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Permits & Process

The supporting documents for each review process are listed below.  

Huntersville Fee Schedule

Electronic Plan Management (EPM) Guide

Project Meetings and Review Types


Click on the process names below for relevant permits and forms:

 Appeal  Home Occupation Permit
 Building Permit
 Major Subdivision Sketch Plan
 Change of Use
 Master Signage Program Flex Option
 Commercial Site Plan
 Master Signage Program Special Sign District
 Conditional District Rezoning
 Preliminary/Construction
 Conservation Subdivision
 Seasonal Markets and Mobile Food Permits
 Density Averaging Certificate
 Sign Permit
 Farmhouse Cluster
 Special Use Permit
 Final Plat Exempt
 Street Name Changes
 Final Plat Major Residential
 Temporary Construction Trailers
 Final Plat Major or Minor Commercial
 Temporary Sign Permit
 Final Plat Minor Residential
 Text Amendment
 Final Plat Road Right-of-Way
 Variance
 General Rezoning
 Zoning Use Permit




 Process Review Process & Checklist Applications  Additional Permits/Info Zoning/Subdivision Text
         
Conditional District Rezoning Conditional Rezoning Process
General Application

NCDOT Driveway Permit 

Huntersville Driveway Permit

Zoning Ordinance Article 11.4.1 through 11.4.9
  Conditional Rezoning Checklist APF Application NCDOT Planting Guidelines Zoning Ordinance Article 7.13 Open Space Evaluation Criteria
  Plan Intake Checklist (must be completed by applicant) TIA Application Approved Tree and Shrub List
           
 
  2017 Submission Schedule      
 
Fee Schedule & EPM Guide at top of page
 
 
 



General Rezoning General Rezoning Process

General Application


Zoning Ordinance Article 11.4.3 a) through c)

Plan Intake Checklist (must be completed by applicant)




  2017 Submission Schedule

     
  Fee Schedule & EPM Guide at top of page       
         
Hazard Mitigation

Charlotte-Mecklenburg County Storm Water Services Flood Management and Flood Mitigation Website  
         
Major Subdivision Sketch Plan Subdivision Sketch Review Process 

General Application

NCDOT Driveway Permit  
Subdivision Ordinance 6.000-6.320 
  Subdivision Sketch Review Checklist  APF Application
Huntersville Driveway Permit 

Zoning Ordinance Article 7.13 Open Space Evaluation Criteria 
  Plan Intake Checklist (must be completed by applicant)

TIA Application

NCDOT Planting Guidelines  
  2017 Submission Schedule
  Approved Tree and Shrub List  
 
Fee Schedule & EPM Guide at top of page
 
 
         
         
Preliminary/ Construction  Preliminary Subdivision Plan Review Process 

General Application

NCDOT Driveway Permit 

Subdivision Ordinance 6.400 
  Preliminary Subdivision Plan Checklist 

  Huntersville Driveway Permit 

 
  Plan Intake Checklist (must be completed by applicant)

  NCDOT Planting Guidelines

 
  Fee Schedule & EPM Guide at top of page   Approved Tree and Shrub List  
         
Special Use Permit  Special Use Checklist
General Application

  Zoning Ordinance Article 11.4.10 
  Plan Intake Checklist (must be completed by applicant)

     
  Special Use Process

     
  2017 Submission Schedule      
         
Final Plat Major Residential   Residential Major Plat Process Overview General Application

  Subdivision Ordinance 6.310 
  Residential Major Plat Checklist & Review Requirements     Subdivision Ordinance 6.550 
 
Fee Schedule & EPM Guide at top of page
    Zoning Ordinance Article 7.13 Open Space Evaluation Criteria
 



Final Plat Minor Residential   Residential Minor Plat Process Overview  General Application

Subdivision Ordinance 6.310 
  Residential Minor Plat Checklist & Review Requirements  APF Application  
  Subdivision Ordinance 6.550 
   
Fee Schedule & EPM Guide at top of page

TIA Application (if applicable*)

Zoning Ordinance 7.13 Open Space Evaluation Criteria 
    * residential development proposals that involve more than 20 lots or dwelling units.    
   
   
Final Plat Exempt  Exempt Plat Process Overview General Application
Bona-fide Gift Letter  Subdivision Ordinance 6.310 
  Exempt Plat Checklist & Review Requirements      Subdivision Ordinance 6.550   
 
Fee Schedule & EPM Guide at top of page
    Zoning Ordinance Article 7.13 Open Space Evaluation Criteria 
         
         
Final Plat for Road Right-of-Way Final Plat for Road Right-of-Way Review Process General Application

   
  Final Plat for Road Right-of-Way Checklist & Review Requirements       
         
Farmhouse Cluster  Farmhouse Cluster Review Process  General Application

 
NCDOT Driveway Permit 

Huntersville Driveway Permit 

Zoning Ordinance 3.2.1 e) for R, 3.2.2 e) for TR 
  Farmhouse Cluster Checklist & Review Requirements    NCDOT Planting Guidelines Zoning Ordinance Article 7.13 Open Space Evaluation Criteria 
  Plan Intake Checklist (must be completed by applicant)   Brochure  
  2017 Submission Schedule      
         
