Charlotte Land Development Standards Manual (CLDSM)
Includes Charlotte extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) unless specified otherwise.
The Charlotte Land Development Standards Manual is a dynamic document that is updated periodically. It is the responsibility of the user to make sure the most recent standards are being specified. The current manual is available via download only from this website. Hard copies or CDs are no longer available from the City. The standards contained in this manual are approved by the City Engineer for use in the City of Charlotte and ETJ unless otherwise noted on the individual details.
ANNOUNCEMENT: UPCOMING CLDSM UPDATE - January 16, 2017
The Charlotte Land Development Standards Manual (CLDSM) Committee determined that updates are required to various City land development standard details.
Download the draft revised text and details here: DRAFT Rev 15 CLDSM Details.pdf
Prior to the proposed effective date of January 16, 2017, please provide any feedback or comments on the proposed changes via e-mail to Brendan Smith, E&PM Land Development Division at firstname.lastname@example.org.