Applications, Permits, Documents

Commerical development applications, Sign, Solar and Residential Zoning permits should be submitted through Accela

Residential Zoning Permit Application
Floodplain Development Permit Application
Grading Permit Application
Mobile Food Vending Permit Application​
Sidewalk Exception
Sign Permit
Solar Panel Permit
Subdivision Exception
Water & Sewer Tap and Connection Application by Developer 

All other development applications should be submitted to  Please contact the Planning Department with any questions at 704.920.4350.

Additions, deck, patio, pool, accessory structures
Certificate of Nonconformity Adjustment Application
Change in Use Permit Application
Conditional Use Permit Application 
Rezoning Application
Rezoning - Conditional Application
SIA Application
UDO Text Amendment Application
Variance - Board of Adjustment
Water & Sewer Tap and Connection Application by Owner

Temporary Use Permit - required for businesses or persons operating on a seasonal, transcient, or short-term basis. (Please call the Planning Department at 704-920-4350)

Technical Documents and Policies

The following links provide additional details and information about technical and engineering requirements for plan submittal, water and sewer, stormwater, and roadways.

Street Closing Checklist
Street Closing Petition


Water and Sewer Forms
Connection and Tap Fee Schedule


Standard Details - Contact the Planning Department at
Water & Sewer: All water and sewer mains and appurtenances shall be constructed in accordance with the Standard Specifications for Wastewater Collection and Water Distribution Construction for Cabarrus County (WSACC), unless otherwise amended by these standard details.

Roadway & Storm Drainage: All roadway and storm drainage improvements shall be constructed in accordance with the latest version of NCDOT Standard Specifications for Roads and Structures, unless otherwise amended by these standard details

Technical Policies
Fire Hydrant Use
Stormwater Management Credit Policy
Traffic Calming
Water & Sewer Extension