Builder Eyes Abshier Heights Property
Neighbors Protested Previous Plans on Wooded Hillside
Posted: January 27, 2013 at 5 a.m.
A developer is trying to give one of Fayetteville’s bald spots a combover.
-April 4, 2006: The City Council approves the Abshier Heights planned zoning district on 4.1 acres east of the Evelyn Hills Shopping Center and west of Hillcrest Avenue.
-Nov. 11, 2010: The Bank of Fayetteville obtains ownership of a portion of the land.
-April 4, 2012: The City Council rezones 2.2 acres of the 4.1-acre property to residential multi-family (eight units per acre).
-Jan. 14, 2013: Fayetteville Planning commissioners indefinitely table a request from Bart Bauer to rezone the 2.2-acre property to residential multi-family (12 units per acre).
Source: City of Fayetteville and Washington County Assessor’s Office
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