Developer seeks rezoning to construct residences near Erie airport

This story has been corrected to observe that the proposed Millcreek Township official map designates home at Wilkins and West Lake street for opportunity community use, which contains enhancement.

A community progress organization is requesting a zoning alter needed to build a multi-family members development along Wilkins Road south of West Lake Highway in Millcreek.

Neighbors are lobbying for the residence to continue to be vacant.

NLA IV Real Estate Holdings LLC of Millcreek is asking the Millcreek Township Arranging Commission to rezone the 20-acre parcel for higher-density residential advancement. High-density zoning permits backyard-fashion and superior-increase flats.

NLA builds multi-unit townhomes and residences, according to the enterprise site.

The home at the moment is zoned for medium-density household improvement, which does not allow dwellings much larger than two models. The Planning Fee will look at its rezoning request Tuesday night.

This is a satellite image of Wilkins Road in Millcreek Township. A local development company is requesting a zoning change needed to build a multi-family development along the east side of Wilkins Road south of Edward Street, roughly marked in red, shown here.

The developer obtained the house from Erie International Airport for $400,000 contingent on the home remaining rezoned, airport Government Director Derek Martin mentioned. The land is found in an airport sound abatement region.

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Neighbors are worried about the proposed development’s effect on their houses, mentioned Annette Mossburg.