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Tips to Help You Plan Your Move to Pineville

I Want To Move To Pineville, NC

Are you moving to Pineville, NC? We are so glad you’ll be joining our community! Pineville is a suburban town in the southernmost portion of Mecklenburg County, adjacent to Charlotte, NC. It’s like living in a small town, in a big city. The best of both worlds! To help you with your move, here are Helpful Tips to help you with your transition.

Tip 1:  Where Can I Find an Apartment in Pineville?

Apartment Rental Options:

  • Pineville Place
  • Sabal Point
  • Willow Ridge
  • The Park at Caterina
  • Ascent Pineville
  • Waterford Square
  • Camden Habersham
  • Charleston Row at Parkway Crossing
Pineville Apartments for Rent

Tip 2:  Where Can I Find a House in Pineville?

New Homes For Sale:

  • Chadwick Park by David Weekly Homes
  • Preston Park by Meritage Homes
  • The Towns at 506 Main St by Kinger Homes
  • McCullough | John Wieland Homes and Pulte Homes
  • Ballantyne Townhomes at Bridlestone


Existing Homes For Sale:

Houses for Sale in Pineville.

Tip 3: What Are My School Options in Pineville?

How to Enroll:

Pineville residents are zoned for the Charlotte Mecklenburg School System. Visit for information regarding school rating, zoning, enrollment of your children and more! 

In order to enroll in CMS as a new student, you'll need these documents:

  1. A new student enrollment form
  2. A copy of your child's birth certificate
  3. Proof of residency
  4. Safe Schools Declaration
  5. Immunization records
  6. Health assessment

Watch the video we've shared from CMS's site below about how to enroll your child!  Find more resources at this CMS site here:

Public Schools Zoned for Pineville:

  • Pineville Elementary
  • Quail Hollow Elementary
  • South Mecklenburg High School

*Additional options may be available through the School Choice Program. Contact Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System at (704) 343-6220 for details.

Student in Pineville.

Private Schools in the South Charlotte Area:

  • ILIM School
  • South Charlotte Baptist Church Academy
  • Fusion Academy Charlotte
  • British International School of Charlotte
  • Omni Montessori School
  • St. Matthew Catholic School
  • Charlotte Catholic High School
  • Manus Academy
Private schools in Pineville, NC.

Tip 4a: Where Do I Get My Utilities and Internet in Pineville?


The Town of Pineville manages its own utility companies which provide electrical service (power) and communications services (including high speed internet access, cable tv and telephone services) to residents and businesses within the incorporated Town limits.  Other utilities including water and natural gas are also listed below but are not managed by the Town of Pineville. 

Electrical Utilities: Pineville Electric


Phone: (704) 889-2292


Communications Services:  Pineville Communications Systems


Phone number: (704) 889-2001


Trash Pick Up

Waste Pro - call to set up new service, to schedule a bulk pickup or report missed pickups or other related issues: 980-255-3800.




Charlotte Water - Pineville does not have its own water department.  Contact Charlotte Water at (704) 336-7600 to set up an account.



Natural Gas 

Piedmont Natural Gas


Phone number: 1-800-752-7504


Tip 4b: Getting Utilities In The Unincorporated Area Of Pineville


Some subdivisions near Pineville have Pineville addresses but are not technically within the town’s boundaries. These subdivisions are located in an unincorporated area of Mecklenburg County and are not entitled to utility service through the Town of Pineville. If you are unsure, please click HERE and check the map.

Duke Energy


Phone number - 1-800-777-9898


Charlotte Water


Phone number: (704) 336-7600


Piedmont Natural Gas


Phone number: 1-800-752-7504


Signature Waste Services


Phone number: 704.714.9400


Republic Services


Phone number: 704-377-0161




Phone number: 1-855-243-8892




Phone number: 1-866-420-2286


AT&T Fiber


Phone number:  1-800-288-2020

Utilities outside city limits in Pineville.

Tip 5: What Are Local Moving Company Options in Pineville?

Within Pineville, you can find a variety of professionals who will make your move easier.  These include moving companies, moving container companies and storage units.  We've listed them below for your convenience.

Tip 6: How Do I Get My Driver's License and Registration?

New residents who plan to operate a motor vehicle must get a North Carolina driver license and title and register their vehicles within 60 days of establishing a permanent residence in NC with the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles.


Official NCDMV:  NCDMV Helpful Hints (

Vehicle Registration Locations:


201 W Arrowood Rd,

Charlotte NC 28217 - Driver License

Phone number: 704-527-2562


809 East Arrowood Rd. Suite 800

Charlotte, NC 28217 - Plate & Vehicle Registration

Phone number: 704-525-3832

How to get a driver's license in Pineville, NC.

Tip 7: How Do I Pay My Taxes in Pineville?

How To Pay Taxes


All Mecklenburg Co. taxes can be paid at How and Where to Pay Your Taxes (



All Town of Pineville taxes can be paid at: Finance - Town of Pineville, NC (


How to pay taxes in Pineville.

Tip 8: How Do I Access County Social Services in Pineville?


Meck Social Services

Information on Mecklenburg County social services can be found on the Mecklenburg Co. website:



Social Services available for Meck County Residents.

Tip 9: How Do I Contact Fire and Police Services in Pineville?

(For emergencies dial 911)

Pineville Police and Fire Dept.

Town of Pineville

Pineville Police - (704) 889-2231


Pineville Fire Department - (704) 889-7575


Unincorporated Pineville:

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police, South Division -  (704) 336-3030

Charlotte Fire Department - (704) 543-0047

Tip 10: How Do I Find Local Events and Happenings?

Pineville offers regularly scheduled events, classes, concerts, festivals, athletics, camps and more! Check out the Town of Pineville website and Facebook page for more information. Also, subscribe to the Town Newsletter to stay up-to-date on what’s going on in Pineville!

Tip 11: Are There Any Town Benefits For Me In Pineville?


Pineville Residents

If you live in the Pineville town limits, you can take advantage of free access to the Belle Johnston Community Center, including:

  • The Gymnasium
  • Weight Room
  • Free or discounted admission to classes held in the community room
  • Senior program (Including senior lunch program M-F, 11-2, senior field trips, and special events)

*Just bring a recent utility bill to the Belle Johnston Center to show proof of residency and you will be issued a resident card.

Belle Johnson Center in Pineville.
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