Planning and Inspections

Mission Statement

To help ensure the safety, integrity, value and measured development of real property within Lincoln County by the accurate, efficient and timely issuance of permits; by judicious and consistent enforcement of state building codes and local land use ordinances; by creating and maintaining a cooperative, open relationship with the citizens, land use professionals and builders in Lincoln County; and by working interactively with local agencies, the governing authority and our sibling departments within the county government.


  1. Public Invited to Visioning Workshops for the Land Use Plan Update and Capital Investment Plan

    Blueprint 2043 will provide a vision for the future of Lincoln County. We need your input to make this plan a reality!



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  2. Lane Closure Starting Today on NC 73 Bridge at Cowans Ford Dam

    Starting today, an N.C. Department of Transportation contractor will be closing a portion of NC73 in Lincoln County for several days for a bridge repair on the bridge across the Catawba River at the Cowans Ford Dam. Read on...
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