Public Comments on the First Draft Charlotte UDO

What are we hearing from you?

Thank you to all the community members who submitted public comments on the first draft of the Charlotte UDO. Your input and contributions are valued and have contributed to the success of the UDO project. The comments included below were submitted and received through the UDO comment portal. The public comment period for the first draft UDO closed on March 18, 2022

The City reserves the right to block, or remove comments that contain the following:

  • Vulgar, abusive, threatening language, or defamatory statements.
  • Personal attacks, hate speech, or offensive terminology targeting individuals or groups of individuals.
  • Off-topic comments, spam, or links unrelated to the Unified Development Ordinance.

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View Public Comments on the First Draft Charlotte UDO (Finalized- June 1, 2022)

Introductory Articles (Art. 1-2)

Zoning District Articles (Art. 3-14)

Zoning- Use Article (Art. 15)

Zoning- Additional Development Standards Articles (Art. 16-22)

Stormwater & Natural Resource Articles (Art. 23-29)

Subdivision, Streets and Other Infrastructure Articles (Art. 30-35)

Administration Articles (Art. 36-40)

Global Comments on the UDO (Not Article Specific)

Thank you again for your partnership in helping us to draft the city’s first-ever UDO.

Listen to the conversation

The engagement on the first draft of the UDO included four community “Listening Sessions” on topics that garnered the most community conversation. This included sessions on heritage trees, short-term rentals, neighborhood zoning and parking standards. Hear what the community had to say on each of these topics!