Rogers Pinnacle residents to gain unwanted neighbor in apartment complex

Posted: September 20, 2017 at 1:07 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/APRIL WALLACE Attorney Bill Watkins addressed the Rogers Planning Commission Tuesday on behalf of SC Bodner Company for a PUD concept plan. The plan includes approximately 241 apartments on 13 acres at 4601 S. Champions Drive.

A high-density apartment complex will come to South Champions Drive to the dismay of Pinnacle residents.

Rogers Planning Commission

The commission met Tuesday and also approved:

• Development of 49 West Apartments, a 336 unit multifamily complex at 400 S. Dodson Road in the residential multifamily district with 17 units per acre with rentals. The Commission approved a waiver for required slope for storm drainage grades of 0.4 percent.

• Development of Rogers Elementary School No. 16, an 89,600 square foot school building at 3131 W. Garrett Road in the agricultural zoning district. The Commission approved a waiver for access management along W. Garrett Road for bus access and a waiver for complete street requirements of the private street.

• Development of 17th Street Duplexes, four duplexes at the corner of 17th Street and New Hope Road in the residential multifamily zoning district with 10 units per acre with rentals. The Commission approved waivers for street trees on New Hope Road and for the required bike rack. The Commission denied a waiver for street trees on 17th Street.

• Development of Creekside Courtyard by Marriott, a 78,100 square foot hotel at 4201 W. Green Acres Road in the highway commercial zoning district. The Commission approved three waivers. One waiver was for reducing parking by four spots, a second for fee in lieu of water quality treatment, and also for access management standards.

• A request by Mt. Carmel Community in Rogers to rezone 2.68 acres at 2200 W. Laurel Ave. from residential office to the residential multifamily zoning district with six units per acre with ownership.

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