Stories tagged with: Re-Zoning

April 19, 2011 - 7:21pm
3 years 18 weeks ago

The Zanesville Planning Commission approved the re-zoning of downtown Zanesville to an Art Overlay district Tuesday afternoon. The change wouldn't add any restrictions to the current zoning, but would make potential additional uses of the area available.

"What this will do is make us eligible for Federal funding that we aren't eligible for now, and will cause the Artist Colony to continue to grow and will be an asset to downtown Zanesville." said Mayor Butch Zwelling. He...

August 2, 2010 - 6:02pm
4 years 3 weeks ago

Zanesville residents who are unhappy with the recent approval of the re-zoning of the old YMCA property have vowed they will take a stand.

One route they can use is requesting a referendum petition from the Muskingum County Board of Elections, which if approved, would take the issue to voters in November 2011.

"Then they would have to get legal council to help them fill out the petition, and we would also tell them how many signatures they would need to collect, " says...

July 26, 2010 - 5:06pm
4 years 4 weeks ago

Zanesville City Council members are expected to vote on a re-zoning issue Monday night. It's an issue that's been going on for a year now, ever since Ryan Dodson of American Pride purchased the old YMCA property on McIntire Avenue back in July of 2009. Dodson wants to move his business to the site, but the property needs to be re-zoned from a residential lot to a commercial one.

Neighbors, on both sides of the issue, in that ward say they're just tired of hearing about it.

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