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Three ideas that could shake up planning and development in Charlotte

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Many cities and counties around the nation charge developers’ fees for the new schools, parks and other public infrastructure new residents will require. That is not the case in Charlotte (though there are “system fees” for new connections to the municipal water system). But assistant city manager and chief planner Taiwo Jaiyeoba recently said it is an idea worth exploring…. Read more