Potential Problems Rising at Lake

1 decade 1 year 11 months ago Friday, February 03 2006 Feb 3, 2006 Friday, February 03, 2006 9:19:09 PM CST February 03, 2006 in News

Construction sounds overpower the calm of the lake.

"Normally, it's extremely quiet," said neighbor Mark Snyder.

He was surprised to learn about the three proposed 11-story buildings, a hotel and two condo towers, just down the street near the Hurricane Deck bridge.

"We don't see many of that size going in anymore," said Snyder. "I know there's some futher down the lake, but they're few and far between."

Development is exploding in Camden County.

"It's just been very busy," admitted Chris Hall, county planning administrator. "It's hard to notice trends when you're buried to your head."

Snyder says he's a fan of progress, but he has a major concern.

"If the infrastructure can handle it, you know, the streets, highways, and again, they haven't been developed enough I don't think."

Hall says developers don't have to make street improvements, but they often do. The Camden County Planning and Zoning Committee will have a public hearing Feb. 15 about the proposed development.

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