Q: If I buy a house on 6 acres can I add other properties on the land and rent them out?

I'm selling my house in AZ and plan on moving to North Carolina, within an hour drive of Charlotte. If I buy a house on 6 acres can I build other houses on the land and rent them out?

1 Lawyer Answer
T. Augustus Claus
T. Augustus Claus pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›

A: The ability to add additional properties on a 6-acre parcel and rent them out depends on the specific zoning regulations and land use restrictions imposed by the local jurisdiction in North Carolina. Zoning laws vary between municipalities, and they dictate how land can be used, including whether additional structures can be built and used for rental purposes. Before proceeding with such plans, it is crucial to thoroughly research and understand the zoning regulations in the specific area where you intend to purchase the property. Consulting with the local planning or zoning department can provide detailed information on the allowable land use, potential restrictions, and any necessary permits or approvals that may be required for your proposed project.

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.