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Rosedale community meeting

Sydney Cromwell

The developers of two proposed mixed-use buildings at the corner of 18th Street South and 26th Avenue South say they’re going to take another look at their development’s height and other factors after a meeting with Rosedale residents Thursday. Read more

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The plans for a new mixed-use development in Rosedale were carried over to the July meeting. Read more

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Jared Lewis Development

Sydney Cromwell

The next meeting will be June 4. Read more

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Planning Commission April 2

Sydney Cromwell

The Planning Commission felt that the tree ordinance was still incomplete. Read more

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3101 Overton Drive

Courtesy of City of Homewood

The property owner said she was willing to consider another alternative of splitting the lot into two single-family homes. Read more

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Recommendations presented to city officials on Wednesday, Jan. 9 put an emphasis on simple codes regulating everything from building height and density to signs and pedestrian paths. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

A crowd packed City Hall for the issue but ultimately left without new information. Read more

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Planning Commission, Nov. 6, 2018

Sydney Cromwell

The Planning Commission will not vote on the case until the City Council decides whether the developers can build in a natural buffer zone. Read more

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The master planning process has been in the works for over a year with the help of the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham. The first draft of the master plan was presented to the Homewood City Council in July. Read more

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The Homewood City Council approved a series of changes to the city zoning ordinances at its Aug. 13 meeting, and council members plan to discuss more changes in the near future. Read more

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Saulter and Carr Road development

Courtesy of KADCO Homes

The zoning book changes must be approved by the City Council before being enacted. Read more

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Sydney Cromwell

Owner Jason Kessler intends to build two homes, one of them his own, on the property. Read more

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Edgewood Manor

Courtesy of KADCO Homes

The Commission also approved a preliminary hotel development plan on U.S. 280, zoning ordinance changes and carried over discussion of subdividing a parcel on Highland Road into two lots. Read more

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Hall-Kent Elementary addition

Courtesy of Goodwyn Mills & Cawood

Four of Homewood's schools will receive exterior additions, while Shades Cahaba Elementary will have extensive interior work completed. Read more

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Edgewood Manor

Courtesy of KADCO Homes

The city council will give the final vote on the rezoning request, but the development plan fails due to the tied vote. Read more

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Mecca Avenue Lot Subdivision

Sydney Cromwell

The commission also denied a request to rezone a house on Stuart Street for commercial use. These cases will be sent to the City Council for a final decision. Read more

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The city is expecting to break ground on its new public safety headquarters in summer 2018. Read more

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Curio Hotel

Courtesy of Scotty Stanford

The developers made changes to the height and parking in response to concerns at the July commission meeting. Read more

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18th Street Hotel Development

Courtesy of Mike Mouron

The plans included a seven-story Curio hotel, restaurant and retail space in the former Hatfield Auto and Little Professor properties on 18th Street South. Read more

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The Commission approved the request to construct three new buildings to be used for student housing. Read more

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