2022 Closed Applications

Zoning Number Applicant Description Hearing Date Decision
UDO #2021-02 Lincoln County The planning staff is proposing amendments to Article 6 to remove Adequate Public Facilities standards and reserve Article 6 for future use; amend Article 9.6.10 and 9.6.11, article 9.6.15 to remove subdivision plat certificates, amend section 9.6.6.A to revise definition of subdivision, amend 9.6.8.F to revise approval criteria for the final plat of subdivision, and amend articles 2.4.9.B and C to require sidewalks along existing roads that abut and access residential and commercial planned developments.  02/07/22 Approved
ZMA #685 Denver Christian Academy A request to rezone a 5.13-acre tract from B-N (Neighborhood Business) to B-G (General Business). The property is located at 2243 Charter Lane, on the west side of N.C. 16 Business and north side of Old Post Road in Catawba Springs Township. 02/07/22 Approved
CZ #2021-7 Timothy Dellinger A request to rezone an 8.41-acre tract from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to CZ B-G (Conditional Zoning General Business) to permit a self-storage facility, including enclosed storage units and outdoor recreational vehicle storage. The property is located at 8179 Webbs Road in Catawba Springs Township. 02/07/22 Denied
SUP #455 Denver Christian Academy A request to amend CUP #430A to allow two additional modular classroom buildings to be placed on a school campus in the B-N (Neighborhood Business) district. The 5.13-acre tract is located at 2243 Charter Lane, on the west side of N.C. 16 Business and north side of Old Post Road in Catawba Springs Township. 02/07/22 Approved
SUP #457 Derek and Jessica Hill A request for a Special Use Permit to expand an existing detached garage in the road yard on a lot adjacent to Lake Norman. The 0.89-acre parcel is located at 7679 Rabbit Circle about 1500 feet east of the intersection with Webbs Chapel Church Road in Catawba Springs Township 02/07/22 Approved
CZ #2022-1  Shannon C. Bingham  A request to rezone a 13.1-acre tract from R-R (Rural Residential) to CZ B-G (Conditional Zoning General Business) to permit a self-storage facility. The property is located about 400 feet west of the intersection of N.C. 18 and N.C. 10 in Northbrook Township. 03/07/2022 Approved
CZ #2022-2 Stronach Properties, Inc A request to rezone a 2.1-acre tract from R-R (Rural Residential) to CZ B-G (Conditional Zoning General Business) to permit a 10,500-square foot retail store. The property is located on the north side of Smokey Dan Kennel Road at the intersection with N.C. 10 in Northbrook Township. 03/07/2022 Approved
ZMA #688 Lincoln County Planning and Inspections Department A request to rezone an 11.1-acre tract from PD-R (Planned Development-Residential) to R-SF (Residential Single-Family). The property is located on the north side of Graham Road at Captains Way in Catawba Springs Township. 03/07/2022 Approved
UDO Proposed Amendment #2022-1 Lincoln County Planning and Inspections Department A proposal to amend Section 9.8.7 to apply Level of Service standards where new public streets intersect an existing street and to amend Section 9.8.8 to eliminate the Application Modification Method of participating in the funding of a future intersection improvement to minimize the traffic-related effects identified in a traffic impact analysis. 03/07/2022 Approved
PA #53 John Wilson A request for preliminary plat approval for a 9-lot residential subdivision served by a new road. The 10.5-acre site is located on the south side of Grigg Road about 600 feet east of the intersection with Cat Square Road in Howards Creek Township. 03/07/2022 Approved
WSSUP #29 Stronach Properties, Inc. A request for a special use permit to exceed 12% impervious surface area in the Indian Creek WS-II Protected Area watershed district as a special nonresidential intensity allocation under the 10/70 option. The applicant is proposing to develop a 2.1-acre site for a retail store, with 42% impervious surface area. The property is located on the north side of Smokey Dan Kennel Road at the intersection with N.C. 10 in Northbrook Township. 03/07/2022 Approved
ZMA #687 Scott Holliday A request to rezone a 2.36-acre tract from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to R-S (Suburban Residential). The property is located on the east side of Salem Church Road about 1000 feet south of the intersection with Hill Road in Ironton Township. 03/07/2022 Approved
ZMA #686 Moe Abba A request to rezone a 0.7-acre parcel from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to B-G (Business General). The property is located at 4282 N N.C. 16 Business in Catawba Springs Township. 04/04/2022 Approved
CZ #2022-3 William Stephans A request to rezone a 2.74-acre tract from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to CZ I-G (Conditional Zoning and General Industry) to permit the expansion of an auto body repair and paint shop. The property is located on the north side of N.C. 27 at the intersection with Rhyne Forest Road in Ironton Township. 05/16/2022 Approved
ZMA #689 Doreni Bridges A request to rezone a 0.9-acre tract from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to R-S (Residential Suburban). The property is located at 600 and 602 Clarks Creek Rd in the Lincolnton Township. 05/16/2022 Approved
ZMA #690 Clayton Homes A request to rezone a 1-acre tract from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to R-T (Transitional Residential). The property is located on the east side of Grigg Road about 1,000 feet north of the intersection with Howards Creek Mill Road in Howards Creek Township. 05/16/2022 Approved
WSSUP #32 North Brook Fire and Rescue A request for a watershed special use permit to exceed 12% impervious surface area in the Indian Creek WS-II Protected Area as a special nonresidential intensity allocation under the 10/70 option. The applicant is proposing to develop a 5.33-acre site for a 5400-square-foot fire station, with an impervious surface area of approximately 17.6%. The subject property is located on the north side of the intersection of NC Highway 274 and NC Highway 182 in North Brook Township. 05/02/2022 Approved
SUP #456 Kent and Barbara Hughes A request for a Special Use Permit to operate a car wash in the ELDD (Eastern Lincoln Development District). The 1.2-acre parcel is located on the west side of N.C. 16 Business about 250 feet south of the intersection with Webbs Road in Catawba Springs Township. 05/02/2022 Approved
SUP #458 Charles and Reva Ingle A request for a special use permit to allow the placement of a Class C singlewide manufactured home in the R-S (Residential Suburban) zoning district. The 3.3-acre parcel is located on the west side of Gates Road about 1,700 feet north of Gastonia Hwy in Lincolnton Township. 05/02/2022 Approved
SUP #459 Clark Kuhr A request for a special use permit to allow the placement of an accessory structure in the road yard of a lot adjacent to Lake Norman. The 0.73-acre parcel is located at 5014 Lynwood Rd in Catawba Springs Township. 05/02/2022 Approved
SUP #460 James Hinnant A request for a special use permit to allow the placement of a doublewide manufactured home in the R-S (Residential Suburban) zoning district. The 0.59-acre parcel is located on the north side of John Lutz Circle about 750 feet west of the end of Buck Oak Rd in Ironton Township. 05/02/2022 Approved
SUP #461 Kassi Thompson A request for a special use permit to allow the placement of a singlewide manufactured home in the R-S (Residential Suburban) zoning district. The 0.87-acre parcel is located on the west side of Bish’s Way about 1100 feet south of Asbury Church Rd in Ironton Township. 05/02/2022 Approved
PD #2022-2

