Retaining walls on site vary but range from a maximum of 4’ to a maximum of 12’. There is a total of seven retaining walls associated with this development.
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The original grading plan was approved and accepted by City Council on 9/14/20 which included the recommendations of staff, along with all other plans and specifications. 100% plans were approved by staff and accepted by City Council on 10/12/20.
Final retaining wall locations were approved with the 100% grading plans associated with the Grading Development Contract approved by City Council on 10/12/20. There were some adjustments to final retaining wall locations from the original plans approved by City Council on 9/14/20 based on staff comments, which were presented on the 9/14 recommendations.
The Landscape Plan will show the sizes and locations. Additionally, the minimum sizes allowed to comply with landscaping requirements are: Deciduous overstory trees must be 2.5" in diameter; Ornamental trees must be 1.5" in diameter minimum; Evergreen trees may be a 6’ minimum to count as an ornamental or an 8’ minimum to be counted as an overstory tree.
Upon completion of extensive negotiations with Lennar, the city is fulfilling a fifty-year plan to preserve the forests and wetlands located between Lake Ann and Lake Lucy. Please check out the Lake Ann Park Expansion Project page for more information on the proposed park.
Construction Hours Associated with Land Development are Monday-Friday 7am-6pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, No work on Sundays or public holidays. At this time, the developer has not applied for extended working hours, which can administratively be approved by the Public Works Director/City Engineer.
Construction Hours Associated with Home Construction are Monday-Friday 7am-9pm, Saturday 9am-9pm, No work on Sundays or public holidays.
View a map showing the school district boundary line between Minnetonka School District 276 and Eastern Carver County School District 112 as well as the location of public and private schools in Chanhassen. And for more information check out our Schools page.
This is anticipated to be conducted in 2021.
Chanhassen is working with Carver County on the upgrade to Galpin Blvd which is slated for 2024. For more information on this please see the Carver County Hwy 117 Project page.