By Ashley M. Casey
The supermarket chain Aldi Inc. has requested a special use permit from the city of Fulton to begin building a store on the former Nestlé site on the corner of Fay and South Fourth streets.
The Common Council approved a resolution to set a public hearing April 15 for the special use permit.
Mayor Ron Woodward told The Valley News Aldi and the site’s owner, Carbonstead LLC, approached the city about a month ago about the proposed construction. The property falls under the Manufacturing M-1 district and would need to be re-zoned as Commercial C-2.
According to Aldi’s special use permit application, the store will be 17,651 square feet.
Aldi is a German supermarket chain that operates 1,200 stores in the United States and 9,235 stores globally.
The public hearing will be held at the next Common Council meeting — 7 p.m., April 15, in the Common Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 141 S. First St. Continue reading