Compiled by Michael Rheinheimer
The Westfield City Council met Aug. 12. The next meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Aug. 26 at City Hall, 130 Penn St. For more, visit westfield.in.gov.
What happened: The council approved Unified Development ordinance amendment (Summer 2019) by a 7-0 vote.
What it means: Changes to wording for SF3 zoning districts, architectural standards, landscaping standards, street trees location and spacing, vision clearance, open space and amenity standards, stormwater standards, street and right of way standards and utility standards were adopted.
What happened: The council approved the Oak Manor North planned unit development amendment for Options Charter School, 7-0.
What it means: The building of an Options Charter School on a 3-acre parcel of land adjacent to the Grassy Branch Marketplace PUD, north of Ind. 32, was approved.
What happened: The council approved the Westchester PUD amendment, 5-2.
What it means: The stipulation prohibiting a single builder from building more than 50 percent of the lots in the residential areas has been moved from the existing commitments to architectural standards.
What happened: Union Row was approved, 7-0.
What it means: The Unified Development ordinance and zoning map designates real estate located on South Union Street as a planned unit development.
What happened: Bridlewood Subdivision was approved, 7-0.
What it means: Real estate at the Bridlewood Subdivision is reclassified from Special Business/Planned Development to a Single-Family High Density District.
What happened: The council declared 16805 Southpark Dr. as an Economic Revitalization Area, 7-0.
What it means: Declaration of an Economic Revitalization Area is the first step in requesting a tax abatement for development. The resolution will return before the council at its September meeting, when the petitioner will ask for a tax abatement.
What happened: The council forwarded Atwater PUD to the Advisory Plan Commission, 7-0.
What it means: The proposed designation of the real estate to a PUD will receive a public hearing at the APC’s Sept. 3 meeting.
What happened: The council forwarded Poplar Street Townhomes PUD to the APC, 7-0.
What it means: The proposal to build townhomes at the intersection of Poplar Street and Park Street will be given a public hearing at the APC’s Sept. 3 meeting.
What happened: The 181st Street PUD Amendment V was forwarded to the APC, 7-0.
What it means: The proposed PUD will be given a public hearing at the APC’s Sept. 3 meeting. The proposed amendment would allow for the construction of a warehousing and distribution unit with outdoor storage.