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File #: 21-0966    Version: 1
Type: Public Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/14/2021 In control: Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: 7/21/2021 Final action: 7/21/2021
Title: Conduct the public hearing to consider a variance from Section 6-2-10:5 to permit a carport at the subject property located at 203 Center Street - PZC 21-1-036
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. Responses to the variance standards, 3. Site plan and elevation, 4. Legal description, 5. Plat of survey, 6. Location map
Related files: 21-0966B
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Conduct the public hearing to consider a variance from Section 6-2-10:5 to permit a carport at the subject property located at 203 Center Street - PZC 21-1-036
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Kathleen Russell, Community Planner

ENTITLEMENTS REQUESTED:
A variance to Section 6-2-10:5 (Percentage Of Required Yard Occupied) has been requested to:
* Permit a carport and the existing detached garage to occupy approximately 798 square feet of the required yard at 203 Center Street.
BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
Official notice for the public hearing for PZC #21-1-036 was published in the Daily Herald on July 5, 2021.

BACKGROUND:
The subject property is located at 203 Center Street, and consists of an approximately 7,500 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). The property is located within the Historic District, but the proposed structure is not subject to Historic Preservation Commission review.

DISCUSSION:
The Petitioners and Property Owners, Lynn Baron and Patrick Rubald, are seeking approval of a variance to permit a carport as illustrated on the site plan. Under the code, detached accessory structures are permitted to cover 25% or 480 square feet of the required yard, whichever is greater. For this property, detached accessory structures are permitted to cover 480 square feet, which is 55% of the required yard. The Petitioners are requesting approval of a variance to permit the proposed structure and the existing garage to cover approximately 798 square feet (or 91%) of the required yard.

The proposed carport is attached to the existing detached garage. The existing historic garage is 595 square feet, exceeding the 480 square feet permitted in the required rear yard, as described above. The proposed carport is approximately 52...

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