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Kelly Road might get new apartment complex

By EVE LEBERSON, Times Staff Writer
© St. Petersburg Times
published October 27, 2002

More apartments may be coming to Town 'N Country.

Sandspur Housing Partners submitted its plans recently to Hillsborough County for the 180-unit complex on 9 acres on Kelly Road, south of Hillsborough Avenue. The Maitland development company envisions seven apartment buildings, a clubhouse and a pool.

A zoning hearing master is scheduled to hear about the proposal Jan. 13. (Petition 03-0049)

CARROLLWOOD: The owner of 2 acres off Linebaugh Avenue east of Nixon Road is seeking a rezoning that would allow for manufacturing uses. According to the petition, the property is being eyed for a potential newspaper warehouse and distribution center. The land is now zoned to allow commercial uses. A zoning hearing officer is scheduled to hear the plans Dec. 9. (Petition 03-0044)

County commissioners voted to approve the following requests last week:

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UPPER TAMPA BAY: Developer Ariel Quintela won a rezoning that would allow five homes on 3.25 acres at the southeast corner of State Street and Honeybee Lane. (Petition 02-1027)

TOWN 'N COUNTRY: Wal-Mart Inc. won unanimous approval of a request that will permit its store on Waters Avenue to expand its garden center, add seasonal enclosed storage and reduce the number of parking spaces in its lot. (Petition 02-0335)

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A zoning hearing master is scheduled to hear the following petitions this week:

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TOWN 'N COUNTRY: On Monday, a request to operate a realty office on a 1.6-acre site off Memorial Highway, southeast of Bay Crest Drive, will be considered. The applicant, Brando H. Pistorius, wants a rezoning that would allow him to convert a home into Transflor Realty. The property is now zoned for six homes to the acre. (Petition 02-1342)

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CITRUS PARK: Outback Steakhouse wants an endorsement of a proposal that would allow it to add floor space to a commercial project planned for the southwest corner of Sheldon Road and Westwind Drive. It is scheduled to be heard Tuesday. (Petition 02-1149)

When and where

Hearings of county zoning hearing masters and land use hearing officers, and land use meetings of the County Commission are on the second floor of the County Center, 601 E Kennedy Blvd. Zoning hearings begin at 6 p.m., and commission meetings begin at 9 a.m. Both are televised on government access channels. Land use hearing officer hearings, which are not televised, begin at 9 a.m. For information, call 272-5920.

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