Grandview Estates informed the town Thursday that it will not seek a zoning change at the May 16 Town Meeting. (Anne Marie Tobin)
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Lynnfield zoning petition on hold

LYNNFIELD — Grandview Estates developer Saeed Abu-Zahra, doing business as Spring-L Realty LLC, has informed town officials he will not seek voter approval at the May 16 Town Meeting for a zoning change on an 18-unit affordable housing project off Ramsdell Way.

The  zoning petition, which appears as Article 16 on the Town Meeting warrant, would allow the property to be developed as elderly housing. The project calls for 16 units contained in eight townhouse-style buildings with two housing units and two-car garages for each unit.

"The design team met (Wednesday) and the conclusion was that we weren't sufficiently prepared to present the rezoning at this Town Meeting," said Tim Doyle, attorney for the developer. "We notified the town Thursday…

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