Business hopes to change property from residential to medical zone

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) – A Nacogdoches business is awaiting word on whether it can expand its footprint, despite some concern from the neighborhood it serves.

Hettie Legg and Associates are hoping to change the zoning on their property from residential to medical. Alaina Chafin with the City of Nacogdoches explains the difference between the two.

“The applicant is requesting to change the zoning designation of the property from R-4 multifamily to MD medical which would allow for medical uses such as offices medical and professional related and then some supportive services too so limited retail, food services, things like that,” Alaina Chafin said.

The property owner, Hettie Legg said their speech and occupational therapy spaces are too small for the demand. They hope to expand their services.

“The reason why we need to be zoned medical is so we can use the existing apartment building to remodel it for therapy space because we can’t afford to…

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