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* SHORE LINE
Published by The Town of Pine Knoll Shores In The Interests Of Its Citizens
Post Office Box 757, Atlantic Beach, N. C. 28512
Volume IV Number 6
Ken Haller and Noel Yancey - Co-Editors March I983
For the first time in its nearly 10 years as a Town, Pine Knoll Shores has been
Made a defendant in a lawsuit. The action was instituted by the John Yancey Corporation
John Yancey Corp. Newport News, Virginia and joins as defendants with the Town,
the Mayor and each member of the Board of Commissioners, The
. vSjL Plaintiff, a corporation operating a motel-hotel in PKS, complains
Pine Knoll Shores June, 1982 amendment to the Zoning Ordinance which reduced
allowable density in the Plaintiff’s area to 8 living units per
acre. Plaintiff asserts that the amendment is unlawful, invalid
and void for the various reasons specified in the complaint, among which are the allega
tions that the zoning was enacted *'to put an end to land development within the Town for
motel, hotel, apartment and other such purposes** and that the zoning deprives the Plain
tiff "of the right to use its undeveloped land for any purpose to which it is reasonably
A public hearing was held at the Town Hall on March 8 to receive comments on a
proposal that the Town annex the area lying between it and Indian Beach, Some 20-25
persons attended the hearing. The Mayor read a Municipal Service Report which indicated
ANNEXATION there would be no impediment to annexation insofar as meeting the
State's requirements are concerned,
Some 88^ of the area under consideration is institutional, the remainder
being residential. The latter contains the completed "Ocean Glen"
condominiums on the ocean side of Salter Path Road and the "Ocean Bay Villas," still
under construction, on the north side. The institutional area is the property of the
Representatives of both sets of condominiums were present to voice opposition to
annexation, primarily on their understanding that they would not benefit from it.
Several PKS citizens spoke in favor of the proposal to annex.
It was estimated that an additional $14,000, in tax revenues, plus some $5,000,
in State aid, would be realized annually by the Town from the annexation, but that the
cost of services to the annexed area would be in approximately the same amount.
The Board will now consider the matter further.
OF PINE KNOLL SHORES
Post Office Box 757
Atlantic Beach, N. C. 28512
U. S. POSTAGE
Permit No. 1
N. C. 28512