STALLINGS – After one of its members said “we need to stop just being grateful to anyone who comes to town with a project,” the Town Council voted 5-1 this week to deny a rezoning for a 107-lot single-family subdivision. ...Read More »
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STALLINGS – The Town Council agreed last week to grant a deferral of a planned vote on a proposal by Charlotte’s Hopper Communities to develop a 115-lot subdivision on 48 acres along Stevens Mill Road near Interstate 485. The now-it’s-up, ...Read More »
STALLINGS – One residential developer scored a home run at a Stallings Town Council meeting Monday night, and another was stranded on-base, but the council gave him an extra inning to try to reach the plate. The council green-lighted a ...Read More »
HUNTERSVILLE – The clustered residential subdivisions sought by developers and planners alike are being considered for much larger sections of the biggest Mecklenburg County municipality outside Charlotte. At its Feb. 3 meeting, the Huntersville Board of Commissioners voted to delay ...
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STALLINGS – The Stallings Planning Board has approved a request from Epcon Communities for the conditional zoning of 34 acres of land on the north side of Lawyers Road for a 93-lot residential subdivision. The project, approved Jan. 21, will ...Read More »
Officials told that conservation subdivisions could reshape the future of fast-changing Huntersville
HUNTERSVILLE – The town’s Planning Board and Board of Commissioners spent an hour talking about the potential impact of the proposed adoption of a conservation subdivision-style zoning classification during a special joint session this week, ahead of separate meetings in ...
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The dollars and sense of density: Huntersville petitioners make the financial case for conservation subdivisions
HUNTERSVILLE – Single-family residential density vs. the price of land and its development. That’s the crux of one of the hottest residential real estate development debates in many of the municipalities just outside Charlotte, and it received one of its ...
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The plan goes like this: Let another homebuilding/development company do the local-government legwork, buy the property pre-entitled. Then, as another homebuilder/developer, put in the infrastructure, develop the lots and build the houses yourself.Read More »
HUNTERSVILLE — A public hearing is set to take place next week for a Hopper Communities proposal to increase the density of its already approved Bellington development, a single-family subdivision on Huntersville-Concord Road. Instead of 88 homes, Hopper wants to ...Read More »