by Martha Quetsch
MAPLE PARKâ€”A commercial development called The Maples has been proposed for the southwest corner of Route 38 and County Line Road in Maple Park, which would consist of several commercial lots of 30,000 square feet.
Integritas System of Yorkville presented the proposal on behalf of the developer, Aberdeen Properties, during the Maple Park Village Board meeting on Monday.
Aberdeen would like to develop The Maples in phases. In the first phase, the company hopes to attract small retail businesses and a restaurant that serves breakfast and lunch. An office rental space also would be in this phase.
Village President Kathy Curtis said that although the concept was well received by trustees, â€œsubsequent meetings will need to take place to address the challenges surrounding water and sewer services for the development.â€
The developer will not need to request new zoning or seek annexation of the site. The property already has commercial zoning and previously was annexed into the village, Curtis said.
The property was owned and platted by John Clare Developers as part of their overall subdivision. Last year, John Clare sold the commercial piece of their project to Aberdeen Properties.
This was the first time a concept plan was pitched for the property, Curtis said.
The 18-acre site for the proposed development borders the west side of County Line Road (south of Route 38), and the south side of Route 38 (west of County Line). Proposed access to the development would be from both Route 38 and County Line Road.