Following a long time of inactivity, the residence previously dwelling of the Dick Smith vehicle dealership could have a new small business.
A gas station is prepared for the website, found at the intersection of Jefferson Davis Highway and Robert M. Bell Parkway, according to a ask for reviewed and permitted unanimously by the Aiken Arranging Commission on Tuesday evening.
The station would be a Parker’s Kitchen, a chain with merchants found across Georgia and South Carolina. The Aiken location is planned to have 8 many fuel pumps, together with a ease retail outlet and kitchen area inside the developing, the strategy strategy demonstrates.
There is indoor seating prepared for 16 individuals, according to the ask for.
The small business could be accessed from either Jefferson Davis Highway or Robert M. Bell Parkway.
The constructing and pumps would not occupy the full 5.873 acre parcel, in accordance to the ask for. The parcel would be subdivided into two tracts, with the Parker’s Kitchen improvement occupying approximately 3.25 acres.
The next tract, roughly 2.62 acres in sizing would be for long term growth, the request reads. A different notion approach approval would be demanded for progress of the second tract.
The property has been vacant since 2009.
Olive Backyard was also on the agenda, with the restaurant’s principle prepare up for acceptance. The proposed locale is 2265 Whiskey Highway, the previous dwelling of Golden Corral.
The proposal is to demolish the current Golden Corral making in order to assemble a construction with a scaled-down footprint, according to the submitted challenge narrative. The current creating is 9,331 square toes, although the proposed Olive Backyard garden would be 7,805 sq. toes.
The program calls for the proposed Olive Back garden to have 235 seats and 117 parking areas.
The prepare was unanimously approved by the commission.
A proposed townhome improvement off College Parkway was also reviewed by the fee. The planned locale is just west of the Aiken County Federal government Middle and would consist of two tracts which are bisected by Lincoln Avenue.
A single tract has frontage on University Parkway and consists of 18.63 acres, even though the other tract is found on the south facet of the Lincoln Avenue and is composed of 33.84 acres, in accordance to the request.
The proposed progress phone calls for 160 for-sale townhome models to be built in two phases. All buildings would consist of four or less two-tale models, with just about every unit getting its possess garage.
The to start with section calls for building around 84 models on the tract fronting University Parkway, with the second period consisting of approximately 76 units, according to the request. The two phases are not prepared to be connected.
The 1st section of the principle approach has an ingress/egress drive off University Parkway that will have to have an encroachment allow from the S.C. Department of Transportation, and the second phase needs an extension of Tennessee Avenue N.W. that will involve approval by the Town of Aiken.
The Tennessee Avenue N.W. extension takes advantage of a parcel of land the developer does not nevertheless possess, so a situation was put in position giving the developer 180 days to complete that transaction.
The ask for was authorized unanimously, 5-, with fee member Charles Matthews recusing himself.
Fee Chair Ryan Reynolds was absent from the assembly.
Aiken Planning Commission is a recommending entire body, this means all proposals nonetheless go ahead of Aiken Town Council prior to they are formally accredited.
People who would like to enjoy a recording of the conference can go to the city’s YouTube site.