Zoning regulations are the rules that determine how parcels of land may be used. When owners want to develop or use their property in ways that do not conform to their current zoning regulations, they must apply for a change to their zoning classification, also commonly referred to as a Rezoning.  

To Schedule a Rezoning Pre-application Meeting click the image below:

 PreApplication Meeting


Rezoning Process Update

Changes have been made to the Rezoning Process for 2016.  Click here for an updated Application Packet that contains the revised process along with an updated calendar.

Rezoning Petitions

  Planning Department Staff Customer Service Map 

Rezoning Customer Service Map

Land Development & Virtual Charlotte Tutorial:
Land Development & Virtual Charlotte Tutorial
Do you have questions about the current zoning of a Parcel?  Watch this
tutorial to learn how the online Virtual Charlotte tool can identify parcel
specific zoning and answer a number of other land development questions.  


City Gram 

Subscribe to Citygram to receive updates on Rezonings in your community.


For Information regarding the Rezoning Process
Please contact Planning Staff:
John Kinley (704) 336-8311
Solomon Fortune (704) 336-8326
Claire Lyte-Graham (704) 336-3782
Sonja S. Sanders (704)-336-8327
Tammie Keplinger (704)-336-5967


Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department
600 East Fourth Street (8th Floor)
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
Phone: (704)-336-2205
Fax Number: (704)-336-5123



City Council Meeting Agendas
(City Clerk's Website)

City Council - Rezoning Meeting Videos

Zoning Committee Agenda

2018 Rezoning Schedule

2018 Text Amendment Schedule

Text Amendments
(2000 - Present)

Zoning Inquiries

Summary of Zoning Districts

Rezoning Acronyms

Neighborhood Organization Contact List

Petitioner Information:

Community Meeting Instructions

Community Meeting Report Examples;
  - PDF
  - Word

Rezoning Applications



UDO Placetypes 

Charlotte Place Types / Unified Development Ordinance (UDO)
To learn about the City's Land Use Policy update (Place Types) and Zoning/Development Code Update