Category Archives: Land Use

Southside Incinerator Update

You will recall that the cleanup of the former Southside Incinerator site has been required and funded for many years, but work had not commenced. The project is moving forward again, albeit slowly. The property is NOT the Southside Generating … Continue reading

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Colonial Manor Park and Duck Pond

On January 15, residents of the area were invited to a town meeting to discuss possible dredging on the Duck Pond and gather input on some suggested park improvements. Public Works explained the concept of dredging the lake to create … Continue reading

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Southside Incinerator February 2014 Update

The long awaited, and funded, ash remediation project off Clydo Road is finally inching forward.  While our Public Works folks did prepare an RFP to solicit bids for someone to design the remedial action plan, that bid has yet to … Continue reading

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Sunbeam Landfill rezoning withdrawn

I know there has been significant interest in the future of the old Sunbeam landfill and the proposal for rezoning of the residential land to the rear. The existing PUD contemplates that no further residential development can occur until the … Continue reading

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Bikini Bar allowed to move forward on Baymeadows site

Following a federal court ruling that held the City’s zoning law regarding dancing entertainment establishments unconstitutional, the City has entered into a settlement agreement with the applicants that allows the establishment to move forward. Area businesses and residents had turned … Continue reading

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Southside Incinerator Update

Last month I wrote about the Southside Incinerator Ash contamination site near Powers Avenue.  I met with DEP shortly after my last update and DEP indicated there was no reason that the project could not and should not be moving … Continue reading

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Rezoning of San Jose Professional Center

The rezoning of San Jose Professional Center to PUD passed City Council last month. The Ordinance, 2014-048, included a written description of permissible uses and hours of operation, as well as a number of explicit ordinance conditions that limited hours … Continue reading

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East San Marco 2014-131

Last week the PUD modification for the East San Marco project was approved by City Council. The primary changes to the 2006 PUD involved a reduction in retail square footage on Parcel A (Atlantic Hendricks corner parcel) from a maximum … Continue reading

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LUZ Committee Introducing Changes To Zoning And Land Use Processes

As part of my work as chair of the Land Use and Zoning Committee, I have been holding bi-weekly workshops prior to the LUZ meeting. The purpose of those workshops is to correct deficiencies in our code that cause problems … Continue reading

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San Jose Professional Park seeks to expand permissible uses

The owners of San Jose Professional Park have applied for a land use change and rezoning in order to permit additional uses on their property. Currently restricted to office uses, the owners have had difficulty keeping the buildings leased and … Continue reading

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Hood Road Rezoning

2014-101 was passed last week rezoning approximately 10 acres at 10140 Hood from RR-acre to RLD-70.  The application had the support of the Planning Department, Planning Commission, Southeast CPAC and the Greater Hood Road Association.  I did receive notice from … Continue reading

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Large development proposed for 9B

The Davis family has unveiled its plans for development of a 1684 acre tract of land near 9B. The initial land use applications were approved for transmittal to the state for comments and I anticipate the actual land use change … Continue reading

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