City will open their 2022/23 campaign by hosting newly-promoted Exeter City at the LNER Stadium on Saturday 30 July.
The Imps will also finish the campaign at home, with Shrewsbury Town scheduled to visit Lincolnshire on Saturday 6 May.
Mark Kennedy’s opening two games as head coach will both be against South Coast opposition, with the long trip to Portsmouth the first away fixture on Saturday 6 August.
City will be on the road on Boxing Day, with a trip to Burton Albion preceding home fixtures against Bolton Wanderers on Thursday 29 December and Ipswich Town on New Year’s Day.
Good Friday beings a home clash with Cheltenham Town, before the trip to Plymouth Argyle on Easter Monday.