For 17 years, residents have been fighting off attempts to build a 200-unit condominium complex on the Weddington Golf and Tennis land.
Together with our elected officials, we have successfully defeated one plan after another as hundreds of neighbors showed up to meetings and thousands sent letters to representatives. Residents, local businesses, schools, community organizations and river groups, all saying one thing:
No condos. Not here. Not ever.
Weddington Golf and Tennis is rare recreational open space in one of the densest parts of our city. Located at Whitsett Ave. just north of Ventura Blvd., it is a local asset of regional significance, serving thousands of residents, sports enthusiasts and school children. This land is a vital part of our community, and it must be protected as open space.
But developers continue to push for condos. In November 2016, they submitted another plan for a dense 200-condominium complex that would:
We must protect what little open space we have left, because once it’s gone, it’s gone forever.
Click here and send a postcard today calling on our Councilmember Paul Krekorian to secure the funding necessary to purchase this land once and for all and forever preserve Weddington Golf and Tennis as 100% open space.
Developer of Weddington Golf and Tennis presented plan to SCNC Land Use Committee Wednesday, November 9, 2016.
The topic of this meeting was the current application VTT-74209 for proposed subdivision of the Studio City Golf and Tennis property into two separate parcels. The meeting included presentation of current project scope by the Applicant’s representative, Mr. Aaron Green of the Afriat Consulting Group, with follow up questions and answer session including an opportunity for public inquiry and comment.
Please be advised that this was a “fact finding” meeting only, and did not result in any motion for recommended action to the SCNC Board.
Discussion was guided toward the following primary objectives:
At which time there is sufficient understanding of these and other details, the Land Use Committee will schedule a Special Meeting with the objective of eliciting broad public response, and making a recommendation to the SCNC Board for official action.
Planning Department application summaries are available here:
The new application and supporting materials are available for review at:
This meeting was recorded and is available on the SCNC documentary YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxEViVBgST8&t=2315s