Stage 1 Drought Declared: Help Us Make Every Water Drop Count!

Posted on November 8, 2023

The City of Belmont, in collaboration with local authorities and water management agencies, have officially declared Stage1 drought conditions within our community. This measure is a proactive response to the current water supply conditions in the Catawba River basin in our area and serves as a call to action for residents and businesses to conserve...

City of Belmont Puts Out A Request for Consultants to Help Update Its Comprehensive Land Use Plan

Posted on October 12, 2023

The City of Belmont is starting the process of updating its Comprehensive Lane Use Plan. The current plan was adopted in 2007 and updated in 2018.  The City plans to build upon the existing plan, with a special focus on alternative housing forms, as part of the proposed update process.  The Plan update will assist...

System Development Fee Study

Posted on September 5, 2023

System development fees are required for new construction. Their purpose is to offset the incremental cost of replacing existing and/or constructing new capital assets to provide capacity that will continue to meet the demands placed on the system by each new customer or development. We must perform a supporting analysis to calculate the fee at...

2022 Water Quality Report

Posted on May 26, 2023

Annual Water Quality Report Now Available The City of Belmont's 2022 Annual Water Quality Report is now available to the Public. We release this report each year to meet state requirements and to also keep our residents and customers informed about their drinking water. To view the report, please click the link below. VIEW 2022...

Belmont Hires New City Manager

Posted on May 1, 2023

2023 City Of Belmont Hires New City Manager
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Public Engagement Now Open- Sloan’s Ferry (Wilkinson Blvd) Bridge, I-85 Widening, and Catawba Crossings

Posted on August 15, 2022

There are currently three opportunities for public engagement related to transportation initiatives in Belmont: Sloan's Ferry Bridge & Wilkinson/ Catawba Intersection (B-6051, U-6143) This project will replace the bridge on Wilkinson Boulevard (U.S. 74/ U.S. 29) over the Catawba River (Lake Wylie) on the Gaston/Mecklenburg County Line. It also includes modifications of the Catawba Street...

Going Green with Goats

Posted on May 2, 2022

The City is utilizing goats on the land south of Wilkinson Blvd near the Abbey Creek to clear out the overgrown underbrush and eat the invasive kudzu that has taken over the area. These goats are environmentally friendly, will have minimal negative impact to the area ecosystems, and let’s be honest they are so much...
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2021 Annual Water Report

Posted on April 6, 2022

2021 Water Quality Report Click on the link above to view the 2021 Annual Water Report

Parks and Recreation Fall Newsletter

Posted on March 29, 2022

Click on the link above to view the new "A Walk In The Park" Parks and Recreation Newsletter Parks & Recreation Newsletter
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Planning & Zoning 2021 Year End Report

Posted on March 1, 2022

Click the link below to view the report! 2021 Year End Report

Winter/Spring 2022 Transportation Newsletter

Posted on February 14, 2022

Click the link below to view our quarterly transportation newsletter! Winter/Spring 2022 Transportation Newsletter  

City Council Considerations for the old Belmont Middle School Redevelopment

Posted on February 3, 2022

The Belmont City Council met this past weekend for their annual planning retreat and discussed potential redevelopment uses for the Belmont Middle School. During the discussion, the council outlined uses they would consider and not consider for the site. Any redevelopment will need to go through a conditional rezoning process or obtain a special use...
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31st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Service

Posted on January 15, 2022

The 31st annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Celebration sponsored by the City of Belmont, the Belmont Coalition of Concerned Citizens, the Gaston County NAACP, the Gaston County Organization for Community Concerns, and Race Matters Community Conversation will take place Monday, January 17th, 7pm. For the second year the service will be held virtually and...

NOW OPEN: Catawba Crossings Public Comment Opportunities

Posted on January 14, 2022

Public Comment Period: January 14 - February 13, 2022 The  Gaston-Cleveland-Lincoln Metropolitan Planning Organization (GCLMPO) and regional project sponsors are conducting a feasibility study for the Catawba Crossings Project to develop conceptual designs, cost estimates, and recommendations for a proposed new alignment roadway between NC 279 (S. New Hope Rd) in southeastern Gaston County to...

LYNX Silver Line Virtual Open House

Posted on October 22, 2021

NOW OPEN (through November 3)- Public engagement is continuing as CATS seeks valuable input for further refinement of the LYNX Silver Line light rail alignment and station locations. Please click the links below to  find updates on the ongoing planning and design efforts for the proposed LYNX Silver Line light rail.  Virtual Public Meeting Online...

2020-2029 Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) and 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) Updates

Posted on October 4, 2021

NOW OPEN: The Gaston Cleveland Lincoln MPO has announced a public comment period for proposed updates to the 2020-2029 Transportation Improvement Plan and 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan. Please see the official announcement below, or visit the TIP and MTP Proposed Amendments webpage for more information. The deadline for public comment is Oct. 31, 2021.  ...

Transit-Oriented Development Virtual Workshop

Posted on September 27, 2021

NOW OPEN- CATS has now launched a virtual workshop that allows you to provide input on station area planning ideas on the proposed LYNX Silver Line station areas- including Belmont. Click the link below to share your thoughts and ideas about the early visions for what development could look like surrounding the future station location....
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Yard Waste Collection Clarification

Posted on September 15, 2021

There was some confusion generated by the yard waste flyer that recently went out in the monthly water bills about grass clippings and leaf collection. The city has and will continue to pick up grass clippings and leaves that are bagged and placed on the curb if a pick-up is scheduled by Tuesday at 12PM....

Summer/ Fall 2021 Transportation Newsletter

Posted on August 20, 2021

Click the link below to view our first interactive transportation newsletter! Summer/ Fall 2021 Transportation Newsletter  
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