Mount Dora Groves, a proposed large new development on the orange groves on U.S. 441 near Country Club of Mount Dora, is being considered by the Lake County Commission at a public meeting on October 11 at 9 a.m.
The proposed development, on property owned by members of Mount Dora's Simpson family, has two sections. On Mount Dora Groves North, the applicant proposes a 275-lot single-family residential subdivision containing approximately 4.42 dwelling units per net acre (1.91 dwelling units per gross acre). The application and related documents can be found here. Mount Dora Groves South, the applicant proposes a mixed-use development containing 783 single-family and multi-family dwelling units at a density of approximately 9.75 dwelling units per acre. It also includes 150,000 square feet of commercial uses, and associated recreational facilities. The application and related documents can be found here.
Anyone wanting more information or to express their opinion can attend the October 11 meeting which is being held at 315 W. Main Street in downtown Tavares at 9 a.m. For more news and events in Mount Dora, Tavares & Eustis, visit the area's websiteand download the area's free mobile app. Be sure to follow Mount Dora Buzz on Instagram and Twitterfor more local info.