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2017 Closed Applications
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A closed application is an application for which a decision has been rendered by the appropriate board.

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Number
 Applicant  Description  Hearing Date  Decision
 PA #41*
 Lineberger Brothers, Inc. A request for sketch plan approval for a proposed 11-lot subdivision with approximately 400 linear feet of new roadway off Wingate Hill Road. The property is located on the north side of Wingate Hill Road about 400 feet northeast of its intersection with Fay Jones Road in Ironton Township.  01/09/2017  Approved
 CUP #358*
 SCI Towers, LLC A request for a conditional use permit to erect a 108-foot wireless telecommunications tower in the R-S (Residential Suburban) district. The proposed 11-acre site is located at 3252 E. NC 27 Hwy., on the south side of N.C. 27 at its intersection with Asbury Church Road, in Ironton Township.
 01/09/2017
 Approved
 PA #42*
 NC Prime Properties, LLC
A request for sketch plan approval for a proposed 13-lot subdivision with approximately 1,300 linear feet of new roadway off Buffalo Shoals Road. The 16.6-acre site is located on the south side of Buffalo Shoals Road about 400 feet west of Ivey Church Road in Ironton Township.
 02/06/2017  Approved
 PA #43*
Matthews Heathers Land Corporation  A request for sketch plan approval for a proposed 20-lot subdivision with new internal roads to serve the lots. The 20.6-acre site is located on the west side of N.C. 16 Bypass about 200 feet southeast of Lowesville Lane and about 400 feet southwest of Sifford Road in Catawba Springs Township.  02/06/2017  Approved
 ZMA #631
James Kennerly A request to rezone 1.75 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) to R-SF (Residential Single-Family). The property is located at 6671 Pine Ridge Dr., on the north side of Pine Ridge Drive about 800 feet east of Campground Road, in Catawba Springs Township.
 02/06/2017  Approved
 ZMA #632
Wyatt
Dinken
A request to rezone a 0.58-acre lot from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to R-S (Residential Suburban). The property is located on the west side of King Wilkinson Road about 800 feet south of N.C. 150 in Ironton Township.  
 02/06/2017  Approved
 Jerry Reese
A request to amend a master plan for a planned residential development to permit 10 single-family detached houses and 25 zero-lot-line houses. The 11.7-acre site is located on the north side of Graham Road at Captains Way in Catawba Springs Township.
 02/06/2017
 Denied
CUP #363 *
Simon and Dana Martin 
A request for a conditional use permit to locate a detached garage in front of the front building line of a house on a lot that’s adjacent to Lake Norman. The 0.8-acre lot is located at 4400 Pine Harbor Drive about 400 feet east of Windy Pine Circle in Catawba Springs Township.
 03/06/2017  Approved
 PD #2016-8
RHH Land Investors, LLC A request to rezone 81.2 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) to PD-R (Planned Development Residential) to permit a subdivision with up to 230 single-family detached homes. The property is located on the west side of Little Egypt Road about 3,600 feet south of Optimist Club Road in Catawba Springs Township.
 04/03/2017  Approved
 ZMA #633
Teramore Development, LLC  A request to rezone 0.88 acre from R-T (Transitional Residential) to B-N (Neighborhood Business). The property is part of a 2.4-acre parcel located on the northwest corner of N.C. 73 and Amity Church Road in Ironton Township.  04/03/2017  Withdrawn
 SP# 2017-1
Teramore Development LLC A request for site plan approval for a proposed 9,100-square-foot Dollar General store to have full access to N.C. 73. The 2.4-acre site is located on the northwest corner of N.C. 73 and Amity Church Road in Ironton Township.
 04/03/2017  Withdrawn
 CUP #364 *
Carolina Coatings Group A request for a conditional use permit to manufacture paint in the I-G (General Industrial) district. The 5.6-acre parcel is located at 1884 Kawai Road in Lincolnton Township.
