Charlotte Future 2040 Community Area Planning Workshops Announced

Published on March 14, 2023

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The City of Charlotte Planning, Design & Development Department has announced a series of workshops for the community to become involved in shaping future development in specific areas of the city.

As part of the Charlotte Future 2040 Community Area Planning process, the city will work collaboratively with residents to develop draft plans for 14 geographic areas that together span all of Charlotte,” said Alysia Osborne, project manager for the 2040 Comprehensive Plan. “These plans will be used to inform future development and capital investment decisions.”

City Seeks Resident Input and Engagement

City staff will host a number of in-person and virtual workshops for each of the 14 locations for residents to provide input on the development of their community. Registration is required. Below are workshop dates. 

Workshop Dates
West Middle
March 28, 30; April 1
West Inner
April 18, 20, 22
Southwest Middle
May 2, 4, 6
Southwest Outer
May 16, 18, 20
West Outer
May 20; June 1, 3
South Outer
June 13,15, 17
South Middle
July 11, 13, 15
North Middle and Outer
Sept. 12,14,16
North Inner
Sept. 26, 28, 30
Northeast Middle and Outer
Oct. 10, 12, 14
Northeast Inner
Oct. 24, 26, 28
East Middle and Outer
Nov. 7, 9, 11
East Inner
Nov. 28, 30; Dec. 2
South Inner
Dec. 12, 14, 16

Workshop sessions will be held on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at the following times:

  • Tuesday at midday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Thursday evening, 4-7 p.m.

  • Saturday morning, 9 a.m. to noon.

Residents may use the city's interactive map to find the location of a specific address within the 14 geographic areas.

In addition to providing input on the community area planning process, participants can speak with staff from multiple city departments to answer general questions and collect information on interdepartmental initiatives.

"The area planning process is coming to every neighborhood in the City of Charlotte,” said Alyson Craig, interim planning director. “Now is the time to make your voice heard as we continue implementing the vision of the Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan."

Residents can learn more about community area planning and register for the workshops at