Severyn Development plans to build a seven-unit upscale townhouse complex on the current site of a vacant ranch home in Buffalo, N.Y., at price points between $549,000 and $600,000. The project’s neighbors support its high-end nature – but not its parking and traffic allowances.
The townhomes’ one-car garages will be served by four driveways, and most of the community’s occupants will have two cars. On top of parking concerns, current residents fear that the driveways’ roadside exists could create a traffic issue during the winter, when snow is piled up along the roads.
One proposed redesign for the project eliminates the townhomes’ private courtyards, but Severyn Development’s Eric Severyn fears the loss of a major attraction to the development. “It is very important to potential buyers,” he said.
Severyn Development will meet with the local planning board on Oct. 24.