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Lorna Village

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The pawn shop wants to relocate from U.S. 31 to Lorna Road, but city officials say the pawn shop doesn't fit the proper zoning for the east side of Lorna Road. more

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Hoover school rezoning map April 2018

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The rezoning plan approved by a federal judge in December also is expected to move an estimated 1,900 to 2,200 students to new school zones. more

Schools

Kathy Murphy rezoning press conference 12-14-17

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School officials estimate the rezoning plan will send roughly 1,900 to 2,200 students to new school zones when the next school year starts in August 2018. more

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The city of Hoover has had a lot of big zoning fights in 50 years, and one man has been in the middle of most of them. more

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Douglas Commons annexation

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D.R. Horton wants to build 42 houses on 12 acres and to prohibit people under the age of 18 from living there permanently. more

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Trace Crossings 6-5-17 zoning amendment

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Commenters said the council should have delayed a decision until the city completes a comprehensive master plan. more

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Trace Crossings rezoning 5-8-17 (5)

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Trace Crossings residents have been calling on City Council members to reject parts of the rezoning plan or postpone consideration until the city adopts a comprehensive plan. more

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Hoover school bus 2016

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Deer Valley and Bluff Park elementary schools are expected to be about 99 percent full in August, and three other schools are expected to be above "functional capacity," school officials say. more

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Trace Crossings rezone plan 5-8-17

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The request, which now goes to the Hoover City Council, would add 348 acres and nearly 500 homes to Trace Crossings and rezone land across from the Hoover Met for commercial development. more

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Superintendent Kathy Murphy said she plans to ask a federal judge to implement the rezoning for 2018-19 instead to give families, employees and the community plenty of time to prepare. more

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Trace Crossings rezoning meeting 2-9-17

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The new zoning plan calls for 421 residential lots to be moved from other parts of Hoover to Trace Crossings and includes a new layout for the sports complex, new access roads for schools, and park land along the Cahaba River. more

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4670 Valleydale Road (1)

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The plan is to put a gasoline station/convenience store and a small shopping center on the property, across the street from the North Shelby Fire Department's Station No. 1. more

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Carmike Cinemas Patton Creek

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The proposal has stirred debate in the Hoover community. more

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HSUN-CITY Planco Bluff Park subdivision layout.jpg

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The property is located near the corner of Alford Avenue and Tyler Road, and the rezoning now goes to the Hoover City Council for final approval. more

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Hoover Schools superintendent wraps up busy first year, says work still to be done. more

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I-459 apartment rezoning

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The council rejected stiff opposition from U.S. Steel and other owners of the property in question, saying the land is best suited for mostly commercial use. more

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I-459 apartment rezoning

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The vote originally was scheduled for March 7 but was postponed until April 4. more

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After two years of planning and community debate, the Hoover school board is partnering with the U.S. Department of Justice and NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund to ask a federal judge to approve new school attendance zones. more

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I-459 apartment rezoning

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A recap of the March 7 Hoover City Council meeting more

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I-459 apartment rezoning

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The Hoover City Attorney has recommended Hoover City Council continue a rezoning case on the March 7 agenda. more

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June 2018