On Tuesday, February 15, 2011, I presented to Raleigh City Council about concerns on the proposed GH-1-2011 project, Lineberry Student Housing. [PDF] GH stands for Group Housing and the project is being administratively approved by Raleigh City Planning.
I started my presentation by giving an overview of the project as I understood it. I told the council I was surprised that this project was targeting student housing when our current zoning doesn’t have a classification focused on student housing. The proposed project would be located at Lake Wheeler Road and Lineberry Drive. GH-1-11 would be four stories in height and have 72 4-bedroom apartments.
The purpose of my presentation to City Council was to
- table the GH-1-11 project,
- look at bringing in an Institutional Overlay to the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO), and
- have the Citizen Advisory Councils (CACs) notified of future administratively approved projects Continue reading