The Planning, Zoning and Economic Department administers and implements programs that involve land uses either in the city or the extraterritorial land use jurisdiction area.
The planning functions include the facilitating of the activities of the Planning and Zoning Board, Board of Adjustment, and Historic Landmark Commission. Other duties are long-range planning, subdivision ordinance administration, economic development, technical review, geographic information services, grant development and administration, industrial development incentive grants and downtown investment incentive grants.
The zoning functions include facilitation of zoning permits required for all building permits and Zoning Ordinance Enforcement.
If you have questions related to Zoning, or need Zoning Approval on a form such as a Fence, Accessory Building, Environmental Health approval (septic tank/ perk test) approval etc., email Zoning at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 704-730-2108
If you need to report a concern about high grass, trash/debris in a yard etc., email Zoning at email@example.com or call 704-730-2108.