The Lakeland Community Redevelopment Agency is cobbling together small, mostly vacant lots in an effort to support investment interest in “a large-scale project” in the Parker Street neighborhood.
Traffic is a snarly issue in Lakeland with growth not only congesting a stressed road grid, but filling the skyscape with aircraft coming and going from city-owned Lakeland Linder International Airport.
Lakeland city commissioners today got their first official look at a controversial zoning proposal that would allow a 244-unit apartment complex to be built next to the Lake Miriam Square Shopping Center.
Several current land-use decisions facing the city of Lakeland involve turning property that was once intended for commercial uses into single-family or apartment communities. Planners say this both staves off future traffic impacts on already congested roads and boosts workforce housing that employers say is needed to sustain economic development.
The Lakeland Planning & Zoning Board Tuesday approved Revolution Global’s plan to operate a medical marijuana production plant in a 109,000-square-foot warehouse on a 14.5-acre parcel in an industrial park near Carillion Lakes. It turns out city approval wasn’t really needed.
The Lakeland Planning & Zoning Board today approved a controversial zoning change that will allow a proposed 244-unit apartment complex to be built next to Lake Miriam Square Shopping Center. Without the zoning change, 40,000 square feet of additional commercial space could be built on the currently vacant between the shopping center and Lake Miriam […]
A controversial proposal to build 244 apartments next to the Lake Miriam Square Shopping Center goes before the Lakeland Planning & Zoning Board on Tuesday.
Lakeland’s seven-member Code Enforcement Board convenes the fourth Tuesday of each month to assess repeat violations of municipal codes and ordinances lodged against land owners by city code enforcement officers.
HOSPITAL EMPLOYEE VACCINES: Today is the deadline for health-care facilities to comply with federal rules requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for employees who haven’t received an exemption. Lakeland Regional Health, like other Polk hospitals, issued a statement suggesting it is ready to follow the regulations but not mentioning penalties for employees who don’t comply. (Subscribers-only story) COLD […]
Lakeland’s planning board today approved several changes to a 300-unit apartment complex planned for Airport Road at the entrance to Carillon Lakes: The buildings will be fewer but taller than originally planned, and for now a hoped-for access off Airport Road will be for emergency vehicles only.