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Posted on: November 2, 2023

Trail Segment Closure: Mountains to Sea and Fonta Flora Connector

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The Mountains to Sea and Fonta Flora connector trail will be closed in the Linville River Tract while the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission conducts forest management restoration projects starting October 30, 2023. The connector trail in this a...

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Posted on: January 25, 2023

Short Term Rentals

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Burke County Community Development is announcing the revision of the Short-Term Rental Ordinance. The current Short-Term Rental Ordinance was adopted on June 15, 2021, as part of the county wide revision of the Burke County Zoning Ordinance.

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

NC Foothills Experience


Quality of Life – it’s what everyone wants. And in the heart of the North Carolina Foothills, nestled between Charlotte, Asheville and the Appalachian mountains, there is a region that offers it in abundance.

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Blueprint Burke Update

New Land Use Map

The Community Development Office of Burke County is updating the Blueprint Burke - Strategic Land Use Plan (Blueprint Burke Plan) in order to reflect current community data and adjust the future land use map which is an important component for the plan.


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