Conservation Subdivision   Plan Intake Checklist (must be completed by applicant) General Application NCDOT Driveway Permit 

Zoning Ordinance 3.2.1 f) for R, 3.2.2 f) for TR 

  2017 Submission Schedule   Huntersville Driveway Permit 

Subdivision Ordinance 6.315 
      NCDOT Planting Guidelines Zoning Ordinance Article 7.13 Open Space Evaluation Criteria 
         
Text Amendment  2017 Submission Schedule Text Amendment Application    Zoning Ordinance 11.4.3 
 
     
 



Appeal  2017 Board of Adjustment Schedule

Appeal Application  Brochure Zoning Ordinance 11.3  
 
    Subdivision Ordinance 4.000 
         
Variance  2017 Board of Adjustment Schedule Variance Application Brochure Zoning Ordinance 11.3 
        Subdivision Ordinance 4.000 
         

Density Averaging Certificate

Density Averaging Certificate Review Process

Density Averaging Certificate Checklist

2017 Board of Adjustment Schedule

See top of page for Fee Schedule
Density Averaging Application
Impervious Applicability Map  Zoning Ordinance 3.3.2 & 3.3.3
         
Commercial Site Plan  Commercial Site Plan Submittal Requirements  General Application

NCDOT Driveway Permit 

Zoning Ordinance Article 11.6.2 Site Plans 
  Commercial Site Plan Checklist  APF Application  Huntersville Driveway Permit 

 
  Plan Intake Checklist (must be completed by applicant)   NCDOT Planting Guidelines  
 
Occupancy Communication Process 

TIA Application

Approved Tree and Shrub List
 
 
Occupancy Checklist 
     
 
Fee Schedule & EPM Guide at top of page
     
 
     
Change of Use  Commercial Site Plan Submittal Requirements 

General Application

Brochure  Zoning Ordinance Article 11.6.2 Site Plans 
  Plan Intake Checklist (must be completed by applicant)      
  Commercial Site Plan Checklist  APF Application   NCDOT Driveway Permit 

 
 
TIA Application Huntersville Driveway Permit 

 
 

NCDOT Planting Guidelines


      Approved Tree and Shrub List  
Final Plat Major or Minor Commercial  Final Plat Commercial Review Process General Application

  Subdivision Ordinance 6.550 
  Final Plat Commercial Checklist

APF Application 
   
  Fee Schedule & EPM Guide at top of page TIA Application (if applicable*)
   
    * nonresidential development proposals that either (i) involve 10,000 square feet or more of floor area or (ii) are expected to create 50 or more peak hour vehicle trips or 500 or more daily vehicle trips, whichever is less.
   
   
   
Master Signage Program Flex. Option  Fee Schedule at top of page General Application

  Zoning Ordinance 10.11 
         
Master Signage Program Special Sign District Special Sign District Review Process 

Fee Schedule at top of page
General Application

  Zoning Ordinance 10.11 
         
Building Permit  For residential property - If the property is not located in a subdivision then Huntersville zoning approval is required (Exception - property located in the Biltmore Park Subdivision require Huntersville approval.)   Building Permit Application  Residential Permit Quick Reference Guide with setback and build-to-line examples is being updated Zoning Ordinance Article 11.1 Zoning Administration 
    APF Application  (*if applicable)
   
   Fee Schedule at top of page TIA Application (*if applicable)
   
    * nonresidential development proposals that either (i) involve 10,000 square feet or more of floor area or (ii) are expected to create 50 or more peak hour vehicle trips or 500 or more daily vehicle trips, whichever is less.

   
   
   
Sign Permit  Fee Schedule at top of page Sign Permit Application  Brochures:
Sign Ordinance

Effective Signs

Temporary Signs
Zoning Ordinance Article 10, Signs 
      Please note some projects have an approved master signage program   
         
Temporary Construction Trailer  Fee Schedule at top of page  Zoning Use Application A temporary address must be assigned by Mecklenburg County Addressing. Address Verification must be submitted with permit application. Zoning Ordinance Article 9.37
         
Temporary Sign Permit   No fee Temporary Sign Permit Application  Brochure   
         
Zoning Use Permit   Fee Schedule at top of page Zoning Use Application     
         
Home Occupation Permit  Fee Schedule at top of page Home Occupation Application
Zoning Ordinance Article 9.19 Home Occupation
         
Temporary Mobile Food Sales & Seasonal Markets  Fee Schedule at top of page Zoning Use Application 

Temporary Use Permit Application 

  Zoning Ordinance Article 9.37 Temporary Uses and Structures, Including Seasonal Markets
                   
   
Street Name Changes  Fee Schedule at top of page Street Name Change Application Brochure Code of Ordinance Title IX: General Regulations, Chapter 97: Stree Name Changes 
         


 

 If applicable: ("nonresidential development proposals that either (i) involve 10,000 square feet or more of floor area or (ii) are expected to create 50 or more peak hour vehicle trips or 500 or more daily vehicle trips, whichever is less.) 
 If applicable: ("nonresidential development proposals that either (i) involve 10,000 square feet or more of floor area or (ii) are expected to create 50 or more peak hour vehicle trips or 500 or more daily vehicle trips, whichever is less.)