Council Grants 6-Month Extension for Huntington Woods Phase III PUD Final Site Plan

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 04/26/2020 - 22:15

Saline City Council granted a six-month extension to the final site plan for Huntington Woods Phase III.

The plan for the planned unit development was set to expire July 9. Council voted 7-0 to extend the plan until Jan. 9, 2021.

Assistant City Manager Mike Greene recommended the extension. 

In a letter to the city, Joe Skore, VP of Land Acquisition for Pulte Homes of Michigan, said Pulte has obtained all requisite permits and off-site easements required. The pre-construction meeting was held Jan. 29.

"However, in light of the scope and speed of the unprecedented circumstances we are now facing regarding the Covid-19 pandemic, Pulte is requesting an extension of the final site plan approval from July 9, 2020 to January 9, 2021," Skore wrote.

Councillor Kevin Camero-Sulak  asked how long it would take for Pulte to start building once the state re-opens.

"When we decide to ramp up, it will take us no time at all. We move very quickly and I see no impediments," Skore told council.

Answering a question from Councillor Jack Ceo, Skore told council that spec building is a small fraction of their building. A large majority is associated with buyers signing a contract, Skore said.

He noted that Huntington Woods Phase II is 80-85 percent sold.

Phase III features 25 new homes. Phase II was for 41 units.

 

 

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