Subdivision review by the Planning and Development Department is completed according to the standards set forth in the Rowan County Subdivision Ordinance.  Planner Julian Burton (704) 216-8603 is the Subdivision Administrator. If you have any questions regarding the subdivision of land in Rowan County excluding those found in a municipality or in an accompanying extra-territorial jurisdiction (ETJ), contact the Planning Department at (704) 216-8588 or click on the appropriate link below.

Subdivision Types
Family Subdivision - Up to 3 lots conveyed to immediate family members
Family Subdivision Document
Minor Subdivision - Up to 8 lots with no new roads
Major Subdivision - More than 8 lots and/or with new roads

Checklists & Applications

Preliminary Plat Checklist
Preliminary Plat Application
Final Plat Checklist
Final Plat Application

Data & Maps
Appendix A (Observed R/W)
Observed R/W Map
Zoning Map (08.27.13)
Watershed Map
Subdivision Activity: Map / List
Surety Bond
DOT - Driveway Permit Application

Private Road Certifications
PE Certification

Jennifer Goble (704) 216-8600 handles new subdivision road names & sign ordering.

For NCDOT Driveway Submittals and Road Plan and Profile Review call (704) 639-7560.