Dynamo Holdings, LLC A request to rezone 10.069 acres of a 12.9-acre tract from B-N (Neighborhood Business) to PD-MU (Planned Development-Mixed Use) to permit up to 180 apartments. The property is located on the north side of N.C. 27 West about 500 feet east of the intersection with Gainsville Church Road in Howards Creek Township. 06/06/2022 Withdrawn
CZ #2012-3A

RC Property Group, LLC A request to amend the permitted uses in a conditional zoning district to permit an existing office to be used for retail and service uses in addition to office uses. The property is located at 6608 Campground Rd. in Catawba Springs Township. 06/06/2022 Approved
CZ #2022-4

Dry Pond Brewing, LLC A request to rezone 3.603 acres of a 7.79-acre tract from I-G (General Industrial) to CZ B-G (Conditional Zoning General Business) to permit the addition of an outdoor concert stage and an outdoor volleyball court to an existing brewery. The property is located at 1753 Triangle Cir. in Catawba Springs Township. 06/06/2022 Approved
CZ #2020-5A

Sawyer’s Towing & Transport, LLC A request to amend a conditional zoning district to expand the vehicle storage area, revise the office/vehicle repair building, and reduce the size of the conditional zoning district. Approximately 1.039 acres of this conditional zoning district is concurrently proposed to be rezoned in CZ #2022-5. 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 06/06/2022 Approved
CZ #2022-5

Sawyer’s Towing & Transport, LLC A request to rezone 1.039 acres from CZ I-G (Conditional Zoning General Industrial) to CZ B-G (Conditional Zoning General Business) to permit an existing building to be used as an event center with alcohol sales. 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. 06/06/2022 Approved
ZMA #691

