Zoning & Planning

***IMPORTANT NOTICE***
EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010 A SURVEYED SITE PLAN IS REQUIRED FROM A LICENSED REGISTERED SURVEYOR BEFORE A ZONING PERMIT CAN BE ISSUED

Functions

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The zoning department is responsible for issuing zoning permits for any type of construction, whether it is residential or commercial use, or the placement of a manufactured home on parcels of land. Our department also reviews subdivisions for Plat approval.

*Applications Now Available for Download:

Conditional Use Permit
Conditional Use Permit Application Fee: $150

Variance Application
Variance Application Fee: $150

Zoning Map Amendment
(Rezoning Application) Zoning Map Amendment Fee: $150

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

Why do I need to bring a deed?

The registered property owner must be aware of zoning setback requirements before the placement of any type of structure on his/her property.

When do you issue zoning permits?

We issue zoning permits from 8:15 a.m.-4:15 p.m. in the afternoons.

Can I take the zoning permit to them?

No, the property owner must come to the office and sign the zoning application in the presence of an agent of the Planning Department.

Can I get an address before my house is put on the lot?

No, the land must be “Perk” in order for an address to be assigned to the property.

Common Terms

Zoning Permit- Permit is issued once zoning compliance has been met.
Zoning Permit: $50

Bill of Sale-Document showing the name of the buyer, seller, the make, model, year and serial number of a manufactured home.

Contact Information

CONTACT THE ZONING STAFF AT 910-272-6521

DIXON IVEY JR. – ZONING ADMINISTRATOR

Fax: 910-671-3303

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1284
Lumberton, N.C. 28359

Physical Address: 435 Caton Rd.
Lumberton, N.C. 28360

Office Hours

Monday-Friday
8:15-5:15