Special Non-Residential Intensity Allocation (SNIA) Application Packet
A Special Non-Residential Intensity Allocation (SNIA) is required to increase the built-upon area from the requirements for the
Watershed Overlay District the property is located in. A SNIA can allow up to 70% of impervious surface on the property.
Step 1. Pre-Application Meeting with Planning Staff
The applicant must schedule a pre-submittal meeting with county staff to discuss the preliminary assessment of the request,
adopted plans, and process.
Step 2. Project Review Team Meeting with County Staff
The applicant needs to schedule a meeting with County Staff to discuss local and state approval processes and the projected
Step 3. Application Submittal
The applicant must submit a complete application packet on or before the submittal deadline. This includes:
❑ Application Fee $300.
❑ Letter certified by an engineer containing the following information:
❑ The request will minimize built-upon surface area;
❑ All stormwater will be directed away from any surface waters;
❑ Best Management Practices will be incorporated to minimize water quality impacts; and
❑ All property subject to a request for a Special Non-Residential Intensity Allocation must be uniformly zoned.
❑ Site Plan certified by an engineer containing the following information:
❑ Name, address, and phone number of Owner (if different)
❑ Name, address, and phone number of Professional Engineer sealing plan;
❑ Dimension of property (front, side, and rear property lines)
❑ Dimensions and locations of any existing or proposed buildings and signs
❑ Existing and proposed uses of building(s) and/or land
❑ Non-residential floor plans
❑ Existing and proposed street right-of-ways and/or easements
❑ Current and /or proposed setbacks from property lines, easements, and ROWs
❑ Dimensions and locations of driveway, parking lots, and parking spaces
❑ Dimensions and location of loading and unloading areas
❑ Existing and proposed utilities
❑ Non-residential screening plan including applicable Highway Corridor Overlay District requirements
❑ Significant natural features including floodplain, wetlands, lakes, streams, etc.
❑ All Best Management Practices applied to site
❑ Pre-1994 Percent built-upon area, shown by type of use
❑ Post-January 1, 1994 built-upon area, shown by type of use
❑ The height of any proposed structures and a copy of the Airport Height Restriction Permit from the Moore County
Airport Authority (if applicable)
Step 4. Administrative Review
The planning staff will review the request and prepare a written report that will include any outstanding concerns with
the proposed rezoning request.
Step 5. Watershed Review Board (Planning Board) Meeting
The Planning staff will present the request to the Watershed Review Board (The Moore County Planning Board acts as
the Watershed Review Board in reviewing SNIA requests). The applicant must attend the Planning Board meeting to
answer any questions the board or public may have about the proposed SNIA request. The Watershed Review Board
may recommend approval, denial, or may defer their decision to a subsequent meeting.
County of Moore
Planning and Transportation
Inspections/Permitting: (910) 947-2221
Planning: (910) 947-5010
Transportation: (910) 947-3389
Fax: (910) 947-1303