Life in Delaware County, Powell/Lewis Center

Powell Says Hello To DORA

21 Oct , 2019  

Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) legislation was unanimously approved by Powell City Council during a recent meeting.

The DORA allows licensed liquor establishments in the designated area to sell alcohol at special times that can be carried out of their establishments in specially marked cups. Powell’s DORA boundary is approximately 136 acres and includes an area running north/southfrom Ill Mannered Brewing Co. on Grace Drive to the southernmost part of Village Green Park, and east/west from Beech Ridge Drive to Monte Carlo. More…

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The Wesleyan Inn Project Before City Board Wednesday For Further Action

10 Apr , 2019  

On Wednesday, the City of Delaware Board of Zoning Appeals will consider an application related to the construction of The Wesleyan Inn at 235 West William Street.

As noted in the variance application, the plan is to renovate and expand a former OWU dormitory into a three story, 43 room inn with 14,407 square feet of interior space. Having had a Conditional Use Permit and Preliminary Development Plan previously approved by City Council, the Final Development Plan is set to be before Council later this month. More…


Life in Delaware County

County Officials Approve Major Multi-Use Development In Orange Township

21 Mar , 2019  

A new multi-use development project is moving forward in Delaware County.

The “Kerbler Project” is sited on nearly 300 acres, adjacent to Mount Carmel Lewis Center (7100 Graphics Way) and the newly formed Creekside Industrial Park, just to the east of U.S. Route 23. Located in Orange Township, the project will combine 300 units of multi-family housing with single-family housing, a senior-care facility and retail, light office and industrial development. More…

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Business, Life in Delaware County

New I71 Interchange May Be Coming, Even Without Planet Oasis

15 Mar , 2019  

Columbus Business First reported on Monday about a possible massive residential development in the general area of the Tanger Outlet Mall.

That development, in turn, could spur ODOT to move forward with the planned new intersection of I71 and an extended Sunbury Parkway. Yet another new interchange has been discussed at or near Big Walnut Parkway and mile marker 124. More…

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Business, Powell/Lewis Center

OSU Wexner Medical Center Approved By Powell Planning Commission

25 Jan , 2019  

On a week when 1808Delaware has reported on more than one building project being approved by city review bodies, this one is larger than them all — put together. A major development received the green light Wednesday that will be a transformative one for southern Delaware County.

The City of Powell reported on Thursday that its Planning Commission has approved the final development plan and plat for a medical office building, ambulatory care medical facility, and hospital comprising the new OSU Wexner Medical Center. More…

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