Taking steps for senior housing
Commission OKs Cheney Care Center rezone, sends to council for final approval
Last updated 7/11/2019 at 1:05pm
Cheney’s Planning Commission voted 6-0 to approve a rezone of land near North 6th Street and Simpson Parkway that would allow the construction of new duplexes by the Cheney Care Center.
The rezone — if approved by the City Council — would change 4.94 acres of land from R-1 single family to R-2 two-family residential. The land and nearby parcels were annexed into the city in 1982 as single-family residential.
Cheney senior planner Brett Lucas told the commission that the project would involve construction of 12 duplexes, 24 units total, capable of providing housing for 48 seniors in th...