Land Development


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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October 17, 2019

Accela Announces Annual Trendsetter Awards For Leading Government Innovators at Accelarate 2019 Conference In Denver

The City of Charlotte recently received Accela's "Next Gen Economic Development" award, for being a trendsetter in early adoption of Accela Automation, Accela Citizen Access, Electronic Plan Review and working with Accela partners. Read more about it here.

FY20 User Fees

City Council approved the Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) user fees for the development services groups of Engineering Land Development, Planning, CDOT, Fire and Charlotte Water.  The fees become effective July 1, 2019.  Click here to learn more....


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...




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