Public hearings on a rezoning for commercial uses at Empire Boulevard and Ellsworth Road, and for a shopping center and multifamily development at Riggs and Gary roads are to be held Wednesday.
The Queen Creek Planning and Zoning Commission meets at 6 p.m. for a meeting and work session Aug. 12 in the Community Chambers, 20727 E. Civic Parkway. Following the recommendations from the CDC to help slow the spread of COVID-19, attendance at town meetings is limited to 25 people, including members of the commission and staff, to maintain physical distancing. Some members of the commission and staff may attend electronically.
The public can watch the meeting live streamed at QueenCreek.org/WatchMeetings by selecting “video” next to the applicable meeting (once the meeting begins) or by visiting the town’s Ustream account at video.ibm.com/channel/town-of-queen-creek-planning-and-zoning.
Items on the agenda include:
• a request by Jessica Sarkissian of Upfront Planning and Entitlements for a rezoning 6.63 acres from R1-54 to C-2 commercial for future commercial uses consistent with the General Plan. The property is south of the southwest corner of Empire Boulevard and Ellsworth Road/Hunt Highway.
• a request by Sean Lake of Pew and Lake to rezone 12.33 acres from R1-5/PAD urban residential district to C-2 general commercial district for a shopping center development at Harvest Station on the southwest corner of Riggs and Gary Roads.
• a request by Sean Lake of Pew and Lake to rezone approximately 12.58 acres from R1-43 rural estate to high-density residential for a multi-family development at Harvest Station at the southeast corner of Riggs and Gary roads.