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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

City amends water extension policy amid conflict with county

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The Hendersonville City Council voted on Thursday to update a 1997 Water Extension Policy as part of an ongoing conflict with the Henderson County Board of Commissioners over water rates.   Read Story »

Tags: hendersonville | Henderson County | politics | water issues | Henderson County Board of Commissioners | Horse Shoe Farm | Zoning | water wars

Henderson County News

Council OKs merger of downtown, planning departments

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The Hendersonville City Council on Thursday authorized a merger of the city's downtown and planning departments into a new Community Development Department.   Read Story »

Tags: Lew Holloway | Zoning

Henderson County Business

Meadows quit after board banned digital signs, tightened design rules

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Before he resigned from the Mills River Town Council, Richmond Meadows was on the losing end of several votes that made the town much more restrictive in its regulation of signs and commercial development.   Read Story »

Tags: Mills River | Zoning | sign regulations | zoning violations | digital signs

Henderson County News

Time capsule shows benefits of gateway zoning

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From the mid-1980s through the mid-’90s, Hendersonville and Henderson County had endured more than a dozen controversies that centered on development, some of it unwanted.   Read Story »

Tags: south gateway | disruptive land uses | Zoning

Flat Rock Four Seasons Politics

NIMBY NATION: County has colorful history of citizen uprisings

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When he started his unlikely fight against a gigantic project to build 14 dams on tributaries of the French Broad River, Jere Brittain knew the odds were stacked against him.   Read Story »

Tags: land-use planning | disruptive land uses | Zoning | nimby nation

Henderson County News

City Council deals setback to senior housing

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Landowners are looking at other options after the Hendersonville City Council unanimously rejected a land-use change needed for a 129-unit senior living development on U.S. 64 between Hendersonville and Laurel Park.   Read Story »

Tags: Laurel Park | Hendersonville City Council | land-use planning | Zoning

Henderson County News

Event barn fuss triggers broad review

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The Henderson County Planning Board is plunging into a broad review of potentially disruptive land uses in residential zones after neighbors raised concerns about an event barn in an R-2 zone.   Read Story »

Tags: land-use planning | Henderson County planning | Zoning | event barn