Administrative Amendments/Approvals

EPLAN Review Process

As of July 1, 2015, the City of Charlotte Planning Department will require the electronic submission of all Administrative Amendment requests to a conditional rezoning via the Accela Citizen Access (ACA) portal. 

Customers - Staff requires the submittal of a Pre-Assessment Application to assist in the review of all Administrative Amendments to a previously approved conditional rezoning. 

Submit all documents utilizing an Adobe® Acrobat® Portable Document Format (PDF) file type. 

Complete an electronic application in (ACA) by choosing the following record type and attach supporting documentation when applicable.   

  • Rezoning Pre-Administrative Assessment
  • Minor Administrative Review
  • Major Administrative Review
  • Administrative Amendment (No Fee – Determined by Staff)

Rezoning Plan Reviewers - will utilize Electronic Document Review (EDR) to review submitted documents.  EDR is a fully integrated feature within Accela Automation that leverages Adobe® Acrobat® to provide review and markup of documents in a PDF format.
You will receive an automated email regarding the status of your application at the completion of each review.

Resubmit documents via Accela Citizen Access after you address all redlined review comments.   

When the review is complete, the plan reviewer will attach the stamped approved plan to the record with a final notification to the customer regarding approval or any other decision about the plan review. 



For Information regarding the Rezoning Administrative Amendment Process
Please contact Planning Staff:
Solomon Fortune
Planning, Design & Development
600 East Fourth Street (8th Floor)
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202



City of Charlotte Zoning Ordinance

Related Ordinances & Codes

Rezoning – City of Charlotte


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