At the September 3rd Board of Commissioner meeting, the board approved the controversial rezoning of 8.59 acres from R15 residential to C2(P) planned service/retail. The property is located at the northwestern quadrant of SR 1132 (Legion Road) and NC HWY 162. Voting for the rezoning were commissioners Pat Edwards, Edwin Deaver and Bryan Marley. Voting in opposition was commissioner Jerry Legge and Mayor Pro Tem Bob Gorman.
Plans for the site: 42,000 square-foot Walmart neighborhood market.
The board also approved a Group Development Review from Southview VI. The property is zoned R5A and is located at the northwest quadrant of SR 1363 Elk Road and Dunrobin Drive. The plans were submitted by United Resorts, LLC.
Plans for the site: single sixteen unit apartment building.