Commission to discuss proposed mixed-use, residential developments

Ocoee leaders will be hosting public hearings for a proposed 73-acre mixed use development and a separate proposed 193-acre residential development.

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  • | 10:06 a.m. April 16, 2019
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Ocoee leaders will be hosting public hearings for the first readings of ordinances related to two separate development projects in the city.

The first set of ordinances are a large-scale comprehensive plan amendment and a rezoning ordinance related to the Ocoee Village Center Planned Unit Development. The subject property for the proposed development is a 73.17-acre parcel located on the north side of Clarcona Ocoee Road, east of State Road 429, south of Clarcona Ocoee Road and east of North Lakewood Avenue. The project applicant is requesting transmittal of a large-scale comprehensive map amendment from low-density residential to high-density and commercial to the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), and is requesting to rezone the property to planned unit development (PUD) to allow for the development of up to 150,000 square feet of commercial, 196 townhome units and 316 apartment units.

The second set of ordinances relate to the annexation, large scale comprehensive plan amendment and rezoning of a 193.22-acre property generally located south of West McCormick Road and west of North Apopka Vineland Road. The subject parcel is part of a 212.3-acre property, but only 193.22 acres is proposed to be annexed. In addition to the annexation, the applicant is requesting a transmittal of the large-scale comprehensive map amendment from Orange county rural settlement 1/5 to City of Ocoee low-density residential to the DEO and is requesting a rezoning to PUD to allow for the development of 381 dwelling units. The proposed development includes 68.68 acres of open space.

Any residents with questions or concerns may contact Ocoee City Hall at (407) 905-3100.


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