McKinney City Council amends zoning for future apartment development

McKinney City Council approved zoning for an apartment complex in McKinney. (Courtesy city of McKinney)
McKinney City Council approved zoning for an apartment complex in McKinney. (Courtesy city of McKinney)

McKinney City Council approved zoning for an apartment complex in McKinney. (Courtesy city of McKinney)

A new apartment complex is set to be built in McKinney following unanimous approval by City Council on April 20.

The complex will be located on about 9 acres south of the intersection at Heritage Drive and Pearson Avenue. The land already had the zoning to build an apartment complex, but the applicant looked to modify the development standards. This allows the complex to be built without a screening wall and for increased density without increasing the number of units. The applicant, Casey Gregory, said this remediates an oversight from previous zoning discussions for the project.


Meeting documents stated the complex will tie into the existing character of the neighborhood without the screening wall.

Council approved the request without much discussion.

Editor's note: This article's headline has been updated to clarify the zoning was amended.
By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the Frisco and McKinney editions.


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