Carmel Plan Commission approves plan for Genesis auto dealership, discusses 52 townhomes proposed at Jackson’s Grant Village


The Carmel Plan Commission met June 21 to discuss plans for a new auto dealership, townhomes and the division of lots in the Arts & Design District.

What happened: The commission voted 6-0 to approve a site plan and design approval for a new auto dealership.

What it means: A Genesis auto dealership will be at 4240 E. 96th St., north of the existing Hyundai dealership. Last year, the commission approved a 9-acre development plan including an auxiliary lot, detail and service center to support dealerships in the area and a building pad to accommodate a future building, which has now been identified as the Genesis dealership.

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Fifty-two townhomes are proposed on 8.83 acres as part of the Jackson’s Grant Village development. (Image from filings with the City of Carmel)

What happened: The commission discussed plans for 52 townhomes and an amenity building on the northwest corner of 116th Street and Spring Mill Road.

What it means: The townhomes on 8.83 acres are part of Jackson’s Grant Village, which also includes 19 single-family homes and a commercial component. The proposed townhomes will have three to five units per building and a different color scheme for adjoining units.

What’s next: The commission’s residential committee will discuss the project at its July 5 meeting. The full plan commission will have final voting authority.


What happened: The commission voted 6-0 to approve reconfiguring two residential lots into three lots near the Monon Greenway.

What it means: Petitioner Tom Lazzara is seeking to construct two custom homes on lots that front the Monon Greenway and merge lots with an existing home and cottage into one lot. The site is at 510 1st Ave NW and is zoned R2.