Edmond planners approve zoning for housing development

An 84-unit housing development for people 55 and older is proposed for the southeast corner of Broadway and Covell Road. Edmond planning commissioners recommended rezoning the property.
by Diana Baldwin Published: December 6, 2012
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Planning commissioners recommended rezoning the property from single family to planned unit development for office and attached residential with a 4-1 vote. Chairman Barry Moore cast the single no vote.

City council members are scheduled to make a final decision on Jan. 14.

There will be one-, two- or three-bedroom units. None of the buildings is to exceed five units. The rent will be between $1,500 and $2,300 a month.

Three or four office buildings are proposed to be built on the land fronting on Boulevard. The offices will total 18,000 square feet.

Planning commissioners also recommended amending the Edmond zoning plan to allow for this type of development.

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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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