August 23, 2019: The City of Charlotte issued a letter with the dates and times for the public participation process.Read More
Does campaign money equate to election votes?
A quick comparison looking at the money spent and votes earned in 2019 Special Election Primary for the NC 9th Congressional District.Read More
The North Carolina apartment market continues to benefit from the state’s population increase, the low supply of apartments in the state and the increasing demand for apartment living.
New changes to building code regulations will take effect on October 1st.
These changes will impact: Burying Power Lines, 3rd Party Inspections, Tiny Home Regulations, Obtaining Temporary Certificates of Occupancy…..Read More
The 2018 NCSBC requires certification of Fire-Resistant Penetrations and Joints; affecting high rise buildings and buildings that have a risk category III or IV.Read More
A vote was held at the July 2nd County Commissioners Meeting to place additional sales tax on the November 6th ballot. The $50mil in additional tax revenue will be divided into five initiatives.Read More
The Transit Oriented Development Alignment’s purpose is to proactively rezone parcels that exist along the LYNX Blue Line Light Rail into one of the four new TOD zoning districts. These new TOD districts will ensure that the zoning along the Blue Line light rail will be up-to-date with the City of Charlotte’s Station Area Plans.Read More
The Transit Oriented Development Alignment’s purpose is to proactively rezone parcels that exist along the LYNX Blue Line light rail into one of the four new zoning districts. The City of Charlotte plans to have this completed by October 2019.Read More
Senate Bill 650 was created with the intent of raising more money for areas of the state that have not experienced the same benefits as larger counties due to the fact that they are smaller and more rural. This legislation would cost the City of Charlotte millions in lost tax revenue.Read More
The City of Charlotte is proposing changes to the city’s Housing Code Ordinance.
Many members of the Charlotte City Council believe that a stronger ordinance is needed.Read More
Highlights From: AIA And Code Enforcement Connect, May 8th Presentation
2019 Code Legislation
Inspection Department Reorganization
And Code Changes and Challenges
Tips for Organizing and Conducting a Successful Constituent Lobbying Meeting.Read More
When is “Out of the Box Thinking” a good approach.
A Case Study Using Resumes.Read More
The City of Charlotte has created a customer centric - Development Services Center. This One Stop Shop will open in November and combine 11 Charlotte development categories into one space.
Check out the presentation.Read More
The discussion of consolidating Charlotte and Mecklenburg County services happened again.
Here’s the recap of the conversation and a link to the POD Cast.Read More
Last week, Charlotte Public Relations officially launched. The website went live, social media accounts were created, and Longleaf Politics did a story. Now, this week our newsletter “The Leader” debuts.Read More