Jeff Smiley A request to rezone a 0.339-acre portion of a 2.145-acre tract from R-S (Residential Suburban) to B-G (General Business). The property is located at 6758 E N.C. 150 Hwy in Ironton Township. 06/06/2022 Approved
PA #54 Damon Lusk A request for preliminary plat approval for a 3-lot commercial subdivision served by a new road. The 2.77-acre site is located on the south side of N.C. 16 Business about 900 feet east of the intersection with Denver Industrial Park Road in Catawba Springs Township. 06/06/2022 Approved
WSSUP #30 Damon Lusk A request for a watershed special 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 2.77-acre site for a 3-lot commercial subdivision served by a new road. 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 subject property is located on the south side of N.C. 16 Business about 900 feet east of the intersection with Denver Industrial Park Road in Catawba Springs Township. 06/06/2022 Approved
SUP #439A

Damon Lusk A request to amend a special use permit for outdoor storage of landscaping materials in the Eastern Lincoln Development District (ELDD) overlay district in the I-G (General Industrial) district. The proposed amendments include the addition of a 9,475-square-foot building and a parking lot for a contractor’s office. The 3.92-acre parcel is located on the east side of N.C. 16 Business at its intersection with Mundy Road in Catawba Springs Township. 06/06/2022 Approved
WSSUP #31

Damon Lusk A request for a watershed special 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 3.92-acre site for a 9,475-square-foot building for a contractor’s office and the outdoor storage of landscaping materials. 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 subject property is located on the east side of N.C. 16 Business at the intersection with Mundy Road in Catawba Springs Township. 06/06/2022 Approved
SUP #462

Sharon Hovis A request for a special use permit to place a manufactured home in the R-S (Residential Suburban) zoning district. The 0.656-acre parcel is located at 1184 Salem Church Rd. at the intersection with Catalina Lane in Ironton Township. 06/06/2022 Approved
SUP #463

Peter Stewart A request for a special use permit to place a manufactured home in the R-S (Residential Suburban) zoning district. The 18.365-acre parcel is located at 728 Mosteller Ln. in Lincolnton Township. 06/06/2022 Approved
SUP #464

Daniel and Sheryl Gingerich A request for a special use permit to place an accessory structure in the road yard of a residence on a lot adjacent to Lake Norman. The 0.78-acre parcel is located at 8112 Tadlock Trl. in Catawba Springs Township. 06/06/2022 Approved
SUP #465

NSTI Properties, LLC A request for a special use permit for a fitness center in the Eastern Lincoln Development District (ELDD) overlay. The 1.795-acre parcel is located on the east side of Old Post Road at the intersection with N.C. 16 Business in Catawba Springs Township. 06/06/2022 Approved
PD #2014-2-A6

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First Federal Properties, Inc A request to amend the master plan for the Rivercross mixed-use development to permit 75 townhomes and up to 100,000 square feet of commercial buildings on a 29-acre site that’s currently approved for 40 townhomes and up to 100,000 square feet of commercial buildings. The property is located on the west side of N.C. 16 at Cherry Point Drive and Waterway Drive in Catawba Springs Township. 06/06/2022 Denied
PD #2022-1

Garden Street Communities Southeast, LLC A request to rezone a 72.9-acre tract from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to PD-R (Planned Development-Residential) to permit a subdivision with up to 66 single-family detached homes. The property is located on the south side of N.C. 182 at Gainsville Church Road in Howards Creek Township. 08/01/2022 Denied
PD #2019-2

Riverbend Preserve, LLC  A request to rezone 262 acres in Lincoln County from R-SF (Residential-Single Family) to PD-MU (Planned Development-Mixed Use) to permit industrial uses. The subject property is located on the east side of N.C. 16 bypass and the west side of the CSX railroad at the Gaston County line. As part of a proposed mixed-use development, Riverbend Preserve is also requesting the rezoning of additional acreage in Gaston County to permit industrial and residential uses. In all, up to 2.5 million square feet of industrial uses are proposed in the two counties. Access to the proposed industrial uses will be from N.C. 16 bypass. 08/01/2022 Approved
CZ #2022-6

Reliable Insulation, LLC A request to rezone a 1.209-acre parcel from B-N CU (Neighborhood Business Conditional Use) to CZ B-N (Conditional Zoning Neighborhood Business) to permit a 3500-square-foot accessory building behind an existing contractor’s office. The property is located at 3217 Cinnabar Ln. in Ironton Township. 08/01//2022 Approved
CZ #2022-8

