Collision restore store eyes Smithfield automotive dealership
Printed 5:08 pm Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Caliber Collision, a Texas-based auto frame restore store with 1,500 places throughout 40 states, is proposing to repurpose a automotive dealership on South Church Side road as its 15th Hampton Roads location.
Caliber Bodyworks of Virginia LLC has asked a different use allow from the city of Smithfield for an “automotive and lightweight automobile restore status quo.” Smithfield’s Making plans Fee voted unanimously on Nov. 8, with member Michael Torrey absent, to counsel the allow’s approval.
The corporate is proposing to make use of 15 to twenty other people and perform the ability from 7:30 a.m. to five:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Corporate officers have been the one ones to talk at a public listening to the Making plans Fee held forward of its vote.
The Making plans Fee’s advice is conditioned at the corporate maintaining the brick development’s trim painted in earth tones. The corporate had to begin with proposed portray the tan trim black as a part of its effort to rebrand the construction, which Commissioner Dr. Thomas Pope described as too trendy for the development’s architectural taste. The development is situated out of doors the city’s ancient district however continues to be matter to Smithfield’s front hall overlay design requirements.
As a part of the corporate’s software, Caliber is proposing to erect a 6-foot-tall white vinyl fence to check an current fence at the assets and supply screening for the out of doors garage of cars desiring upkeep. Smithfield’s The town Council could have the overall say on Caliber’s software.
The development these days homes the Smithfield Auto & Truck Middle, which is within the strategy of shifting the restore portion of its industry to Jefferson Street in Newport Information.