Charlotte-Douglas International Airport
CATS is the largest transit system between Atlanta, GA and Washington, DC with more than 70 local, express and regional bus routes, a light rail line, services for the disabled, and vanpools serving more than 23,000,000 trips each year.
A professional, talented team provides a multitude of ways to share effective messaging across a variety of communications channels, from storytelling to public affairs, community engagement to marketing and creative services, and web services to video production
Committed to enhancing the driving, bicycling and walking experience through planning, operating and maintaining the City's transportation choices for residents and visitors
Engineering & Operations
Planning & Design
Public Service & Communications
Departmental Services (Administration)
Operates out of 42 fire stations and provides fire protection for approximately 792,862 people living in a 300-square-mile area
Fire Department divisions
Fire and Life Safety Education
Provides integrated planning services that promote sustainable growth to improve our community's quality of life
Community Planning / Area Plans
GIS / Mapping
The largest law enforcement agency in Mecklenburg County and the largest police department between Washington, D.C. and Atlanta. CMPD's goal is to make Charlotte one of the safest large cities in America.
North Tryon Division
University City Division
Hickory Grove Division
Steele Creek Division
Animal Care & Control Division
Community Engagement Division
Community Wellness Division
Covert Operations Division
Crime Lab Division
Criminal Intelligence and Analysis Division
Diversion & Youth Services Division
Property and Evidence Management Division
Professional Standards Division
Quality Assurance Division
Special Events Division
Special Operations Division
Special Victims Division
Violent Crimes Division
Improves the storm drainage system to ensure stormwater runoff drains effectively from streets to streams, reduces flood risks, and protects the quality of surface waters for our community
With more than 954,644 customers, Charlotte Water (formerly Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utility Department or CMUD) is the largest water service utility in the Carolinas.
Provides legal advice and representation to the Mayor, City Council, City Manager and other City officials and employees on a broad range of issues. The Office represents the City, including its officials and employees, in litigation filed by or against them.
Provides services that connect citizens to their government and maintains a recorded history of government actions. These services include Mayor and Council assistance, records management and research, boards and commissions, and customer service to both internal and external customers.
The human relations agency for the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.
Shapes places and provides resources to empower Charlotte’s residents and businesses to thrive. This work is accomplished through the lens of Equitable Economic Development using our uncommon perspective of and service to Charlotte’s increasingly diverse residents, built environment and industry sectors.
Responsible for maintaining the City's general ledger, billing and collection of utility payments, accounts payable and receivable, issuing bonds, risk management, financial reports, and managing the City's investment portfolio.
Handles design and construction of City infrastructure projects, regulates development, cares for the tree canopy and landscaping and manages real estate and facilities portfolios.
General Services divisions
Engineering & Project Management
Real Estate Services
Facilities Design & Construction
Sustainability and Resilience
Charlotte Business INClusion
General Services' Bids & Contracts
Focuses on creating vibrant, diverse neighborhoods through the delivery of five major service areas: community engagement, code enforcement, housing services, environment and sustainability, and CharMeck 311.
City of Charlotte is proud of its diverse, 7,000-plus member workforce that serves the community through professional, administrative, public safety, technical, clerical, skilled and labor and trades work.
Build your career where you live.
Provides executive-level leadership for the City’s technology governance policy, delivers technology services to city departments and partnership agencies, and coordinates information technology initiatives across the organization to support, enhance and advance citizen service delivery.
Provides reasonable assurance that the City has an operating and effective system of internal controls and assists members of management in evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of operations
Responsible for the development and oversight of the City of Charlotte's annual operating budget and five-year Community Investment Plan
Provides a variety of quality, efficient and cost-effective services including the collection of bulky waste, garbage, recycling and yard waste
On May 31, 2022, Charlotte City Council voted to adopt the $3.24 billion FY 2023 budget. The budget was developed to lead the City of Charlotte toward addressing the most foundational and pressing needs of the city and is led by City Council’s Strategic Priorities. The Adopted Budget went into effect July 1, 2022.
Adopted FY 2023 Budget
Adopted FY 2023 Budget in Brief
The Crowns of Enterprise Awards recognize and honor small businesses that demonstrate exemplary leadership and sound business strategies. This is the tenth anniversary of the awards ceremony and will be held on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 2 p.m.
Watch the 2020-2021 Crowns of Enterprise Awards
The Crowns of Enterprise 2019 MWSBE Awards Ceremony will be held May 16, 2019, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., at The Palmer Building,
2601 East 7th Street, Charlotte, N.C. 28204
Eventbrite for tickets.
The City of Charlotte is closely monitoring Winter Storm Diego and encouraging residents to prepare for inclement weather. For more information, go to the
Emergency Information page. Updates will continue to be provided at
The City of Charlotte is a great place to work and offers the opportunity to build strong communities where people live, work and play. We provide a competitive healthcare, retirement, and benefits package.
We will be
accepting applications for our police trainee process during the next open application period.