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An expandable list of the many resources useful for the development process in the City of Charlotte is provided below.  The resources are useful for Citizens, Design Professionals, and Developers and Contractors.  The list is categorized by Resource type including: Applications, Checklists, Forms, Information, Manuals, and relevant City Ordinances.  Click the + symbol next to the category to view and/or download the resources. 
  
  
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collapse Category : Applications ‎(12)
Brownfield Assessment Grant Application.aspxBrownfield Assessment Grant Application
Brownfield Assessment Grants:  The City offers assistance to developers through a City-funded Brownfield Program.  The program offers matching funds for assessment and cleanup activities for properties within the Business Corridor Revitalization Area. 
Charlotte Historic District Commission - Certificate of Appropriateness.aspxCharlotte Historic District Commission - Certificate of Appropriateness
Charlotte Historic District Commission - Certificate of Appropriateness
NCDOT Driveway Permit Application .docNCDOT Driveway Permit Application
NCDOT Driveway Permit Application
Notification to Issue Single Family Certificate of Occupancy - Sidewalk Agreement.pdfNotification to Issue Single Family Certificate of Occupancy - Sidewalk Agreement
When sidewalk is not constructed to City standards, but a homebuilder needs to obtain the CO for a SF home, this can be submitted to LD Inspection staff to demonstrate the builder’s intent to repair the sidewalk in a timely manner.
Planned Multi Family Sketch Application.pdfPlanned Multi Family Sketch Application
Planned Multi-family Subdivision Sketch Plan Application
Preliminary Subdivision Plan Application.aspxPreliminary Subdivision Plan Application
Link to Planning Website - Preliminary Subdivision Plan Application
Rezoning Application.aspxRezoning Application
Link to Planning Website - Rezoning Application
Subdivision Final Plat Application.aspxSubdivision Final Plat Application
Link to Planning Website - Subdivision Final Plat Application
Subdivision Sketch Plan Application.aspxSubdivision Sketch Plan Application
Link to Planning Website - Subdivision Sketch Plan Application
SWAC Appeal Application .pdfSWAC Appeal Application
Storm Water Advisory Committee (SWAC) Appeal Application
Text Amendment Application.aspxText Amendment Application
Text Amendment Application
Zoning Appeals and Variance Application Packet.aspxZoning Appeals and Variance Application Packet
Zoning Appeals and Variance Application Packet
collapse Category : Bond Forms ‎(11)
Cash Surety Requirements and Form - Automated Form.docCash Surety Requirements and Form - Automated Form
Cash Surety Requirements and Form
Cash Surety Requirements and Form -Printable Form.docCash Surety Requirements and Form -Printable Form
Cash Surety Requirements and Form
Final Inspection Bond Release Form.pdfFinal Inspection Bond Release Form
Complete this form to request Bond/Surety Release upon completion of required work in a Subdivision.  This form also contains the Continuous Maintenance Request and Final Inspection request.
