Planning commission approves project to build housing, retail space on former Geauga Lake property

AURORA, Ohio -- After years of sitting vacant, new life is being breathed into the old property that once housed Geauga Lake.

After six hearings, Aurora Zoning and Planning Commission just approved a large mixed use development for the land near the Sea World side of the old park.

It will include more than 300 town homes and single-family residences. There will also be 20 acres of retail space and a new park.

Even though the project has been formally approved, it’s not a done deal just yet.

The law director said city council still wants more input from the public to make sure all the details are just right.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.