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File #: 21-0262    Version: 1
Type: Public Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/12/2021 In control: Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: 2/17/2021 Final action: 2/17/2021
Title: Conduct the public hearing to consider a major change to the Kroehler Center PUD to permit a parking deviation on the subject property located at 200-300 E. 5th Avenue (5th Avenue Station) - PZC 20-1-120
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. Petition, 3. Legal Description, 4. Parking Letter, 5. Parking Study, 6. 86-3 PUD Plat - Kroehler Center PUD Plat
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Conduct the public hearing to consider a major change to the Kroehler Center PUD to permit a parking deviation on the subject property located at 200-300 E. 5th Avenue (5th Avenue Station) - PZC 20-1-120
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Erin Venard

ENTITLEMENTS REQUESTED:
A major change to the planned unit development to permit a deviation to reduce the off-street parking required per 6-9-3 (Schedule of Off-Street Parking Requirements) in order to construct an interior addition to the 5th Avenue Station building.

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
Official notice for the public hearing for PZC 20-1-120 was published in the Daily Herald on Monday, February 1, 2021.

BACKGROUND:
Located at the southwest corner of 5th Avenue and Loomis Street, the subject property has a common address of 200-300 E. 5th Avenue. The subject property is zoned I (Industrial District) and is comprised of an approximately 290,000 square foot mixed use building and approximately 397 parking spaces. The parking spaces are located in 5 surface lots adjacent to the building and directly north from the building across 5th Avenue.

In 1986, City Council approved ordinance 86-3, a final Planned Unit Development (PUD) for the Kroehler Center which facilitated the conversion of the former Kroehler Furniture Factory into the 5th Avenue Station building. The PUD approval also permitted commercial, retail, residential, and office uses in the 5th Avenue Station building.

The petitioner, McAllister Pierce Partners LP, proposes to add 8 apartment units and 2,300 square feet of office space within the existing 5th Avenue Station building. The new apartment units will be located on 2nd floor over a portion of the 1st floor that previously had no ceiling. The new office space will be located on the 1st floor. The proposed apartment and office addition will require a major change to the Kroehl...

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