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Two SR 85 projects on Buckeye P&Z agenda


BUCKEYE — Both hearing items that are on Buckeye’s Planning and Zoning Commission meeting agenda for Tuesday, Sept. 27, involve properties larger than 200 acres along State Route 85.

Tuesday’s meeting is set for 6 p.m. at Buckeye City Hall, 530 E. Monroe Ave.

One project, located along the west side of State Route 85 between Southern Avenue and Baseline Road is about 226 acres. Desert Sonora Company and Dinan Holdings, LLLP seeks light-industrial rezoning to construct five buildings and a 20-acre water campus on land that’s currently zoned rural-residential.

A conceptual site plan shows the five buildings would total about 3.4 million square feet.

CH CRE Ten85 Owner, LLC is the listed owner of 226 acres across the highway, along the east side of State Route 85. The 265-acre property is along the west side of State Route 85, north of both Baseline Road and the planned KOREplex lithium battery factory site.

The owners want to build a light-industrial park and is seeking site-plan approval.

The proposed site plan includes four primary buildings, totaling more than 4,square feet, plus local road improvements. Testing has also been planned for four well sites on the property that will be for use by the City of Buckeye to supplement its nearby Farallon Water Campus.

Both properties on Tuesday’s short agenda are within the city’s recently created State Route 85 employment district.

A 4 p.m. workshop is set for Tuesday for the board to discuss the Buckeye Downtown Specific Area Plan.