Public Hearings

Corkscrew CrossingCorkscrew Crossing

The Board started their meeting with a public hearing for Corkscrew Crossing.  The applicant was requesting approval of a development order for phase one of their project which consists of 141 lots at the north end of their site, along with their entry feature and gatehouse.

There are three phases to this residential community, with a total of 554 single family homes, gatehouse and a common recreation area.  The homes will range from 2200 sq. ft. to 3000 sq. ft., with some being two-story homes.  Amenities will include a swimming pool, tennis courts and pickleball courts.

They are working with Lee County Department of Transportation regarding turn lanes into their property and to execute an agreement with Wild Blue to share the cost of a traffic signal when it is needed.  They are also working with the Village to locate a meandering 10’ wide multi-use path away from travel lanes.

The total project consists of 395 acres bounded by Corkscrew Road to the north, Wildcat Run to the west and The Preserve and Bella Terra to the east.  There is a conservation easement which backs up to the Larry Kiker Preserve (aka Edison Farms).  Here is their presentation.

Public Comment: 1 resident spoke of their concerns and 12 eComment cards were received in opposition to this application.

The Board voted to approve the development order with deviations.

West Bay Club

The applicant is requesting to increase the height of a proposed high-rise building on a 5-acre lot from 20 stories to 23 stories over one level of parking (approximately 270 feet) plus 20 feet for rooftop equipment, for a proposed 88-unit building on Pod 5 at the West Bay Club.  The four units per floor with two penthouse levels would provide 88 units over one level of parking. The glass on the building will be non-reflective glass.

The West Bay Club is located west of US 41 at the end of Williams Road.  Here is their presentation.

Public Comment: 6 residents spoke, with 4 in favor of this request and 44 eComment cards were received, with 35 opposed to the request to increase the height.

The Board voted to recommend Council vote to approve this application with conditions.

The Tides at Pelican Landing


The applicant is in the process of repainting their 11 apartment buildings and was requesting the Board to review five new exterior color schemes as demonstrated in their presentation.  They visited neighboring communities to review the existing color schemes to come up with the proposed paint palette.

Public Comment: 1 eComment card was received and 1 resident spoke about moving forward with this application.

The Board voted to approve Scheme 1 and Scheme 3, which included a variety of colors of cream, beige, tan, green with white trim.

Public Information Meetings

Genova zoning amendment

Site Plan