clear
Sunday May 3rd, 2015 10:58AM

476-acre mixed-use development planned on Ga. 365; includes 496 housing units

By Ken Stanford Reporter
GAINESVILLE - A mixed-use development, consisting of multi-family, single-family, commercial and office components, is planned on a 476-acre tract on Georgia 365 just north of White Sulphur Road.


The Hall County Planning Commission is scheduled to consider a rezoning request for the project Monday.


Barker Street, LLC, wants to put 310 multi-family residential units (280 apartments and 30 town houses) and 186 single-family lots on the tract. The company says it will also include 600,000-square-feet of commercial/office space and that 25 percent of the land will be left as "open space."


The site is on the east side of Georgia 365 at its intersection with Simpson Road.


The county planning staff is recommending approval of the rezoning, with conditions. Those conditions include the stipulation that the project be developed only if sewer service is available. The applicant is proposing to use Hall County sewer service, if and when it becomes available. Another stipulation calls for the developer to pay for any road improvements needed to accommodate the development.


The planning board is expected to consider the matter when it meets Monday at 5:15 at the Hall County Government Center.

© Copyright 2015 AccessNorthGa.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Missing Ga. bank director arrested in Brunswick
A bank director accused of losing millions of investors' dollars before vanishing last year was arrested Tuesday during a traffic stop in a city in south Georgia.
7:00PM ( 1 year ago )
S&P 500 index has its best year since 1997
The stock market closed out a record year with more all-time highs on Tuesday, giving U.S. indexes their biggest annual gains in almost two decades.
6:56PM ( 1 year ago )
Colorado readies for 'Green Wednesday' pot sales
Police were adding extra patrols around pot shops in eight Colorado towns that plan to allow recreational sales to anyone over 21 on Jan. 1.
1:52PM ( 1 year ago )
Business News
Sex offender held in Hall County for failing to register
A 47-year-old man was booked into the Hall County Jail Tuesday, being held without bond for allegedly failing to register as a sex offender, his second such arrest.
6:09PM ( 1 year ago )
Pharmacy robberies may involve same suspect
Oakwood Police Tuesday afternoon released details in a pharmacy robbery they're investigating, similar to one that happened in the Hall County Tuesday morning.
5:46PM ( 1 year ago )
Victim critical following apartment fire
A 41-year-old woman was in critical but stable condition Tuesday after being rescued from an apartment fire in Forsyth County late Monday afternoon.
3:16PM ( 1 year ago )
Local/State News
Survey says Suwanee residents happier with their city than most
The results of the National Citizen Survey suggest that residents of Suwanee are happier with their city overall than most others across the country.
9:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
Grand jury recommends charging Georgia officer in shooting
A grand jury has recommended criminal charges be considered against an Avondale Estates police officer who fatally shot a 20-year-old man, DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James said.
By Associated Press
8:12AM ( 2 hours ago )
Dust explosion damages Gainesville business
A dust fire was reported at about 6:15 p.m. Saturday evening at Pilgrim's Pride just off Bradford Street in Gainesville.
By Staff
7:00AM ( 3 hours ago )
Car crashes into Suwanee apartment complex
Residents from five units of a Suwanee apartment complex are being moved temporarily after a car crashed into their building.
9:17PM ( 13 hours ago )
VIDEO: Botanical Garden welcomes first visitors
The new Atlanta Botanical Garden in Gainesville welcomed its first visitors Saturday on 168 acres of land just north of town on U.S. Highway 129.
By Jerry Gunn
2:28PM ( 20 hours ago )