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File #: 21-0173    Version: 1
Type: Public Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/26/2021 In control: Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: 2/3/2021 Final action: 2/3/2021
Title: Conduct the public hearing to consider a variance to the interior side yard setback in order to construct a porte cochere at 6 North Columbia Street - PZC #21-1-007
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. Disclosure of Beneficiaries, 3. Response to Variance Standards, 4. Site Plan and Elevations, 5. Plat of Survey, 6. Legal Description, 7. 01.28.2021 HPC DRAFT Meeting Minutes, 8. Location Map
Related files: 21-0122, 21-0121, 21-0173B
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Conduct the public hearing to consider a variance to the interior side yard setback in order to construct a porte cochere at 6 North Columbia Street - PZC #21-1-007
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Kathleen Russell, Community Planner

ENTITLEMENTS REQUESTED:
A variance to Section 6-6C-7:1 (R2 Yard Requirements) has been requested to:

* Permit a porte cochere to encroach into the interior side yard setback by 1ft, which would allow the structure to be 5ft from the northern property line at 6 N. Columbia Street.

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
Official notice for the public hearing for PZC #20-1-117 was published in the Daily Herald on January 18, 2021.

On January 28th, 2021, the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) approved Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) 20-4723, which permitted a change to the primary fa?ade with the addition of the porte cochere (vote: 6 in favor; 1 opposed). The HPC also recommended approval of the variance to the interior side yard setback (vote: 6 in favor; 1 opposed). There was no public testimony during the meeting. The HPC discussed the approval process for the structure and the reasoning for the setback variance and change to the primary fa?ade.

BACKGROUND:
The subject property is located at 6 N. Columbia Street, and consists of an approximately 11,250 square foot parcel. The property is improved with a residence and detached garage, and is zoned R2 (Single-Family and Low Density Multiple Family Residence District).

DISCUSSION:
The Petitioner, Erik G. Haugsnes, a Trustee of the property owner, The Jack and Helen J. Haugsnes Living Trust, is seeking to construct a porte cochere as illustrated on the site plan. The Petitioner is requesting approval of a variance to the R2 interior side yard setback to permit the proposed structure to encroach 1ft, locating the porte cochere 5ft from the interior side property line. The po...

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