Dollar Tree store gets green light

Staff Writer

The developer for the proposed Dollar Tree store at 1501 Saturn Drive, went before the Wapakoneta Board of Zoning Appeals Monday evening to explain the project's need for a setback variance.

As the planned building fits on the lot, one corner of it does not meet the B-2 zoning requirement of a 40-foot setback. They only have 14-feet, four inches.

Jim Shipley, of Cocca Development, headquartered in Boardman, explained they are requesting an approximately 26-foot variance.

The board, hearing no objections from neighboring properties, approved the variance.

Shipley said following the meeting that construction is planned to start on April 15, with a completion date of July 15.

Dollar Tree, based in Chesapeake, Va, sells items for $1 or less. The new store would sit just west of the Bob Evans restaurant.

Dollar Tree is a Fortune 500 company that also operates...

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