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File #: 21-0528    Version: 1
Type: Public Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/14/2021 In control: Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: 4/21/2021 Final action: 4/21/2021
Title: Conduct the public hearing to consider a variance to allow a deck to encroach into the rear yard setback at 1126 Starlite Court - PZC 21-1-030
Attachments: 1. Zoning Variance Application, 2. Disclosure of Beneficiaries, 3. Legal Description, 4. Response to Standards, 5. Plat with Drawing, 6. Location Map
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Conduct the public hearing to consider a variance to allow a deck to encroach into the rear yard setback at 1126 Starlite Court - PZC 21-1-030
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Gabrielle Mattingly, Community Planner

ENTITLEMENTS REQUESTED:
Approval of a variance to Section 6-6C-7:1 (R2: Yard Requirements) and Section 6-2-3:3.2 (Yard Requirements: Permitted Obstructions) to allow for construction of a deck which encroaches into the required rear yard setback.

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
Official notice for the public hearing for PZC 21-1-030 was published in the Daily Herald on April 5, 2021.

BACKGROUND:
The property is located on Lot 26 of Midam's addition to Brook Crossings Unit 5, which is generally located northwest of the intersection of Plainfield/Naperville Road and 95th Street, and is zoned R2 PUD (Single Family and Low Density Multiple Family Residence District - Planned Unit Development). The property is approximately 7,900 square foot and is improved with a single-family residence.

DISCUSSION:
The subject property is located in the R2 zoning district. Per Section 6-6C-7:1 of the Municipal Code, the R2 zoning district has a 25' required rear yard setback. The Code provides an allowance for patios, decks, and porches to extend up to 10' into the required rear yard setback. This results in a 15' permitted setback for attached decks at the subject property.

An attached deck currently exists on the subject property in the rear of the home. The petitioner, Jenna Hesseln, on behalf of the property owner, Ryan Mazzone, is proposing to remove the existing deck and replace it with a larger deck which will encroach into the rear yard setback (beyond the 10' permitted allowance). The proposed deck is 17' by 14' (approximately 217 square feet given the shape of the deck). The variance request is to allow for the deck to encroach an additional 4'.

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