Homestead City Council met Wednesday September 21 for its final budget hearing. Council then convened as the Local Planning Agency on two items, prior to its regular monthly meeting.
The Chick-Fil-A franchise filed its proposed site plan including a drive-through feature from Campbell Drive, for a restaurant next to the Palace Gardens Retirement Community.
The acre and a half site across from the hospital is part of a larger development plan in the Crystal Lakes PUD (Planned Unit Development).
The Crystal Lakes master plan is a 68.1 acre parcel with 31.2 acres allotted for commercial use and 33.2 acres of residential use.
Council approved an amendment to the PUD to allow a mix of B-1 designated usage (generally professional offices) and B-2 zoning for the drive-thru restaurant and self-storage uses.
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