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). ​

We strive to provi​​de excellent customer service - please visit our Customer Service Standards page for more information.





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 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  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...




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