The Oak Ridge Municipal Planning Commission has recommended a rezoning that could allow about 200 homes on 32 acres near South Illinois Avenue and Centrifuge Way in south Oak Ridge.
The Planning Commission approved the rezoning request 8-0 on Thursday, said Stephen Whitson, Planning Commission chair.
There was no opposition.
The Planning Commission also voted 8-0 to recommend an associated land use plan map amendment.
The rezoning request and land use plan map amendment will now be considered by Oak Ridge City Council.
The property is currently zoned industrial. If approved by Council, the request would rezone the 32 acres as low-density residential. [Read more…]