Brevard Opposes Housing Bill
Last updated 4/26/2021 at 4:04pm
Brevard City Council has unanimously approved a resolution opposing a bill in the N.C. General Assembly it says limits the city’s authority over zoning and allows for unrestricted development in muni-cipalities.
Those who back Senate Bill 349 and its sister bill in the House, 401, including one of its primary sponsors, N.C. Sen. Chuck Edwards, who represents Transyl-vania County in District 48, say government regulations are hurting the housing supply.
The bill, filed March 25, is called “An Act to Provide Reforms to Local Government Zoning Authority to Increase Housing Opportunities...