National homebuilder plots large development in region

STATESVILLE, N.C. — Mecklenburg County’s most active homebuilder is proposing a new project in the Charlotte region.

On Monday, Statesville City Council held a public hearing and first reading for a rezoning request by Lennar Carolinas LLC. The company is seeking to rezone 95.3 acres of a 121-acre site to accommodate a 253-lot, single-family residential project, according to city documents. With the project passing the first reading, documents state the second reading for the request is expected on May 3.

The project will be located along James Farm Road, just off Interstate 77, according to documents.

Read more here about plans for the site.