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Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Land Development
2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28208

Office Location:


2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte,
NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

General Information
311 (dial 704-336-7600 if outside the county)

Mecklenburg County and Town Ordinances Regarding Land Development Activities

aerial photo of lake

Land development is guided by ordinances covering zoning, floodplain management, erosion control and storm water management. These regulations are designed to:
  • ensure that building activities comply with local land use plans and
  • protect private property, wetlands, floodplains, creeks and lakes. 


Cornelius

Land Development Code

  • SWIM* (Chapter 9)
  • Watershed (Chapter 11)
  • Zoning (Chapter 14)

Erosion Control
Floodplain
Post-Construction


Davidson

Erosion Control
Plan​ning 

  • SWIM* (Section 15) 
  • Watershed (Section 16) 
  • Floodplain (Section 17)

Post-Construction


Huntersville

Erosion Control
Subdivision 

  • Watershed (Section 7.290-7.295) 
  • SWIM* (Section 7.300)

Zoning 

  • Watershed (Article 3)
  • SWIM* (Article 8.25)

Floodplain
Post-Construction 


Matthews

Erosion Control​
Unified Developmen​t 

  • Zoning (Chapter 5)
  • SWIM* (Chapter 7, page 7-14) 
  • Post-Construction (Chapter 8) 
  • Floodplain (Chapter 9)


Mint Hill

Erosion Control
Unified Developme​nt 

  • Zoning (Part III, Article 4)
  • Floodplain (Part III, Article 6.6)
  • SWIM* (Part III, Article 6.6A) 
  • Post-Construction (Part III, Article 6.8)


Pineville

Erosion Control
Zoning 

  • SWIM* (Se​ction 7.23)

Subdivisi​on
Floodp​lain, (Title XV, Chapter 152)
Post-Construction


Mecklenburg County

Erosion Control
SWIM
Zoning
Subdivision
Floodplain
Post-Construction

*Surface Water Improvement and Management. ​​

Address

Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Land Development
2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28208

Office Location:


2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte,
NC 28208

MAP

Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Contact

General Information
311 (dial 704-336-7600 if outside the county)