South Charlotte neighborhood associations that challenged the City Council’s approval of a rezoning for workforce housing hope the North Carolina Court of Appeals will reverse a lower-court ruling that said they lacked proper standing to sue. In their lawsuit, the ...Read More »
The town of Davidson, one of only three N.C. municipalities obligating residential builders to either construct affordable housing in their projects or pay a fee, wants to fine-tune its program to better meet residents’ needs. The town plans to hire ...Read More »
The Charlotte City Council on Monday night approved rezoning 7.1 acres of church-owned land on the southwest corner of Morrison Boulevard and Sharon Road that will be redeveloped with a mix of residential, retail, entertainment, office and hotel uses. Council ...Read More »
The long-awaited overhaul of Mecklenburg County zoning regulations is underway but any change is years away, likely only after fits and starts and not until policymakers reach agreement. A meeting last week of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission’s planning committee, a ...
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The Charlotte City Council approved revisions to a post-construction stormwater ordinance that city officials say will increase redevelopment project fees 9 percent while providing environmental benefits in area watersheds. No one opposed the revisions during a public hearing Monday night ...Read More »
The Cornelius Planning Board voted 5-2 Monday to recommend that the Board of Commissioners approve Classica Homes Inc.’s request to rezone 9 acres on West Catawba Avenue for the development of an age-restricted subdivision. Classica Homes is seeking to build ...
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A committee of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission on Tuesday will review a proposed acquisition that would expand Cowan’s Ford Wildlife Refuge. The proposal calls for Mecklenburg County to purchase 10 acres on Neck Road in the Huntersville area that are ...
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