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FAQ Topic: Zoning
You can report a minimum housing violation online here or by contacting the city’s code enforcement officer via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at 704-829-4024.
It is important to provide the code enforcement officer good information to aid them in carrying out the initial inspection. Information needed include the address or good description of the location, details of what violation you are reporting, and a picture if available. Pictures can be included in reporting by email to email@example.com, through the … Continued
There are a couple of ways to report a possible code violation. Please visit Code Enforcement – Belmont, NC (cityofbelmont.org) for more information.
No. Property tax is based on current use, not planned use or zoning district.
You have received notice for a neighborhood meeting because a property nearby has applied for a conditional re-zoning. The City of Belmont requires developers making this request to hold at least one community meeting to inform the surrounding property owners about their plans for development. While these meetings are not organized by the City, we … Continued
North Carolina uses two different types of hearings to formally obtain comment on proposed zoning decisions: legislative hearings and evidentiary hearings. Legislative hearings allow citizens to comment on a specific proposal and provide their opinion in front of those making the decision. Evidentiary hearings are much like a court proceeding-witnesses present testimony, exhibits are submitted, … Continued
A variance is a permit to allow deviation from the City’s Land Development Code due to a physical constraint found on your property. This process requires your request to go before a citizen’s board, the Board of Adjustment, to hear and reach a decision on your request. For more information call the Planning Department at … Continued
A re-zone is the process of changing the existing zoning classification to a new classification. Each zoning classification has set permitted land uses and regulations for development that must be followed.
Land use and development regulations can be found within the Land Development Code. You can view the Land Development Code here.