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There are multiple options available for permit and project research.  Most require an address or street name at a minimum. 

Please click an icon below depending on your search needs:
Extension of Development Approvals - Chart
Notice: Was your development plan approved prior to January 2012?  It is likely that the approval is extended by NCGA Session Laws 2009-406 and 2010-177. Verify the new expiration date using this chart:

Accela Citizen Access 

Search a database of all City of Charlotte Land Development Projects to determine plan review status by address, project, or permit number using the Accela Citizen Access.  Applications of all types can be searched, including Commercial Plans, Residential Subdivisions, Plats, As-builts, and Bonds.
  Want to see it on a map?  Search City of Charlotte Commercial Development Projects on the VirtualCharlotte Land Development Commercial Projects GIS map.  Expand the the "Engineering-Survey" tab on the left to display the legend indicating the color-coded Pre-submittal, Active, Approved, and Closed status 
  Search parcel data and land records using the POLARIS on-line GIS map

Link to Mecklenburg County's Permit Search website  Building Permit information can be viewed by address, project, or permit number at Mecklenburg County's website MeckPermit.com
  Energy, Neighborhood, Bond, Sidewalk, Stormwater, and Transportation projects are handled by City Engineering & Property Management.  Click to Search this A-Z list of City E&PM Projects 
  Street and Sidewalk projects, Traffic Calming projects, and more are detailed at CDOT plans & projects

City Limits and ETJ map:

You can use the VirtualCharlotte map to determine if your site is within the city limits of Charlotte or within the Extra-territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) of the City (pink shaded area on the map).