Land Use Coverage
Judge rules in favor of RDU over land-lease issue
A judge has ruled in favor of the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority in a lawsuit over the land-lease agreement between the group and Wake Stone Coropation.
Group steps up protest against development of airport land
The Umstead Coalition is stepping up opposition to a plan that could convert some unused land near Raleigh-Durham International Airport to a rock quarry. The group says there is better use for the property, and they want to get the word out.
Raleigh residents say protest petitions ensure their voices get heard
The House Local Government Committee approved a bill Thursday that would do away with a tool activists used to slow down large, new developments in neighborhoods throughout the state.
Lawmakers push to eliminate tool used to fight new developments
Protest petitions allow neighbors of property that is to be rezoned to force city councils to approve the change in land use by a super-majority. Developers say they slow down economic development, but residents say they help protect property values.