Planning Fee Schedule and Documents

Planning and Documents
These documents and maps are available to the general public. Charges typically cover the costs of reproduction only. Place your order by calling the Planning Department at (336) 222-5110, or by writing to:
City of Burlington
Planning & CD Department
P.O. Box 1358
Burlington, NC 27216-1358

Fee Schedule
Rezoning Applications Cost
Rezoning application (less than 1 acre) $250.00
Rezoning application (1 - 4.9 acres) $500.00
Rezoning application (5 acres and above) $750.00

Preliminary Plan Approval Cost
Preliminary plan approval (five lots or less) $25.00
Preliminary plan approval (more than five lots) $100.00 plus $20/lot

Subdivision of Property Cost
Subdivision of property (final plat) five lots or less $30.00
Subdivision of property (final plat) six lots or more $75.00

Technical Review Committee (TRC) Site Plan Review
(Includes Second Review)*
Cost
TRC Review (less than 1 acre) $75.00
TRC Review (1 acre - 4.9 acres) $150.00
TRC Review (5 acres and above) $225.00
Third and each subsequent review for site plan $50.00

*Single family, Duplex, and Class B Subdivision are Exempt from TRC Review

Copies of Regulations, Ordinances, Manuals, & Plans Cost
Copy of City of Burlington Zoning Ordinance* $25.00
Copy of City of Burlington Subdivision Regulations* $4.00
Copy of City of Burlington Sign Ordinance* $3.00
Copy of City of Burlington Design Review Manual* $5.00
Copy of City of Burlington 2000 Comprehensive Land Use Plan* $20.00
Copy of Burlington/Graham 2025 Transportation Plan (LRTP) $20.00

*Fee does not include postage

GIS Map Printing Fees Cost
8.5" x 11" sheet $1.00
11" x 17" sheet $2.00
24" x 36" sheet $6.00
36" x 48" $10.00

GIS Map Generation Fees Cost
Standard Maps $ -
Customized Maps $25.00 per half hour

GIS Data Fees (Non-Commercial Use) Cost
Standard Available Data Sets $5.00 per CD-ROM
Customized Date Sets $25.00 per half hour
Media Charge $5.00 per CD-ROM

GIS Data Fees (Commercial Use) Cost
Standard Available Data Sets ***
Customized Data Sets ***

***Fees to established on an individual request or case-by-case basis in accordance with N.C.G.S. Chapter 132.

Copy Fees Cost
Black & White 8 1/2" x 11" $0.10
Black & White 11" x 17" $0.12
Black & White over 11" x 17" $0.30 per square foot
Black & White over 36" x 48" $3.60
Color 8 1/2" x 11" $0.40
Color 11" x 17" $0.80
Tax Maps/Plats $1.00 per sheet
Topographic Maps (1962) hard copy only $2.00 per sheet
Aerial Photographs (1990) $3.00 per sheet
Aerial Photographs (1995) $5.00 per sheet
Topographic Maps (1995)  
    Hard Copy (per sheet) $15.00
    Diskette (per sheet) $15.00
    CD (78 sheets) $300.00
Aerial Photographs (2005) (MrSID format on DVD 2 DVDs) $150.00 per DVD
Aerial Photographs (2005) (Custom Data Sets) $100.00 per DVD