The Transylvania Times -

By Matt McGregor
Staff Writer 

Steep Slope Changes On City's Radar


February 14, 2019

Brevard City Council is currently moving toward increasing the allowable construction on steep slopes from a maximum of roughly 25 percent grade to just shy of a 50 percent grade.

The current proposal also recommends changing the formula for calculating the standard for development on steep slopes within the city.

At the council’s January meeting, Councilmen Maurice Jones, Charlie Landreth and Mac Morrow supported the changes, while Councilman Gary Daniel and Councilwoman Maureen Copelof voted against them.

Because the vote was not a supermajority, the issue will return to council...

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