By Morgan Bryce
The Opelika Planning Commission granted a conditional use request at its Aug. 23 meeting to local business owner Lynn Brown, who is planning on opening a new, Southern-style buffet restaurant called Jovon’s. The business is slated to open in early 2017 at Pepperell Corners.
In other business during their session on Tuesday, the commission:
Granted a conditional use request to construct four cottage-style single family homes on a single lot at the premises located at the corner of Randolph Street and Fruitland Avenue.
Approved a preliminary plat for Sentinel Hills subdivision, Phase 2, consisting of 20 lots located or accessible from Lee Road 177.
Approved a preliminary plat for the Eason subdivision of lots located at 3920 Lee Road 390.
Approved a preliminary and final plat for three lots located at the 700 block of Columbus Parkway.
Approved a re-zoning of 14.2 acres of land located at 3000 Columbus Parkway.
Tabled discussion on amendments to the ordinance regarding truck fueling services until its September meeting.