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Fee frustrations (access required)

The apartment industry in Charlotte is doing well. Rents have been soaring, and occupancies are up – all thanks to the downturn in the single-family housing market. But just because apartment owners are seeing a rise in business it doesn’t mean they want to fork over money to register their properties with the city.

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Newton council considers rezonings (access required)

The Newton City Council held several public hearings regarding rezoning at their Jan. 16 meeting. Among them was a public hearing on a rezoning application for 2.85 acres at 2223 Indian Trail from an exclusive manufacturing district to a general ...

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Restaurant 
text amendment 
postponed (access required)

The Charlotte City Council did not hear recommendations for a proposed text amendment that would better define restaurants, nightclubs and bars during its meeting Tuesday as originally scheduled. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department Director Debra Campbell, in a memo to the City ...

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Charlotte turns down car lot rezoning (access required)

The Charlotte City Council voted down a rezoning request for a used car lot at East Sugar Creek Road and Atmore Street, despite the request being supported by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg planning department and commission. Krzysztof Broszkiewicz, the owner of Chris’ ...

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