​Commercial Project City Engineering CO Hold Release Request

When construction is satisfactorily completed, City Engineering, Commercial Zoning, and Urban Forestry inspectors will release their "holds" that have been placed on the Certificate of Occupancy (CO) for the project. To determine what holds have been placed on your project, view the Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement website.  Complete the following information in order for City staff to respond to your request.

Who are my LD inspectors?

Need to determine who your inspector is? Visit the Inspe​ctor Territory Map and determine the inspector for your project. Contact info is available on the map. 

What work is required to be finished before holds are released?

Prior to requesting a Commercial Project Engineering CO hold release, ensure all site work is completed per the CO Checklist contained in the Pre-Construction Info Packetand Tree Ordinance checklists.

When will my hold be released?

Your inspector will make every effort to inspect your site as soon as possible, but please allow three (3) business days. If a hold is not released within three (3) business days, then contact your inspector directly. If you have any other questions, please call our customer service line at phone contect704.336.6692

Please wait a moment while the form loads... If it doesn't load after a few moments, please use this link to the access the form City of charlotte commercial project certificate of occupancy hold release form for engineering, commercial zoning and urban forestry.