Ocoee planning board approves new phase of city's largest subdivision
By Jerry Stockfisch
Jan 11, 2019 | 2:00 PM
City planners have given the thumbs up to another phase of construction in the Arden Park North subdivision, bringing 90 more homes to the largest residential development in Ocoee.
Lennar Homes will continue construction clockwise around Lake Sims on a parcel on the north side of Clarcona-Ocoee Road between Hobson Road and Ingram Road. The project involves 308 acres, including 54 acres of lake and wetland property.
The Preliminary/Final Subdivision Plan for construction phase 4A was approved by the city's planning and zoning commission last Tuesday. It will bring the subdivision to nearly 600 homes, roughly two-thirds of the way toward 844 homes upon buildout.
"They're keeping the phasing schedule. They're just marching forward," city planner Mike Rumer said. "It's a really nice subdivision. The theme is 'park-atecture.' They've got a lot of open space, a lot of park space. It's just a really nice subdivision."
Lennar North Division President Guy Skoy told GrowthSpotter the homebuilder will introduce a new product line in Phase 4A and will be building all new models for the community, which it absorbed through the acquisition of CalAtlantic Homes.
The Arden Park Planned Unit Development was originally approved in 2006 and amended in 2013.