04/03/2017   Approved
 PD #2014-2-A2
MD7 Financial A request to amend a master plan for a planned mixed-use development to permit 135 single-family detached homes and 133 townhomes on a 74-acre tract currently approved for 220 single-family detached homes, and to amend the master plan in regard to phasing and road improvements. The property is located about 1,500 feet west of N.C. 16 Business south of the southern end of Triangle Circle in Catawba Springs Township. 04/03/2017  Withdrawn
 PD #2017-1
Meritage Homes of the Carolina, LLC A request to rezone 58.5 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) to PD-R (Planned Development Residential) to permit a subdivision with up to 152 single-family detached homes. The property is located on the west side of Saint James Church Road and north side of Verdict Ridge Drive in Catawba Springs Township.
 05/01/2017
 Approved
 ZMA #634
 Robert McLaughlin
A request to rezone a 2.5-acre lot from R-T (Transitional Residential) to I-G (General Industrial). The property is located at 6899 Glover Lane, about 1,200 feet west of N.C. 16 Business and 3,000 feet north of Old Plank Road, in Catawba Springs Township.
 05/01/2017
 Approved
 ZMA #635
 Rick Earnhardt
A request to rezone 0.9 acre from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to R-S (Residential Suburban). The property is located at 3348 Saint James Church Road, on the east side of Saint James Church Road at James Plantation Drive, in Catawba Springs Township. 
 05/01/2017
 Denied
 UDO Proposed Amendment #2017-1 
 Red Apple Development, LLC
A proposal to amend Section 2.2 of the Lincoln County Unified Development to make elementary and secondary schools a permitted use in the B-N (Neighborhood Business) and B-G (General Business) districts.
 05/01/2017
 Approved as Amended
 LUP Proposed Amendment #2017-1
 Lincoln County Planning and Inspections Department
A proposal to amend the Lincoln County Land Use Plan to state that in areas designated Suburban Residential where public water and sewer are available, densities of up to 3.0 dwelling units per buildable acre are appropriate, and that in other so designated areas with no or one such utility, densities will range from 1-2 units per buildable acre, with buildable area defined as excluding land in the 100-year floodplain, streamside buffers, utility rights-of-ways and slopes above 25% of at least 20,000 square feet of contiguous area.
 05/01/2017
 Approved as Amended
ZMA #633
 Teramore Development , LLC  A request to rezone 0.88 acre from R-T (Transitional Residential) to B-N (Neighborhood Business). The property is part of a 2.4-acre parcel located on the northwest corner of N.C. 73 and Amity Church Road in Ironton Township.  04/03/2017 Withdrawn 
 CUP #365 *
 Geno Corbisiero
A request for a conditional use permit to sell vehicles in the I-G (General Industrial) district. The proposed site is part of a 2.9-acre parcel located at 6311 Denver Industrial Park Road in Catawba Springs Township.
 06/05/2017
 Approved
 CUP #366 *
No Borders Consulting Group   A request for a conditional use permit to operate a day care center in the I-G (General Industrial) district. The 5.2-acre parcel is located on the south side of South Matthews Church Road about 2,000 feet east of Finger Mill Road in Lincolnton Township.
 06/05/2017
 Approved
 CZ #2017-2
 Vasiliy Sushch
A request to rezone 4.5 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) to CZ I-G (Conditional Zoning General Industrial) to permit an existing 5,000-square-foot building to be used for offices, warehousing and as a base for a limited trucking operation. The property is located at 6046 Nolen Acres Lane, on the north side of N.C. 73 about 1,500 feet east of Beth Haven Church Road, in Catawba Springs Township. 
 06/05/2017
 Approved
 ZMA #636
Jamie Tinsley  A request to rezone 1.2 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) to R-SF (Residential Single-Family). The property is located at 336 N. Little Egypt Road, on the east side of Little Egypt Road about 2,200 feet north of N.C. 73, in Catawba Springs Township.
06/05/2017
 
 Approved
 UDO Proposed Amendments #2017-2
Lincoln County Planning & Inspections Department A proposal to amend Section 2.2 of the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance to show that county facilities are permitted uses in all zoning districts as currently stated in Section 9.11.1.D, and to stipulate that state and federal facilities not otherwise listed as a conditional use are permitted uses in the O-R, B-N, B-G, I-L and I-G districts.
 06/05/2017
 Approved
UDO Proposed Amendment #2017-3
 Lincoln County Planning & Inspections Department
 
A proposal to amend Section 9.2.2.C of the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance to require corporate applicants to provide a certificate of good standing from the jurisdiction of incorporation and, in the case of an applicant registered in a jurisdiction other than North Carolina, to provide proof that it has authority to transact business in North Carolina prior to undertaking any development work.
