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File #: 15-16888    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/15/2021 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 12/13/2021 Final action: 12/13/2021
Title: Public Hearing on a Resolution to Close South Tryon - College Connector Street
Attachments: 1. 2021-22A S Tryon & College Connector Abandonment Map, 2. 2021-22A Resolution to Close 12.13.pdf


Public Hearing on a Resolution to Close South Tryon - College Connector Street




A.                     Conduct a public hearing to close South Tryon - College Connector Street, and


B.                     Adopt a resolution and close South Tryon - College Connector Street.



Staff Resource(s):

Liz Babson, Transportation

Casey Mashburn, Transportation



§                     NC General Statute Section 160A-299 outlines the procedures for permanently closing streets and alleys. 

§                     The Charlotte Department of Transportation (CDOT) received a petition to abandon public right-of-way and requests this City Council action in accordance with the statute.

§                     The action removes land from public right-of-way and attaches it to the adjacent property.

§                     The attached Resolution refers to exhibits and metes and bounds descriptions that are available in the City Clerk’s Office.

§                     The road to be closed is located in Council District 1.



Riverside Investment & Development Company


Right-of-Way to be Abandoned

South Tryon - College Connector Street



Per the petition submitted by Riverside Investment & Development Company, the abandonment of the street will allow the creation of a uniform pattern of blocks and streets. The City has no objections.



As part of the City’s notification process, and in compliance with NC General Statute 160A-299, the CDOT submitted this abandonment petition for review by the public and City departments.


Adjoining property owner(s)

Morehead Tryon Properties, LLC - No objections


City Departments 

§                     Review by City departments identified no apparent reason this closing would:

-                     Be contrary to the public interest;

-                     Deprive any individual(s) owning property in the vicinity of reasonable means of ingress and egress to their property as outlined in the statutes; and

-                     Be contrary to the adopted policy to preserve existing rights-of-way for connectivity.