Gov University

     ​Go​​​vernment 101

An Introduction to the City of Charlotte, Your Local Government​


Learn how local government works in as little as 90 seconds. Watch our Gov 101 videos.

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​City Focus Areas

City Council has five strategic areas in which city government focuses its resources. Each focus area is supported by a city council committee and by various programs within city departments. 

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 Explore Your Neighborhood

Connecting to your local government

You can stay connected with Charlotte's government in several ways.

Visit to access city and county services and make online requests 24/7. You can also dial 311 or 704-336-7600 Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for service information.​

​Citywide newsroom

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Attend city council meetings

FIRST MONDAYS Council Strategy Session
SECOND MONDAYS Public Forum/Council Business Meeting
THIRD MONDAYS Zoning Meeting
FOURTH MONDAYS Public Forum/Council Business Meetings

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