The N.C. House has passed a bill limiting the ability of neighborhood residents to protest against proposed developments in the area. The legislation would eliminate a rule stating that if a sufficient number of parties protest a rezoning petition, three ...Read More »
Government and Politics
Carolinas Associated General Contractors has launched a series of training seminars in order to prepare its members for upcoming National Labor Relations Board rule changes aimed at reducing the time it takes to complete the union certification process. The NLRB ...
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A ruling from a federal judge last week granting summary judgment to two conservation groups in their lawsuit against the N.C. Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration could potentially dead-end the proposed $900-million Garden Parkway toll road project. ...Read More »
MARVIN – The Village Council and members of its Planning Board spent several hours Saturday discussing its process for reviewing commercial development proposals, as it begins tackling another application following criticism from an unsuccessful developer that the process was unfair. ...Read More »
A group of Republican state lawmakers are pushing legislation that would repeal the Map Act, a unique and controversial law that saves the state money on road projects but which opponents say devastates communities and causes homeowners heartache. “I wanted ...Read More »
RALEIGH – North Carolina municipal residents could no longer have access to a formal process that makes it harder for city councils to pass zoning changes in legislation approved Thursday by a House committee. The legislation supported by home-building and development ...
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CHARLOTTE – Affordable housing in the Cherry neighborhood got a boost this week after the City Council approved rezoning petitions for the area. The council also approved a commercial project, deferred a decision on an office building and multifamily development ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Several developers have filed rezoning requests with the city in order to build and redevelop multifamily complexes. The city will hold public hearings on the petitions May 18. DPJ Residential is seeking to build 105 apartments on several ...Read More »
Lawmakers are considering a bill that would make the North Carolina Department of Transportation pay for offering unfairly low buyout prices to property owners facing condemnation. The legislation proposes several changes that state condemnation lawyers “have been waiting and wishing ...Read More »