City of Charlotte zoning meeting in May to be held virtually

Britt Clampitt

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (May 8, 2020) – To ensure essential government operations continue while social distancing, the City of Charlotte’s zoning meeting on Monday, May 18, will be held virtually. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. It will be available to view on the Gov Channel, and the city’s Facebook and YouTube pages.

As the meeting will be held virtually, the city is working to ensure the public has various ways to provide comments as part of Monday’s scheduled zoning hearings.

Sign up to speak virtually during a zoning hearing

Members of the public can sign up to speak during a zoning hearing on City Clerk Office's webpage or by calling 704-336-2248. The deadline to sign up is Monday, May 18, at 9 a.m. Speakers are asked to provide an email address when they sign up and should indicate in their submission whether they will have a PowerPoint or other presentation.

On May 18, between 9 a.m. and noon, Charlotte Communication & Marketing will email speakers instructions on how to join the meeting.

Submit a comment on a zoning hearing item

Residents are also invited to submit comments on zoning hearing items. Written comments of 375 words or less can be emailed to any time prior to Tuesday, May 19, at 11:59 p.m. Residents who prefer to voice their comments can call the City Clerk’s Office at 704-336-2248 and record a voicemail.

Comments will not be read during the meeting, but they will be included in the meeting’s record and provided to City Council members after the meeting for review prior to a decision vote.

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