The City of Charlotte's Land Development web portal is designed to be the source for information to assist citizens, design professionals, developers, and contractors with land development projects within the City limits and Charlotte's extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ).
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January 16, 2018
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: NEW PERMANENT URL FOR ACCELA - Update your Bookmarks!
Accela has established a new URL link for Accela Citizen Access. Please update your bookmarks to the following: http://aca3.accela.com/charlotte
July 31st, 2017
STANDARDS MANUAL REVISION No. 16 effective July 31st, 2017
Revised Details Now Available for Use
The updated details in Revision No. 16 of the CLDSM are now effective as of July 31, 2017. To view the manual, visit http://charlottenc.gov/cldsm where you will find a PDF file containing an updated coversheet, revision log sheet, and only the updated details with this revision. All .PDF and AutoCad .DWG files are updated on the website to reflect Revision No. 16.
June 22, 2107
FY18 User Fees Approved
City Council approved the Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) user fees for the development services groups of Engineering Land Development, Planning and CDOT. For Engineering’s Land Development FY17 User Fee Schedule click here.
Commercial plans submitted to Engineering Land Development for the initial review must pass the gateway review by 5:00pm on Friday, June 30th to be eligible to remain at the FY17 fee schedule. The FY18 fees will apply to all new projects submitted after the close of business on Friday, June 30, 2017.
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