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File #: 19-850    Version: 1
Type: Public Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/29/2019 In control: Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: 9/4/2019 Final action:
Title: Conduct the public hearing to consider a variance from 7-4-4:2.4 and a variance from 6-6B-7:1 in order to approve the Preliminary/Final Plat of Subdivision to subdivide the existing lot into two lots for the property located at 724 Jackson Avenue - PZC 18-1-136
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. Disclosure of Beneficiaries, 3. Legal Description, 4. Response to Standards, 5. Existing House Exhibit, 6. Location Map, 7. Preliminary-Final Plat of Subdivision, 8. 90% Rule Map and Calculation
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Conduct the public hearing to consider a variance from 7-4-4:2.4 and a variance from 6-6B-7:1 in order to approve the Preliminary/Final Plat of Subdivision to subdivide the existing lot into two lots for the property located at 724 Jackson Avenue - PZC 18-1-136
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Gabrielle Mattingly

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
Official notice for the public hearing for PZC 18-1-136 was published in the Daily Herald on August 19th, 2019.

BACKGROUND:
The subject property is located on the south side of Jackson Avenue, just west of West Street, near Centennial Park. The property is zoned R1B (Medium Density Single-Family Residence District).

Prior to 2017, the subject property was three separate lots; two of three lots fronted Jackson Avenue and were zoned R1B and the back lot was zoned R1A. The previous homeowners made a request to consolidate the three lots into one lot. In order for staff to administratively approve consolidation of the three separate lots into one lot, rezoning was required. On June 20th, 2017, the City Council granted approval of rezoning of the back lot to the R1B zoning district. The lots were then consolidated through the City's administrative approval process (note: lot consolidation can be approved administratively if the proposed consolidation meets the criteria stipulated in Section 7-2-5:2 (Subdivision Plat Procedures: Administrative Plat Procedures) of the Municipal Code).

On September 5th, 2017, the City Council granted a variance from Section 6-2-10:4 of the Municipal Code in order to install an accessory structure (a sport court) which exceeded (in size) the footprint of the principal structure on the back portion of the lot. The sport court was installed, but has since been removed from the site.

DISCUSSION:
The current homeowner, Richard W. Wake as Trustee of the Richard W. Lake Living Trust dated De...

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