About Us


Vision Statement:
Shaping a resilient and equitable city for all

Planning Department Duties:
  • 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

Functional Work Areas:


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.



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