Use thePoint web application to find the property by the address or street name, and verify the jurisdiction and zoning.
Verifying the Street Address
- Using the “Address Information” tool located at the top of the thePoint web application, you can enter in a specific address. If the address is valid, the address information will display in a window along with other information about the property.
- If you use the “Identify” tool, also located at the top of the thePoint web application, you can click on an address. A separate window will display the layers you clicked on.
- In the example below, the address, building, and tax parcel “Identify” is displayed.
Verifying the Property Owner
- Using the “Identify” or “Address Information” tools on the thePoint web application, click on the “House” icon in the “Identify” window or click on the “GC Tax Info” link in the “Address Information” window to view property owner information.
Verifying a Property's Jurisdiction
- Using the “Identify” tool on the thePoint web application, click on the “Link to Appraisal Data” icon in the “Identify” window. In the Administrative Data section of the Property Summary, there is a field named City. If the field is blank it is not within a city; otherwise, a value is presented (e.g. High Point).
- Alternatively, you can go to Accela Citizen Access and click on “Lookup Property Information” in the “General Information” box and enter the address. Then click on the “Parcel Number” which is a hyperlink to additional information. The presented information has a field named, “Jurisdiction”. If the value = “High Point” you are within the city limits. If the value = “ETJ” you are within Guilford County, but within High Point’s Extra-Territorial Jurisdiction and the city's development jurisdiction.
Finding the Property's Zoning
- Using the "Address Information" tool located at the top of thePoint web application, you can enter the address of the property.
- In the window that opens is a table of data on the specific property. Listed under City Zoning in the table will be the base zoning district.
- If the property is subject to conditional zoning, then under Conditional Use / Zoning will be the reference case number and a link to the conditions.
- To find other applicable zoning information, you will need to click on the "Layer" menu box in the upper right hand corner of the screen. Then click on "Zoning" in the drop down menu and under that any other boxes to find any applicable zoning overlays or subdistricts. The map will show if the property is in one of those zoning areas.