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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Was Tap Root vote a missed opportunity?

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Populist uprisings against larger housing development, new roads and other transportation improvements show no sign of fading after the Henderson County Board of Commissioners killed the proposed 900-unit Tap Root Farms project.   Read Story »

Tags: affordable housing | Tap Root Dairy | Tap Root development

Henderson County News

COUNTY REJECTS 900-UNIT TAP ROOT FARMS DEVELOPMENT

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The Henderson County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday denied a rezoning application for a 900-unit subdivision on the Tap Root dairy farm property, ending a contentious debate over what would have been one of the biggest developments in the county. Commissioners who voted no said the proposed development was too dense and too close to the Asheville Regional Airport, that it would stress public infrastructure and would provide housing without preserving quality of life.   Read Story »

Tags: disruptive land uses | Tap Root Dairy | Tap Root development

Henderson County Business

Developer seeks OK for 377 homes on Clear Creek Road

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The Asheville developer who proposed the Tap Root Farms development on Butler Bridge Road is seeking approval from the city of Hendersonville for another big development — 377 single-family homes and townhomes on either side of Clear Creek Road south of I-26.   Read Story »

Tags: housing | Tap Root development | Ken Jackson

Fletcher Business

COUNTY DELAYS ACTING ON 891-UNIT TAP ROOT FARMS DEVELOPMENT

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The Henderson County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday delayed action on a rezoning application for the 900-unit Tap Root Farms subdivision in an effort to work out an agreement on conditions the county wants to impose.   Read Story »

Tags: disruptive land uses | Tap Root Dairy | Tap Root development

Henderson County News

Don't miss this week's Lightning

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The Lightning is on the street!   Read Story »

Tags: military veterans | Opportunity House | WWII in Henderson County | Tap Root development

Fletcher Business

Fletcher says no thanks to Tap Root annexation

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The proposed Tap Root residential development looks so much like a city that it ought to be in a city, Henderson County Commissioner Bill Lapsley says.   Read Story »

Tags: disruptive land uses | Tap Root Dairy | Tap Root development

Henderson County News

AVL 'strongly opposes' Tap Root development

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Asheville Regional Airport officials are raising the alarm about the impact of a 1,200-home development at the Tap Root Dairy property, saying FAA regulations require an evaluation of the proposed development's potential to compromise air space safety.   Read Story »

Tags: Tap Root Dairy | Samuel E. Johnston family | Tap Root development