Plan commission approves Urban Vines parking lot expansion


The Westfield Advisory Plan Commission met April 2. The next meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. April 16 at City Hall, 130 Penn St. For more, visit

What happened: The APC approved a parking lot expansion request for Urban Vines Winery and Brewery, 303 E. 161st St., 7-0. 

What it means: Urban Vines will expand its parking lot from 17 spaces to 71. The expansion will be a gravel lot and will remain on Urban Vines’ property.

The Northwind subdivision will consist of 87 homes on 55.5 acres. (Submitted image)

What happened: The APC conducted a public hearing on two developments presented simultaneously, Northwind and Westchester. Nobody spoke at the hearing.

What it means: The Northwind subdivision will be northeast of 161st Street and Towne Road and will be comprised of 87 single-family residential lots on 55.5 acres. It requires the relocation of two golf holes at the Woodwind Golf Course. The Northwind subdivision is within the Westchester Planned Unit Development.

The Westchester subdivision will be southeast of Towne Road and 156th Street. It will be comprised of 169 single-family residential lots on nearly 100 acres. The open space requirement for the development was 15 percent, but the subdivision will feature 30 percent open space. Agreements were made with the neighbors for a 65-foot wide buffer of 10-foot evergreen trees.


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