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Commission recommends rezoning approvals (access required)

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission’s zoning committee this week recommended that the Charlotte City Council approve a zoning change for 8.64 acres on the west side of Collins Aikman Drive between McCullough Drive and West W.T. Harris Boulevard. City Center Hotel ...

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More urban apartments, townhomes proposed

Construction on the Lynx Blue Line Extension project is progressing behind Highland Mill, where developers want to refurbish the property for mixed-use purposes. Photo by Roberta Fuchs

Residential construction shows no signs of abating, with developers filing rezoning petitions to build condos, townhomes, and apartments across the city. In addition, plans are underway for a retirement community on Randolph Road; a large mixed-use development at the Highland ...

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Concord rezoning denied (access required)

Rose Beam, above, led a group of neighbors who successfully appealed a Concord Zoning and Planning Commission decision to rezoning 275 acres for a subdivision. Photo by Mark Abramson

The Concord City Council voted 5-2 Wednesday night to deny a rezoning request for a 551-home subdivision after neighbors appealed a Planning and Zoning Commission approval of the rezoning. “I’m so happy. The little guy prevails,” Rose Beam, who led ...

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