Change to Urban Mixed Use regulations
12 months ago
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Change to Urban Mixed Use regulations

The Wilmington City Council said OK to changing urban mixed use regulations Tuesday night.
Wilmington City Council delay means city could soon be out of compliance
1 year ago
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Wilmington City Council delay means city could soon be out of compliance

City Council met tonight, and the future of Wilmington was front and center. On the agenda was how to regulate the growth of Wilmington's suburban areas. A decision was made, but everyone was not in agreement.
Council wants more feedback on Castle Street Peddler Flea Market
1 year ago
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Council wants more feedback on Castle Street Peddler Flea Market

Some local businesses say the City of Wilmington cost them some valuable foot traffic after shutting down the Peddler Flea Market on Castle Street. The city shut the market down last month when it realized the market violated city ordinance. Now neighboring businesses are worried about their losing their own profits.
Another public hearing on breweries
1 year ago
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Another public hearing on breweries

There's another public hearing on Breweries Wednesday evening. The Wilmington Planning Commission is considering new zoning regulations.
Brewing questions with no answers, yet
1 year ago
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Brewing questions with no answers, yet

The Wilmington Planning Commission held a workshop Wednesday to decide how to handle small breweries in the Port City.
ONLY ON 3: Plan for Wilmington mosque faces opposition from neighbors
1 year ago
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ONLY ON 3: Plan for Wilmington mosque faces opposition from neighbors

An office building in Wilmington might be turned into a new mosque, but the idea has some neighbors concerned. The Islamic community is growing in Wilmington and now looking for more space. They found an empty office building on Rankin Street, but rezoning is not the only obstacle they have run into.
Brewing questions in the Port City
1 year ago
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Brewing questions in the Port City

Microbreweries have been showing more interest in the Port City. But city code is causing a little confusion for craft brewers. Tonight the City of Wilmington held a public forum to get your thoughts.
Owner hopes for permit to open restaurant in neighborhood where others have failed
2 years ago
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Owner hopes for permit to open restaurant in neighborhood where others have failed

Al Snyder hopes to make his dream a reality and open Detour Deli in an old, empty building at 510 1/2 Red Cross St. Snyder says he bought the building in November, but a special use permit slowed his progress.
Fireplace violation continues to keep Kure Beach couple out of new home
2 years ago
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Fireplace violation continues to keep Kure Beach couple out of new home

A Kure Beach couple remains unable to move into their new home after a New Hanover County Superior Court judge upheld the town's decision to deny an occupancy permit for the property because its cantilevered fireplace extends 6 inches farther than zoning laws allow.
City modifies zoning for gated apartments
2 years ago
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City modifies zoning for gated apartments

Also at Tuesday night's City Council meeting a public hearing looked at a zoning ordinance off of Greenway Avenue.