Centerville City council approves 2 housing developments


Centerville City Council on Monday night approved plans for two residential communities.

RELATED: $15M housing development proposed at Centerville’s Yankee Trace

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Savannah Place, a $15 million, 44-unit housing development at Yankee Trace, was first presented to council for preliminary approval in March. Monday night, developer Charlie Simms of Charles Simms Development was approved for final plans for the 14-acre plot along Yankee Street.

Simms said if everything goes according to plan, construction could begin this year.

MORE: City approves more than $60M in residential developments

Council also approved preliminary plans for Gateway Lofts, a 396-unit development along Chardonnay Drive off Alex-Bell Road.

Project developers made major revisions to their plans after discovering a large amount of bedrock on the 38.7-acres for the proposed apartment complex.

RELATED: Plans for residential development approved again after major changes

In June, developer Hallmark Campus Communities had its plans re-approved by planning commission.

Developers for the Gateway lofts will have to submit final development plans to the planning commission and council again in the coming months before any building permits can be submitted.



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