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February 6, 2014

Timber Crest earns 5-0 vote

Commission approves 3 other plats

EDMOND — The Edmond Planning Commission this week approved the preliminary plat of the Timber Crest addition. The vote was 5-0 for the item proposed to be located on the west side of Midwest Boulevard, west of the Tanglevine Addition, 660 feet north of Covell Road.

Premium Land LLC would like to build 188 lots on 80.53 acres, said Bob Schiermeyer, city planner. The addition will be required to connect with city utilities.

“We’ll certainly comply with all that,” said Todd McKinnis, representing the developer.

Lot sizes in Timber Crest would range from 9,800 square feet or more with 3.1 units per acre. There is a flood plain in the common area.

A stub-out to the north will provide connectivity, Schiermeyer said. Access will be available for 171 lots from Timber Crest Way, Schiermeyer said. Seventeen lots are accessed from Cross Timbers at the south end of the property, he added.

No more action is necessary on behalf of the city, said Barry Moore, commission chairman.

Final plat approved for Thornbrooke Manor

The final plat of the third addition of Thornbrooke Manor, phase 1, was approved 5-0 by the Edmond Planning Commission this week.

This item requested by Thornbrooke Development LLC is located north of 33rd Street, east of Bryant Avenue, and west of Thornbrooke Boulevard, said Barry Moore, commission chairman.

“These four lots just present a unique situation where we have public access with utilities and the detention is existing,” said Mark Farris, representing the developer. “So the lots are in compliance with all city codes and ordinances and they’d like to start building while the rest of the addition is under construction.”

The City Council previously approved the Thornbrooke III plat in 2013 for 85 lots on 39 acres. The 1.9-acre lots would front onto Thornbrooke Boulevard, Schiermeyer said. Water and sewage would be extended from Thornbrooke.

Consideration of the item by the City Council is set for Feb. 14.

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