Zoning is the designation of a particular property or portion thereof using one of the districts contained in the Rowan County Zoning Ordinance. Zoning establishes a set of guidelines for development and land use that promote the health, safety and general welfare of the county's citizens. For more information, regarding zoning districts, dimensional requirements, permitted uses, etc., click on the appropriate link below. For zoning related questions, contact the Planning & Development Department at (704) 216-8588.
Site Plan Checklist
Table of Dimensional Standards
Table of Uses
Zoning Map (updated 10.04.16)
Conditional Use Permit Special Use Permit
Family Manufactured Home Park Temporary Use Permit
Permit to Exceed Noise Ordinance Variance
Rezoning Zoning Text Amendment
Town of China Grove
The Rowan County Planning & Development Department is contracted to administer the Town of China Grove's Unified Development Ordinance (UDO). Development related applications and documents may be view at the Town of China Grove's website.
Rezoning & Conditional Use Permit Process
Farmland Preservation Districts