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Manatee County Government Administrative Center First Floor, Chambers - Work Session 8:30 A.M. Meeting 9:00 A.M.
April 9, 2015 Planning Commission Agenda
Agenda Item #3


Subject
PDR-14-28(Z)(P)-DTS#20140503-MEPS#373-McClure Properties LTD-Honore/Lockwood Rezone and Preliminary Site Plan-Quasi-Judicial-Stephanie Moreland

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Contact and Presenter:

Stephanie Moreland

Principal Planner

941 748 4501  ext. 3880

Contact:

Sonia Zambrano

Senior Planning Technician

941 748 4501  ext. 6207



Action Requested


RECOMMENDED MOTION:

Based upon the staff report, evidence presented, comments made at the Public Hearing, and finding the request to be CONSISTENT with the Manatee County Comprehensive Plan and the Manatee County Land Development Code, as conditioned herein, I move to recommend ADOPTION of Manatee County Zoning Ordinance No. PDR-14-28(Z)(P), APPROVAL of the Preliminary Site Plan with Stipulations A-1, B-1, C-1 through C-3 and D-1; GRANTING Special Approval for a project 1) exceeding a gross density of 4.5 dwelling units per acre in the RES-6 Future Land Use Category (FLUC); and 2) within a Watershed Overlay District and Special Treatment Overlay District; ADOPTION of the Findings for Specific Approvals; GRANTING Specific Approval for an alternative to Land Development Code Sections 603.7.4.5 (reduced perimeter buffer from 15’ to 10’) and 603.7.4.7 (reduced front yard setback to 20’) as recommended by staff.



Enabling/Regulating Authority

Manatee County Comprehensive Plan

Manatee County Land Development Code



Background Discussion
Ms. Rachel Layton (ZNS), agent for Neal Communities and McClure Properties LTD, seeks approval of a rezone to PDR (Planned Development Residential) and a Preliminary Site Plan for 92 lots for single-family semi-detached residences at the southwest corner of 63rd Avenue East and Lockwood Ridge Road..
The 18.64± acre infill site is surrounded by residential developments. In September 2002, the site was rezoned from A-1/WP-E/ST to PDC/WP-E/ST without a plan. 
Single-family semi-detached uses are permitted in the PDR zoning district with Board approval.
The site is in the RES-6 Future Land Use Category (FLUC).  Suburban or urban residential uses are listed in the range of potential uses for consideration.  RES-6 FLUC allows a maximum gross density of six dwelling units per acre and net density of 12 dwelling units per acre.  The maximum gross density proposed is 4.95 dwelling units per acre and net density is 5.07 dwelling units per acre.  Special Approval is required because the gross density exceeds 4.5 dwelling units per acre.
Special Approval is also required for a project in the Evers Reservoir Watershed Protection and Special Treatment Overlay Districts. 
The applicant requests Specific Approvals to allow a reduction of the perimeter buffer from 15 to 10 feet and a reduction of the front yard setback from 25 feet to 20 feet.
The total open space calculation proposed is 37% (6.78± acres). 35% (6.51± acres) is required.
The site is in Flood Zones “X.”  There are no wetlands.
The site will utilize County water and sewer.
Staff recommends approval with stipulations.


County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
Sarah Schenk reviewed and responded by email on March 19, 2015

Reviewing Attorney
Schenk

Instructions to Board Records
N/A

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
N/A

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
N/A


Attachment:  Staff Report-PDR-14-28(Z)(P)-McClure-Honore-Lockwood-04-09-15PC.pdf
Attachment:  Zoning Disclosure Affidavits-PDR-14-28(Z)(P)-McClure-Honore-Lockwood-4-9-15PC.pdf
Attachment:  Special and Specific Approval Request Letter-PDR-14-28(Z)(P)-McClure-Honore-Lockwood-04-09-15PC.pdf
Attachment:  Traffic Impact Analysis-PDR-14-28(Z)(P)-McClure-Honore-Lockwood-04-09-15PC.pdf
Attachment:  Copy of Newspaper Advertising - McClure - Honore- Lockwood - PDR-14-28(Z)(P) - Bradenton Herald -4-9-15PC.pdf
Attachment:  Copy of Newspaper Advertising-McClure-Honore - Lockwood-PDR-14-28(Z)(P)-Sarasota Herald-4-9-15PC.pdf
Attachment:  Preliminary Site Plan-PDR-14-28(Z)(P)-McClure-Honore-Lockwood-4-9-15PC.pdf
Attachment:  Maps FLU, Zoning, and two Aerials-PDR-14-28(Z)(P)-McClure-Honore-Lockwood-4-9-15PC.pdf