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Zoning approved for new housing development

The Bessemer City Council has approved a recommendation to rezone property along Murphys Lane for a new housing subdivision. 
A public hearing on the rezoning was held on Tuesday, August 17, 2021. The Council unanimously approved the request by Developer Randy Brooks to rezone the current vacant land off Murphy’s Lane, which had been zoned R-2 residential, to R-3-A residential. The proposed use of the property will be for the construction of 269 Patio/Garden style homes.
The city of Bessemer’s Planning and Zoning Commission had recommended the Council approve the rezoning during its meeting on June 15, 2021. No one spoke in opposition to the rezoning during the public hearing.