community Planning & Economic Development

The Planning, Zoning and Economic Department administers and implements programs that involve land uses either in the city or the extraterritorial land use jurisdiction area.

The planning functions include the facilitating of the activities of the Planning and Zoning Board, Board of Adjustment, and Historic Landmark Commission. Other duties are long-range planning, subdivision ordinance administration, economic development, technical review, geographic information services, grant development and administration, industrial development incentive grants and downtown investment incentive grants.

The zoning functions include facilitation of zoning permits required for all building permits and Zoning Ordinance Enforcement.

You can now apply for all zoning approvals, use permits, and subdivision applications online! To submit an application to the Planning and Zoning Department click the OpenGov link below:

Contact us

If you have questions related to Zoning, or need Zoning Approval on a form such as a Fence, Accessory Building, Environmental Health approval (septic tank/ perk test) approval etc., email Zoning at or call 704-730-2108

To access the UDO online, go to:

The City of Kings Mountain's current Affordable Housing Location Policy:
Kings Mountain Affordable Housing