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Status Update:
The University City Area Plan was adopted by Charlotte City Council on Monday, May 11, 2015.

Adopted Document Available

  • University City Area Plan          
    Provides purpose of the plan and background information. Contains draft policy recommendations that will be adopted by City Council and become City policy.
    (Note: this very large document may take several seconds to load)

  • Implementation Guide
    Used primarily by staff to ensure public and private investment achieves the defined vision
  • City-wide Adopted Plans and Policies
    Adopted policies to guide city and area-wide future growth and development patterns
  • Appendix – Existing Conditions
    Contains supporting background information

University City Area Plan Boundaries

Video: CATS LYNX Blue Line Extension – preview of what to expect over the next three years of construction

Purpose of the Plan Update?

This planning process is different from others because it is primarily an update to the adopted University City Area Plan (2007) to account for changes in the LYNX Blue Line Extension alignment and station locations.



For more information please contact:
Kathy Cornett or
Amanda Vari
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Dept.
600 E. Fourth Street, 8th floor
Charlotte, NC 28202
(704) 336-2205



The BLE Transit Station Area Plans
(Adopted in May 2013. They address the transit station areas for Parkwood, 25th Street, 36th Street, Sugar Creek, Old Concord, and Tom Hunter.)

Market Analysis Summary
An analysis of the station areas and forecasts for future market opportunities and demand

UNC Charlotte Campus Master Plan (2011)
This document is used by UNC Charlotte to guide development on their main campus in University City.


CATS – LYNX Blue Line Extension

University City Partners