The Gloucester Board of Supervisors will consider an ordinance to amend the county zoning map to reclassify 2.62 acres in the Gloucester Point River Club at Twin Island neighborhood when it meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the colonial courthouse.
A public hearing on the rezoning was held during the board’s May 3 meeting. During that hearing, several residents voiced their opposition to the proposal. The varying opinions led to the board postponing its decision so its members could receive more information.
The River Club community was originally rezoned to Planned Unit Development or PUD-1 in 2004 by the original developers with the condition that on the 2.62-acre parcel, 54 condominium units in three buildings would be constructed, but they never were.
The current owner contends that today’s housing market shows townhomes as a more financially viable option to condominiums. The rezoning would change the condition of the PUD-1 to reflect the construction of 39 townhomes instead of...
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