The N.C. House has passed a bill limiting the ability of neighborhood residents to protest against proposed developments in the area. The legislation would eliminate a rule stating that if a sufficient number of parties protest a rezoning petition, three ...Read More »
Carolinas Associated General Contractors has launched a series of training seminars in order to prepare its members for upcoming National Labor Relations Board rule changes aimed at reducing the time it takes to complete the union certification process. The NLRB ...
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A Raleigh homeowners association told Cindy Block that she could build and maintain a handicap ramp as long as it conformed to standards and was the same color as the home’s siding. The Blocks also, the association said, were responsible ...Read More »
A ruling from a federal judge last week granting summary judgment to two conservation groups in their lawsuit against the N.C. Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration could potentially dead-end the proposed $900-million Garden Parkway toll road project. ...Read More »
MARVIN – The Village Council and members of its Planning Board spent several hours Saturday discussing its process for reviewing commercial development proposals, as it begins tackling another application following criticism from an unsuccessful developer that the process was unfair. ...Read More »
A group of Republican state lawmakers are pushing legislation that would repeal the Map Act, a unique and controversial law that saves the state money on road projects but which opponents say devastates communities and causes homeowners heartache. “I wanted ...Read More »
Developers are tapping into the 76 million-strong baby boomer market, with active-adult construction taking off over the last couple of years. Sparked by pent-up demand, a mini-revolution in senior housing is occurring as a generation of nonconformists seeks a lifestyle ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The American Institute of Architects Charlotte Chapter held its 2015 Design Awards Gala on Thursday night at the Foundation for the Carolinas headquarters on North Tryon Street in uptown. The following received the chapter’s Service Awards: J. Richard ...Read More »
RALEIGH – North Carolina municipal residents could no longer have access to a formal process that makes it harder for city councils to pass zoning changes in legislation approved Thursday by a House committee. The legislation supported by home-building and development ...
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