Plans for Davidson Homes in River Pointe Gets Approved

Davidson Homes in River Pointe Get Approval

Kannapolis Lake Norman developer Mike Shalvoy received the go-ahead Wednesday night for his planned River Pointe at Davidson community off Davidson Road at Rocky River.

The Kannapolis Planning & Zoning Commission voted unanimously to approve Shalvoy’s plans, after a leading opponent to the subdivision said he was glad that Shalvoy recently agreed to larger lots and fewer homes.

Jimmy McKnight, who lives in North Mecklenburg across the river from the proposed development, said he will even remove his name from a protest petition against the development. “The density is down, the lot sizes are up,” McKnight told the commission at a public hearing before the vote.

McKnight said he appreciated Shalvoy reducing the number of planned home lots from 408 to 338 and increasing lot widths in the 133-acre development from an original 50 feet to 70 feet. Continue reading