About Us


Vision Statement

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.



For more information regarding the Planning, Design & Development Department please contact:
Planning, Design & Development Department
600 East Fourth Street (8th Floor)
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202