105-Lot Single-Family Home Subdivision Planned Along South Dent Road

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

A 105-lot single-family detached residential subdivision is being planned on either side of South Dent Road.

Dianne Lockman and Barbara Pouliot are co-trustees on the 52.5-acre tract.

The developer is listed as South Dent Development, LLC.

There will be dead end streets on either side of South Dent Road.

Density is approximately two dwelling units per acre.

The case goes before the Planning Commission on Monday at 1 p.m.

The Regional Planning Agency staff is recommending approval.



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