After postponing a decision earlier this month, the Charlotte City Council voted Monday to condemn a portion of property at 5633 Murrayhill Road temporarily for a sidewalk construction project. Property owner Larry Brackett complained during an April 11 meeting that ...Read More »
Earlier this month, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department Director Debra Campbell asked the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission to sponsor the filing of an amendment to the city’s height rules for residential districts. It was not an unusual request. Whenever the planning department is ...Read More »
Five rezoning requests that were supposed to be heard today by the Charlotte City Council have been rescheduled for next month. According to the agenda for the combined zoning and business meeting, the public hearings have been deferred until 6 ...
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The Board of Equalization and Review will hold two meetings this week to prepare itself for formal appeals to Mecklenburg County’s 2011 revaluation. The 15-member board, whose size was upped from nine this year thanks to a bill passed in the ...Read More »
In response to Tara Ramsey’s report on mecktimes.com, “Troubled subdivisions lead to rocky roads for homeowners,” reader Tom Brasse had this to say: “Mr. Roddenberry with NCDOT mentioned all the requirements for meeting standards, testing, drainage standards, etc. What he did ...Read More »
Health care consulting company Connextions will create more than 800 jobs at a new Charlotte facility and add 400 jobs through an expansion of its existing operation in Concord, the company announced today. The privately held company — a health care ...Read More »
Carolinas HealthCare System today said it wants to build a $25 million psychiatric hospital in Huntersville as the demand for mental health services rises with a growing population in the Charlotte area. Plans call for the facility to be about 53,000 square ...
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The adoption of the Independence Boulevard area plan was stalled Tuesday when a committee of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission asked planners to consider making revisions. One of the main areas of concern was the number of transit stations along the ...Read More »
Honda broke ground today on its new 25,000-square-foot North Carolina regional office in Charlotte. The facility will be in Ballantyne Corporate Park. It will service North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Honda plans to seek U.S. Green Building Council Leadership ...
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With the deadline today for commercial property owners in Mecklenburg County to appeal their new values, the county assessor’s office has received 4,860 challenges, Chuck Hicks, revaluation manager, said this afternoon. Today alone, 750 appeals were filed in response to ...
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