Jack Simoneau

Jan 22, 2015

Garages – or porches – could make or break Epcon’s subdivision

HUNTERSVILLE – The town Board of Commissioners on Tuesday deferred making a decision on a rezoning request for an age-restricted subdivision, advising developer Epcon Communities to make design adjustments to […]

Mar 5, 2014

Huntersville commissioners approve clustered-lot zoning

HUNTERSVILLE – Developers who want to create residential subdivisions with smaller, more tightly clustered lots in areas outside central Huntersville no longer have to ask the Board of Commissioners to […]

Feb 20, 2014

Huntersville planners recommend zoning changes

HUNTERSVILLE – The effort to bring clustered residential subdivision provisions to the town zoning ordinance took another step in a long journey this week when the town planning staff unveiled […]

Feb 10, 2014

Saving green by making it green

Conservation subdivisions in rural areas. Clustering smaller lots in transitional zones. New urbanism developments in higher-density centers. Those are the financial mantras of residential developers in the Charlotte region, as […]

Feb 4, 2014

Huntersville board hears zoning land-use proposals

In zoning and land-use business considered at its Feb. 3, the Huntersville Board of Commissioners: Heard a proposal from developer Laureldale LLC of Charlotte to add 14 lots on 5.4 […]

Feb 4, 2014

Huntersville expands clustered-lot subdivision proposal to rural areas

HUNTERSVILLE – The clustered residential subdivisions sought by developers and planners alike are being considered for much larger sections of the biggest Mecklenburg County municipality outside Charlotte. At its Feb. […]

Jan 23, 2014

Officials told that conservation subdivisions could reshape the future of fast-changing Huntersville

HUNTERSVILLE – The town’s Planning Board and Board of Commissioners spent an hour talking about the potential impact of the proposed adoption of a conservation subdivision-style zoning classification during a […]

Dec 6, 2013

A 40-foot setback for embattled ‘enterprise center’

HUNTERSVILLE – The protestors who live in the partly dilapidated neighborhood that a church-affiliated group wants to help showed up at a Board of Commissioners meeting Monday to say they […]

Dec 6, 2013

The dollars and sense of density: Huntersville petitioners make the financial case for conservation subdivisions

HUNTERSVILLE – Single-family residential density vs. the price of land and its development. That’s the crux of one of the hottest residential real estate development debates in many of the […]

Dec 2, 2013

Northern disclosures: Land-use actions pile up in Huntersville, Cornelius and Davidson

HUNTERSVILLE – The Huntersville Planning Board last week granted Epcon Communities a continuation until Dec. 17 on a rezoning request to allow the developer more time to answer officials’ concerns […]

Nov 6, 2013

Huntersville delays two development decisions in rancorous meeting

HUNTERSVILLE – Growth and aging. The town of Huntersville – the fastest-growing municipality in the state, and one of the fastest in the country – is grappling with both as […]

Oct 25, 2013

Huntington Green revitalization faces resistance

HUNTERSVILLE – An “enterprise center” that would be a key component of a plan to revitalize the ramshackle trailer-park neighborhood of Huntington Green has run into opposition from a handful […]

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