Bank of America Stadium renovations get approval

Bank of America Stadium renovations get approval
CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 14: A general view of the stadium before the game between the Detroit Lions and the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

CHARLOTTE — Mecklenburg County gave the green light to the Carolina Panthers and Charlotte Major League Soccer to start renovations on the Bank of America Stadium.

A permit issued last week by the county allows for the interior demolition to offices and a referee room.

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It also allows for the demolition of some seating.

Changes to the stadium will include soccer specific-locker rooms and new entrances to the field.

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