Subdivision Information

Overview

Any subdivision in the city’s jurisdiction must be done through the subdivision process in which a plat is recorded in the Lincoln County Register of Deeds. Prior to recordation, the plat must undergo review, which ensures that the subdivision meets all applicable regulations.

Minor Subdivision
    A subdivision where

  • No new roads are proposed or road rights of way are dedicated,
  • The entire tract to be subdivided is greater than ten acres, and
  • More than ten lots are created after the subdivision is completed.


Major Subdivision
   A subdivision where

  • New roads are proposed or road rights of way are dedicated,
  • The entire tract to be subdivided is ten acres or less in size, and
  • Where ten or fewer lots will result after the subdivision is completed.

    More Information

    For more information, please contact Brett Hicks at (704) 736-8930 or by email

    City of Lincolnton Subdivision Ordinance (UDO: Section 153.370)  
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