Charlotte City Council Votes 6-5 to Adopt Final Recommended Version of Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan
Scierra Bratton
2040 Plan Approved

Charlotte, N.C. (Jun 21, 2021) – Charlotte City Council Members tonight approved the adoption of the final recommended version of the Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan in a 6-5 vote. The 2040 plan provides a vision and framework to guide future planning decisions and create more equitable growth.

"I am grateful to the Mayor and City Council for supporting the thousands of people in our community who contributed to the plan,” said Taiwo Jaiyeoba, Assistant City Manager and Planning Department Director. “Now we are on to the next steps in the process and I look forward to continuing to work with the community and to ensure an equitable city for all who call Charlotte home."

Next Steps

  • The final adopted Charlotte 2040 Comprehensive Plan will be released to the public within the next 30 days.

  • City staff will engage with the community in mapping the land use policies within the plan and create a Policy Map.

  • The Policy Map will be voted on by Council to provide guidance on land use and public investment decisions and the zoning districts within the new Unified Development Ordinance (UDO).

To view or learn more about the Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan, visit the Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan website.