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Gloucester planners recommend rezoning application

The Gloucester Planning Commission met virtually last Thursday night and unanimously voted to recommend a rezoning application.

The applicant, The Bobby June LLC (Dr. Robert and June Klink), requested that TM 25-8R, located on the south side of Meredith Drive (SR 1019) and east of the Riverside Walter Reed Hospital complex, be rezoned from B-1 (Business) to B-2 (Village Business) in order to convert the existing structure into a single-family dwelling.

“It’s not a big issue to me because of what is going on with our rezoning in the Court House and the B-2 multi-use, but I do have a slight concern with spot zoning,” said planner Kenneth Richardson. “I personally believe that had this application happened six months from now with the new zoning regulations going through, approximately give or take, it wouldn’t be an issue at all. But it is for that reason with the anticipated change, I do plan on supporting this.”Chairman Chris Poulson agreed with Richardson. “It’s not a big conce...

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