More than 75 residents from the Ladysmeade subdivision and nearby turned out Thursday night to oppose a rezoning application that would allow 20 apartments to be built adjacent to the subdivision.
After hearing from about a dozen speakers and discussion among its members, the Gloucester County Planning Commission voted to recommend that the application be denied.
The matter now will go before the Gloucester Board of Supervisors, which will schedule its own hearing on the matter.
Charles W. Davis Jr. applied to rezone approximately 5.4 acres from Suburban Countryside (SC-1) to medium-density Multi-Family (MF-1) located in the York Magisterial District at the northwest corner of the intersection of Short Lane (Route 615) and T.C. Walker Road (Route 629). Commission chairman Kenneth Richardson said Davis was not at the meeting because he was ill.
Davis said in his application to the county that he wants to construct 20 apartment units on the site that are to be located i...