CPPJ votes in favor of Moss Bluff residents in zoning dispute - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

CPPJ votes in favor of Moss Bluff residents in zoning dispute

MOSS BLUFF, LA (KPLC) -

Along St. James Dr. is not many homes. Many homes don't have fences because residents said this tiny neighborhood is like an extended family.

"We know everyone in the neighborhood, the kids can run between the yards, and they can ride their bikes down the street," said resident Laura Gardner.

Gardner said it was unsettling when the Planning and Zoning Board recently voted for their dead end road to become an entrance to a new larger neighborhood.

"It was pretty much a nightmare and pretty much we all walked out just speechless that it went the way it went," said Gardner.

With concerns of a lot of traffic running through their community and saying goodbye to their quiet street, residents made an appeal at the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury meeting. With a unanimous vote, jurors repealed the Planning and Zoning Board's decision.

These residents said the meeting was a win for their small subdivision.

"The police jurors really took the time to listen to us and to understand the issue and talk to the developer and talk to the residents," said Gardner.

The repeal is only to keep St. James Dr. not an official entrance for the first two phases of the development. Once the development hits more phases, additional entrances and exits will be looked at again.

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