Special Use Permit http://tspr.org en Judge Sides with Keokuk Board http://tspr.org/post/judge-sides-keokuk-board <p>A business expansion in Keokuk can proceed after being hung up in court for about one year.</p><p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 12:40:45 +0000 Jason Parrott 32883 at http://tspr.org Judge Sides with Keokuk Board Board Approves Expansion Despite Objections http://tspr.org/post/board-approves-expansion-despite-objections <p>Wednesday night&rsquo;s Keokuk Board of Adjustment meeting centered on two concepts: neighborhood integrity vs. business growth.</p><p>The board ended up signing off on an proposed expansion for Lexington Square, but the issue appears far from settled.</p><p>Julie Totten says her family bought its home at 17 Greenbrier Court in March of 2009.</p> Thu, 26 Jan 2012 15:52:29 +0000 Jason Parrott 9277 at http://tspr.org Board Approves Expansion Despite Objections Keokuk Board Sides With Neighbors http://tspr.org/post/keokuk-board-sides-neighbors <p>Keokuk&rsquo;s Planning and Zoning Commission opposes a proposed business expansion.</p><p>Lexington Square needs a special use permit from the city to add a roughly 10,000 square foot addition to its complex.</p><p>The goal is to provide more private rooms for residents of the nursing home on Keokuk&rsquo;s north side.</p><p>Many residents who live near the complex oppose the expansion because proposed increases in water drainage, traffic, noise, and overhead lights.</p><p>The planning commission is recommending the city&rsquo;s Board of Adjustment NOT issue the special use permit.</p> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 15:31:25 +0000 Jason Parrott 9204 at http://tspr.org Keokuk Board Sides With Neighbors