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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, which are held at the:
Lincoln County Administration Building
353 N. Generals Blvd.
Lincolnton, NC 28092
Meeting begins at 6:30PM

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.

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

Zoning Number



Hearing Date

 CUP #417  Mount Zion Baptist Church A request for a conditional use permit to allow a private recreational facility, a lighted ballfield, in the R-R (Rural Residential) district. The 16.1-acre parcel is located at 2151 Mount Zion Church Road in Ironton Township.
 Damon Lusk
A request for a watershed conditional use permit to use the high-density option in the Catawba River/Lake Norman WS-IV Protected Area. The applicant is proposing to develop a 0.77-acre site for a 7,340-square-foot office/warehouse. The high-density option would allow the development to have a built-upon surface area covering up to 70 percent of the site, with the use of engineered stormwater controls. The property is located on the east side of N.C. 16 Business and south side of Balsom Ridge Road in Catawba Springs Township. 09/14/2020
PA #50
 C2C Ventures, LLC
A request for preliminary plat approval for a 25-lot residential subdivision with new public roads. The 34.7-acre site is located on the north side of Kidville Road about one-half mile southeast of the intersection with Beth Haven Church Road in Catawba Springs Township.

Legislative Cases

 Zoning Number  Applicant Description Hearing Date
CZ #2020-5  Sawyer's Towing & Transport, LLC  A request to rezone 5.3 acres from B-G (General Business) to CZ I-G (Conditional Zoning General Industrial) to permit  vehicle storage, vehicle service and offices. The property is located at 3592 Gastonia Hwy., on the south side of Gastonia Highway about 200 feet west of its intersection with Salem Church Road in Ironton Township.  09/14/2020 
 CZ #2011-2A Denver Baptist Church  A request to amend a conditional zoning district to revise a facilities layout and permit lighted ballfields. The 27-acre parcel is located at 3571 N. NC 16 Business in Catawba Springs Township.

Zoning Case Overview Map

Zoning Case Archive (2010-Present)

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