Below are articles about Mecklenburg County or about the whole metropolitan region.
Saturday, interested members of the public can attend a free workshop to hear more about the initiative to improve and clarify the ordinances that govern development in Charlotte.
It’s clear the Blue Line Extension will change University City. We asked 10 experts what they envision, and how to ensure that the changes are for the best.
Since at least 1980 Mecklenburg County has had a vision for greenways. But where are they? Why, despite big visions, do we have less than 50 miles? Commentary.
Would Mecklenburg County’s farmers markets have more impact if they worked together? Would that give more people access to local foods? Would it help farmers? A Charlotte study looks for answers.
As local foods from local farms grow more popular, some in Mecklenburg explore whether to push for a voluntary agricultural district to help local farmers. Only 12 N.C. counties lack one.
With growth continuing apace, planning commissioners are urging a speedier process for retooling Charlotte’s new zoning ordinance.
As Charlotte explores how to reorganize and update its development ordinances into one Unified Development Ordinance, the question arises whether the city also needs a new comprehensive plan.
A workshop Dec. 5 will ask Charlotteans to envision what they want their community to look like.
How can we stop design and planning mistakes from damaging our city? Part 2 in a series of illustrated essays on urban design. Commentary from David Walters.
Another neighborhood, this time in West End, will showcase its potential with a day of pop-up improvements.