The Flats at Iron Ridge

Image of the proposed Iron Row Apartments (facing east)

The Flats at Iron Ridge (formerly Iron Row Apartments) is a proposed multi-family development along Bermuda St., north of Mapledale Street. The project would include up to 94, for-rent, multiple-family units across . Unit types would range from studio to two bedrooms in each building. Amenities include a pool, bicycle parking, electric vehicle parking, a dog park, open areas, and outdoor art installations.

The Iron Row development team initially presented a concept to the Planning Commission on February 15th, 2017 to discuss the project. Most recently, the concept for the project was revised and discussed with the Planning Commission on January 6, 2021. Community members, the Planning Commission, and staff shared feedback related to building design, parking, landscaping, road construction on Bermuda, screening, and connection to the Iron Ridge development.

The applicants submit a site plan to the City, which was reviewed by City staff for compliance with City zoning ordinances. The project is a permitted use in the R-3 (Single/Multiple-Family Residential) zoning district, and the site plan will be considered by the Planning Commission at February 17, 2021 meeting at 6:30pm. A mailed notice for the meeting was sent to property owners within 500 feet of the property according to the City's enhanced notice policy. Meeting details are below.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • What is a Planned Unit Development (PUD)? This is a form of planning allows for flexibility and creativity in normal zoning requirements. There are several requirements developers must fulfill in order to qualify for this type of project. Those requirements are:
  • How can I review the documents for this project? There is a copy of the environmental reports as provided by the development team, as well as key contacts available at the Ferndale Public Library. Otherwise, there is a set of key project links found on the right side of this page. Can't find what you are looking for? Feel free to contact the CED Department at ced@ferndalemi.gov.

Current Phase: Site Plan Review and Consideration

The applicant is required to submit a site plan, including landscaping, lighting, and elevations, for staff and Planning Commission to review. The applicants submit a site plan to the City and the site plan is currently in review by City staff and a link is noted in the "Key Links" section of this page. The project is a permitted use in the R-3 (Single/Multiple-Family Residential) zoning district, and the site plan will be considered by the Planning Commission at February 17, 2021 meeting at 6:30pm. A mailed notice for the meeting was sent to property owners within 500 feet of the property according to the City's enhanced notice policy.

Zoom meeting information is listed below. The meeting agenda, staff report, and additional documentation were added to this page on Friday, February 12, 2021.

The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom at the following information:

Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4498836027?pwd=blc2MWlKMmxhSjUwV2QxY01sNEU4QT09

Meeting ID: 449 883 6027

Passcode: FERNDALE

Phone Number: 888 788 0099

Meeting ID: 449 883 6027