Pending Applications

Overview

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 Citizens Center Auditorium

115 W. Main St.
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.


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
PA #51Lincoln County Public Works DepartmentA request for preliminary plat approval for the dedication of public right-of-way for a new road. The 7.23-acre parcel is located on the north side of Optimist Club Road at its intersection with Airlie Parkway in Catawba Springs Township..12/07/2020
Tabled
CUP #436
Christopher McBee
A request for a conditional use permit to sell vehicles in the I-G (Industrial General) district in the Eastern Lincoln Development District (ELDD) overlay district. The 0.64-acre parcel is located at 7917 Commerce Drive, on the north side of Commerce Drive about 300 feet west of N.C. 16 Business, in Catawba Springs Township.
03/01/2021
CUP #437
Anthony Hutto
A request for a conditional use permit to allow the addition of a guest house in the R-T (Transitional Residential) district. The 7.3-acre parcel is located at 5737 Vesuvius Furnace Road in Ironton Township.
03/01/2021

CUP #430-A
Denver Christian Academy
A request to amend a conditional use permit to allow a four-classroom modular building to be added to a school campus in the B-N (Neighborhood Business) district and used until a previously approved six-classroom addition is completed.  The 3.0-acre parcel is located at 2243 Charter Lane, about 300 feet west of N.C. 16 Business at Old Post Road in Catawba Spring Township.
03/01/2021


Legislative Cases

Zoning Number Applicant DescriptionHearing Date
CZ #2021-1
John and Carolyn Prime
A request to rezone a 0.87-acre lot from B-N (Neighborhood Business) to CZ B-G (Conditional Zoning General Business) to permit vehicle sales in addition to vehicle service. The property is located at 1656 N. NC 16 Business Hwy., on the east side of N.C. 16 Business at Galway Lane, in Catawba Springs Township.
POSTPONED until
03/01/2021
CZ #2020-7
Tony Davis
A request to rezone 27 acres from R-T (Transitional Residential) to CZ I-G (Conditional Zoning General Industrial) to permit a land-clearing and inert debris landfill with a disposal area approximately two acres in size. The property is located on the east side of Camp Creek Road about 4,000 feet south of its intersection with Furnace Road in Ironton Township.
03/01/2021

CZ #2020-8
Chelsea Horton
A request to rezone a 0.7-acre lot from B-G (General Business) to CZ I-G (Conditional Zoning General Industrial) to permit vehicle storage and offices. The property is located on the east side of N.C. 27 about 1,600 feet south of its intersection with N.C. 73 in Ironton Township.
03/01/2021

UDO Proposed Amendments #2021-1
Lincoln County Planning and Inspections Department
A proposal to amend various sections of the Lincoln County Unified Development Ordinance to incorporate the provisions of new state legislation regarding zoning and planning. N.C. General Statutes Chapter 160D consolidates city and county enabling laws into one chapter, updates the language, replaces conditional use permits with special use permits, and simplifies the required adoption of an explanatory statement to approve or reject a zoning change, among other things.  
03/01/2021


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