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City of Charlotte

600 East Fourth Street, , Charlotte, NC, 28202, US


Social District Pre-Application Form

Social districts are contiguous areas where people can walk with open, to-go containers of alcoholic beverages. Beverages must be purchased from a bar, restaurant or other establishment permitted by the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission, and consumed within the boundaries and hours of the social district. 

Any social district must be first approved by the Charlotte City Council and named and designated in city code. Please complete this form to express interest in establishing a social district in Charlotte.

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Full Name

Business Address

List your availability for a pre-application meeting with Charlotte Department of Transportation staff. Meetings will be scheduled during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Please identify at least two availability options. 

Pre-application Meeting Availability 1

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Pre-application Meeting Availability 2

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Pre-application Meeting Availability 3

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If already drafted, please upload a detailed map of the proposed social district with boundaries clearly marked.

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