The landscape in Union County is about to change. The Monroe Connector/Bypass project will bring a toll road through the rural area, likely resulting in commercial development along the corridor. The question is when. The 19.7-mile road will span from ...Read More »
Government and Politics
The city of Charlotte’s Zoning Board of Adjustments will hear variance requests from two city businesses being labeled nightclubs during an Aug. 30 meeting. Lava Lounge, 4501 E. Independence Blvd., is seeking to bypass a requirement that it be located ...Read More »
Construction could begin in October on a $500,000 solar panel installation at the Cabarrus Avenue West parking deck if the Concord City Council gives approval. That’s according to Erik Lensch, president of Charlotte-based Argand Energy Solutions. Lensch said private investor ...Read More »
Some unincorporated parts of Mecklenburg County might have their police coverage come from different municipalities in 2013. During its most recent session, the General Assembly passed legislation to broaden Mecklenburg County’s authority to create law enforcement service districts. The legislation ...
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In the past year since Charlotte’s rental ordinance took effect, 643 properties have surpassed the city’s threshold for crime. That means, in theory, that Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department officials should have met with the owners of 643 properties, of which 553 ...Read More »
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Stormwater Services is considering buyouts of properties damaged by recent flooding. During flooding Aug. 5, 163 buildings were damaged, a CMSS release says. Most are northwest and west of uptown in the Irwin Creek and Stewart Creek watersheds. Buyouts ...Read More »
Possible changes to Charlotte’s Post Construction Controls Ordinance will be discussed Monday during a meeting of the city’s environment committee. City staff members have said they would like to remove from the ordinance the duplicative tree-save requirement, which ranges from 10 to ...Read More »
It could be one of the greatest real estate bargains in Charlotte history: 33,347 square feet of space on seven acres for only $1 a year in rent. That proposal for Tryon Hills Pre-K Center in north Charlotte is among ...
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The Union County Board of County Commissioners has approved the rezoning of more than 35 acres along the future path of the Monroe Connector/Bypass so that a paving company can work on the toll road project. On Monday, commissioners approved Monroe-based ...Read More »