Church purchase ends community sewer system plan near Beaver Lake

Posted: December 23, 2017 at 1 a.m.

File Photo/NWA Democrat-Gazette/SCARLET SIMS Grass and weeds grow in the Meadows at River Mist in May. The Bank of Fayetteville plans to sell about 12 acres of the abandoned high-density subdivision to Heritage Fellowship Church. The move effectively kills the plan for a decentralized sewer system 1,500 feet from the lake.
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File Photo/NWA Democrat-Gazette/SCARLET SIMS Grass and weeds grow in the Meadows at River Mist in May. The Bank of Fayetteville plans to sell about 12 acres of the abandoned high-density subdivision to Heritage Fellowship Church. The move effectively kills the plan for a decentralized sewer system 1,500 feet from the lake.

FAYETTEVILLE -- A church will be built on bank-owned land where developers planned to put a community sewer system near Beaver Lake, said Nathan Crouch, senior planner for Washington County.

Planning facts

The Washington County Planning Department helps developers bring their plans into compliance with county ordinances, reviews development proposals and recommends ordinances or policy changes on land-use matters. The Planning Board reviews land development proposals to make sure they comply with county ordinances. The Washington County Quorum Court ratifies development proposals that need zoning changes.

Source: Washington County Planning Department

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