From the Lightning: An overflow crowd that flocked to Henderson County’s Historic Courthouse last week implored the Board of Commissioners to reject a 2045 comprehensive land-use draft that they said encourages sprawl, endangers the apple country and does nothing to preserve open space and natural resources. Suzanne Hale said the draft plan would “sentence the... Continue Reading →

From the Hendersonville Lightning (June 1, 2022): At its regular meeting earlier this month, the Henderson County Transportation Advisory Committee voted unanimously to recommend that the new spending blueprint bump the Kanuga Road improvement in favor of a new I-26 interchange at Four Seasons Boulevard to fix safety and congestions problems. Tristan Winkler, executive director... Continue Reading →

May 4 deadline for comments on draft of Village Comprehensive Land Use Plan

The Village Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) draft is available on the village website here for public review. Please take a look and send any comments to Council Member Susan Gregory at susangregory@villageofflatrock.org by May 4. The 2013 Village CLUP has been undergoing review by the Village Planning Board for revisions and needed updates. The Board presented their recommendations in a draft document... Continue Reading →

Village Comprehensive Land Use Plan review

The Village Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) draft is available on the village website here for public review. Please take a look and send any comments to Council Member Susan Gregory at susangregory@villageofflatrock.org by May 4. The 2013 Village CLUP has been undergoing review by the Village Planning Board for revisions and needed updates. The Board presented their recommendations... Continue Reading →

From the Hendersonville Lightning: A project of 70 apartments in three four-story buildings on the southeast corner of Greenville Highway and Chadwick Avenue can go forward whether the developer wins a rezoning or not, startled Hendersonville City Council members learned Thursday night. As a result, the council voted unanimously to OK the rezoning, clearing the... Continue Reading →

Lots to think about in this article, Exurbia Rising by Joel Kotkin (click to read the entire piece): Perhaps nowhere is the gap between America’s cognitive elite and its populace larger than in their preferred urban forms. For nearly a century—interrupted only by the Depression and the Second World War—Americans have been heading further from the urban core, seeking... Continue Reading →

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