The Plan Commission also recommended approval of a zoning change to allow for a homeless camp with 30 tiny shelters on the Southeast Side
The Madison Plan Commission on Monday night again rejected plans for a Langdon Street apartment building targeting student tenants.
The City's Planning Division has recommended against approval for the project.
The Madison Plan Commission on Monday rejected a proposed perhaps $40 million remake of the busy corner of Monona Drive and Cottage Grove Road on the East Side, which now holds a strip mall and two other commercial buildings.
Plans for the Westgate Mall redevelopment no longer include restaurants and retail, and instead focus on housing, green spaces and an office building.
Last week, the Madison Plan Commission inexplicably rejected a proposed seven-story building on a vacant Langdon Street lot that would have de…
Under city ordinances, Edgewood can appeal the Plan Commission’s decision to the City Council by filing an appeal within 10 days from May 12.
Improvements to Edgewood High School's athletic field have been in the works since 2017 with increasing controversy.
If approved by the City Council, the new regulations would take effect April 15 and operators would need to get a permit by July 1.
The Plan Commission erred when it denied the proposed use of one of two adjacent parcels for a driveway, extra parking, and stormwater management, property owner Leo Ritter & Co. says in an appeal to the City Council.
Despite the vote to deny part of the project, Amazon's proposal can still move forward.
The Madison City Council will make the final decision on the request at its Jan. 7 meeting.
City staff say petitions submitted by neighbors did not meet the requirement of having the appeal signed by 20% of owners within 200 feet of the Salvation Army's project site on the 600 block of East Washington Avenue.
After reviewing the petition submitted on Nov. 21, Planning Division staff and members of the City Attorney’s office determined that the appeal was not signed by 20% or more of the property owners entitled to notice.
Opponents say the redevelopment would draw more crime to the area, but the Salvation Army contends the project is desperately needed because its current facility at 630 E. Washington Ave. is outdated and at capacity.
The design of the buildings is intended to reduce some of the security risks and issues that neighbors and residents in the area have complained about during neighborhood meetings.
After a lack of votes, the Plan Commission again delayed a decision on whether to allow Edgewood High School to host games on its athletic field.
Both proposals have been met by significant resistance in their respective neighborhoods.
The Meadowlands would be a 216-unit complex located on the far eastern edge of the city, near Door Creek.
The commission also referred a decision on an ordinance that would have stopped Edgewood from making changes, such as adding lights, to its field.
At the end of a meeting that lasted more than seven hours, with 100 people registered to speak, the commission delayed its vote for three weeks.
“Hopefully it is a quiet, relaxing family establishment that doesn’t affect the neighborhood too negatively. But if it does, tell us about it and we can see if we can fix it later," said Commissioner Melissa Berger.
“This is really is the final piece of the puzzle … converting this former, large construction yard and warehouse operation into largely residential living,” said Ald. Mike Verveer.
A developer has re-submitted a previously rejected proposal for a 12-story student apartment near the UW-Madison campus. And on the west side of town, neighbors are pushing back against an affordable housing development that city staff is recommending for approval.