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Plan for Missouri’s first ‘food truck garden’ in Affton Plaza is opposed by its neighbors

A rendering of the proposed Affton Plaza food truck garden.

October 2, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The owners of Affton Plaza are proposing Missouri’s first food truck garden next to the strip mall, but some neighbors are upset about the idea due to traffic, noise and lights that could come from the new “town square.” The proposed ...

Applications pour in to state for new medical marijuana facilities

HCI, a marijuana dispensary located in Collinsville, Illinois. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

October 2, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Missouri has received 2,267 applications for medical marijuana facilities and businesses, which means the new statewide industry may soon be coming to South County and Jefferson County. The state brought in over $13 million in application...

Unincorporated residents get more representation in zoning plans

Pictured above: A map of the unincorporated portions of south St. Louis County.

October 1, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Officials in St. Louis County are looking at various initiatives to give unincorporated county residents more representation on the county Planning Commission and in local zoning decisions. The St. Louis County Planning Commission only...

Incorporation, schools top 1991 news stories

Incorporation, schools top 1991 news stories

September 23, 2019

By Susan Spanel For the Call Originally published January 2, 1992 Efforts to incorporate South County were the top news stories in 1991, followed by school news both good and bad. Mehlville’s continuing money woes and Lindbergh’s audit, student walkout and boundary changes were hot copy. And then there ...

St. Louis County receives dozens of proposals for marijuana sites, with most in South County

HCI, a marijuana dispensary located in Collinsville, Illinois. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

August 28, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Despite not having its own approved ordinances in the books, St. Louis County received over 30 applications for medical marijuana facilities as the state’s deadline for applications for marijuana operators came and went last week ...

Hearings set on diesel facility, cemetery; cell tower withdrawn

Hearings set on diesel facility, cemetery; cell tower withdrawn

August 14, 2019

Web exclusive update: After The Call went to press, the St. Louis County Council on Tuesday accepted the county Planning Commission's recommendation of "withdrawal without prejudice" for the Eco-Site cell tower proposed for Tesshire Drive, which means the developers could come back for the project at ...

Hearings set on senior housing, storage, RV plans

Hearings set on senior housing, storage, RV plans

July 11, 2019

The St. Louis County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing Monday, July 15, on several potential developments in South County, including a senior-housing facility, regulations on storage facilities and senior housing, and an expansion of Midwest RV Center. The planning panel will meet for th...

Musick-Gravois construction delayed again after Missouri American’s mistake

The Gravois-Musick intersection, with the Grant's View Library on the right.

June 5, 2019

The Gravois-Musick intersection, with the Grant's View Library on the right. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Construction at the intersection of Musick and Gravois roads is delayed, again, after originally being slated for completion by the end of 2018. The delay th...

Discount Tire and Popeye’s up for hearings

Discount Tire and Popeye’s up for hearings

January 9, 2019

The St. Louis County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing next week on several potential developments in south county, including a child-care center next to Sperreng Middle School, a potential new business at a long-vacant site on South Lindbergh and a new Popeye’s fast-food restaurant in...

Planning Commission to hold hearings

August 17, 2018

The St. Louis County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing next week on two potential developments in south county, including RV parking in Oakville. The planning panel will meet for the hearing at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, in the County Council Chambers at the Administration Building at 41 S...

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