The Porter County Plan Commission board will meet on Wednesday at the Porter
County Administration at 6:30 p.m.
St. Andrews LLC has requested multiple rezonings for 99.5 acres that lie
immediately west of the future hospital site in Liberty Twp. on the corner
of U.S. 6 and Ind. 49.
The case will be presented by attorney Todd Leeth of Hoeppner, Wagner and
Plans for the site were unveiled by planners Great Lakes Development and
Lannert Group last month during a presentation to get feedback from
neighboring residents. The southernmost 13 acres near the U.S. 6 entranceway
is proposed for High Intensity Commercial (CH). About 45 acres will be
petitioned to be rezoned as Office and Technology (OT) where the proposed
medical campus will sit.
The northern sections of the site have been set aside for age-restrictive
housing units for senior citizens. One section the developers are asking to
rezone as Two-family Residential (R3) that will allow the builders to
develop a variety of different residency styles. The northernmost area
petitioned to be rezoned as Multiple-family Residential (R4) will include
assisted living facilities developers have said.
The existing site is currently zoned as a Single Family Residential District
Also on the agenda, the commission under new business will hold a discussion
on the amendment to the county’s Unified Development Ordinance Landscaping
The commission will also visit two old business items. The Church of Jesus
Christ on 339 W. CR 400N in Union Twp. will see if the commission will grant
its request to rezone 5.3 acres from Rural Residential to Institutional.
Another item the commission will hear under old business is a request for
extension of secondary plat for Phase 2 of Prairie Landings subdivision in
Porter Twp. The case had been continued from the May 12 plan commission
The county administration building is located at 155 Indiana Ave. in
Valparaiso. The plan commission will meet in the commissioners’ chambers,