Homewood Planning Commission

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The committee voted to send the plan to the council without recommendation. A public hearing will be held Dec. 9 Read more



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The plan to rezone downtown Homewood will also be discussed by the Planning and Development Committee on Dec. 2 Read more


Homewood Planning Commission

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The Homewood Planning Commission meeting on Tuesday turned contentious after residents raised concerns about the proposed new zoning plan for downtown. Read more

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Officials say that the current zoning in the district is too long and complicated and is hindering development. Read more



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Most Homewood residents know the City Council, and many probably also recognize active boards like the Planning Commission and Parks and Recreation Board. But how many know what the Housing Code Abatement Board or the Medical Clinic Board do? Read more


Proposed downtown intensity zoning

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The downtown zoning code changes are expected to come before the Planning Commission in November. Read more


West Homewood District 7-10-19

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The proposed changes would prohibit more townhouses, light industrial businesses and funeral homes in the West Homewood District. Read more


Homewood Planning Commission

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The Homewood Planning Commission on Tuesday approved two requests presented by Wesley Cline of LMOB Properties LLC. Read more


Homewood Planning Commission 7-10-18

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The church will construct the unit at the church's Oakmont campus Read more


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LBYD engineer Curtis Eatman presented the three cases before the Planning Commission and addressed community questions and concerns. Read more


Proposed home designs on Broadway

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Real estate investor and Homewood resident Chris Tucker said the reason for his success was the time he spent going from door to door in Edgewood, talking to every homeowner who could see the property from their houses. Read more

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West Homewood District rezoning

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During a meeting April 1, the Homewood Planning Commission voted 6-0 to recommend bringing properties along Oxmoor Road, Oak Grove Road and Scott Street into the West Homewood District. Read more

The rezoning of two lots on Oxmoor Road to make way for an expansion by The Exceptional Foundation will be back in front of the City’s Planning Commission for additional review at the April 14 City Council meeting. Read more


The code would ensure consistent character of buildings in the area, much like those seen in Edgewood or downtown Homewood. Read more


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