Members of the homebuilding industry will have a chance to speak their minds on the city of Charlotte’s controversial text amendment for residential design standards. A public hearing on the proposed amendment is set for 6 p.m. Sept. 19 in ...Read More »
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A rezoning request from The Bissell Cos. will be considered at a meeting of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission 5 p.m. Tuesday. Bissell hopes to rezone 520 acres for the development of 1.06 million square feet of office space, 100 hotel ...Read More »
When the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission holds its retreat next week, operational policies are expected to be on the agenda. Up for discussion, among other things, is a proposed operating agreement to streamline the commission’s policies into one document. Also at ...Read More »
Developers looking to start a project in a county can often find themselves mired in rules and regulations, with different requirements from various towns and counties. But officials with Gaston County’s planning department are hoping such confusion will be a ...Read More »
To the city of Charlotte, it would be a nightclub. To developer David Ratcliffe, it would be just a community theater that serves alcohol. The difference of opinion is just one example of the ongoing struggle between developers and property ...Read More »
In 1969, with the first location on South Boulevard, Charles Howard founded Charlotte-based carwash company Autobell. The company, which has 62 locations, boasts on its website that it has never closed an Autobell. The Howard family has been itching to ...
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Plans for a new Harris Teeter at The Plaza and Central Avenue have received the go-ahead from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission’s zoning committee. On Wednesday, the committee recommended approval of the rezoning request of 3.2 acres from business district (B-2 ...Read More »
Real estate agent Eric Locher thought he was going to serve on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission another three years — until he went to church and learned otherwise. Locher said it was at church that his replacement, Tony Lathrup, broke ...Read More »
Darrell Boyette’s cigar shop, Tinderbox, is in Overstreet Mall, a collection of stores inside some of uptown’s high-rise buildings. It’s Tinderbox’s smallest location, and Boyette, the general manager, sees 80 to 100 customers every day at the store, which he ...
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A bill sitting in the North Carolina General Assembly has resulted in the brakes — at least for now — being put on some regulations that have been proposed by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission for residential construction. As a result ...Read More »