St. Louis County Zoning

Discount Tire and Popeye’s up for hearings

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 Lemay. The planning panel will meet for the

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Interstate 55 complex gets mixed reaction from residents

Pictured above: The area along Forest Dale Drive that is proposed to become an apartment complex. Today, it is a forested site bordering Interstate 55. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Residents who live next to a proposed apartment complex at Interstate 55 and Lindbergh Boulevard are up in arms

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Residents oppose U-Haul facility proposed at Show Me Lanes site

Pictured above: A rendering of the proposed new U-Haul facility at the Show Me Lanes site. By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Proposed senior apartments and storage facilities have met the most resistance from south county residents at county zoning hearings, but last week a potential new U-Haul rental facility in Oakville saw more opposition

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Trakas zoning bill approved in one week rather than three weeks

In an effort to get a new business up and running by Christmas, 6th District County Councilman Ernie Trakas, R-Oakville, took the rare step of moving a zoning bill from introduction to final passage in one week rather than three. At Trakas’ request, the County Council unanimously approved legislation at the Nov. 28 meeting allowing

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Planning panel to consider south county projects

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The county Planning Commission could decide next week whether to recommend approval of a trio of high-profile zoning decisions in south county. The planning panel could decide as early as its executive session set for Monday, Dec. 11, whether to vote in favor of a storage facility on Lemay

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