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County PC again recommends against rezoning 20-acre parcel Spanish Valley

Posted by Moab Premier Properties on January 20, 2017
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A 20-acre parcel of farmland in Spanish Valley owned by Judy and Gary Carmichael has again been denied a rezone by the Grand County Planning Commission. Developers interested in purchasing the property had asked that the land be rezoned from rural residential to small lot residential and promised the planning commission Jan. 11 that they would build an affordable housing subdivision on the site if the rezone were approved.

Citing no support in the county’s future land use plan for such a zone change, and no guarantee that those affordable housing plans would come to fruition, the commission voted 5-2 to recommend that the Grand County Council deny the rezone.

Read more: Moab Times-Independent