LOC Requirements and Form - Automated Form.docLOC Requirements and Form - Automated Form
Letter of Credit Requirements and Form (Automated Form Version)
LOC Requirements and Form - Printable Form.docLOC Requirements and Form - Printable Form
Letter of Credit Requirements and Form (Printable Version)
Surety Acceptance Policy.pdfSurety Acceptance Policy
Surety Acceptance Policy
Surety Bond Requirements and Form - Automated Form.docSurety Bond Requirements and Form - Automated Form
Surety Bond Requirements and Form (Automated Form Version)
Surety Bond Requirements and Form - Printable Form.docSurety Bond Requirements and Form - Printable Form
Surety Bond Requirements and Form (Printable Version)
Surety Estimation Worksheet Sample.xlsSurety Estimation Worksheet Sample
Surety Estimation Worksheet Excel File (Samplle version)
Surety Preferences Selection Form.docSurety Preferences Selection Form
Surety Preferences Selection Form (DOC)
Surety Reduction, Replacement and Renewal Form.pdfSurety Reduction, Replacement and Renewal Form
Surety Reduction, Replacement, and Renewal Form
collapse Category : Checklists ‎(23)
As-built Checklist - Bioretention.pdfAs-built Checklist - Bioretention
Checklist for As-built Survey of Bioretention
As-Built Checklist - Detention.pdfAs-Built Checklist - Detention
Checklist for As-built Survey of Detention Ponds or Pipe Systems
As-built Checklist - Extended Dry Detention.pdfAs-built Checklist - Extended Dry Detention
Checklist for As-built survey of Extended Dry Detention Facilities
As-built Checklist - Sand Filter.pdfAs-built Checklist - Sand Filter
Checklist for As-built Survey of Sand Filter
As-built checklist - Storm Drainage.pdfAs-built checklist - Storm Drainage
Checklist for As-built Survey of Storm Drainage systems
As-built Checklist - Wet Pond.pdfAs-built Checklist - Wet Pond
Checklist for As-built Survey of Wetpond
As-built Checklist - Wetland.pdfAs-built Checklist - Wetland
Checklist for As-built Survey of Constructed Wetland
CDOT Land Development Site Plan Checklist.aspxCDOT Land Development Site Plan Checklist
CDOT Land Development Site Plan Checklist
Certificate of Occupancy Checklist.pdfCertificate of Occupancy Checklist
Certificate of Occupancy (CO) Checklist for Commercial Projects
City Fire - LD Requirements Checklist.pdfCity Fire - LD Requirements Checklist
City Fire - Residential and Commercial Land Design Requirements Checklist
Commercial  Driveway and Site Plan Checklist.docCommercial Driveway and Site Plan Checklist
Commercial Driveway Site Plan Application (Printable Version)
Cross Section Guidelines.pdfCross Section Guidelines
City Engineering / CDOT / NCDOT / Mecklenburg County LD - Roadway improvement Cross-Section Guidelines
Final Plat Checklist - Engineering.pdfFinal Plat Checklist - Engineering
Checklist used by Engineering to review Final Plats
Final Plat Checklist - Planning.pdfFinal Plat Checklist - Planning
Final Plat Checklist for Planning Review
Gateway Checklist - Commercial Plans.pdfGateway Checklist - Commercial Plans
Gateway Checklist for Commercial Plan Review
Home Builders Guidelines for Inspections.pdfHome Builders Guidelines for Inspections
Homebuilders Guidelines for Inspections
Private Street Acceptance Checklist.pdfPrivate Street Acceptance Checklist
Steps for petitioning for Private Streets to be accepted by CDOT for maintenance
Roadway Cross Section Guidelines.pdfRoadway Cross Section Guidelines
City Engineering, CDOT, NCDOT, and Meck. County Land Development - checklist for roadway improvement cross-sections
Site Checklist - Engineering.pdfSite Checklist - Engineering
Engineering Site Checklist for Residential and Commercial site, grading, erosion control, and stormwater management plans reviewed by the City of Charlotte Engineering & Property Management Department
Steps to Approval for Paving Subdivsion Streets Checklist.docSteps to Approval for Paving Subdivsion Streets Checklist
Checklist for Approval of Paving of Subdivision Streets
Subdivision Gateway Checklist.aspxSubdivision Gateway Checklist
Subdivision Gateway Checklist
Subdivision Inspection and Street Acceptance Guidelines.docSubdivision Inspection and Street Acceptance Guidelines
