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File #: 15-16866    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/10/2021 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 12/13/2021 Final action: 12/13/2021
Title: Set a Public Hearing on Kennington Area Voluntary Annexation
Attachments: 1. Kennington Area Annexation Map, 2. Resolution for Kennington Area Annexation


Set a Public Hearing on Kennington Area Voluntary Annexation




Adopt a resolution setting a public hearing for January 10, 2022, for the Kennington Area voluntary annexation petition.



Staff Resource(s):

Taiwo Jaiyeoba, City Manager’s Office

Holly Cramer, Planning, Design, and Development



§                     The City has received a petition for voluntary annexation of private property.

§                     Public hearings are required prior to City Council action on annexation requests.

§                     This property is located within Charlotte’s extraterritorial jurisdiction.

§                     The area proposed for annexation shares boundaries with current City limits.

§                     Annexation of this area will allow for more orderly development review, extension of City services, capital investments, and future annexation processes.

§                     The 45.05-acre “Kennington” site is located along the west side of Hood Road and south of Plaza Road Extension in eastern Mecklenburg County.

-                     The property is currently vacant.

-                     The petitioner has plans to develop 106 single family homes on the site.

-                     The property is zoned R-3, which allows for single family residential uses.

-                     The property is located immediately adjacent to City Council District 5.

-                     The petitioned area consists of two parcels; parcel identification numbers: 108-121-20 and 108-121-18.


Consistency with City Council Policies

§                     The annexation is consistent with voluntary annexation policy approved by City Council on March 24, 2003.

-                     Is consistent with the policy to not adversely affect the City’s ability to undertake future annexations;

-                     Is consistent with the policy to not have undue negative impact on City finances or services; and

-                     Is consistent with the policy to not create unincorporated areas that will be encompassed by new city limits.