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City of Charlotte

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


Charlotte’s Green Crown Application

The City of Charlotte celebrates eating and drinking establishments that utilizes environmentally sustainable business practices

This voluntary and free program brings awareness to establishments implementing environmentally sustainable business practices, encourage further implementation, and ultimately reduce the use of natural resources in the restaurant industry.

Participants must earn at least one point in each category, and at least 10 points total to become eligible. There are 40 points eligible to obtain, point amounts are shown in parenthesis. The recognition will be eligible for one year. At the end of each eligibility year, the establishment will need to re-apply if they choose. Tiers for certification are as follows:

  • One Crown: 10-15 Points Total

  • Two Crowns: 16-20 Points Total

  • Three Crowns: 21+ Points Total

Contact Name

Physical Location/Address

Establishment Category

Last Health Department Inspection Date

Do you have a grease trap?

Is your grease trap in compliance with the sewer use ordinance?

Information on sewer use ordinance

Sustainable Practices

Please check all sustainable practices your establishment currently performs to earn points toward your Crown.

Waste Management

Energy and Water Conservation

Pollution Reduction

Commitment to the Community

The program is administered by the Office of Sustainability, who will review applications on a quarterly basis. Thank you for applying!