Matthew Gilbert A request to rezone a 4.429-acre parcel from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to CZ R-R (Conditional Zoning Rural Residential) to permit a campground. The property is located on the west side of Gilbert Road at the intersection with Imperial Lane in the Howards Creek Township. 08/01/2022 Approved
ZMA #692

Nicholas Speed A request to rezone a 0.576-acre parcel from R-T (Transitional Residential) to B-N (Neighborhood Business). The property is also located in the Eastern Lincoln Development District (ELDD) overlay. The property is located at 7778 N.C. 73 Hwy. in Catawba Springs Township. 08/01/2022 Denied
ZMA #693

Mark Allen  A request to rezone a 1.9-acre parcel from R-S (Residential Suburban) to I-G (General Industrial). The property is located on the north side of N.C. 27 and the west wide of Cat Square Road in Howards Creek Township. 08/01/2022 Approved
ZMA #694

Donald Scott Roach, Jr. A request to rezone a 0.558-acre portion of a parcel from B-G (General Business) to R-T (Transitional Residential). The property is located on the west side of Gaston Hillside Drive and the south side of County Line Trail in Ironton Township. 08/01/2022 Approved
ZMA #695

Phyllis Labauch A request to rezone a 1.467-acre parcel from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to R-S (Residential Suburban). The property is located on the east side of Hoffman Road about 900 feet south of the intersection with Wesleyan Church Road in Lincolnton Township. 08/01/2022 Approved
ZMA #696

Thomas Lackey A request to rezone 3.686 acres from B-N (Neighborhood Business) to B-G (General Business). The property is located at 2105 Cat Square Rd. in Howards Creek Township. 08/01/2022 Approved
ZMA #698

NC West District Wesleyan Church  A request to rezone a 7.003-acre parcel from B-N to B-G. The property is also in the Eastern Lincoln Development District (ELDD) overlay. The property is located at 2381 N NC 16 Business Hwy in the Catawba Springs Township. 08/01/2022 Approved
ZMA #699

Timothy Jones A request to rezone a 3.284-acre parcel from CZ B-G (Conditional Zoning General Business) and B-N (Neighborhood Business) to I-G (General Industrial). The property is located at 2037 W. N.C. 150 Hwy. in Lincolnton Township. 08/01/2022 Approved
ZMA #700

Carolina Elite Builders   request to rezone a 5.299-acre parcel from I-G (General Industrial) to R-S (Residential Suburban). The property is located on the north side of Petes Road at the intersection with Midtown Drive in Lincolnton Township. 08/01/2022 Approved
ZMA #701

Danny Weaver A request to rezone a 10.565-acre parcel from R-SF (Residential Single-Family) to R-R (Rural Residential). The property is located at 7240 Dan Rhyne Rd. in North Brook Township. 08/01/2022 Approved
UDO #2022-2  Lincoln County Planning & Inspections A request to amend Section 2.4.5 & Section 2.4.6 to increase the minimum lot area and width requirements, to amend Section 2.4.9.B. & Section 2.4.9.E. to create minimum lot area and width standards for single family detached housing in Planned Development Districts, to amend Section 2.4.9.B.3 to revise the minimum PD-R buffer to 50 feet, and to amend Section 2.4.9. to require exterior sidewalks in the PD-MU district, similar to the requirements of the PD-R and PD-C districts.
An edit was made to the proposed minimum lot size in Section 2.4.5 to correct for an omission to a revision for the minimum lot size in the R-20 district on 7/14/2022.
08/01/2022 Approved
SUP #466

Nil Sine Numine Investments, LLC A request for a special use permit for an event venue in the R-S (Residential Suburban) district. The 10.9-acre parcel is located at 3727 E. N.C. 150 Hwy. in Ironton Township. 08/01/2022 Approved
SUP #467 Philip Wayne Davis A request for a special use permit to allow an accessory structure to be constructed on a parcel that is less than 2 acres in size before the construction of a home. The property is located on the west side of Seminole Drive about 200 feet south of the intersection with Brave Avenue off Lee Moore Road in Ironton Township. 09/12/2022 Denied
PA # 55 Helmsman Homes, LLC A request for preliminary plat/sketch plan approval for a residential subdivision with 17 lots served by a new subdivision road. The property is located on the north side of Ernest Houser Road about 1500 feet east of the intersection with Shoal Road in Howards Creek Township. 9/12/2022 Denied