In the last 10 years, the number of Mecklenburg County families struggling to find a decent, safe and affordable place to call home has doubled while the number of such units available to house them has barely budged. A new ...Read More »
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CHARLOTTE – At a public hearing last month on a proposed change to the city’s zoning ordinance, concerns from neighborhoods about those prompted caused City Council to ask the city’s planning staff to hold additional community meetings. The Elizabeth neighborhood ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Interstate highway noise walls created the biggest commotion at the City Council’s business meeting Monday night, with the council approving noise-blocking walls along Interstate 77 and discussing two walls along the I-277 loop north of center city. The ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Monday night’s City Council meeting would probably be more appropriate in a feature called Inaction Items, as this week’s meeting was more notable for the decisions deferred than the decisions made. Still, a couple of rezoning requests were ...
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CHARLOTTE – The City Council has delayed until March its vote on a controversial proposed apartment project near Ballantyne so Trotter Builders, the developer, can address concerns raised at a public hearing and a work session. A vote on whether ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – When the developers of the 90-acre mixed-use Waverly development bring their rezoning petition before Charlotte City Council for the first time on March 17, they’ll be able to tell the elected officials that their major retail anchor will ...Read More »
The Charlotte City Council on Monday night approved a contract, worth $598,000, with C Design Inc. to design a new office for the Westover Division of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and the Neighborhood & Business Services Southwest Service Area Team. ...
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CHARLOTTE – In the latest round of rezoning petitions submitted to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department, just about the entire menu of living quarters have been proposed. Developers are looking to add apartments, single-family homes, a community for senior citizens and ...
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CHARLOTTE – A 200-unit apartment project proposed for off Endhaven Lane in Ballantyne that has caused controversy in the neighborhood is one vote away from approval. After passing the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Zoning Committee on Feb. 4, the rezoning request which would ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – About a week after the Charlotte City Council gave its stamp of approval – and more than $2 million – for Electrolux to expand its North American headquarters in the University Area, the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners ...
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