Article 2.3 Expansion / Redevelopment of Existing Structures and Projects

.1 Individual structures which become non-conforming as of the effective date of these regulations may be expanded upon a finding by the Planning Director that:

a. the proposed expansion meets the requirements of these regulations to the extent practicable, given the shape and topography of the tract and the location of existing buildings and site improvements; and

b. the proposed expansion does not cause the structure to exceed maximum building size for the district; and

c. the development site taken as a whole, including parking, sidewalks, screening, landscaping and signage, will be brought into conformance with these regulations to the extent practicable.

.2 Existing multi-building development projects, such as shopping centers, apartment complexes, and business parks, which become non-conforming as to building and site layout as of the effective date of these regulations, are eligible for partial redevelopment, which may include expansion, upon a finding by the Planning Director that:

a. the redevelopment or expansion meets the requirements of these regulations to the extent possible, given the shape and topography of the tract and the location of existing buildings; and

b. the development site taken as a whole, including parking, sidewalks, screening, landscaping and signage, will be brought into conformance with these regulations to the extent practicable.

.3 Appeal of the Planning Director’s decision regarding expansion or redevelopment according to Section 2.3.1 or Section 2.3.2, above shall be to the Huntersville Board of Adjustment following the procedures of Section 11.3.2.

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