The Pasco County Commission has approved a land use change that is expected to set the stage for a light-industrial development in Lacoochee.
The land use change, approved by the county board on March 8, converted a 33-acre site from a residential designation to one that allows consideration of light-industrial uses.
The site is south of Coit Road, west of Bower Road, east of the CSX Railroad and north of Cummer Road.
The proposed One Lacoochee Center is expected to generate jobs for the Lacoochee-Trilby area.
The application was submitted through the county’s Office of Economic Growth.
There is a 0.21-acre parcel at the southwest corner of Chapman Street and the CSX Railroad, which is not included as part of this comprehensive plan amendment.
To the north of the subject side is the Pine Products Road right of way, Coit Road and the First Baptist Church of Lacoochee.
To the south is Lacoochee Elementary, Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Citrus Villas I and Cypress Villas, I and II.
To the east of the property is the Bower Road right of way and the CSX Rail Line.
To the west is the West Cypress Manor wastewater treatment facility plant, Pine Products Road right of way and the CSX Rail Line.
The applicant also has filed a companion request for a rezoning to convert the existing zoning to a light-industrial park district.
Published March 13, 2022