Cook: Thank you Paradise Valley, neighbors

On the southwest corner of Scottsdale and Jackrabbit sits the Paradise Valley Medical Plaza. There, numerous doctors including many who reside in the Town of Paradise Valley provide services. The import of them was compellingly shared in a recent letter to the Independent by town resident Jim Anton whose doctor helped him with injuries suffered […]

Sanctuary SUP pursuit clouded by Paradise Valley noise, short-term rental concerns

During the Paradise Valley Planning Commission’s first review of Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort’s request for a special use permit amendment to change and update what’s known as Casa 3 on their property, the commissioner’s voiced some initial concerns with proposed plans. On April 3, the Planning Commission spent more than an hour on the topic, […]

Planning Commission recommends Smoke Tree SUP denial

The Paradise Valley Planning Commission has recommended denial of Smoke Tree Resort’s Major Special Use Permit Amendment. On March 5, the Planning Commission hosted a public hearing, followed by a vote on the project. The Commission voted 4-3 to recommend denial, with Commissioners Daran Wastchak, Thomas Campbell and Jonathan Wainwright dissenting. Smoke Tree Resort was […]

Planning Commission requests extension on Mountain View Medical Plaza

More time is needed, the Paradise Valley Planning Commission believes, to assess a proposal regarding the Mountain View Medical Plaza. The commission unanimously approved a request to the Town Council that would extend time for deliberation to April 16, erasing the previous due date of March 5. The approval to ask for an extension came […]

Density concerns fan flames of worry at SmokeTree Resort rebirth endeavor

The SmokeTree Resort major special use permit amendment may need more time in its planning stages, officials within the Town of Paradise Valley say, as residents are simultaneously beginning to voice concern over the intensity of proposed plans. At a Jan. 9 Paradise Valley Planning Commission meeting, an agenda set to discuss the SmokeTree Resort […]

Firebrand neighborhood activated by Mountain View Medical Plaza pursuit

A handful of Firebrand Ranch residents are voicing concerns about the proposed rebuild of Mountain View Medical Plaza, which is on the northwest border of Paradise Valley, as the rebuild application begins municipal deliberations. On Dec. 18, residents of Firebrand Ranch attended the Planning Commission’s study session meeting to address concerns about the demolition and […]

Scottsdale developers push boundaries of Paradise Valley Ritz-Carlton heights

Scottsdale-based Five Star Development officials — those who are building the Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley Resort Community — deliberated with the town’s Planning Commission once again to discuss a special use permit amendment for a minimal height increase on five of its buildings. The request, officials say, was more of a formality based on interpretation of […]

Mountain View Medical Center revitalization begins Paradise Valley deliberations

The Paradise Valley Planning Commission will begin its work reviewing plans for a three-phase reconstruction of Mountain View Medical Center, after Town Council approved marching orders earlier this November. Paradise Valley Town Council approved a Statement of Direction for the medical facility with a 6-0 vote on Nov. 15, at Town Hall, 6401 E. Lincoln […]

Hermosa Inn dips toe into new fit of Paradise Valley footprint

Seeking to meet the needs of its guests, Paradise Valley’s Hermosa Inn is looking for town approval for some slight adjustments to the property’s footprint. The Hermosa Inn, 5532 N. Palo Cristi Road, is a beloved resort within the Town of Paradise Valley housed mostly within a residential community. It was annexed into the town […]

Azure: Shea Homes community sign, walls approved for Paradise Valley neighborhood

A monument sign greeting residents and visitors of Shea Homes’ new Paradise Valley residential neighborhood has gained a recommendation vote from the municipality’s Planning Commission. On Dec. 19, 2017, the Paradise Valley Planning Commission approved a minor special use permit amendment for Ritz-Carlton Special Use Permit, Area B for 11-foot high monument walls flanking the […]