The Chesterton Plan
Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at the town hall.
At that meeting
planners will resume the continued public hearing on John Nekus’ petition
for a planned unit development ordinance on 11.28 acres located west of the
Chesterton Post Office and east of the Westchester South subdivision,
immediately south of Richter Street.
Nekus is seeking to
build 62 paired patio homes and three single-family “cottage homes” on the
In December, during
the public-comment portion of the public hearing, residents of both
Westchester South and Richter Street remonstrated against the PUD, calling
it too dense, suggesting it would aggravate stormwater issues, and wondering
why Nekus wouldn’t be installing a sidewalk on Richter Street itself.
Planners did not
vote on the Nekus petition but instead continued the public hearing, so that
scrivener’s changes could be made to the planning documents.
A public hearing
will also be held on the primary plat of the Springdale planned unit
development, located immediately west of the Abercrombie Woods subdivision
south of 1050N.
consist of 71 R-1 and R-2 units--R-1 toward the east, R-2 in the center--and
then commercial sites at the west end.
In old business,
Lake Erie Land Company will be seeking approval of the secondary plat for
the double-hotel project at Coffee Creek Center: an 87-room, three-story
Fairfield Inn & Suites; and a 90-room, four-story Holiday Inn Express,
located north of the Culver’s restaurant.