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Algood Planning Commission Approve Third Quarry Run Apartment

The Algood Planning Commission has approved the final site plan for a third Putnam Properties Apartment Complex. The building will complete a “horseshoe” shape of buildings in the Quarry Run development. They have two complexes there now and this will complete the third leg. UCDD Planner Tommy Lee said since the first two dwellings were built, requirements for multi-family developments ... Read More »

White Co.’s Duck Pond Road Seeing Increased Development

White County Regional Planning Commission approved a preliminary plat allowing for an estimated 24-lot development off of Duck Pond Road. UCDD Deputy Planner Tommy Lee said this came at the request of developer Jeremy Johnson. He said it divided a property of about 14 acres into one-half to one-acre lots for residential development. “Over the last 18 to 24 months ... Read More »

Algood Planning Considering Changes For Duplexes In Zoning Classifications

Algood Planning Commission considering making changes to its R-2 and R-3 zoning classifications. UCDD Planning Deputy Director Tommy Lee said the change would permit on appeal two-family dwellings, or duplexes in the R-2 zone. He said currently multi-family dwellings are only allowed in the R-3 zone. “There are not as many R-3 parcels as there are R-2s,” Lee said. “So ... Read More »

Baxter Approves Super High Density Zoning Code

City of Baxter has updated its zoning codes to create a zone for “super high-density residential.” UCDD Planning Deputy Director Tommy Lee said the zone will allow for multi-family developments on 5,000 square feet lots. He said with the development occurring in Baxter, the updated zoning code will meet the needs for future projects. “And the request for the smaller ... Read More »

Algood Planning Commission To Study Regulations On Accessory Buildings

The Algood Planning Commission approved further study into setting restrictions for accessory buildings Thursday night. UCDD Staff Planner Tommy Lee said city officials have received complaints from residents about garages being larger than homes. “We in Algood have location restrictions on accessory structures, but we do not have any requirements with regards to size or appearance,” Lee said. Lee used ... Read More »

Baxter Approves $1.6M Bid For Portobello Water And Sewer Project

City of Baxter approved a bid for some $1.6 million for the Portobello America sewer extension work. UCDD Deputy Director Tommy Lee said that the bid from Rogers Group will provide sewer upgrades along State Route 56 and Baxter Road. He said the upgrades will also make it possible for Portobello America to start its operations. “The more growth that ... Read More »

Baxter To Change Large Subdivision Proposal Protocol

Baxter Planning Commission will change its protocols when it comes to approving plats for large subdivisions. City Engineer Tom Bennett brought for the idea citing concerns about utility capacity for large subdivisions. Building and Codes Inspector Bob Lane said developers will now have to get preliminary approval from department heads before bringing the submission before the planning commission. “It’s called ... Read More »

Algood Planning Recommending Changes For Future Residential Homes

The Algood Planning Commission will recommend two zoning ordinance amendments focusing on homes imported into the city. Planner Tommy Lee said the recommendations come from concerns about the relocation of non-site built structures, like double-wide manufactured homes. Lee said if the city approves, there will be multiple requirements for any new home coming into Algood. “It’s for protection for those ... Read More »

Livingston Approves East Main Townhouses After First Rezoning Reading

Townhouses on Livingston’s East Main Street were approved upon first reading at Monday night’s board of aldermen meeting. The two parcels would be rezoned for multi-family housing. The townhouses range from two bedrooms to three bedrooms, with 18 to 20 homes set to be constructed in the location. Alderman Kelly Coleman said he supports the rezoning. “There’s no doubt that ... Read More »

Livingston Submits For FEMA Funding For High-Risk Properties

Livingston has resubmitted the necessary documents to TEMA in the next step to getting funding for long-term flooding mitigation. The funding would allow the city of Livingston to purchase property from citizens with a high risk for flooding. UCDD Deputy Director Tommy Lee said that TEMA has to submit the documents to the federal level. “And now we are simply ... Read More »