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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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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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MUMPO membership will change in 2012 (access required)

The membership of the Mecklenburg-Union Metropolitan Planning Organization, or more commonly referred to as MUMPO, is likely to change early this year as the U.S. Census prepares to release new maps detailing the country’s urbanized and soon-to-be urbanized areas.

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Mecklenburg building permit extensions have expired (access required)

Project permits that were kept from expiration due to no commencement of work within six months or issue or discontinuation of work for 12 months are no longer protected under the Permit Extension Act of 2009, according to information from the Mecklenburg County Land Use & Environmental Services Agency.

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