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Henderson County News

Whispering Hills homeowners loud enough to defeat industrial zoning

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The Henderson County Board of Commissioners on Monday night denied a rezoning request made by a property owner who wanted to expand a business where large dump trucks park on Whispering Hills Drive near Howard Gap Road.   Read Story »

Tags: industry | disruptive land uses

Henderson County News

LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Planning is broken in Henderson County

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The decision by the Henderson County Board of Commissioners to reject the building of 900 single-family dwellings and townhomes on the Tap Root dairy property was only the latest episode to illuminate the sorry state of our growth management.   Read Story »

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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

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Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning

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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

Business group endorses
 four-lane NC 191 project

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While homeowners along N.C. 191 continue to implore the Henderson County Board of Commissioners to help them stop the road’s widening, the leader of a county business organization urged the board to support the proposed four-lane divided highway.   Read Story »

Tags: disruptive land uses | nimby nation | NC 191 widening

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

County rejects rezoning for 32 homes across from Haywood Knolls

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The Henderson County Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to deny a rezoning to allow a development of 32 homes in the Haywood Park Estates subdivision west of West Henderson High School.   Read Story »

Tags: land-use planning | Haywood Knolls | disruptive land uses | NC 191 widening

Fletcher Business

Neighbors poised to fight 1,224-home development

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Laid out on a network of streets named for North Carolina waterways — Catawba, Yadkin, Pamlico, Hiawassee and others — River Stone is filled with nice homes with one- and two-car garages, playgrounds out back and basketball hoops in front.   Read Story »

Tags: disruptive land uses | dairy farms | River Stone | Tap Root Dairy

Henderson County News

Developer proposes 1,224 homes, apartments at Tap Root Dairy

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Henderson County Business

City may reduce buffer between dog kennels and homes

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The city could allow overnight dog boarding closer to homes if the Hendersonville City Council OKs a zoning code amendment.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Business

Mills River board OKs expansion that has split High Vista homeowners

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Tags: Mills River Town Board | land-use planning | Development | disruptive land uses

Flat Rock Business

ZONING BOARD DENIES PERMIT FOR DRUG TREATMENT FACILITY

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Tags: Anna\'s Hope | disruptive land uses | opioid abuse | First Contact Ministries | Mud Creek Baptist Church

Flat Rock Business

First Contact makes case for rehab center; zoning hearing continued

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In a second day of testimony in a zoning hearing for a drug treatment facility, First Contact Ministries officials and other witnesses explained how the facility would operate and offered assurances that it would not pose a threat to surrounding residents.   Read Story »

Tags: disruptive land uses | opioid abuse | First Contact Ministries | Mud Creek Baptist Church | Greg Mathis | Craig Halford

Henderson County News

FOR AND AGAINST: First Contact Ministry's treatment center

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Tags: disruptive land uses | opioid abuse | First Contact Ministries

Henderson County News

Zoning board continues treatment center case

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Tags: disruptive land uses | First Contact Ministries

Henderson County News

Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning

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You won't want to miss this week’s Hendersonville Lightning.   Read Story »

Tags: disruptive land uses | First Contact Ministries | Mud Creek Baptist Church

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

Henderson County News

Fence case ends suddenly when applicant walks out

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Tags: Laurel Park | disruptive land uses

Henderson County News

IN 4-1 VOTE BOARD KILLS PROPOSED MORATORIUM

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Tags: disruptive land uses | nimby nation | 2017 moratorium

Henderson County Business

Arcadia Views opponents want NCDOT to bar entrance on U.S. 64

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Tags: disruptive land uses | nimby nation | Arcadia Views

Flat Rock Business

NIMBY NATION: Greatest hits of grassroots uprisings

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Flat Rock Four Seasons Politics

Moss column: The 'no grow' movement is winning

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We’ve taken a deep dive this week into our county’s history of nimbyism — the efforts to block developments that residents perceive as harmful.   Read Story »

Tags: land-use planning | disruptive land uses

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

Commissioners may call timeout on big subdivisions

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Confronted by repeated protests over housing developments and road improvements, the Board of Commissioners may call a timeout on growth.   Read Story »

Tags: land-use planning | Henderson County Commissioner Grady Hawkins | disruptive land uses | nimby nation