This week, officials with Mecklenburg County’s code enforcement division changed their minds daily on what to do about awarding residential building permits. Starting this past Thursday, the state requires governmental groups issuing residential construction permits to comply with the 2012 North Carolina residential code. But Mecklenburg County’s code enforcers said they have not received copies [...]
For the first six days of 2012, Mecklenburg County building permit activity was lagging the same period in 2011. The county had issued 154 permits by Friday morning, down from 158 in the same period last year. The value of the permits was down, too, to $19.7 million from $30.46 million. As of Friday, the [...]
Mecklenburg County wasn't the only county in the Charlotte area that conducted a property revaluation this year.
Iredell County did, too. And just like in Mecklenburg County, plenty of property owners appealed their adjusted values.
By Sam Boykin CHARLOTTE — An eco-friendly industrial park might sound like an oxymoron, but the developers of a new commercial project in northwest Mecklenburg County hope to change that perception. The development, dubbed ReVenture Park, will be built along the Catawba River at the site of a former chemical plant. Located just north of [...]