‘Legacy Loop’ bike, walking, horse trail proposed for Apache Junction

A report proposing a route of connected pedestrian and horse trails coined Legacy Loop and suggested thoroughfare alterations to accommodate bike lanes was presented to Apache Junction officials in an Oct. 9 public hearing. The trail system for riding horses, walking and bicycling is part of an Active Transportation Plan being prepared by J2 Engineering […]

9 seeking 2 spots on Apache Junction Planning and Zoning Commission

Nine people have applied for two positions on the Apache Junction Planning and Zoning Commission and are slated to be interviewed Oct. 1 by the city council and possibly appointed Oct. 2. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the council chambers, 300 E. Superstition Blvd. Two incumbents are seeking to be reappointed, according to […]

Lennar Homes, industrial uses to be discussed by Apache Junction commission

A Lennar Homes subdivision on 38 acres and changing 50 acres zoned commercial to industrial will be discussed at Tuesday’s Apache Junction Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, in the council chambers, 300 E. Superstition Blvd. Lennar Homes The commission is to hold a public […]

Industrial uses, U-Haul storage sought for 50 acres near freeway in Apache Junction

Changing 50 acres zoned commercial to industrial at U.S. Highway 60 and Idaho Road will be discussed at Tuesday’s Apache Junction Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. The city of Apache Junction needs industrial-zoned land for its employment corridor, a city official told the commission Aug. 14. “We are looking for a jobs-producing corridor,” Elan Vallender, […]

Apache Junction planning commission seeks names of medical-marijuana business owners

A new medical marijuana business must provide a list of the names of its owners, management company and board of directors before a request for a six-month extension to open will be considered, Apache Junction’s planning commission decided recently. A public hearing and consideration of a conditional use permit amendment for the approved non-profit medical […]

Apache Junction medical marijuana business has new owner, to open in March

A medical marijuana business approved to be at West Apache Trail and South Palo Verde Drive has a new owner seeking a six-month extension to open in March 2019. A public hearing and consideration of a conditional use permit amendment for the approved non-profit medical marijuana dispensary at 1985 W. Apache Trail Suite No. 4 […]

Neighbors seek to overturn commission decision on Hitching Post permit

Neighbors have filed an appeal to overturn the approval of a conditional use permit allowing Hitching Post and HP Steakhouse restaurants, 2341 N. Apache Trail in Apache Junction, to conduct various ancillary outdoor entertainment activities on the property. The Apache Junction City Council will hear the appeal of the CUP that was approved in a […]

4 storage containers OK’d for 2090 W. Superstition Blvd.

Two Chandler residents can store personal belongings in storage containers but not leave trailers or toy haulers at 2090 W. Superstition Blvd., the planning commission decided in a split vote April 10. Dean and Bonnie Varga, represented by Michelle Dahlke of Arizona Planning and Paralegal Solutions, sought a conditional use permit to store four cargo […]