How can I find out what my property is zoned?

There are three ways to find out what your property is zoned:

  • Use the County property owner and land records website, Polaris. Enter your street address and on the right side of the page, click “layers”. Select the box labeled, “zoning-towns” and refresh the map. Your zoning district will be displayed on the map.
  • Refer to the Land Development Map
  • Come by the Planning Department and staff will be happy to assist you.
  • Contact the Planning Department by email or call 704-896-2461.

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1. How can I find out what my property is zoned?
2. Why do I need to get a building permit?
3. Do I need a building permit for a shed?
4. Do I need a permit to build a deck?
5. How can I find out if a permit has been issued?
6. What is a "watershed"?
7. What is impervious area?
8. What is a water quality buffer?
9. Who maintains my street?
10. Who do I contact regarding high grass?
11. How do I file a Code Enforcement complaint?
12. What does a yellow zoning sign mean?
13. What are the submittal deadlines?
14. A recent rain caused a lot of mud from a construction site to flow into the lake (or street). Who do I contact to report this issue?
15. Do I need approval to operate a business out of my home?
16. Do I need a business license in Cornelius?
17. Where can I find floodplain information for homeowners insurance purposes?
18. What methods of payment do you accept?
19. What is LUESA and where is it located?
20. Why don't I receive mailed notices from the Town?