BNA Homes told the Charlotte City Council it will work with a group that wants to preserve a historic Steele Creek home, provided the group can formulate a plan and acquire funding by around the time the company completes the ...Read More »
A bridge and culvert that limit Gilead Road to two lanes appear to be the biggest obstacles to Crescent Communities’ plan to build a 382-home master-planned subdivision in Huntersville. The town held a public hearing Tuesday on Crescent’s request for ...Read More »
Many of the people attending a public hearing Tuesday on Lancaster County’s proposed revised unified development ordinance and zoning map objected to overlays meant to protect people from catastrophic hazardous-materials accidents involving trains and pipelines. “This is something that will ...
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Over the past year, cities and towns across the country have struggled to combat the unsightly clutter created by temporary signs after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively struck down thousands of local sign ordinances as unconstitutional. In Reed v. Town ...Read More »
The Charlotte City Council on Monday voted to pay a consultant $650,000 to overhaul the city’s zoning and development ordinances and also to approve placing a $218 million bond referendum on November’s ballot. The city Planning Department in 2013 completed ...
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Gov. Pat McCrory faced sharp criticism from state Attorney General Roy Cooper on taxes, education and McCrory’s support of HB2, during a wide-ranging debate hosted by the North Carolina Bar Association in Charlotte last week. Cooper, a Democrat who hopes ...Read More »
Pending Charlotte City Council approval, the city’s Neighborhood and Business Services department hopes by August to issue a request for proposals from multidisciplinary consulting teams to develop engineering guidelines that will serve as the foundation for the redevelopment of the ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement is completing its year-long rollout of inspector teams devoted to either commercial or residential projects, part of an effort to boost customer service. The realignment, which is scheduled to launch June 27, will assign 52 inspectors ...
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