It's been quite a few years since the last new home was built in the Cochrane community of GlenEagles. Now, an application to build homes on the very last piece of developable land has been put before the Town's planning commission.
This is another application for the same parcel of land that has been submitted for review – the last one having been rejected just a few months ago.
It's 4.15 acres of prime land from the Jones Estate that was zoned "urban reserve." However, a builder was to have it redesignated as R-3 so that semi-attached structures can be constructed there adjacent to Glenvista Place. There is a potential for 24 duplex homes to be constructed here.
There have been concerns put forward by residents that the additional traffic…