Can I place an accessory structure on my lot?
Within residential zoning districts, accessory structures are allowed in any side or rear yard subject to a 10 foot setback from the lot line. Additional regulations for accessory structures are outlined in the Unified Development Ordinance, Section 153.057.Unified Development Ordinance page

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1. Is my property located within the City of Lincolnton city limits?
2. Is my property located within the City of Lincolnton’s extraterritorial zoning jurisdiction?
3. What is my property zoned?
4. What uses are permitted on my property?
5. How do I get a building permit?
6. Do I need to obtain a zoning permit from the City?
7. Can I place an accessory structure on my lot?
8. Do I need a zoning approval for a fence?
9. Who do I contact with issues about a Code Violation, such as Overgrown Lots, Junk Cars, etc..
10. Do I need a building permit to build/put up an accessory building such as a shed, carport, or garage?
11. Can I operate a business from my home?
12. Do I need a business license or privilege from the City?
13. How do I apply for a rezoning of my property or for a conditional zoning?
14. Are Chickens, Horses, Cows, etc.. permitted within the City Limits?
15. How do I file a complaint or make an inquiry?