The City of Morganton Zoning Ordinance was approved by the Morganton City Council Dec. 1, 2014, and became effective Jan. 1, 2015.

The zoning regulations, districts, and map were developed in accordance with the City's Mission 2030 Plan and are designed to lessen congestion in the streets; secure safety from flooding, fire, panic and other dangers; promote health and the general welfare; provide adequate light and air; prevent the improper use of land; avoid undue concentration of population; and facilitate the adequate provision of transportation, public utilities, recreation and other public requirements. 


Zoning Ordinance

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City Zoning Ordinance Website


Zoning Map

The City of Morganton Zoning Map is available online at


Zoning Documents

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