STEELE CREEK NEWS
Rezoning for Apartments at 49 and 160 is August 31
11, 2005) On
Wednesday, August 31 at 7:00 p. m. The Walter Fields Group will hold
a public meeting at the Steele Creek Library to present information
on a rezoning
application to allow construction of apartments near the Highways 49
and 160 intersection behind the Harris
Teeter and adjacent to Southwest Middle School.
In Rezoning Petition
2005-149, Charter Properties is requesting rezoning of two parcels
that currently are zoned R-5(CD) and CC to R-17MF(CD). Along with
another parcel that already is zoned R-17MF(CD) these will create a
site that totals
approximately 40.5 acres. The requested rezoning
would allow construction of approximately 600 rental apartments.
Developers expect the first occupancy to occur in summer of 2007.
view the rezoning application, locator map, and site plan, see the
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission's web page for
Rezoning Petition 2005-149,
Local residents refer
to the Highway 49 and 160 intersection as Steele Creek Town Center.
It continues to develop as the focal point of the Lower Steele Creek
community. Construction currently is underway on a 600,000 square
foot shopping center, RiverGate, and Carolinas Healthcare System is
requesting a zoning change that will permit development of a medical