Gov University

     ​Go​​​vernment 101

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


​Videos

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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Community SafetyCommunity Safety Icon
http://authoring.charlottenc.gov/CityCouncil/focus-areas/Pages/CommunitySafetyFocusArea.aspxIn page navigation
Economic DevelopmentEconomic Development Icon
http://authoring.charlottenc.gov/CityCouncil/focus-areas/Pages/EconomicDevelopmentFocusArea.aspxIn page navigation
EnvironmentEnvironment Icon
http://authoring.charlottenc.gov/CityCouncil/focus-areas/Pages/EnvironmentFocusArea.aspxIn page navigation
Housing & NeighborhoodsHousing Icon
http://authoring.charlottenc.gov/CityCouncil/focus-areas/Pages/HousingneighborhooddevFocusArea.aspxIn page navigation
Transportation & PlanningTransportation icon
http://authoring.charlottenc.gov/CityCouncil/focus-areas/Pages/TransportationFocusArea.aspxIn page navigation

 Explore Your Neighborhood


Connecting to your local government

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

Visit CharlotteNC.gov/311 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

Be the first to know city news and updates at charlottenc.gov/newsroom

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Connect to our social channels at http://social.charlottenc.gov

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

 
For more information about city council meetings visit charlottenc.gov/cityclerk.  

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​By the Numbers:
Local government provides in Charlotte
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