A contentious proposal to allow a Knudson Cove residence to be converted into a commercial tour operation is getting another hearing from the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly.
Some neighbors object saying a tour business and event hall would be out of character in a quiet neighborhood. But borough planners say the area is marked for future commercial development.
The assembly advanced the rezone application at its last meeting. The project is set for its second — and possibly final — public hearing on Monday.
In other business, the borough assembly is taking public comment on draft regulations for shooting ranges in Ketchikan. This comes after a Ward Cove-area business owner asked the assembly in August for a rezone so he could open a shooting range — but the borough didn’t have any rules regulating gun ranges. The borough’s sole current range predates the land use code.
Monday’s meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. in the White Cliff Building.