No Charlotte Annexations in Steele Creek for 2003
(September 5, 2002)
Earlier this week Charlotte planners announced eight areas that the
city will consider for annexation in 2003. None of the targeted
areas are in Steele Creek.
Last year the city
identified ten areas that would be evaluated to see if they met
state standards for involuntary annexation. One of these study areas
included unincorporated areas east of Steele Creek Road along
Shopton Road. However, final list did not include any of this area.
followed a regular schedule of annexing large parcels every two
years. One of the seven areas Charlotte annexed on July 1, 2001 was
a 987-acre area that included several neighborhoods along
Sandy Porter Road and Brown-Grier Road, office and commercial
development in Whitehall, and three schools.
hold an informational meeting and a public hearing on the proposed
annexation areas this fall. The City Council will vote on the
annexations in December and they will become effective on July 1,
Due to rapid
growth in Steele Creek, portions of the area likely will be included
in Charlotte's next round of annexations in 2005.
information, visit the Charlotte-Mecklenburg
Planning Commission web site.