The developers presented a plan that would place multifamilybuildings on 100 of the acres, and single-family homes on the rest.Now, the township has agreed to allow 600 new homes andcondominiums on the site.

The two developers were denied a request to rezone the 677 acreseast of Milford Road, between Maple Road and Pontiac Trail, fromsingle-family to multifamily last year. Since then, Robertson fileda lawsuit in Oakland County Circuit Court claiming the township'sthree-acre-per-house zoning on the property takes away his rightsto develop the land. The three acre lots would have only allowedabout 200 homes.

The developers also threatened annexation to neighboring Wixom.The developers have agreed to not seek annexation. Wixom officialshad indicated an interest in acquiring the property.

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