CHARLOTTE – The Foundation for the Carolinas has asked the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners to contribute $3.7 toward the restoration of the Carolina Theatre as part of a larger plan to revitalize the North Tryon Street corridor. Michael Marsicano, ...Read More »
Government and Politics
CHARLOTTE – The City Council and its staff will review several new rezoning requests over the coming months, with public hearings scheduled for June 15 on each proposal. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department will make recommendations before the City Council votes ...
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CHARLOTTE — The City Council approved several rezoning petitions Monday, giving a nod to a 194-acre Lincoln Harris mixed-use project and a townhome development by David Weekley Homes, both in south Charlotte. The council also deferred several decisions until next ...
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See related story on proposed legislation that would change or repeal the Map Act. A group of property owners who are beating the North Carolina Department of Transportation in a high-stakes fight over the Map Act have asked the Supreme ...Read More »
See related story on Supreme Court challenge to Map Act here. North Carolina’s Map Act, approved in 1987, permits the N.C. Department of Transportation to freeze development on properties it deems are in the way of future road projects. Once ...Read More »
The N.C. House has approved a bill designed to ease restrictions on homebuilders by reducing property inspections and defining misconduct. The N.C. Building Code Regulatory Reform Bill, also known as HB 255, passed by a margin of 105-5 on Tuesday. ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — The City Council heard public comments on the University City Area Plan on Monday night and voted to spend $975,000 to install 8,700 new seats at Bojangles’ Coliseum. The funds are part of $16 million the council allotted ...Read More »
GoodSports Enterprises, which recently suspended plans with the city to construct an amateur sports complex near Bojangles’ Coliseum, is taking off the gloves after the city of Wichita opted to move on without the company in a similar project. Florida-based ...Read More »