The Board of Adjustment

The Board of Adjustment is a quasi-judicial board that interprets Town ordinances, hears requests for variances to setbacks, and hears appeals of decisions by the Town's Zoning Administrator.  The Board's members are the same as the Planning Board, five are regular members and two serve as alternates.  This Board meets as needed at the Town Hall.

Agendas & Minutes

Planning Board

The Planning Board of the Town of Weddington is an advisory board that reviews subdivision plats and changes to the Town's Ordinances and discusses matters related to land use and development.  They are a recommending body for the Town Council.  

The Board is appointed by the Council to serve a four year term.  It is comprised of 7 volunteer members, all citizens of Weddington, and meets on the fourth Monday of the month at Town Hall at 7:00 p.m.

Advisory Boards

The Town of Weddington has four advisory boards. These boards were established to give citizens input into what happens in the community and to provide support and advice to the Town Council on matters that affect residents and their town.  To volunteer to serve on an advisory board, please fill out the application here.

Town Council

The governing body of the Town of Weddington is the Town Council, which has four members and the Mayor. The Town is divided into four electoral districts and each district is represented on the Council by one member. The qualified voters of the entire Town elect the members of the Council.

Register Your House Alarm

Due to the number of false alarms being transmitted and an increase in cost of responding to these false alarms, both in the form of equipment and manpower, necessitates the enactment of the alarm system ordinance designed to reduce the incidence of false alarms and to recover some of the costs incurred in responding hereto. 

Police Services

The Town of Weddington contracts with the Union County Sheriff's Office to provide law enforcement services for our residents and businesses. Our current contract provides us with 3 officers to serve the Town of Weddington.

Permits & Applications

A permit is required for all new construction.  Typical turnaround time for a zoning permit is forty-eight (48) hours depending on the date the permit is received.

The Town does not issue building permits, this is handled by Union County, however a zoning permit with the Town must be obtained in order to receive a building permit.  All inquiries regarding what is needed to obtain a Building Permit from Union County should be directed to the Building Code Enforcement Division at 500 North Main Street, Monroe, NC or by calling the following numbers: (704) 292-2582.


The Town’s goal is to encourage and promote responsible development to meet the opportunities of Weddington’s future. We are committed to protecting the public health, safety and welfare of the citizens within our community through quality customer service, education and planning. The goal is to collaboratively work with citizens and new developments to create a place where people live, work and play in a safe environment.


Tax Collection

Weddington residents pay both city and county property taxes.  You will receive separate bills. If your taxes are escrowed through your mortgage you will not receive a copy of the bill. Taxes are billed annually and are mailed the end of July. Taxes are due on September 1 and payable without penalty until January 5. On January 6, unpaid taxes will be assessed a penalty of 2.75% on the first of every month the tax remains unpaid. The current tax rate is 5.2 cents per $100 in valuation. All assessments are done by Union County.


The Finance Officer’s responsibility to the Town of Weddington and its citizens is to ensure that adequate controls exist in order to protect the Town’s funds and maintain adequate and accurate records of all financial transactions.  The Finance Officer is also responsible for the preparation and management of the Town’s annual budget.