Subdivision Inspection and Street Acceptance Guidelines (for City and NCDOT Streets)
SWIM Buffer Checklist.pdfSWIM Buffer Checklist
SWIM Buffer Checklist
collapse Category : Fees ‎(10)
Commercial Plan Fee Worksheet.docxCommercial Plan Fee Worksheet
Commercial Plan Fee Worksheet
Expedited Review Fee Worksheet.docxExpedited Review Fee Worksheet
Expedited Review Fee Worksheet
FY14 User Fee Schedule.pdfFY14 User Fee Schedule
Grading Fee Worksheet.docxGrading Fee Worksheet
Grading Fee Worksheet
Planning Department Review Fees.aspxPlanning Department Review Fees
Planning Department Review Fees - Rezoning, Subdivision, Zoning Administration
Revision to Approved Commercial Plan Fee Worksheet - Expedited.docxRevision to Approved Commercial Plan Fee Worksheet - Expedited
Revision to Approved Commercial Plan Fee Worksheet - Expedited
Revision to Approved Commercial Plan Fee Worksheet.docxRevision to Approved Commercial Plan Fee Worksheet
Revision to Approved Commercial Plan Fee Worksheet
Revision to Approved Urban Plan Fee Worksheet.docxRevision to Approved Urban Plan Fee Worksheet
Revision to Approved Urban Plan Fee Worksheet
Subdivision Fee Schedule.aspxSubdivision Fee Schedule
Subdivision Fee Schedule - Planning
Urban Review Fee Worksheet.docxUrban Review Fee Worksheet
Urban Review Fee Worksheet
collapse Category : Forms ‎(11)
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities Form.aspxCharlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities Form
Form to be sent to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities, containing information for projects that will be using the Public Utility System
City Engineering Commercial Project CO Hold Release Request.aspxCity Engineering Commercial Project CO Hold Release Request
On-line form to request the release of a City Engineering Hold on a commercial property
City Engineering Residential CO Hold Release Request Form.aspxCity Engineering Residential CO Hold Release Request Form
On-line form to request the release of a "Subdivision Single Family City Engineering Hold" on a residential property (Formerly known as Sidewalk Inspection Request)
Final Inspection - Bond Release Request Form.aspxFinal Inspection - Bond Release Request Form
Complete this form to request Bond/Surety Release upon completion of required work in a Subdivision.  This form also contains the Continuous Maintenance Request and Final Inspection request.
Financial Responsibility Form.docFinancial Responsibility Form
Financial Responsibility Form (DOC)
Financial Responsibility Form.pdfFinancial Responsibility Form
Financial Responsibility Form (PDF)
Land Development Newsletter Distribution Request.docLand Development Newsletter Distribution Request
LD Newsletter subscription request
Sediment Basin Agreement.pdfSediment Basin Agreement
Sediment Basin Agreement
Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Weekly Inspection Log.pdfSoil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Weekly Inspection Log
Erosion Control - Weekly Inspection Log
Tentative Approval of Preliminary Subdivision Form.aspxTentative Approval of Preliminary Subdivision Form
Tentative Approval of Preliminary Subdivision Form
Wet Pond BMP Maintenance Responsibility Form.pdfWet Pond BMP Maintenance Responsibility Form
Wet Pond BMP Maintenance Responsibility Form
collapse Category : Information ‎(21)
2012 Cust Satisfaction Survey Summary.pdf2012 Cust Satisfaction Survey Summary
2012 Land Development Customer Satisfaction Survey - Summary of Results
Addressing Information (Meck. County).aspxAddressing Information (Meck. County)
Addressing Information (Meck. County)
Annexed Street Acceptence.pdfAnnexed Street Acceptence
Information and steps required for Street Acceptance in Annexation Areas
CDOT - Department of Transportation Contact info.pdfCDOT - Department of Transportation Contact info
Telephone and e-mail contact info for Charlotte Department of Transportation (CDOT) development review staff
City Land Development Division Website.aspxCity Land Development Division Website
Link to the City of Charlotte's Land Development Division webpage for info on Bond Administration, Trees, Erosion Control, and more.
