Wheaton City Council members unanimously approved a permit that will allow for the construction of a Heritage Woods senior housing development at 219 Parkway Avenue in Wheaton.
Supportive Living Services, the developer approved for the planned unit development (PUD), plans to construct a four-story, 84-unit facility that will include a lobby, lounge, cafe, salon, business center/library and a dining room.
The target population for private assisted living facility would be seniors around 85, according to a city staff memo.
City staff recommended Council's approval of the PUD if the developer agreed to do the following:
- Submit a report that outlines environmentally friendly practices that will be incorporated into the design and construction of the project
- Prepare a plat of easement rant dedicating stormwater management and utility easements, to be submitted to the Director of Engineering proper to issuing permits
- Construct a public sidewalk across the front of the parcel west of the site in lieu of constructing a public sidewalk in the front of the property
- Submit a tree preservation plan
- Pay $20,000 in impact fees to the Wheaton Park District
City Manager Don Rose said the developer will now need to secure building permits and submit engineering plans to begin construction.