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Orange County to vote on 446-home project in Horizon West

The subject property sits north of Hartzog Road and east of Avalon Road in Village I.
by: Tim Freed Managing Editor

Orange County Commissioners will vote on a new community in Horizon West at today’s meeting.

The preliminary subdivision plan request — under the project Withers Planned Development/ Village I — involves subdividing 160.17 acres to construct 446 single-family attached and detached residential dwelling units, along with parks and open space.

The subject property sits north of Hartzog Road and east of Avalon Road.

According to the agenda item, the request includes the following waivers:

a. A waiver from Section 34-152(c), to allow lots to front a mew, park, open space, etc. in lieu of the requirement that each lot shall have a minimum access width of twenty (20) feet to a dedicated public paved street.

b. A waiver from Section 38-1382(h)(4), to allow alleys to be designed as a tract in lieu of the requirement that they shall be designed as a private easement.

c. A waiver from Section 38-1384(9)(1), to allow garage access to be setback from an alley tract in lieu of an easement.

d. A waiver from Section 38-1384(9)(2), to allow the reference to pertain to an alley tract in lieu of an easement.

e. A waiver from Section 38-1384(i)(2), to allow vehicular access to garages or other off-street parking to be from a rear alley tract in lieu of an easement.

f. A waiver from Section 38-1384(b)(4)a, to provide a public pedestrian and open space tract in lieu of a street to provide a block break. 

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Tim Freed is the Managing Editor for the West Orange Times & Observer and the Windermere Observer. He previously spent six years covering the Winter Park/Maitland area and is a graduate of the University of Central Florida....

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