Danville City Council approved rezoning the former Kmart building on Riverside Drive to be used for self-storage during its meeting Thursday night.
The Daniel Group and Cherney Development Company Inc. plan to subdivide the property and redevelop the vacant building into self-storage.
The companies will carve 4.1 acres from the 8.19-acre shopping center, according to staff report to the Danville Planning Commission.
The Daniel Group is based in Danville and Cherney Development is based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Council approved — by 8-0 votes — rezoning the property and waiving certain yard setback requirement for the proposal. City Councilman Sam Kushner was absent.
Council members also approved by an 8-0 vote rezoning 116 Maplewood St. for Sterling Lighting LLC to warehouse, store and manufacture lighting fixtures and accessories. The operation would provide up to 10 jobs next year.
The application was filed by ROE Enterprises LLC and Sterling Lighting.