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 →

Tree trimming in the village

Duke Energy has begun trimming trees in the Flat Rock area, generally in the south and eastern parts of the village and a small section in the northwest corner (see map). The work is being performed by Asplundh Tree and the crew foremen will be communicating with customers as the work progresses. The work is... Continue Reading →

From the Hendersonville Lightning: 8. No asphalt, no storage units Disruptive land-use cases again drew organized public opposition. After Southeastern Asphalt Co. owner Jeff Shipman refiled a rezoning request for an asphalt plant on Spartanburg Highway in East Flat Rock, homeowners, business owners and environmental activists fought back with yard signs, billboards, online petition, a... Continue Reading →

From the Times-News: A 245-acre subdivision on a wooded mountainside in northern Henderson County is moving forward following a unanimous vote by the planning board Dec. 16, meeting the county's requirements for conservation subdivisions.  Ripple Falls LLC submitted the master plan for the project as a whole, and the first phase of 22 single-family lots on 83 acres... Continue Reading →

From the Lightning: City [of Hendersonville] planners will hold a neighborhood compatibility meeting next week on a rezoning request to allow 80 apartments on 2½ acres at the southeast corner of Greenville Highway and Chadwick Avenue. Applicants Joey Burnett of the Tamara Peacock Company and Brett Barry and landowner Hunting Creek Associates LLC are seeking... Continue Reading →

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