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The city forced a bar owner to paint over a mural. Then he got a check for putting another up four blocks away

Tacobaby, an eatery on Grace Street, received a $2,500 grant from WDI for its new mural. (Port City Daily photo/Williams)
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Wilmington’s new land code passes without regulations specific to Dollar General, Family Dollar

Wilmington's new land development code will go into effect this December without planned regulations specific to Dollar General and similar discount...

7 changes in Wilmington’s new land development code that will alter the city’s future

Wilmington City Council repealed its current LDC Tuesday night durings its meeting. A new version, which took eight years to pen,...

Last chance to weigh in on Wilmington’s new land development code

WILMINGTON –– Wilmington City Council is slated to completely upend its entire land development code (LDC) for...

Wilmington is backtracking on proposed rule that would have limited car washes

H2 Turbo Express Wash currently operates one location on Oleander Drive. It is looking to expand to a property on Carolina...

City inches closer to LDC adoption, officials debate in-law quarters, tree policy

Wilmington's draft Land Development Code is 523 pages long and available for public review online. (Port City Daily screenshot)
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How Wilmington’s new development code could save trees, polish aesthetics

On the left, greenery around the site of a Walmart in Wilmington is scarce. On the right, trees are abundant at...
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Wilmington could stop dollar stores from entering food deserts

Neighbors of a Dollar General on Pine Grove Drive were opposed to the store coming in. (Port City Daily photo/Alexandria Sands)

Wilmington looks to swap word that may have prevented rental ruling

The City of Wilmington expected its new short-term rental policies would need tweaking as they took effect, but pending litigation has...
The City of Wilmington's short term rental laws seem to contradict state law, but according to a local a representative (and a blog post from UNC), for now, they seem to be permitted (Port City Daily/Michael Praats)

‘It’s the DNA of our city’: Wilmington ready to rewrite Land Development Code

The City of Wilmington is ready to revamp its 30-year-old Land Development Code (Port City Daily/Michael Praats) WILMINGTON...