First steps cleared as Plan Commission recommends rezoning for land off Meadow Lane, near Silvernail Road and Grandview Boulevard. Public hearing to be held.
Friday, January 13, 2012
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Two plans from separate organizations met with opposition from neighbors.
Two controversial projects involving the provision of residence for people with disabilities are going before the Waukesha Plan Commission at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at City Hall. Both projects have been before the Plan Commission, with the commission telling developers to meet with the neighbors and learn about their concerns. In both cases, the area neighbors brought forward different oppositions to the projects. Welsh Oaks subdivision The first project was being brought forward by St. Coletta of Wisconsin. The two community-based residential facilities would serve the developmentally disabled in the Welsh Oaks subdivision, if approved by the Plan Commission. The Welsh Oaks subdivision is west of Merrill Hills Road between Highway 18 and …
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Zoning change to allow mixed-use properties forwarded to Common Council for review.
The Plan Commission unanimously Wednesday night approved changing the zoning code for all business districts to allow for mixed use properties, developments with both housing and businesses, as conditional uses. The zoning code change will go to the Common Council for consideration. Plan Commission member Rebecca Roeker said she supported the change to the zoning code for business areas because it would be a conditional use, allowing for future Plan Commission oversight. The change was brought before the commission by Alderwoman Kathleen Cummings after developer Judy Fuller was considering plans to build a retail/office property with two bedroom apartments on the corner Racine Avenue and Guthrie Road. Under existing zoning codes, mixed use…