Estero Crossing

Council conducted a second reading and public hearing for Ordinance 2019-29 pertaining to Estero Crossing.

The applicant was requesting a rezoning from Commercial Planned Development to Mixed Use Planned Development for a 43-acre site on Corkscrew Road adjacent to the Estero Town Center (Lowe’s) plaza.

The applicant has made several changes to the application, site plan and Pattern Book to address Council concerns expressed at the first reading of the zoning request on October 16, 2019. The main changes are:

– Reduction of density from 350 units (original application requested 450) to 306 units.

– Bonus Density request eliminated. Density reduced from 10 units plus bonus density to 9 units per acre.

– Height of buildings reduced to 3 stories (45 feet, with an additional 5 feet for architectural elements).

– Removed Hotel use from the pr