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Edmond planners will review zoning for 220 homes

Edmond planning commission members will meet Tuesday to consider rezoning property to make way for 220 single-family homes on the southeast corner of Waterloo Road and Broadway. The proposed development covers 183 acres.
by Diana Baldwin Published: January 8, 2013
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— Planning commissioners will consider rezoning property on the southeast corner of Waterloo Road and Broadway from agricultural and single family to a mixed-use planned unit development when they meet Tuesday.

The development covers 183 acres and would include commercial, office and 220 single-family homes.

Dorothy and Wayne Sadeghy are asking for the zoning change at the meeting that begins at 5:30 p.m. at 20 S Littler Ave.

The developer is planning to extend the water line from a half-mile away to the south at Sorghum Mill and Broadway.

City Planner Bob Schiermeyer said the developer also will need to loop the water line to the west to a water line on Waterloo Road that was installed when the Oak Tree development was constructed.

“Without the loop, there would not be adequate water pressure,” Schiermeyer said.

The developer also wants to use aerobic treatment systems on the individual lots, which are expected to be at least 22,000 square feet.

“There has not been a project this large planned for aerobic systems,” Schiermeyer said.

An aerobic treatment system is a small-scale sewage treatment system similar to a septic tank system, but which uses an aerobic process for digestion rather than just the anaerobic process used in septic systems.

by Diana Baldwin
Sr. Reporter
Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976 and came to The Oklahoman in 1991. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote...
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