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File #: 19-997    Version: 1
Type: Public Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/10/2019 In control: Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: 10/16/2019 Final action:
Title: Conduct the public hearing to consider variances related to the subdivision of the property located at 204 Route 59 (Westridge Court Shopping Center) - PZC 19-1-078
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. Development Petition, 3. Subdivision Plat, 4. Subdivision Overlay, 5. Declaration of Easements, 6. Parking Occupancy, 7. Tenant Roster and Parking Counts
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Conduct the public hearing to consider variances related to the subdivision of the property located at 204 Route 59 (Westridge Court Shopping Center) - PZC 19-1-078
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Sara Kopinski, AICP

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
Official notice for the public hearing for PZC 19-1-078 was published in the Daily Herald on September 30, 2019.

BACKGROUND:
The subject property is located at 204 Route 59, and consists of an approximately 49.65 acre, L-shaped parcel with frontage along IL Route 59, Aurora Road, and Jefferson Avenue. The property is zoned B2 Community Shopping District and includes approximately 473,398 square feet of commercial space. The petitioner plans to subdivide the property into six lots to further redevelopment and re-tenanting efforts on the site. To do so, the following entitlements are requested: a variance to increase the maximum FAR for Lots 3 and 4; a variance to reduce the required number of loading berths for Lots 3 and 4; a variance to permit parking for Lots 1-3 and Lots 4-6 to be considered collectively; and, a variance to reduce the required parking for Lots 1-3 and 4-6. At this time, no specific redevelopment plans have been identified.

The Northwest Sector (1996) identifies the future land use of the property as "Commercial". Staff finds the petitioner's proposal to be consistent with this designation.

DISCUSSION:
Preliminary/Final Plat of Subdivision
The subject property currently consists of two lots totaling approximately 49.65 acres. The petitioner requests approval of a preliminary/final plat of subdivision to re-subdivide the subject property into six lots in the B2 zoning district to facilitate disposition of certain parts of the shopping center and further redevelopment and re-tenanting efforts. The proposed lots comply with the B2 zoning district's regulations. Staff finds the proposed p...

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