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Applications, Permits, Documents

DO I NEED A PERMIT?

Commerical development applications, Sign, Solar and Residential Zoning permits for new construction should be submitted through Accela. Please download the form prior to completing. NOTE: Incomplete applications will result in processing delays.  Please read the application thoroughly. Contact the Planning Department with any questions at 704.920.4350.

Residential Zoning Permit Application
Floodplain Development Permit Application
Grading Permit Application
Mobile Food Vending Permit Application​
Sidewalk Exception
Sign Permit
Solar Panel Permit
Subdivision Exception
Water & Sewer Tap and Connection Application by Developer 
 

All other development applications should be submitted to showell@kannapolisnc.gov. Please download the form prior to completing. NOTE: Incomplete applications will result in processing delays.  Please read the application thoroughly. Contact the Planning Department with any questions at 704.920.4350.

Residential Accessory Structure Application
Contiguous Annexation Application
Non-contiguous Annexation Application
Appeal Application
Certificate of Nonconformity Adjustment Application
Change in Use Permit Application
Special Use Permit Application
Demolition Permit Application
Home Occupation Permit Application
Rezoning Application
Rezoning - Conditional Application
SIA Application
UDO Text Amendment Application
Variance
Water & Sewer Tap and Connection Application by Owner

Temporary Use Permit - required for businesses or persons operating on a seasonal, transcient, or short-term basis. (Please call the Planning Department at 704-920-4350)

Technical Documents and Policies

The following links provide additional details and information about technical and engineering requirements for plan submittal, water and sewer, stormwater, and roadways.

Roadway
Street Closing Checklist
Street Closing Petition

Water and Sewer Forms
Irrigation Meter Ordinance 
Connection and Tap Fee Schedule

Standard Details - Contact the Planning Department at 704-920-4350
Water & Sewer: All water and sewer mains and appurtenances shall be constructed in accordance with the Standard Specifications for Wastewater Collection and Water Distribution Construction for Cabarrus County (WSACC), unless otherwise amended by these standard details.

Roadway & Storm Drainage: All roadway and storm drainage improvements shall be constructed in accordance with the latest version of NCDOT Standard Specifications for Roads and Structures, unless otherwise amended by these standard details

Technical Policies
Fire Hydrant Use
Stormwater Management Credit Policy
Traffic Calming
Water & Sewer Extension