 06/05/2017
 Approved
 CUP #367 *
 Matt Sorensen
request for a conditional use permit to allow a private residential storage building (a garage) to be built on a lot in the R-SF (Residential Single Family) district prior to the construction of a house.  The request involves a 1.4-acre parcel located off Osprey Trail about 400 feet south of the intersection of Campground Road and Catawba-Burris Road in Catawba Springs Township.
 08/07/2017
 Approved
 CUP #369 *
 Kimberly Snipes
A request for a conditional use permit to place a storage building in front of the front building line of a house on a lot that’s adjacent to Lake Norman. The 0.84-acre lot is located at 4384 Pine Harbor Drive, about 400 feet east of Windy Pine Circle, in Catawba Springs Township.   
 08/07/2017
 Approved
 ZMA #637
 Kenneth Tucker
A request to rezone 10.5 acres from R-SF (Residential Single Family) to R-T (Transitional Residential). The property is located on the north side of Mundy Road and east side of N.C. 16 bypass in Catawba Springs Township. 
 08/07/2017
 Approved
 SR #79 *
Jerry Charles Curtis  A request for a waiver from the subdivision standards of Section 5.6.1.A.3 of the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance to allow a family subdivision to create a new residential lot to be accessed by a new easement which intersects with an existing easement. The request involves a 7.78-acre parcel located about 250 feet north of Dave Heafner Road, about 1500 feet east of George Brown Road in Howards Creek Township.
 08/07/2017
 Approved
 SR #80 *
Gary Wallace
A request for a waiver from the subdivision standards of Section 5.6.1.A of the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance to create a new residential lot with road frontage on a private road that does not meet the minimum construction standards identified in the Unified Development Ordinance. The request involves a 3.18-acre parcel located between Sadler Road and Foxchase Lane about 1,000 feet northwest of Little Mountain Road in Catawba Springs Township.
 08/07/2017  Approved
 UDO Proposed Amendment #2017-4
Lincoln County Planning & Inspections Department A proposal to amend Sections 9.3.7, 9.4.8 and 9.5.9 of the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance to conform with a new state law that requires a governing board, in approving a zoning amendment that is inconsistent with an adopted comprehensive plan, to adopt a statement declaring that the approval is also deemed an amendment to the plan and explaining the change in conditions that the board took into account in amending the plan. 
 09/11/2017  Approved
UDO Proposed Amendment #2017-5
 Lincoln County Planning & Inspection Department
A proposal to amend Section 9.11.8.E of the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance to add community facilities such as churches and schools as projects that are eligible for special nonresidential intensity allocations under the 10/70 option in water-supply watershed districts.
 09/11/2017  Approved
UDO Proposed Amendment #2017-6 
Lincoln County Planning & Inspections Department A proposal to amend Sections 9.6.2, 9.6.6 and 5.6.1 of the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance to conform with a new state law that exempts certain divisions of land from local subdivision standards and establishes a new category of subdivisions that qualify for expedited review.  
 09/11/2017  Approved
ZMA #639
Race City Steel, Inc. A request to rezone 6.2 acres from B-N (Neighborhood Business) to I-G (General Industrial). The property is located on the west side of N.C. 16 Business about 1,100 feet south of Mundy Road in Catawba Springs Township.
10/02/2017   Approved
 CUP #370 *
Katherine Shaw A request for a conditional use permit to host weddings and other events in the R-T (Transitional Residential) zoning district. The 4.0-acre parcel is located at 7138 Kidville Road, on the south side of Kidville Road about 1,000 feet west of Verdict Ridge Drive, in Catawba Springs Township.  11/06/2017  Approved
ZMA #638
 
 Teramore Development, LLC A request to rezone 0.7 acres from R-S (Residential Suburban) to B-N (Neighborhood Business). The property is located at the end of Gordon Street about 300 feet northeast of the intersection of N.C. 150 and Lee Lawing Road in Ironton Township.   11/06/2017  Approved
 ZMA #640
 Denise Edwards A request to rezone 59 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) to R-SF (Residential Single-Family). The property is located about 1,500 feet west of Little Egypt Road and 2,000 feet north of N.C. 73 in Catawba Springs Township.
