Planning, Zoning, and Land Use

The Development Services Department is responsible for establishing and implementing short- and long-term land use planning goals that help maintain a balanced and diversified land base for our community.  Some of the activities carried out by the department are continual analysis and maintenance of land use and infrastructure planning documents such as the Comprehensive Plan, Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision Ordinance, and GIS Mapping Support. In addition, the Department serves as support staff for the Planning and Zoning Board. For more information on any of these activities, click on the links to the left.


To inform and guide the City Council of Kings Mountain in making informed and balanced decisions about preparing for change, managing future growth and protecting our unique environment and cultural resources. This will be accomplished through facilitating the exchange of information and ideas between the Planning and Zoning Board, City Council and the citizens of Kings Mountain. 


To cultivate a sustainable community of infrastructure and attitude that embraces a common goal of growth management and resource protection resulting in a variety of opportunities for a diverse population to attain each individuals’ needs, goals, prosperity and dreams.

Development in Kings Mountain

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

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:

Comp Plan 2040