In this fall's election, voters will have the opportunity to keep Pepper Pike moving in the right direction.
The rezoning ordinance on the November 3 ballot was composed after over a year of hard work. We listened to feedback from the open house in January, continued to listen to even more feedback from residents to help refine our project, and teamed up with the Western Reserve Land Conservancy to preserve and maintain greenspace and create a new, public park.
Our goal has always been to put forth a project, which would allow this property to be used in a manner that is consistent with that which makes our community a wonderful place to live and work. We are excited to be one-step closer to making this new neighborhood a reality, but there is still a lot of work ahead.
The rezoning amendment on the November 3rd ballot is a vote by residents of our community for a mixed-use overlay district and the creation of an approval process.
Only after the public vote, if and when the property is rezoned, will work begin on an actual master development plan. Any site plan or vision provided on this website and shared with residents and the City is conceptual, and if the rezoning is approved, would be modified to incorporate input from Pepper Pike stakeholders in the subsequent site plan process. No project can ever be built without extensive input and approval from the Planning & Zoning Commission, City Council, community stakeholders and the residents.
A YES vote on the rezoning amendment is the first step in a lengthy process that culminates in bringing this new neighborhood to life.
It will create the approval process that would be applied to any future redevelopment of the property, and would give the City a tremendous amount of oversight and control over what can be built there above and beyond anything that is currently allowed under the existing zoning code.