STEELE CREEK NEWS
Identifies 2011 Annexation Study Areas
(June 6, 2009) At its June 8 meeting, the Charlotte City Council
is expected to adopt Resolutions of Consideration identifying seven
areas for possible annexation in 2011. Two of these areas are in
One is called "Sandy
Porter" and includes the unincorporated area east of I-485 and south
of the approximate future West Boulevard extension. It includes the
Eagle Lake, Winterglen, Sullivans Trace, Lebanon Heights, Ayrshire
Glen, Laurel Valley, and Stonegrove neighborhoods, the new Shopton
Square shopping center, and several office and industrial areas off
Beam Road and Shopton Road.
The other is called
"Sledge" and includes the unincorporated area north of Four Horse
Road. It includes the Sanctuary, Chapel Cove, Hartwell, Winget Pond,
Waterlyn, and Pine Harbor Road neighborhoods, the northern part of
McDowell Park, Winget Park, Winget Park Elementary School, and the
new Fire Station 38.
Planning Department staff will study the areas to see if all or part
of them meet development and contiguity standards required by state
law. The qualifying areas will be announced in late spring 2010. The
city will conduct public meetings and public hearings before the
City Council adopts the Ordinance of Annexation in November 2010.
The annexations will be effective on June 30, 2011. The city may
annex all, part, or none of the study areas.
The City of Charlotte
follows a two-year annexation cycle. The map above shows the city
limits as of June 30, 2009. Portions of Berewick and adjacent areas
will be annexed on that date. For more information on the annexation
process, see the
Charlotte Annexation web page.
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