Planning Staff Recommends Denial For Anderson Townhouse Project At Lupton City

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Chris Anderson and ALC Holdings are seeking townhouse rezoning for 30 residential lots for a subdivision near the old Dixie Yarns facility at Lupton City.

The 3.2-acre site is at 1335 and 1336 Mercer St.

The staff of the Regional Planning Agency is recommending denial of the request.

The staff said, "The proposal to introduce a new higher density zone into the existing Lupton City single-family neighborhood along Whitney St. will set a precedent for the area. However, the proposed single-family detached dwellings are compatible with the recommendations of the Hixson-North River Plan and adjacent land uses. Changing the zoning from M-1 Zone to R-T/Z Zone for the property at 1336 Mercer will allow single-family residential uses on an historic manufacturing site which is more consistent with the adjacent residential neighborhood. It also acts as a transition from the proposed village center development at 1101 Lupton Dr. (Case 2018-0093) to the existing single-family residential neighborhood. Conditions should be required In order to protect the single-family detached residential character of the neighborhood."

The Planning Commission meets Monday at 1 p.m. at the County Courthouse.



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