On Feb. 25 the St. Peters Board of Aldermen passed Bill No. 21-13 by a vote of 7-0 approving a new Luetkenhaus Properties plan for the Dallavalle Tract property at 721 Spencer Road. Alderman Terri Violet (Ward 4) was absent and excused.
The land is known as the Dallavalle Tract because of the original owners’ name.
On Feb. 3, the Planning & Zoning Commission (P&Z) approved rezoning of the Dallavalle Tract from R1-Single Family Residential District to Planned Urban Development (PUD), and approved Luetkenhaus’ plan to create The Cottages at Wedgewood, 29 cottage homes with a single street cul-de-sac layout. The builder will be Fischer & Frichtel.
The Board of Aldermen approval on Feb. 25 ratifies the rezoning and authorizes the PUD.
“The Cottages at Wedgewood will be a very nice single family community with density lower than surrounding subdivisions,” developer Bill Luetkenhaus told Mid Rivers Newsmagazine.
He added that “57% of the existing trees are being preserved, and 47% of the property will be common ground.”
The new development will include a minimum lot size of 4,300 square feet, a two car garage for each dwelling, and a front yard setback of least 20 feet, and a minimum lot width of 38 feet.
The developer will plant a tree line along the west side of the internal development road at the curve.
In 2020, Luetkenhaus originally had proposed to build Park Place Townhomes, a 49-unit community with eight buildings on a single cul-de-sac street. However, he withdrew his plan after listening to objections raised by numerous homeowners in the surrounding, adjacent subdivisions.
Mid Rivers Newsmagazine first published a story about this new plan on Feb. 2, 2021.