Is bigger always better? Local columnist T.J. Ray takes a look at that question and others in connection with local efforts to look and plan ahead for the growth of the Lafayette-Oxford-University community. (May 1, 2015, Page 4A)
Property owners and a developer hoping to build a student housing development have filed an appeal with the Circuit Court against the Oxford Board of Aldermen’s March decision to deny a rezoning request.
The Oxford Board of Aldermen approved several zoning changes, as well as new zoning districts for land south of South Lamar and in the Grand Oaks subdivision during their regular meeting Tuesday night. (January 7, 2015, Page 1A)
The Oxford Planning Commission approved the suggested zoning of a large section of the Grand Oaks subdivision that was left undone after the property was annexed in 2007.
The Oxford Planning Commission members were divided Thursday on a rezoning of the property known as Oxford Wheel Estates that would allow the property owner to remove the trailer and build new townhouses. (November 21, 2014, Page 1)
The city is trying to correct its mistake for leaving a large part of Grand Oaks unzoned; however, arguments between the developer and some neighbors are delaying the process. (November 12, 2014, Page 1)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen hired an attorney to handle any zoning issues that may come up as the Oxford School District attempts to change zoning on property it is looking to sell. (October 23, 2014, Page 1)
As boom times for development in Oxford return, city leaders are adopting and proposing several new regulations aimed at ensuring that this new building doesn’t diminish the quality of life residents now enjoy. (September 7, 2014, Page 1A)
An objection filed by a local landowner caused the Oxford Board of Aldermen to continue a public hearing slated for Tuesday on two ordinance amendments aimed at controlling density and growth in Oxford’s downtown neighborhoods. (September 3, 2014, Page 1)
Public hearings on several ordinances aimed at controlling growth and keeping Oxford’s charm in place in the “old Oxford” neighborhoods are slated for 5 p.m. Tuesday. (September 1, 2014, Page 1)