Joy Crist: A closer look at the hotel proposed for Hatteras

By on June 6, 2019

The potential site of a new hotel in northern Hatteras village. (Donna Barnett)

By Joy Crist

Controversy exploded on social media this week regarding the proposed construction of a new hotel in Hatteras village.

Technically, the issue stemmed from the growing awareness of an upcoming Dare County Planning Board meeting, where the board will consider a text amendment to the C2-H General Commercial Zoning District in Hatteras village.

But it grew from this minor announcement into a heated debate about whether or not Hatteras needed a new hotel in the first place.

A bigger conversation about any new development project that affects the landscape and economy of Hatteras Island is always a good thing. But the problem with this growing awareness is the potential spreading of misinformation, and the formulation of opinions without having all the facts at hand.

So with that in mind, let’s shed a little extra light on this hot topic, and take a closer look at some of the details.

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