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 Mark Carpenter at (704) 736-8930 or by email

City of Lincolnton Subdivision Ordinance (UDO: Section 153.370)