The City of Charlotte's Land Development web portal is designed to be the source for information to assist citizens, design professionals, developers, and contractors with land development projects within the City limits and Charlotte's extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ).
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January 31st, 2019
Charlotte Land Development Standards Manual Revised - January 31, 2019
The Charlotte Land Development Standards Manual (CLDSM) committee has completed Revision No. 18 to the manual. It is effective as of Thursday, January 31 2019.
Click the link above for "Standards Manual" or visit http://charlottenc.gov/cldsm to view the latest Standards Manual including revision log, specifications text, PDFs of detail drawings, and AutoCad DWG files.
January 1, 2019
Enhanced Review for Urban Zoned projects and Commercial and Residential Subdivisions
NEW! The City of Charlotte is now offering an optional Enhanced Review for projects with an Urban zoning (UMUD, MUDD, PED, TOD,TS AND RE-3) or Commercial and Residential Subdivision projects. Read More...
June 28, 2018
Fiscal Year 2019 User Fees
City Council approved the Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) user fees for the development services groups of Engineering Land Development, Planning, CDOT and Charlotte Water. Click here to view the FY19 User Fee Schedule.
Plans submitted to Development Services for the initial review must pass the gateway review by 5:00pm on Friday, June 29th to be eligible to remain at the FY18 fee schedule.
Use the OpenCounter permit guide to answer questions about what permits you need to open your business or start your project in Charlotte
Learn more about the new Enhanced Review option for Urban projects and Subdivisions