Planning Department Duties:
Functional Work Areas:
- Perform professional planning duties-long range and strategic planning and development services
- Meet and discuss planning issues and policy and options with City and County elected officials
- Meets and discusses with City and County departments and other public agencies or private groups on wide range of planning programs
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department, a professional staff, and Planning Commission, a planning advisory body, was formed by an Interlocal Agreement between the City and County in 1954. Authority extends to the City of Charlotte and unincorporated portions of Mecklenburg County.