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. The  meeting will be held at the

Lincoln County Administration Building

353 N. Generals Blvd.
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.

Legislative Cases

Zoning Number Applicant DescriptionHearing Date
ZMA #683
Brenda Vinsant
A request to rezone a 0.7-acre lot from R-SF (Residential-Single Family) to I-G (General Industrial). The property is located at 4282 N. NC 16 Business Hwy., on the east side of N.C. 16 Business about 500 feet south of its intersection with Mundy Road, in Catawba Springs Township.
PD #2016-10-A
Real Estate Development Partners, LLC
A request to amend the master plan for a PD-C (Planned Development-Commercial) district to permit a 12,070-square-foot retail store on a 1.9-acre portion of 6.2-acre tract approved for an office park. The subject property is located on the north side of Cresset Dellinger Road between N.C. 16 Business and North Pilot Knob Road in Catawba Springs Township.
PD #2021-3
Springs at Westport Club, LLC
A request to amend the master plan for a conditional zoning district for attached and detached residential development that was approved in 2006. The proposed amendments include eliminating the amenity center, adding another point of access from N.C. 16 Business, and reducing the setback of the attached housing portion of the development closest to the adjoining properties on N.C. 16 Business and Ron Howard Lane. The subject property is located on the east side of N.C. 16 Business near the end of Ron Howard Lane in Catawba Springs Township.

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
SUP #446
Graham Gott
A request for a special use permit to include an apartment in a proposed detached garage to serve an accessory use to a single-family dwelling. The request involves a 5.3-acre lot located at 5706 Vesuvius Furnace Road in Ironton Township.

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