- June 23, 2017
The Ocoee mayor and commissioners approved the final site plan for the Park at 429 – a 45.85-acre light industrial/flex office planned unit development located north of Palm Drive, west of State Road 429 and east of E. Crown Point Road. The site will have five buildings totaling 645,000 square feet, and a total of five entrances - two of which will be designated for trucks, Ocoee city planner Mike Rumer noted. Three entrances will be located on E. Crown Point Road and two on Palm Drive. The motion to approve the final site plan was passed unanimously.
In response to a perceived increase in panhandling over the past 18 months, city leaders approved the first reading for an ordinance that aims to restrict panhandling. The ordinance, which is modeled after the panhandling ordinances adopted by Winter Garden and City Of Orlando, will clarify prohibited activities and require panhandlers to register. Individuals will be prohibited from panhandling within 100 feet of any bus or train stop, in any public transportation vehicle or facility, in any city right-of-way, in any public park, fairground or sporting facility, within 100 feet of schools, ATMS or liquor stores, in city-owned parking lots or garages, and on any private property unless permission has been given by the property owner. The second reading and public hearing is scheduled for the March 21 city commission meeting.
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