north side of N.C. 16 Business about 800 feet west of Campground Road, in Catawba Springs Township.
08/03/2015 Approved 
 PCUR #165
 Prestige Corporate Headquarters, 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 a self-storage facility to be expanded with the addition of storage areas for recreational vehicles and boats. 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.
  Approved 
 CUP #336A
 Patricia McCaffery and Robert Seitz A request to amend a conditional use permit for a kennel to allow an area on the east side of the site to be used by customers as a dog park.  The 6.15-acre parcel is located at 7897 Natalie Commons Drive, on the north side of Natalie Commons Drive about 1,000 feet west of N.C. 16 Business, in Catawba Springs Township. 09/14/2015  Approved 
 CUP #345
 William Leonhardt
A request for a conditional use permit to establish a manufactured home park in the R-T (Transitional Residential) district by placing four additional manufactured homes on a site with five existing manufactured homes. The 17.3-acre parcel is located on the west side of Shoal Road about 1,600 feet south of N.C. 182 in Howards Creek Township. 
09/14/2015
Approved
 CUP #346
 Warren Anderson A request for a conditional use permit to place a Class C manufactured home in the R-S (Residential Suburban) district. The 0.69-acre parcel is located at 2390 Boy Scout Road, on the north side of Boy Scout Road about 200 feet south of Old N.C. 150, in Catawba Springs Township. 09/14/2015  Withdrawn
 ZMA #620
James Canipe
A request to rezone 3.5 acres from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to R-R (Rural Residential). The property is located on the west side of Chrysanthemum Lane about 800 feet south of Wyant Road in Howards Creek Township. 
09/14/2015
Approved 
 ZMA #621
 William Leonhardt A request to rezone 1.2 acres from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to R-T (Transitional Residential). The property is located on the east side of Shoal Road about 500 feet south of N.C. 182 in Howards Creek Township. 09/14/2015
Approved
ZMA #622
JVP Fit Enterprises, LLC
A request to rezone 0.72 acre from B-N (Neighborhood Business) to B-G (General Business). The property is located on the west side of N.C. 16 Business about 500 feet south of Denver Drive in Catawba Springs Township.
09/14/2015
Approved 
 ZMA #623
 Richard Smith, Brenda Smith, Lee Caldwell, Sharon Page, Richard Page, Emily Toto, John Black, Richard Ferguson, Steve McIntrye, Lisa Windell, Jerry Windell, Danny Scott, Larry Caldwell et al  A request to rezone 2.3 acres from CU I-L (Conditional Use Light 
Industrial) to B-G (General Business). The property is located on the south side of Forest Oak Drive about 500 west of N.C. 16 Business in Catawba Springs Township.
09/14/2015  Denied 
 ZMA #624
Jimmy Wise
A request to rezone 1.0 acre from R-R (Rural Residential) to B-N (Neighborhood Business). The property is located on the west side of Macedonia Church Road at the intersection of Burgin Smith Road in North Brook Township. 11/2/2015   Approved
 CUP #347
Michael Rogers
A request for a conditional use permit to sell vehicles in the I-G (General Industrial) district. The 0.65-acre lot is located at 7911 Commerce Drive in Catawba Springs Township. 11/2/2015  Approved 
 CUP #348
SCI Towers A request for a conditional use permit to erect a 175-foot telecommunications tower in the I-G (General Industrial) district. The proposed site is a 9.6-acre tract located on the south side of Hagers Hollow Drive about 600 feet west of N.C. 16 Business in Catawba Springs Township.
11/2/2015  Approved 
 PA #26
Nest Homes, LLC  A request for preliminary plat approval of a 47-lot subdivision. The 75-acre tract is located on the south side of Campground Road about 3,000 feet east of Pine Ridge Drive in Catawba Springs Township. 11/2/2015  Approved 
 CZ #2015-2
 Landmark Self Storage
A request to rezone 1.3 acres from R-S (Residential Suburban) to CZ B-G (Conditional Zoning General Business) to permit the expansion of a self-storage facility. The property is located at 5465 E. NC 150 Hwy. in Ironton Township.
 12/7/2015  Approved
 PD #2015-3
 Eastwood Homes A request to rezone 151 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) to PD-R (Planned Development-Residential) to permit a subdivision with 302 lots for single-family homes. The property is located on the east side of N.C. 16 bypass about 1,500 feet south of South Pilot Knob Road and includes portions of Freemont Lane and Avenel Lane. 12/7/2015  Approved
 CUP #349*
 SCI Towers, LLC A request for a conditional use permit to erect a 170-foot telecommunications tower in the R-SF (Residential Single-Family) district. The proposed site is a 12.4-acre tract located at 8165 Webbs Road in Catawba Springs Township.  12/7/2015 Approved
 CUP #350 *
Robert Wise  A request for a conditional use permit to sell vehicles in the I-G (General Industrial) district. The proposed 1.0-acre site is located at 7593 Townsend Drive in Catawba Springs Township.  12/7/2015 Approved
 WSCUP #20 *
 Tenowah, Inc. A request for a conditional use permit to exceed 36% impervious surface area in the South Fork/Catawba River WS-IV Protected Area as a special nonresidential intensity allocation under the 10/70 option. The applicant is proposing a three-phase expansion of a manufacturing facility that would result in a 53.2% impervious surface area. The 16.65-acre site is located at 1968 Kawai Road in Lincolnton Township.
 12/7/2015 Approved
 PD #2015-2  Whitehouse Park, LLC A request to rezone 101 acres from I-G (General Industrial) to PD-MU (Planned Development Mixed Use) to permit a sports training and event complex – including a school and dormitory, motocross and BMX tracks, indoor sports area, swimming and diving pools, recreational vehicle spaces and support services – a hall for special events and meetings, and space for light manufacturing, storage and offices. The proposed site is located at 288 Whitehouse Drive, on the west side of Maiden Highway about 700 feet north of Horseshoe Lake Road, in Lincolnton Township.  12/7/2015  Withdrawn