Neighbors pack public hearing to ‘protect the hill’


CENTERVILLE, Ohio (WDTN) – Neighbors protested a planned development in the Pleasant Hill neighborhood at a public hearing Monday night.

Nearly 170 in all, protested the new development proposal.

People overflowed into the hallway at the last meeting on March 26.

Centerville City Council hears comments on proposed housing project.  (WDTN Photo/Adam Schrand)
Centerville City Council hears comments on proposed housing project. (WDTN Photo/Adam Schrand)

Ryan Homes laid out a plan to build 85 homes in the neighborhood.

The property has been zoned for Residential Planned Development since 1986.

The original plan would have made Zengel Drive a connector between Far Hills Avenue and Clyo Road.

At the end of last month’s meeting, the Centerville planning commission passed a preliminary plan onto city council. They made three recommendations to the first plan.

City council members tabled any decisions Monday night and said they will take it up again May 12.

 

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