Urban Design

Monica Carney Holmes, AICP, CNU-A

Planning Coordinator + Urban Designer​

With a background in urban design and planning, Monica is committed to building livable communities. She has extensive charrette design experience, working with stakeholders to reach sustainable, implementable solutions. Prior to joining the city she consulted over 40 communities. She is experienced in placemaking, neighborhood design, graphic design, and project management. With public and private sector experience, Monica designs spaces and places that inspire people to have fun, get engaged, and love their community. She now brings her international design experience to her own backyard, the City of Charlotte, where she is building an urban design program.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Certified Planners
  • American Planning Association - NC Chapter
  • Urban Land Institute

Monica Holmes


Email: Monica.Holmes@CharlotteNC.gov

Office: 704-336-8316