HUNTERSVILLE – The town Board of Commissioners on Tuesday deferred making a decision on a rezoning request for an age-restricted subdivision, advising developer Epcon Communities to make design adjustments to its garages before returning to the board for approval. Epcon ...Read More »
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HUNTERSVILLE – Developers who want to create residential subdivisions with smaller, more tightly clustered lots in areas outside central Huntersville no longer have to ask the Board of Commissioners to bend the rules for them. After considering the issues and ...Read More »
HUNTERSVILLE – The effort to bring clustered residential subdivision provisions to the town zoning ordinance took another step in a long journey this week when the town planning staff unveiled its density recommendations. But one Huntersville resident at the Feb. ...Read More »
Conservation subdivisions in rural areas. Clustering smaller lots in transitional zones. New urbanism developments in higher-density centers. Those are the financial mantras of residential developers in the Charlotte region, as undeveloped land becomes scarcer and costlier in many areas, market ...
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In zoning and land-use business considered at its Feb. 3, the Huntersville Board of Commissioners: Heard a proposal from developer Laureldale LLC of Charlotte to add 14 lots on 5.4 acres in Mecklenburg County to the existing 511-lot Skybrook North ...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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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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HUNTERSVILLE – The protestors who live in the partly dilapidated neighborhood that a church-affiliated group wants to help showed up at a Board of Commissioners meeting Monday to say they don’t want the kind of help the nonprofit group wants ...Read More »
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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HUNTERSVILLE – The Huntersville Planning Board last week granted Epcon Communities a continuation until Dec. 17 on a rezoning request to allow the developer more time to answer officials’ concerns about a proposed single-family subdivision restricted to adults 55 and ...
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