County Planning Board OKs Warehouse Complex Near Poly

A planned three-warehouse logistics center at the Polk Parkway and Pace Road is allowed under the county comprehensive plan, the developer’s lawyer argued today, and the Polk Planning Commission agreed in a 7-0 vote. Auburndale and Polk City officials argued the warehouses will inhibit research-park development compatible with nearby Florida Polytechnic University. The issue goes to the Polk County Commission Jan. 8.