WASHINGTON — Mecklenburg and Iredell counties are among the five counties nationwide that have best controlled urban sprawl since the mid-1990s, according to a new study. Once the signature of an era of pell-mell development, American sprawl has slowed to ...Read More »
Government and Politics
Towns around Charlotte and the state would have to reassess development ordinances and design standards for single-family housing should a bill passed by the legislature this week become law. The N.C. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed Senate Bill 25, ...Read More »
ROCK HILL — City officials and community leaders continue exploring viable transportation options for the city’s Knowledge Park project ahead of a York County Council decision that will determine some of the project’s funding. The Knowledge Park Leadership Group, a ...Read More »
CORNELIUS — The town’s Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to adopt a resolution asking that the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Interstate 77 toll-road contract with a Spanish developer be terminated immediately. The board also requested that the heavily trafficked ...Read More »
Development service fees are still set to increase in fiscal year 2016, but the City Council recently indicated they favor a lesser increase on five fee hikes than was proposed by City Manager Ron Carlee several weeks ago. Carlee proposed ...
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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission says it will provide city officials with recommended revisions to the city’s zoning ordinance in an effort to raise the bar on ensuring high-quality development. That means coordinating zoning policies with the city’s transit station area ...Read More »
Davidson has voted to settle a lawsuit filed by two developers claiming the town didn’t have the authority to require homebuilders to construct affordable housing or collect fees for public services. Following Mayor John Woods’ comment that “we’d all like ...Read More »
Editor’s note: The original post of this story incorrectly stated that no new development would be permitted under the proposed moratorium on rezoning applications. LANCASTER, S.C. – The Planning Commission recommended Tuesday that the County Council approve a nine-month moratorium ...Read More »
Charlotte City Council approved several rezoning requests Monday night, including petitions allowing the construction of single-family and multifamily developments in north and south Charlotte. The council also denied a request to build a convenience store and gas station in east ...Read More »
DAVIDSON – The town is considering options for the redevelopment of 3.5 acres on which Town Hall sits, including encouraging the development of commercial space. The development, called the Catalyst Project, is on the west side of South Main Street. ...
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