Get this: As a kid, Bill Miley used to play tennis with … but we’ll let him tell you. The Charlotte regional director for the Houston-based Metrostudy housing analytics firm just released his latest quarterly report, and it says that developed lots in the nine-county Charlotte market are … well, it’s complicated; better you should hear it in his words.
When a local zoning board of adjustment rules in favor of a builder, the zoning battle is not necessarily over. That’s because the deadline for anyone to appeal such a ruling can be a moving target. And if the appeal succeeds, it can kill a project that at one point seemed a sure thing. But House Bill 276, which has passed the North Carolina House and is in the Senate Commerce Committee, would set a much more firm appeal deadline, provided the builder who got the favorable ruling knows the rudiments of making and displaying a sign.
CHARLOTTE — Developers of single-family subdivisions in the city limits now have incentives to add houses affordable for low-income families to their developments — creating mixed-income neighborhoods — and a similar incentive for multifamily development is in the works. At a zoning meeting Tuesday, the Charlotte City Council voted in favor of changing the language [...]
Opponents and supporters of a controversial proposal to allow duplexes to be built in more parts of Charlotte seem destined to remain in suspense for months.
Under the proposal, the city would do away with some restrictions on where duplexes are allowed, essentially opening the door for them to pop up in places where they might have previously been banned.
In a move that one official says will make the city’s zoning ordinance more flexible, a firm is set to be paid nearly $150,000 to give the city feedback on the ordinance.
A rezoning request has opened the door to criticism about the way the city determines density for housing developments
The American Legion in Rock Hill is hoping to build a new facility on 19 acres at 502 Heckle Blvd.
The Union County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, about proposed changes to the county’s land use ordinance dealing with automobile service and fueling stations.
Charlotte-based Sandstone Group has been denied a rezoning request for a multiuse development it had planned for Matthews. Developer Steve Sanders said he was blindsided Monday when the Matthews Board of Commissioners did not OK the request. Sandstone wanted to build multifamily and office buildings on the 20-acre site along Interstate 485 at Idlewild Road. [...]