After being convinced that the developers had reached an agreement with adjacent homeowners, the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously last Thursday night to allow nearly 40 acres of land on Route 17 near White Marsh to be rezoned to make way for a new mixed-use development.
The applicant, Zandler Development Company, LLC, asked the county to reclassify 38.6 acres from Business and Suburban Countryside to Business (conditional) and Medium Density Multifamily (conditional) to make way for the development, which will be called Carriage Point.
According to developer Charles Records, the site will include a new building and parking area for the American Legion Post 75 along with 218 apartment units in 18 buildings and two commercial sites along the property’s frontage on Route 17.
There will also be a 1,500-square-foot recreation and community center facility in the development.
The rezoning was the topic of a Nov. 5 public hearing, but the board held off makin...
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