Very long-prepared enhancement in St. Augustine sparks new controversy

Developers are hoping to build a project called Sebastian Inland Harbor that would include a hotel, apartments, a marina and commercial and retail space on about 13 1/2 acres west of Riberia Street and south of King Street in St. Augustine.

The Sebastian Inland Harbor project in St. Augustine has been several years in the building, but some citizens think the recent proposal is “way too intense.”

The job is planned as a substantial waterfront sophisticated future to Riberia Road, King Avenue and the San Sebastian River with lodge rooms, residences, shops and a marina. 

Aside from a marina and the San Sebastian Winery, which has been open for decades and is portion of the progress, the land is vacant. 

The task has by now been permitted, but the developers are in search of an adjustment to the Prepared Unit Advancement agreement, which include rising the variety of multi-loved ones units.

The request will go very first to the Preparing and Zoning Board, which is dependable for producing a advice about irrespective of whether the proposal should be approved if the board endorses acceptance, the Metropolis Fee will have the remaining say. The conference will start out at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at The Alcazar Space at Town Corridor, but seating will be minimal simply because of COVID-19. The merchandise is toward the conclusion of the agenda.