Land Development Code

The Town of Cornelius established the Land Development Code to guide town planning efforts by focusing on public space, infrastructure, buildings and parks. Each zoning district is described in the Code. The Code was adopted on March 19, 2018 and last amended on January 17, 2023.

The Code

You may view individual chapters of the Code below, or the entire Code.

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Purpose and Applicability
General Provisions
Architectural Requirements
Zoning & Use Regulations
Uses Permitted with Conditions
Streets, Parking & Lighting
Open Space
Environmental Protection
Watershed Protection Administration
Development Review Process
Development Plan Specifications
Zoning Administration
Planning Board
Text/Rezoning Amendments