Planning & Zoning

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Planning & Zoning handles a wide variety of long-range and day-to-day growth management, land use, zoning, and development review functions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating the zoning permit and subdivision/site plan review process
  • Administering the Unified Development Ordinance and various adopted plans
  • Providing support to the Planning & Zoning Board, Zoning Board of Adjustment, City Council and various council appointed committees regarding planning related issues
  • Preparing a variety of plans and analysis tools to assist the City with planning initiatives


Click Here to view the City's online Zoning Map.


For more information, contact: 

Walt Scharer, Planning & Development Services Director 

Planning & Development Services
Phone: 704-484-6829
Post Office Box 207 (28151)
315 South Lafayette Street; Shelby, NC 28150