 11/06/2017  Approved
 PD #2016-5-A
 Rufus Road Partners, LLC A request to amend the master plan for the planned Wildbrook residential development to permit a charter school with grades K-8 on a 10.6-acre portion of the development site currently approved for 30 single-family detached homes. The 73-acre Wildbrook site borders Triangle Circle, Rufus Road and Airlie Parkway in Catawba Springs Township.
 11/06/2017  Approved
 PD #2014-2-A4
 MDSeven Financial, LLC A request to amend the master plan for the planned Rivercross mixed-use development to permit 135 single-family detached homes and 133 townhomes on a 74-acre portion of the development site currently approved for 220 single-family detached homes, and to amend the master plan in regard to phasing and road improvements. The 116-acre Rivercross site is located on the west side of N.C. 16 Business and the south side of the southern end of Triangle Circle in Catawba Springs Township.  11/06/2017  Approved
 CUP #371 *
Marty Reep A request for a conditional use permit to place a Class B (doublewide) manufactured home in the R-S (Residential Suburban) district. The 0.84-acre parcel is located at 1113 Hulls Grove Church Road in North Brook Township.  12/04/2017  Approved
CUP #372 *
 
Delzon Kingett  A request for a conditional use permit to allow a detached garage to extend past the front building line of a house on a lot adjacent to Lake Norman. The 0.77-acre lot is located at 8199 Deep Water Lane in Catawba Springs Township.  12/04/2017  Approved
 ZMA #641
 Jeff Heafner A request to rezone 3.4 acres from R-SF (Residential Single Family) to R-S (Residential Suburban). The property is located on the north side of N.C. 27 about 2,000 feet west of Wise Road in Howards Creek Township.  12/04/2017  Approved
 ZMA #642
 Rickard Cronland, III A request to rezone 1.6 acres from B-G (General Business) to R-S (Suburban Residential). The property is located on the east side of Salem Church Road about 200 feet north of Freeman Road in Ironton Township.
 12/04/2017  Approved
 PD #2017-3
 D.R. Horton, Inc. A request to rezone 208 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) to PD-R (Planned Development Residential) to permit a subdivision with 422 single-family detached houses, including 132 age-restricted (55+) homes. The property is located on the south side of N.C. 73 and east and west sides of South Ingleside Farm Road in Catawba Springs Township.
 12/04/2017  Approved
VR #2017-1  D.R. Horton, Inc.  A request for a zoning vested right for a period of five years for a planned residential development with 422 single-family detached homes. The proposed 208-acre site is located on the south side of N.C. 73 and east and west sides of South Ingleside Farm Road in Catawba Springs Township.
 12/04/2017  Approved
 SR #81
 D.R. Horton, Inc. A request for a waiver from the subdivision standards of Section 5.4.11.B of the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance to allow two cul-de-sacs to exceed the maximum cul-de-sac length. The request involves a 208-acre site located on the south side of N.C. 73 and east and west sides of South Ingleside Farm Road in Catawba Springs Township. (Planning Board case)
 12/04/2017  Approved
 PD #2017-5
 Essex Homes A request to rezone 83 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) to PD-R (Planned Development Residential) to permit a subdivision with 215 single-family detached houses. The property is located on the east side of Little Egypt Road about 1,500-4,000 feet south of Optimist Club Road in Catawba Springs Township.
 12/04/2017  Approved

* Quasi-Judicial Case
A request to rezone 4.5 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) to CZ I-G (Conditional Zoning General Industrial) to permit an existing 5,000-square-foot building to be used for offices, warehousing and as a base for a limited trucking operation. The property is located at 6046 Nolen Acres Lane, on the north side of N.C. 73 about 1,500 feet east of Beth Haven Church Road, in Catawba Springs Township. 
A request to rezone 4.5 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) to CZ I-G (Conditional Zoning General Industrial) to permit an existing 5,000-square-foot building to be used for offices, warehousing and as a base for a limited trucking operation. The property is located at 6046 Nolen Acres Lane, on the north side of N.C. 73 about 1,500 feet east of Beth Haven Church Road, in Catawba Springs Township.