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Planning Board Meetings

The Planning Board will meet April 8th, 2021 virtually for the following cases. Click here for the agenda and packet. 

2021-CUP-01; T & S Properties of China Grove
a. Amendment to 2020-CUP-03 to allow locksmith uses 

Chapter 160D – Unified Development Ordinance Update

Close Hearings and Vote
April 8th, 2021
7:00 PM

  • Written Comments – Written comments may be submitted up to 24 hours after the meeting. Comments may be emailed to Town Clerk, Pamela Mills at, submitted by regular mail, or hand delivered to the Town of China Grove at 333 N. Main St., China Grove, NC 28023. 
  • Other – You may also contact Franklin Gover at (704) 857-2466 ext. 2102 to share your comments, which will be delivered to board members for the meeting.

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

Or phone: 1 301 715 8592 or 1 312 626 6799

Webinar ID: 869 7047 7399

CruisIN The Grove

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Interested in Serving on a Town Board?

The Town of China Grove Boards & Commissions help shape the future of our community by serving in an advisory capacity to the Town Council.  Those interested in serving in a voluntary capacity on an Advisory Board may submit an application to the Town Clerk.  The applicant must be a resident of the Town or the Extraterritorial Zoning Jurisdiction of the Town of China Grove.


Phase 3

Governor Cooper announced March 23, 2021 that North Carolina will continue to ease restrictions until  Friday, April 30th.  For more information  click here.

For the latest updates from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services click here.

COVID-19 Worker and Business Resources

COVID-19 has brought considerable changes to our community in a short period of time.  Visit the Rowan County COVID-19 Worker & Business Resources Site for information on unemployment benefits, available jobs, business resources, guidelines, federal, state and local updates regarding impacted industries. This site is updated frequently, so please check it often. There are Covid-19 Business Resource kits available. 

Services During COVID-19

The Town of China Grove is actively monitoring is COVID-19 crisis and are following guidance from government and health officials to keep our community safe.

Currently, The Town of China Grove is functioning under normal conditions. All services are operating on their regular schedules. 
Town Hall is open and staff will continue to work during the business hours of 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday thru Thursday. In order to comply with the recommendations of local, state and federal health agencies, town staff are practicing social distancing by canceling in-office meetings and telecommuting.

Town employees may be reached by phone or email using the staff directory.  
Our parks are open. We are accepting rentals for our Community Building and are following the mass gathering guidelines. 
April 4th - Easter Egg Hunt 
April 9th - Planning Board Meeting 
April 16th - Parks Advisory Board Meeting 
April 18th - CruisIN The Grove
June 6th - Block Party
June 20th - CruiseIn The Grove
July 18th - Farmers Day
August 4th - National Night Out
August 15th - CruisIN The Grove - Postponed
October 30th - Downtown Trick or Treat
November 21st - Tree Lighting
November 24th - Southern Rowan Christmas Parade
December 19th - Christmas in the Grove

Stay Informed
Please follow us on social media and check our website for updates and information.

State of Emergency Declaration

Friday at 11 a.m., Rowan County Board of Commissioners Chairman Greg Edds signed a State of Emergency Declaration in response to COVID-19. China Grove Mayor Charles Seaford signed a Consent to County Declaration. The state of emergency declaration issued by Rowan County shall apply within the corporate limits of China Grove. The declaration helps the county and town seek federal money related to COVID-19 preparation, response and recovery. 

Download Rowan County State of Emergency Declaration (PDF) 
Download China Grove Consent to County Declaration (PDF)

Rowan County COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Information

The Novel Corona virus, now renamed COVID-19, is a respiratory disease that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China.

At this point in time, the risk of becoming infected with COVID-19 in North Carolina is still low. However, there are measures that you can and should take to remain healthy.