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Sunset Hills zoning code back to drawing board after outcry

Sunset Hills zoning code back to drawing board after outcry

February 18, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The new Sunset Hills zoning code is back on the drawing board after the Board of Aldermen rejected the proposal from Houseal Lavigne during a special meeting Nov. 12. The zoning code rewrite has been a work in progress for the past three ...

South County Tech set to build a new safe vestibule

South County Tech set to build a new safe vestibule

February 14, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Construction will soon be underway on a new safer front entrance for South County Technical High School, following unanimous approval by the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen granting an amended conditional-use permit to Special School Dis...

Vatterott site set for use manufacturing carts

Vatterott site set for use manufacturing carts

January 3, 2020

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Sunset Hills Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously recommended that the Board of Aldermen approve a change in use of the property at the former Vatterott College campus. The commission unanimously recommended an amended development p...

Sunset Hills sets up marijuana laws in advance of state’s approval of dispensaries

Sunset Hills sets up marijuana laws in advance of state’s approval of dispensaries

November 14, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com As the state prepares to issue licenses for medical marijuana facilities through the end of the year, Sunset Hills is updating its zoning ordinance in case one wants to set up shop in the city. The city’s Planning and Zoning Commission voted un...

Aldermen get first look at new city zoning code

Aldermen get first look at new city zoning code

November 7, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen will get its first look at the city’s new zoning code and zoning map overhaul next week, after the Planning and Zoning Commission voted to consolidate the city’s current zoning code and bring into com...

Webster Subaru wants Sunset Hills move

Webster Subaru wants Sunset Hills move

October 9, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Webster Groves Subaru may be moving to Sunset Hills. The dealership could relocate to the former Johnny Mac’s Sporting Goods store at 10100 Watson Road after the Sunset Hills Planning and Zoning Commission voted to approve recommendi...

Sunset Hills residents worry new zoning could add new cluster homes

A 'No Cluster Homes' sign along Robyn Road in Sunset Hills last year.

August 13, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  Concerns about making it easier for cluster home developments to come to Sunset Hills have dominated public comments about the city’s new proposed zoning code. The Planning and Zoning Commission, which will recommend the code to th...

Residents in Sunset Hills start the conversation on new zoning code

Residents in Sunset Hills start the conversation on new zoning code

July 23, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The rewrite of the Sunset Hills zoning code has some critics, including members of the Planning and Zoning Commission, wondering if the new code will make it easier for developers to build cluster homes. So far, the zoning code is just a draft...

Sunset Ford gives Lindbergh hefty donation

Sunset Ford gives Lindbergh hefty donation

July 23, 2019

Sunset Ford presented a check to the Lindbergh Foundation this month for $8,000 raised during a test-drive fundraiser in April. Among those accepting on behalf of the foundation were Sunset Hills Planning and Zoning Commission member Steve Young, former Board of Education members Don Bee and Gary ...

Tattoo parlors allowed in Sunset Hills after a tie-breaker

Sunset Hills Mayor Pat Fribis. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

May 1, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Tattoo parlors could soon set up shop in Sunset Hills after the Board of Aldermen voted April 23 to approve an ordinance that would add tattoo establishments as a use in the PD-LI Zoning District, with Mayor Pat Fribis casting the tiebrea...

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