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Zoning Administration
Zoning Administration


(Neighborhood & Business Services / City Engineering / Planning Department)

The Zoning of a property is a designation that specifies how a piece of property can be used within a city.  Zoning districts are created to attract certain types of development such as single-family homes, offices, neighborhood business, general industry and institutions like schools and hospitals.  The City of Charlotte zoning functions are divided into three distinct areas of responsibility;


To submit a Zoning Complaint, Please Dial 311


RESIDENTIAL ISSUES / ZONING ENFORCEMENT / ZONING USE PERMITS
City of Charlotte Neighborhood & Business Services

For Zoning Inquiries

Conducts Zoning Inspections of Residential Construction, Issues Zoning Use and Sign Permits, provides zoning verification letters and enforces the City's Zoning Ordinance.


NEW COMMERCIAL PROJECTS
City of Charlotte Engineering & Property Management Department (Land Development)
(704-336-6692)

Conducts site plan reviews and inspections of New Commercial Construction. 


BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department
(704-336-3818)

Provides administrative support to the Zoning Board of Adjustment, Oversees the creation of Zoning Appeals, Variances, and provides final interpretations of the City's Zoning Ordinance. 

 

 

For more information regarding the Zoning Administrators Office
Please contact:
Barry Mosley 
(704)-336-8314
Sonda Kennedy (704)-336-3818

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department

600 East Fourth Street (8th Floor)
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
Fax Number: (704)-336-5123

 

 

 

Zoning Administration

Mr. Shad Spencer
Zoning Administrator
E-Mail
704-353-1132


Mr. Barry Mosley
E-Mail
704-336-8314