Ithaca, N.Y. — Here’s news of yet another project being served up to the Planning Board this Spring: Additions and renovations to a car dealership down in southwest Ithaca’s suburbia.
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Site Plan Review and drawings can be seen here. The dealership is Maguire Fiat Chrysler. Plans call for combining two show lots into continuous lot and adding 20 spaces, adding a 1,165 square foot showroom addition, and new landscaping and signage, including a second freestanding sign for Fiat that requires a sign variance (the max allowed by zoning is one freestanding sign).
Documents indicate all the work will cost about $360k and run from September to December of 2015.
Observant readers might remember that Maguires proposed a delaership/headquarters compound in Ithaca town late last year; but due to irreconcilable differences regarding standard zoning vs. Planned Development zone, the plan was tabled.
More from the design docs: