The Navasota Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) held a Regular Meeting Thursday, Feb. 11, and approved a conditional use permit application submitted by Mike Vivaldi.
Following a public hearing and receiving comments for, but none against, commissioners approved the request for a conditional use permit for vehicular sales on 6-acres along Highway 6 Loop South. According to Development Services Director Lupe Diosdado, vehicular sales is a conditional use in the B-2 General Business District and
Neighboring property owners Bill Hertenberger and Pastor Max Brand spoke during the public hearing. Hertenberger said he was not opposed to business growth and adding to the tax rolls but had concerns about the property setbacks and location of a future building given proximity to his property
Joe Gattis with Gattis Engineering advised they were still in the early stages of the preliminary design but that the building would be centered in the middle of the tract.
Gattis said “We’re not going to be anywhere close to a property line.”
Brand said he and New Hope Church were in favor of the project going forward.
Commissioners present were Dia Copeland via Zoom, James Harris, Carolyn Katkoski, Chairman Randy Peters, Patty Tokoly, Dr. John Walla and Todd Wisner.
Development Services Director Lupe Diosdado was present on behalf of the City ofNavasota.
P&Z meets the second and fourth Thursday at 6 p.m. in city council chambers at 200 E. McAlpine Street. The schedule for P8r7 meetings and meeting videos is available at https://www.navasotatx.gov/planning-zoning-commission.