This commission serves a key role in shaping the future development of the county as it reviews subdivisions, assists in area plans, and makes land use decisions, some of which are forwarded to the Board of Commissioners. The commission also serves as the Board of Adjustment that hears and decides appeals of decisions by the Zoning Enforcement Officer, and grants special use permits/variances. Members include a representative from each of the 7 planning areas (Concord, Midland, Central, Eastern, Harrisburg, Kannapolis and Northwest Cabarrus), 2 At-large representatives and 3 Alternate members. Appointments are for 3 year terms.
The Planning and Zoning Commission regular monthly meeting is held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Governmental Center, Board of Commissioners Chambers.
Application deadline is one month prior to the meeting at which you would like your application to be considered.
You must schedule a meeting with the County Planning Services Department to review your sketch plat at least two weeks prior to the submission deadline.