The Bluffs at Lake Lucy

Overview

The Bluffs at Lake Lucy development was originally part of the overall concept for The Park subdivision brought to the City by Lennar Corporation and received preliminary plat approval in March of 2019. The review process started in the summer of 2018 with a concept for a Planned Unit Development (PUD).  The PUD allowed for flexibility of lot size with the expectation of preservation of a significant amount of open space. The developer dedicated 50 acres for public park use around the perimeter of Lake Lucy. From the time of concept review in 2018 to preliminary plat approval in March of 2019, the subdivision went through a number of changes including: 

  • Decreasing the number of lots from 199 to 169
  • Increasing minimum lot size 
  • Eliminating the through street in the north portion (The Bluffs at Lake Lucy)
  • Creating a perimeter buffer between the development and the homes to the south 
  • Creation of tree preservation easements 

The preliminary plat has 4 phases. The 4th phase, now called The Bluffs at Lake Lucy, is being developed by Gonyea Company. Preliminary plat approval gives legal standing for the developer to proceed to final plat and all phases must meet the conditions of the preliminary plat. With the final plat, the city reviews the construction and landscaping plans to ensure they meet approved conditions.

Prior to the work starting on each phase, the city holds a preconstruction meeting with the contractor to review construction requirements and to  identify any extraordinary issues that may need to be highlighted. In addition, the City Forester walks the site with the contractor to ensure any trees noted for preservation are protected.

  1. Erik Henricksen

    Project Engineer
    Phone: (952) 227-1165

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1st Concept - August, 2018
The Planning Commission held a public hearing on the concept. The City Council reviewed the concept and based on public input, the street connection was eliminated from Galpin Boulevard to Lake Lucy Road. Additional changes were made resulting in the approved preliminary plat.The Park Concept - Rev

Approved Concept - North Portion - December, 2018

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Approve Concept - South Portion - December, 2018

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Approved Preliminary Plat - March, 2019

Project Updates

August 26, 2021

The development is currently under the building permit phase, as all public utilities and the base course of the public streets have all been installed.  Final wear course (the top lift of bituminous) will be placed next year to allow for a freeze-thaw cycle to occur.

Previously Posted Updates


Related Resources

Grading Plan
Landscaping Plan
Conservation Easement
Project Documents 

Haul Route

Project Schedule

City Forester Site Visit October 8, 2020
Grading October 26, 2020
Pre-Construction Meeting November 5, 2020
Start Construction November 9, 2020
Neighborhood Zoom Meeting December 2, 2020
2nd Neighborhood Zoom Meeting January 14, 2021
Start of Home Construction in Lucy Ridge Area February, 2021
Start of Major Utility Work on Della Drive April 12, 2021
Completion of Major Utility Work on Della Drive May
Start of Road Construction Beginning of June
Completion of Road Construction Mid-June
Substantial Completion TBD
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