Commissioner Steven Weick said he would be "proud of the legacy of the lake preservation and the park, and embarrassed by the legacy of the housing density" if the city approved Lennar's plan, and noted Lennar could skip the planned unit development
process and simply build houses over the entire property, including the lakeshore, if it wished.
The other wagons and tepees will be on the property's east side, near a pond that's away from the attractions.<br />The tepee and wagon guestswill haveport-a-potties to use.<br />"It will be real camping," Orr said.<br />Before Orr could wheel in his wagons, the property had to be rezoned from agriculture to a planned unit development
, which would allow for the lodging addition.
In his decision, hearings official Kenneth Helm said Landmark Properties' application to build the planned unit development
failed to meet a series of city requirements.
The roughly 11 acres were part of a planned unit development
for the former dealership.
In 2016, the city approved a planned unit development
with 871 single-family and townhome units by Toronto-based homebuilder Mattamy.
Highland Park cuts the tract nearly in half, with an entrance onPennsylvania and almost reaching Western Avenue.<br />The stadium would be west of Topgolf and Tract 30, which are close to Western Avenue.<br />To operate a sports stadium in the district, which is zoned as a planned unit development
, Chisholm Creek developer Medallion Group had to seek an application for a spectator sports and entertainment venue, which would be a high-impact use.<br />Engineer Tim Johnson presented the application atThursday's Planning Commission meeting.<br />"If you didn't put something like this here, I don't know where you'd put it," said Janis Powers, commission chairwoman.<br />Johnson'sfirm, Johnson & Associates,has worked on the other Chisholm Creek projects.
The 20-home planned unit development
would go on about a dozen acres immediately to the south of the park.
17, the Brooklyn Center City Council approved an amendment to a 1992 planned unit development
for the property to allow for the change of use and site improvements.
On Thursday, the Planning Commission approved the application for a specified planned unit development
. The City Council will review the application July 17.<br />"I thought it was a great site," Rice said.
Landmark Properties is attempting to win planned unit development
approval for the 22-acre project.
Hovnanian for a planned unit development
for a proposed subdivision with 535 ranch-style houses for people 55 and older.
The city approved a zoning change for the Benedictine project in April, and now is considering a plat and planned unit development
, with city Senior Planner Mark Noble expecting the Planning Commission to recommend approval Thursday evening.