Plans for a big subdivision on the former Henshaw Farm south of town have been in the works ever since May 2005, when Albany voters approved the annexation of 105 acres at the corner of Columbus Street and Ellingson Road.
There’s no sign in Albany that developers are waiting for the new state housing law to kick in, the law that seeks to encourage more people to live closer together and start using the bus instead of their car.
Developers of “The Banks,” an apartment project they want to build on the Willamette River near Bowman Park, ran into a snag Monday when the Albany Planning Commission said no to changes in their plans.
About 50 people are asking the Albany Planning Commission to reject changes in plans for a 120-unit apartment complex they fear would wipe out the main attraction of their neighborhood — its livability with quiet, tree-lined streets. Forty-seven residents signed a petition, and others added statements of their own, against proposed changes in plans for […]
In a public hearing that was difficult to follow because of its virtual and remote nature online, the Albany Planning Commission Monday approved a planned unit development of 11 houses and 44 apartments on a wooded site off Airport Road.