City NCDOT Concurrent Subdivision Review Process Flowchart.pdfCity NCDOT Concurrent Subdivision Review Process Flowchart
City NCDOT Concurrent Subdivision Review Process Flowchart
City NCDOT Concurrent Subdivision Review Process.pdfCity NCDOT Concurrent Subdivision Review Process
City NCDOT Concurrent Subdivision Review Process Summary
Commercial Review Types.aspxCommercial Review Types
A list of the various types of Commercial Reviews available through City Land Development
Customer Service Standards.aspxCustomer Service Standards
Our Customer Service expectations of Development Services staff
Development Services Technical Advisory Committee Charter.docDevelopment Services Technical Advisory Committee Charter
Development Services Technical Advisory Committee Charter
Erosion Control Facts for Homebuilders.pdfErosion Control Facts for Homebuilders
Erosion Control Facts for Homebuilders
Erosion Control Policies and Procedures.pdfErosion Control Policies and Procedures
Erosion Control Policies and Procedures Manual
Extension of Development Approvals SL 2010-177.pdfExtension of Development Approvals SL 2010-177
Chart:  Extension of Development Approval per Session Law 2010-177
Field Density Report - Example.xlsField Density Report - Example
Field Density Report - Example
Land Development Public Telephone List.pdfLand Development Public Telephone List
List of all LD staff with telephone numbers and e-mail addresses
LD Newsletter.aspxLD Newsletter
Monthly Land Development Division Newsletter, current edition and archive of past editions
NCDOT State Roadway Petition Summary.pdfNCDOT State Roadway Petition Summary
NCDOT Roadways - Petition for Acceptance Checklist
Ordinance Alignment Phase I Summary.pdfOrdinance Alignment Phase I Summary
Summary of Initiative to identify and address ordinance provisions that are not mutually supportive of one another in achieving a common vision for land development in the City of Charlotte.
Planning - Subdivision Contact List.pdfPlanning - Subdivision Contact List
Telephone and e-mail contact info for City Planning / Subdivision Review Staff
Subdivision Concurrent Review CDOT and NCDOT - Process Enhancements.pdfSubdivision Concurrent Review CDOT and NCDOT - Process Enhancements
Document describing process enhancements for the City/NCDOT concurrent plan review process
Zoning Handout.pdfZoning Handout
Your Guide to Zoning Services in Charlotte-Mecklenburg
collapse Category : Manuals, Standards, and Guidance ‎(13)
Accela Citizen Access Training Doc.pdfAccela Citizen Access Training Doc
Accela Citizen Access (ACA) On-Line Application User Guide
BMP Design Manual.aspxBMP Design Manual
Charlotte-Mecklenburg BMP Design Manual
CATS Bus Stop Detail Drawings.aspxCATS Bus Stop Detail Drawings
Details for construction of bus stops for CATS.
Charlotte Land Development Standards Manual (CLDSM).aspxCharlotte Land Development Standards Manual (CLDSM)
Charlotte Land Development Standards Manual (CLDSM) - online library of standard details, drawings, and specifications for use in land development projects in the City.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Design Manual.aspxCharlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Design Manual
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Design Manual (CMSWDM)
CMU - Design Manual.aspxCMU - Design Manual
CMU Water and Sewer design manual
HARP Manual.pdfHARP Manual
Selection and Planting Guide for Aquatic and Wetland Plants in the Piedmont Region of North Carolina
How to use citizen access to search permits.pdfHow to use citizen access to search permits
Guide to searching permits using Accela Citizen Access
Landscape Construction Standards 2012.aspxLandscape Construction Standards 2012
City Engineering / Landscape Management Division's standards book for Landscape Construction.
