In August, the court, in a 5-2 ruling, said it was illegal for the county to charge developers and homebuilders the fees, which had to be paid whenever new homes or multifamily units were built. The county said the fees were necessary to offset the impact more homes would have on schools.
Childress Klein got an earful this week as residents opposed to a proposed 280-unit apartment complex spoke out against the project during a rezoning meeting.
New Urbanism meets good old-fashioned urbanism in this college town, which has preserved its past and built on it. But Davidson faces some intriguing challenges as it continues to develop farther away from its downtown, especially around Exit 30 on Interstate 77.
Residents of east Charlotte who have longed for something to happen with the Eastland Mall property have finally seen some progress.
For real estate agents who buy their insurance on the open market, there finally is light at the end of the tunnel. Unfortunately, the tunnel is 2 years long.
Parking in the area around the Park Road Shopping Center isn't very good. That's the finding of the city's planning department as it develops a new area plan for the Park/Woodlawn section of the city.
Killing a $926 million capital-investment plan that would have funded affordable-housing projects and new police stations, among other things, the Charlotte City Council decided Monday not to increase the property tax rate.
Construction companies saw job opportunities vanish Monday night when the Charlotte City Council rejected a $926 million capital investment plan after failing to reach an agreement on the plan's size.
Despite losing multiple lawsuits to block a planned Uptown stadium for the Charlotte Knights, Jerry Reese filed an eighth suit today, two weeks after the City Council OK'd roughly $8 million to fund the project.
The Obama administration is clamping down on excessive pay at public housing authorities, setting caps that extend and expand limits imposed by Congress.