The commission voted 6-1 not to change the zoning ordinance that allows for the building. Still, Oakville resident Mark Haefner says the citizens don’t want it so it shouldn’t be there.
“People moved here because they like the single-family housing and they like the green space. Every time one of these big things goes in, it takes away from that so that’s why we have to defend it”
Michael Fox says he lives about 100 yards from the site near Mason and Clayton Roads, of which one acre will be used for a gas station and the other nine for the residential complex.