About Planning

The Planning Department is comprised of 3 employees and is responsible for:

  • Administering the zoning and subdivision ordinances

  • Code enforcement

  • Economic development activities

  • Administering economic development incentive grant programs

  • Coordination of development activities with other city departments

  • Recommending planning modifications and approvals

  • Short and long range city planning

Contact Us

  1. Laura Elam
    Planning Director

    Mark Carpenter
    Zoning Administrator

    Jean Derby
    Planning Assistant

    Planning Department

    Physical Address
    City Hall, 2nd Floor
    114 W Sycamore St.
    Lincolnton, NC 28092
    Mailing Address
    Attn: Planning & Development
    P.O. Drawer 617
    Lincolnton, NC 28093-0617

    Phone: 704-736-8930
    Fax: 704-736-8939

    Staff Directory