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Revised Plans for Arcona
Revised plans for the Arcona development have been submitted to the Township. Included are the following:
1. Arcona Overall Master Plan (OMP) Phasing Plan Existing Features Master Plan Open Space Plan
Traditional Neighborhood Development (TND) on 248 acres in the area of Lisburn Road/Rossmoyne Road/Arcona Road.
Proposed total of 1,664 residential units, and 234,500 square feet of mixed use/commercial space, with a core neighborhood of 89 acres.
97 acres of open space and/or public recreation land
The Overall Master Plan was reviewed by the Board of Commissioners at their regular meeting on Monday, February 10, 2014. The Plan is scheduled for action at the Board of Commissioners meeting on Monday, March 10, 2014..
2. Preliminary Subdivision and Land Development Plan for Highpoint Overall Layout Plan
First neighborhood of the Arcona plan to be developed, on 44 acres at the intersection of Lisburn and Arcona Roads
164 residential units and 19,170 square feet of mixed-use space
The Preliminary Plan was reviewed by the Planning Commission at their regular meeting on Tuesday, February 18, 2014. It will be reviewed at the Board of Commissioners meeting on Monday, March 10, 2014.
3. Final Subdivision and Land Development Plan for Highpoint, Phases 1.1, 1.2 and 1.4 Layout Phases 1.1, 1.2 Layout Phase 1.4
First phases of the Highpoint neighborhood, on 30 acres at the intersection of Lisburn and Arcona Roads
55 single-family detached and 29 single-family attached homes
17 mixed-use residential units
13,410 square feet of commercial space and 5,040 square feet of office