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Land Use Planning

The Planning and Development Division is responsible for the short and long range planning of the City of Hickory and its extra-territorial jurisdiction.

Short-Range Planning

Short range planning involves zoning changes, development review, and land subdivision.

Rezoning Information
Development Review/Permit Information
Special Use Permit Information
Variance Information
Subdivision Information
Zoning District Information
Land Development Code

Annexation Applications

Application for Voluntary Annexation
Application for Future Voluntary Annexation

Long-Range Planning

Long range planning involves the development of comprehensive and master plans that work to guide growth within the City of Hickory.

Hickory by Choice 2030 Comprehensive Plan (2022 Update)
Hickory by Choice 2030 Future Land Use Map (2022 Update)
City of Hickory Master Plans