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Catawba County commissioners will consider adopting new economic incentives on Monday that will make it easier to eradicate or re-use old, vacant industrial buildings.
The incentives would waive certain landfill and permitting fees for developers wishing to tear down — or re-use — dilapidated buildings to build anew. It’s a plan that county officials hope encourages economic development and revitalization at some of the area’s many vacant industrial and manufacturing sites.
To read more of this story, pick up the weekend print edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.