The Columbia County Planning Commission granted developers of the Gateway project near Grovetown final plat approval during a Thursday meeting.
A Walmart store that anchors the 60-acre shopping center opened last month.
The property, located on Horizon South Parkway at Interstate 20, contains 16 out-parcels. The shopping center likely will include a restaurant and gas station next to the Walmart, developers for the project previously said.
Columbia County Plan Review Manager Kevin Fort said there are some cosmetic issues with the plat, but nothing of a "major concern."
"We're still under review on this plat; however, all the issues that are outstanding are minor issues," he said.
Planning commissioners also allowed the rezoning of 4.5 acres between Jessie Road and Collins Drive for a new Martinez subdivision called Collins Park. The property was rezoned from single-family residential to planned unit development.
Developers are planning to build 24 single-family patio homes and add an area for greenspace.
"I think you've done a great job cleaning up that whole area," Chairman Jean Garniewicz said to developer Joe Todd, of JHT Construction. "It looks so good."
The area has undergone redevelopment in recent years to replace older homes off Jessie Road with a blend of townhouses, duplexes and patio homes.
The planning and zoning board also approved a preliminary plat for Brookwood Estates off Jessie Road. The subdivisions will contain 71 lots on about 13 acres.
Planning commissioners passed final plats for two sections of the High Meadows subdivision, located off Chamblin Road. One section is a town-home project that incorporates 68 lots on 12.4 acres, while the other contains 52 lots on more than 16 acres.
A motion designating Planning Manager Nayna Mistry and Fort as representatives to sign plats for administrative review also was approved.
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