This fall, Percy Bland Jr. also accepted a two-year volunteer appointment by the City-County Council to the Marion County Board of Zoning Appeals.
Carmel council tables GOAT’s petition to reopen for additional city staff review
The owners of The Greatest of All Taverns, known as The GOAT, are trying to rezone their property in Carmel’s Midtown to allow the bar and restaurant to reopen. Now, city staff members are trying to determine a potential suitable zoning designation.Read More
New zoning encourages dense housing near bus lines
Earlier this month, the Democrat-controlled City-County Council voted 20-5 for new development standards that add residential and mixed-use districts to push bus usage, walkability and density county-wide.Read More
Developers pitch plans for more than 300 new houses in Fishers
The Fishers City Council reviewed two petitions Monday seeking to rezone a total of 167 acres of farmland to make way for two neighborhoods along Florida Road, between 113th Street and Southeastern Parkway.Read More
1,600-acre solar farm threatens to surround some Zionsville-area homes
A subsidiary of Florida-based Next-Era Energy Resources is attempting to rezone more than 1,660 acres across Union and Marion townships in Boone County to build its planned $210 million solar farm.Read More
The ordinance is increasingly relevant with construction on the second of three rapid-transit bus lines starting as soon as February, thanks to an $81 million federal transportation grant IndyGo landed last week.
The owners say the Carmel Board of Zoning Appeals’ decision to deny a zoning variance that would permit the tavern “was arbitrary and capricious.” They also point to other bars and restaurants in close proximity to The GOAT that are allowed to operate.
The Carmel Board of Zoning Appeals on Monday denied the request that would’ve allowed for the continued operation of the tavern in a primarily residential neighborhood.
The approval will allow Hamilton County Area Neighborhood Development Inc. to develop 11 affordable, for-rent homes at the southwest corner of 141st Street and Cumberland Road.
Senate Bill 392, authored by Republican Sen. Mike Young of Indianapolis, would give each township in Marion County—except for Center Township—its own board of zoning appeals. Speedway, Lawrence, Beech Grove and Southport would also have zoning boards.
The wholesale food distributor received a positive recommendation from the Fishers Plan Commission on Wednesday to change zoning of an adjacent property so the company can eventually add 69,000 square feet to its existing 230,000-square-foot facility.
Indianapolis-based KCG Cos. hopes to build as many as 200 apartment or townhome units for working-class residents, which would be adjacent to a new home for Mt. Paran Baptist Church on Franklin Road.
Roughly 22 acres on the northern half of the 104-acre site would be reserved for a multifamily project by Sheehan Development Co. Inc. that would include 320 apartments.
The development firm, which is in a legal dispute with the city over the property’s future, said the request followed “frequent requests for industrial space closer to downtown” by prospective buyers and tenants.
Indianapolis-based Westport Homes Inc. plans to ask the city’s Metropolitan Development Commission for approval to rezone two tracts of land for two subdivisions totaling 155 acres.
Homeowners in Johnson Addition, which was built in the late 1950s and early 1960s, say their neighborhood is charming and one of the few affordable neighborhoods left near Carmel’s downtown—and they want it to stay that way.
The city’s Metropolitan Development Commission on Wednesday gave Kite Realty Group the necessary approvals it needs to proceed with its plan build a 267-unit apartment complex adjacent to Glendale Town Center.
The Zionsville Town Council voted 4-3 Monday night to reject a 184-unit apartment project proposed just south of the town’s quaint downtown village. A vote on the project ended in a deadlock a month ago.
Forrest and Charlotte Lucas have continued to host not-for-profit events and what they say are private weddings at their West 116th Street property, despite being turned down for a zoning variance by the Carmel Board of Zoning Appeals in 2017.
The lots were among the last available spaces to nab close to the main drag in Fountain Square, a neighborhood where Fisher and his family’s business, RCA Properties LLC, already owned substantial property.
The Carmel zoning board’s approval of the construction of an Islamic community center was affirmed Tuesday as an appeals court determined opponents of the planned mosque failed to timely file the necessary paperwork to make their case.
The developer that owns the land where Franciscan Health plans to build a $130 million orthopedic center in Carmel told city officials this week that taxes will be paid on the real estate in perpetuity, even if it sells the land to the health care system in the future.
Napleton Auto Group says it’s still weighing its options for relocating one of its local Kia dealerships after dropping a contract to buy the former appliance chain headquarters and retail site.