There are new rules for how high structures can be built in Charlotte’s residential districts. On Monday, the City Council OK’d the following: • In areas zoned for single-family (zonings R-3 and R-4) and multifamily (R-8MF and R-12MF), the maximum ...Read More »
Government and Politics
Robert Burkett thought he’d build up to 73 single-family homes in Park South Station in south Charlotte. Burkett, president of Concord-based J&B Development & Management, had planned to sell the homes at a higher price point, with the hopes of ...
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Between banks and NASCAR, corporate jets regularly cast their shadows on Charlotte’s landscape. With 237 private and company planes based at facilities in Mecklenburg County, the impact of such aircraft on the county last year was about $110 million, according ...Read More »
Carolinas HealthCare System’s dispute with Mecklenburg County could be headed to court. CHS said it has initiated legal action as a means to make the county to honor the terms of its contract with the health care system. The filing ...Read More »
When David Walters looks at Charlotte’s growth, he sees haphazardness everywhere. A resident of Charlotte since 1990, the professor of architecture at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte said he has watched the city take shape with little rhyme ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County commissioners approved a deal Tuesday night to allow the Charlotte Knights to move forward with plans for an uptown stadium on county-owned land. The deal passed in a 7-2 vote. It stipulates that: • by Aug. 31 the ...Read More »
The Tuesday Interview: Kenneth Carlson, Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department horticulturist
Lives in: Charlotte Age: 59 Family: wife, Leslie Education: bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Pittsburgh Last June, cash-strapped Mecklenburg County reduced its landscaping staff from 21 to six. Kenneth Carlson was one of the lucky ones who weren’t ...Read More »
Claire Fallon, a member of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission, today said she will run for an at-large seat on the Charlotte City Council. Fallon, of 8879 Legacy Lake Lane, sits on the commission’s zoning committee. According to University City Partners’ website, ...
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Brett Rhinehardt appears to be in a sweet spot. This month, a state law went into effect banning electronics from landfills. And that has companies like Rhinehardt’s Charlotte-based eCycleSecure preparing for an uptick in business. “We expect to see some ...Read More »
In response to Tara Ramsey’s report on a goal to have 50-percent tree canopy coverage by 2050 in Charlotte, reader Tom Brasse had this to say: “This whole study is skewed and their goals are unrealisitic. They do not take into account any ...Read More »