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"The old rock well."

P.O. Box 506
202 E. Main St.
Rockwell, N.C. 28138
Voice 704-279-2180
Fax 704-279-0454


Zoning Administrator Shelley Williamson, 704-279-2180.


          The purpose of the zoning ordinance is promoting the public health, safety, morals, and general welfare of the residents of the Town of Rockwell and it extraterritorial jurisdictional (ETJ) area by:

    - promoting the orderly development of the community
    - lessening congestion in the roads and streets
    - securing safety from fire, panic, and other dangers
    - providing adequate light and air
    - preventing the overcrowding of land
    - avoiding undue concentration of population
    - facilitating the adequate provision of transportation, water,
         sewerage, school, parks, and other public requirements
    - preserving and enhancing the natural environment
    - ensuring the development of a future environment that realizes the
         greatest possible use and enjoyment of individual properties
    - and protecting overall property values within the Town and ETJ.

Zoning Permit Application

Zoning Permit Application (PDF)
The application is not complete until the Zoning Administrator has signed and approved the document. Print and complete, then deliver to Miles Thomas, Zoning Administrator.

Zoning Fees

Zoning Fees (PDF)

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Sign Permit (PDF)

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Subdivision Permit (PDF)


Preliminary Platt Application (PDF)

View Zoning Map

Zoning Map - 2016 (PDF)

To download the map: click on the Zoning Map - 2016 link above.  When the map window opens right click and select “Save Picture As...” or similar option. is the official web site of the Town of Rockwell, North Carolina