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Planning Board to review Royal Bliss project

Feb. 12. The Cornelius Planning Board will consider the Royal Bliss Brewery Project at tonight’s meeting. If they recommend approval, the proposal will then be sent back to the Town Board for a final public hearing. Plans call for construction of a 11,800 square foot building on a vacant 2.98 acre plot owned by Griffin […]

Same location before there was a Lake Norman

Can you say geospatial: Find your home site 86 years ago

Feb. 12. By Dave Yochum. Have you ever wondered what your property looked like from the air 30 years ago? Seventy-two years ago? How about 85 years ago? Mecklenburg County Geospatial Information Services (GIS) is starting 2024 with a Historical Aerial Photo Viewer that lets you zoom into a specific location and view changes over […]

Architectural Review Board will review Greenway Gartens plans

Jan. 24. Northwood Ravin’s plans for four multi-family apartment buildings as part of the Greenway Gartens project—on the future South Street Extension—come before the Architectural Review Board Friday for review and recommendations on proposed building elevations. Northwood Raven will be presenting their proposed multifamily building design to the ARB for actual approval. Once they receive […]

Convenience store, day care plans include extending Nantz Road

Jan. 18.  By Dave Vieser. Site preparation work has begun for a new convenience store and day care center on West Catawba opposite Nantz Road. Convenience Development Partners will extend Nantz Road to the south and east, behind the storage business and meeting up with another extension that is expected to be built by the […]

Nantz Road is to the left in this site plan

Convenience store coming to W. Catawba at Nantz

Dec. 5. By Dave Vieser. Almost five years to the day after rezoning was first approved by the town, site work has begun on a retail/convenience store complex on the east side of West Catawba opposite Nantz Road. Convenience Development Partners, with offices in South Carolina and Florida, is the developer. “We have finally started […]

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Town Board approves rezoning

Oct. 17. By Dave Vieser. The Cornelius Town Board approved a rezoning request from applicant Kevin Mahl to amend previously approved conditional zoning on approximately 6.15 acres located at 11140 Bailey Road, near the intersection with Hwy. 115. The parcel just southwest of the Circle K convenience store is vacant. The amended rezoning approved last […]

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Hold on conditional zoning requests may be lifted at May 1 Town Board meeting

April 28. By Dave Vieser. The hold on conditional zoning requests for residential projects may be lifted at  Monday’s Cornelius Town Board Meeting. “If the Town Board chooses to adopt the Planning Board recommendations regarding the Land Use Plan Growth Management Task Force draft Monday evening, we have also placed a request for the Town […]

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Town Board will consider growth management recommendations April 3

March 15. By Dave Vieser. Cornelius commissioners will consider recommendations to the town’s Land Use Plan next month. The Growth Management Task Force (GMTF) had previously submitted their suggestions which have been under review for several months. How to manage growth became the leading issue in local elections two years ago, with four out of […]

Board of Adjustment will rule on Total Wine sign

Dec. 12. By Dave Vieser. New sign options for the Total Wine store on Torrence Chapel Road will be considered for a variance by the Board of Adjustment at tonight’s meeting. In addition, the sign locations have been changed. “Total Wine will be located in the northern portion of the former Stein Mart location” said […]

Four appointed to Planning Board

July 19. By Dave Vieser. At the Monday July 18 Town Board meeting, Cornelius commissioners unanimously approved four new members to serve on the Town Planning Board. Commissioner Michael Osborne, who serves as liaison between the Town Board and the Planning Board, had previously interviewed the applicants and recommended their approval. All four terms are […]