Tag Archives: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department

Panel discusses zoning option: Form-based codes presented as city mulls changes (access required)


As the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department prepares to begin rewriting its zoning ordinance, the Piedmont Public Policy Institute held a forum at UNC Charlotte’s Center City Campus on Wednesday to discuss the pros and cons of form-based zoning codes. “It’s a ...

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Rezoning Roundup: Lat Purser plans 150 apartments off Park Road (access required)

Lat Purser & Associates has filed a rezoning petition to change the zoning classification on this 1.68-acre piece of land off Abbey Place, near Montford Drive. The developer plans to
build 150 multifamily units if the rezoning is approved. Photo by Payton Guion

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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Rezoning Roundup: Trinity asking for approval of hotel, retail change in Toringdon (access required)

Trinity Capital Advisors is asking for a site plan amendment that would allow them to reconfigure their plan to bring a 120-room hotel, an office building and 13,000 square feet of retail to an undeveloped portion of Toringdon. Photo by Payton Guion

CHARLOTTE – In the latest round of city rezoning requests, the majority of petitioners aren’t actually asking for a rezoning, just site plan amendments that would allow the developers to change the layout or configuration of land that was previously ...

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City Council approves auto mall along future light rail (access required)

CHARLOTTE – In a livelier-than-usual City Council zoning meeting Monday night, the council’s meeting chamber was packed to the brim with rezoning opposition, but council members offered curiously little opposition in unanimously approving a rezoning for a 39-acre auto mall ...

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