The developers of the proposed 50-unit Jetton Cove at Charles Towne Lane, off Jetton Road, have put the project on hold indefinitely, citing problems with the soil at the site. Town officials have canceled a planned community meeting about the project Tuesday night.
Town officials alerted neighbors of the proposed project on Tuesday that the meeting had been canceled. Cornelius Town Planner Jason Prescott told CorneliusNews.net that the project is on hold.
Developers David Weekley Homes and Hopper Communities of Charlotte had sought rezoning to develop 50 single-family homes on 5.6 acres at Charles Towne Lane and Jetton Road, near the town’s Fire Station No. 2.
“The developer needs more time to study the project on his own. Basically, he’s concerned about the type of soil that’s there, and the costs that it would take to make it buildable,” Mr. Prescott said. “He said they’re not ready to move forward as it is, or maybe at all.”
Neighbors said they were told the developer had withdrawn the application. Asked if the project had been withdrawn, Mr. Prescott said: “They (the developers) have not used the word withdraw. We’re going to keep it on file until they tell us otherwise.”
The Jetton Cove at Charles Towne Lane project also had been scheduled to come up at two other meetings this week, the Transportation Advisory Board on Thursday and the Architecture Review Board at midday Friday.
See more on the town planning website.
See also our Sept. 26, 2012 report, “Developers propose 50 homes off Charles Towne Lane.”