City boundaries grow as commissioners approve voluntary property annexations.
While the 243.13 acre Oakfield Business Park Planned Development rezoning on Swindell Road was the main topic of the Jan. 22 commission meeting, three additional annexation requests were heard by city commissioners.
Annexation applications allow for the expansion of the City’s boundaries to include previously unincorporated property and must be contiguous to the existing city limits. Annexations may be initiated by property owners or by the City.
The annexations included:
* Four parcels totaling 39.32 acres located on the east side of South Baptist Church Road, south of West Alexander Street. The application states the intended use will be for the development of a single-family attached (townhome) residential project.
* Three parcels totaling 7.36 acres located at the northeast corner of Charlie Taylor Road and East US Highway 92. The application states the intended use for annexation will be to incorporate the parcels into the Southern Oaks Business Park Planned Development, for industrial use.
* Two parcels totaling 17.01 acres located on the north side of East Trapnell Road, east of James L Redman Parkway. The application states the reason for this annexation is for future residential development.
There are no Comprehensive Plan Amendment or rezoning applications filed for the 17.01 acre property but the other two annexations have Comprehensive Plan Amendment and Rezoning applications filed with the city’s Planning and Zoning department.
All three annexations were unanimously approved with a vote of five to zero.
The next city commission meeting will be held Mon., Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall. Meeting information and agenda is posted to the City’s calendar available at plantcitygov.com/calendar. Agendas will become active no later than the Friday prior to the scheduled meeting.