APC forwards plat review in Westchester development, hosts six public hearings


By Noah Alatza

The Westfield Advisory Plan Commission met for the final time of the year on Dec. 17. One item was forwarded to the city council and the commission also conducted several public hearings. The next meeting is scheduled for Jan. 7 at City hall, 130 Penn St. For more, visit westfield.in.gov

What happened: Commission members heard a request for a development plan and primary plat review for the Southwind Subdivision inside of the Westchester planned unit development.

What it means: Southwind will be on approximately 23 acres to the northeast of 156th Street and Towne Road. The resolution was unanimously approved.


What happened: The APC conducted a public hearing on Bordeaux Walk PUD and the Bordeaux Walk Subdivision. The APC forwarded the request to the city council with a unanimous favorable recommendation. 

What it means: Beazer Homes of Indiana requested approval for 84 lots on property northeast of Ditch Road and 166th Street. Estimated sale prices will be in the mid $300,000s.

What happened:
The APC conducted a public hearing on an amendment to the Chatham Hills planned unit development. The developer requested 60 acres and switching zoning from agriculture to a single-family rural district in the Chatham Hills PUD. The development is along Chatham Brooks Drive to the south of 199th St., west of the Monon Trail and east of Horton Road.

What it means: Three members from the public spoke. They were concerned about potential traffic issues, the S-curve in the road at 199th Street and drainage south of the development.

What happened: The APC unanimously forwarded a request for an outdoor event stage at Grand Junction Brewing Co. Taproom to the city council.

What it means: Grand Junction Brewing Co., 1189 E. 181st St. requested an amendment to the 181st Street PUD to permit a small, outdoor event stage adjacent to 181st Street and U.S. 31.


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