A 24-hour drive-through cafe could be coming to Redan soon, part of a massive expansion planned for the APCO service station on Skipton Street.
Planning documents submitted to council reveal a remodelled service station taking over the neighbouring two blocks on Skipton Street, with an expanded convenience restaurant and larger canopy over petrol bowsers.
Currently, there is a house and a vacant block of land to the south of the service station.
The existing building would be demolished and set back, with road access adjusted.
The drive-through proposal would be to the east and south of the new building.
The existing car wash, to the north-east of the site, would be retained.
The planning report recommends a permit be issued, noting that despite being in a general residential zone, residential amenity would not be affected.
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"It is submitted that (the) proposed convenience shop will benefit and be convenient to local residents and the community," the document states.
"Given the existing use of (the address) as a Service Station and Car Wash, it is considered that the expansion to modernise and incorporate a convenience restaurant is appropriate and will continue to align with the purpose and decision guidelines of the General Residential Zone."
The owner, Brent Marshall, declined to comment on the proposal.
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