NCDOT Manuals and Handbooks.aspxNCDOT Manuals and Handbooks
Important guides and handbooks from NCDOT
NCDOT Roadway Standard Drawings Library.aspxNCDOT Roadway Standard Drawings Library
NCDOT Roadway Standard Drawings Library
PCCO Administrative Manual.aspxPCCO Administrative Manual
Administrative Manual for Implementation of the City of Charlotte Post Construction Controls Ordinance (PCCO)
Urban Street Design Guidelines (USDG).aspxUrban Street Design Guidelines (USDG)
Urban Street Design Guidelines (USDG) is the implementation tool for planning and designing Charlotte's streets and for providing viable transportation choices for all Charlotteans
collapse Category : Maps ‎(2)
Inspector Area Map.pdfInspector Area Map
LD Inspector Area Map
Maps and GIS Resources.aspxMaps and GIS Resources
Maps and GIS Resources
collapse Category : Ordinances ‎(11)
City Code Appendix A - Zoning.aspxCity Code Appendix A - Zoning
City Code Appendix A - Zoning
City Code Appendix A (Zoning) - S.W.I.M. Stream Buffer Ordinance.aspxCity Code Appendix A (Zoning) - S.W.I.M. Stream Buffer Ordinance
City Code Appendix A (Zoning) - S.W.I.M. Stream Buffer Ordinance
City Code Appendix A (Zoning) - Stormwater Drainage.aspxCity Code Appendix A (Zoning) - Stormwater Drainage
City Code Appendix A (Zoning) - Stormwater Drainage
City Code Chapter 17 - Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control.aspxCity Code Chapter 17 - Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control
City Code Chapter 17 - Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control
City Code Chapter 18 - Stormwater.aspxCity Code Chapter 18 - Stormwater
City Code Chapter 18 - Stormwater (Includes Post Construction Controls Ordinance PCCO)
City Code Chapter 19 - Streets, Sidewalks and other Public Places.aspxCity Code Chapter 19 - Streets, Sidewalks and other Public Places
City Code Chapter 19 - Streets, Sidewalks and other Public Places
City Code Chapter 20 - Subdivisions.aspxCity Code Chapter 20 - Subdivisions
City Code Chapter 20 - Subdivisions
City Code Chapter 21 - Trees.aspxCity Code Chapter 21 - Trees
City Code Chapter 21 - Trees
City Code Chapter 23 - Water, Sewers and Industrial Waste Discharge Restrictions.aspxCity Code Chapter 23 - Water, Sewers and Industrial Waste Discharge Restrictions
City Code Chapter 23 - Water & Sewer
City Code Chapter 9 - Floodplain Ordinance.aspxCity Code Chapter 9 - Floodplain Ordinance
City Code Chapter 9 - Floodplain Ordinance
City of Charlotte Code of Ordinances at Municode.com.aspxCity of Charlotte Code of Ordinances at Municode.com
City of Charlotte Code of Ordinances at Municode.com
collapse Category : PCO, Detention & Stormwater ‎(10)
BMP Design Worksheets.zipBMP Design Worksheets
.Zip file of all of the BMP Design Worksheets - to be included with design calcs for BMPs
BMP Inset Tables.xlsBMP Inset Tables
BMP Inset Tables - use tabs at bottom to access different BMP tables
CHARLOTTE BMP DESIGN.xlsCHARLOTTE BMP DESIGN
Charlotte BMP Design Calculation Spreadsheet (Excel format) providing a simple format for design calculations of various BMPs, following the requirements of the BMP Design Manual.
Detention Worksheet Rev 2010.docDetention Worksheet Rev 2010
Detention Worksheet Revised in 2010
Floodland Development Permit Info.aspxFloodland Development Permit Info
Link to Mecklenburg County LUESA website for information on Floodland Development Permits
Operations and Maintenance Agreement.docxOperations and Maintenance Agreement
Standard PCO Operations and Maintenance Agreement and Easement Agreement for Stormwater BMPs (Microsoft Word format)
PCO Compliance Flowchart.aspxPCO Compliance Flowchart
PCO Compliance Flowchart - for assistance in navigating the requirements of the PCO
PCO Summary Table.xlsPCO Summary Table
Excel spreadsheet to provide information related to Post-Construction Ordinance compliance; to be placed on all development plan submittals
Post-Construction Controls Ordinance Information.aspxPost-Construction Controls Ordinance Information
Stormwater Services' website for PCCO
SWIM Summary Document Mecklenburg County.pdfSWIM Summary Document Mecklenburg County
Document from Mecklenburg County LUESA describing the S.W.I.M. program background
collapse Category : Tree Information ‎(1)
Tree Ordinance, Checklists, and Suggested Details.aspxTree Ordinance, Checklists, and Suggested Details
A link to the resources related to the Tree Ordinance containing Tree Ordinance sections, Checklists, and Suggested Details.