Winter Park’s City Commission approved two projects by developer Dan Bellows plus a large apartment building in one night Monday.
A 206-unit apartment building near the Winter Park Village had drawn the ire of nearby residents. The project will include a new filtration box to clean stormwater draining into a nearby lake and will replace the tree canopy that will be removed.
“I’m really appreciative the applicant is working to get the (electrical) lines underground,” Commissioner Tom McMacken said.
The Commission also approved a zoning change to properties near the intersection of Lyman and New York avenues from residential to office.
The Ravaudage development was granted a commercial development district that would give it eminent domain powers, though only over members of the CDD.
The latter two projects will require a second reading to be enacted.