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Manatee County Government Administrative Building First Floor, Commission Chambers July 14, 2016 - 9:00 a.m.
REVISED July 14, 2016 - Planning Commission
Agenda Item #7


Subject
PDMU-15-17(Z)(G) - Pen Bay I, LLC/Peninsula Bay - DTS20150341 - MEPS483 - Quasi-Judicial - Margaret Tusing

Briefings
None

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Presenter:

   Margaret Tusing, Principal Planner, 941-748-4501 ext. 6828

Contact:

   Bobbi Roy, Planning Coordinator, 941-748-4501 ext. 6878



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 stipulated herein, I move to recommend ADOPTION of Manatee County Zoning Ordinance No. PDMU-15-17(Z)(G); APPROVAL of the General Development Plan, including the Design Requirements (dated May 17, 2016),  with Stipulations A.1–A.5, B.1–B.6, and C.1–C.7;  finding that the criteria in Section 402.7.D.9 for increased building height are satisfied; GRANTING Special Approval for:
 1)  a mixed and multiple use project in the RES-6 (Policy 2.2.1.12.4.a.) and RES-9 (Policy 2.2.1.13.4.a.) Future Land Use Categories,
 2) projects for which gross residential density exceeds 4.5 dwelling units per acre and the net residential density exceeds 6 dwelling units per acre in the RES-6 (Policy 2.2.1.12.4.b.) Future Land Use Category,
 3) projects for which gross residential density exceeds 6 dwelling units per acre in the RES-9 (Policy 2.2.1.13.4.b.) Future Land Use Categories, and 
 4)  non-residential uses exceeding 30,000 square feet in the RES-6 (Policy 2.2.1.12.4.c.) and RES-9 (Policy 2.2.1.13.4.c.) Future Land Use Categories,
 
and GRANTING Specific Approval  for alternatives to Land Development Code Chapters 4 - Zoning, 5 - Standards for Accessory and Specific Uses and Structures, 8 - Engineering Design and Utilities, and 10 – Transportation Management that comply with the Design Requirements approved as part of the General Development Plan as recommended by Staff.



Enabling/Regulating Authority

Manatee County Comprehensive Plan

Manatee County Land Development Code



Background Discussion

• Mr. Caleb Grimes with Grimes Goebel, et al, agent for the property owner, is requesting approval of a Rezone to PD-MU, approval of a General Development Plan and Design Requirements for a mixed use project:

? 1,950 residential units;
? 90,000 square feet of non-residential uses,
? dry storage marina for 200 boats, and
? boat ramp and marina basin

•  Project Acreage:  358.5 acres

• Project Location:  north of Cortez Road, east and west of 115th Street West and south of Palma Sola Bay in southwestern Manatee County.

• PDMU district allows a flexible development approach to encourage:

? Mixed-Use Projects
? Innovative Land Use Techniques
? Creative Urban Design
? Environmental Protections

• RES-6 and RES-9 Future Land Use Categories 

• Special Approvals:

? Mixed and Multiple Use project in the RES-6 and RES-9 Future Land Use Categories.

? Non-residential uses exceeding 30,000 square feet in the RES-6 and RES-9 Future Land Use Categories.

? Projects for which gross residential density exceeds 4.5 dwelling units per acre and the net residential density exceeds 6 dwelling units per acre in the RES-6 Future Land Use Category.

? Projects for which gross residential density exceeds 6 dwelling units per acre in the RES-9 Future Land Use Category.

• Specific Design Requirements for the Peninsula Bay establishes setbacks, project heights, uses within the Resort Residential District and Marina District.


• Specific Approvals:

? LDC Chapter 4 – Zoning

? LDC Chapter 5 – Standards for Accessory and Specific Uses and Structures

? LDC Chapter 8 – Engineering Design and Utilities

? LDC Chapter 10 – Transportation Management


• Infill project meeting Comprehensive Plan definitions for Mixed or Multiple Use project and Neo-Traditional Development.

• The project has an approved Local Development Agreement outlining methods and procedures to mitigate transportation impacts and provide for the construction of roadway improvements as a proportionate share project.


• Open Space:  179.7 acres (50%)

• Property used for active agriculture since the early- to mid-1900’s. 

• Wetland Acres:  70.82 acres; proposed impacts: 0.90 acres impacted for lake creation

• Ecosystem Management Plan

? Mangrove Swamp Enhancement – 22.37 acres
? Mangrove Swamp Restoration – 0.89 acres
? Mangrove Establishment – 0.27 acres
? Enhanced Tidal Area – 8.90 acres
? Upland Habitat Conservation – 3.09 acres

• Marina/Upland Cut Canal

? Hydrologically connected to Palma Sola Bay and Cortez Peninsula Canal
? Canal used for marina access and public boat ramp
? Connection to the Cortez Peninsula Canal will help to mitigate the flushing issues of this currently dead-end canal
? Marina/Upland Cut Canal consistent with Comprehensive Plan

• Staff recommends approval with Stipulations.



County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
Sarah Schenk reviewed and responded to Matter #2016-0526 by emails on June 22 and June 30, 2016.

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 - Peninsula Bay - PDMU-15-17(Z)(G).pdf
Attachment:  ATTACHMENT 2 - MAPS.pdf
Attachment:  ATTACHMENT 3 - specific approval letter.pdf
Attachment:  ATTACHMENT 4 - Zoning Disclosure Affidavit.pdf
Attachment:  ATTACHMENT 5 - 12.14.15 School Report Peninsula Bay.pdf
Attachment:  ATTACHMENT 6 - PENINSULA BAY DESIGN REQUIREMENTS 05172016.pdf
Attachment:  ATTACHMENT 7 - GeneralDevelopmentPlanREV.pdf
Attachment:  ATTACHMENT 8 - LARGE PROJECT APPLICATION dated 05172016 .pdf
Attachment:  ATTACHMENT 9 - ROAD IMPROVEMENTS.pdf
Attachment:  ATTACHMENT 10 - Transportation Impact Analysis.pdf
Attachment:  Attachment 11 - Letter from Applicant for additional presentation time.pdf
Attachment:  ATTACHMENT 12 - Rep. Photos for Height Increase.pdf
Attachment:  Attachment 13 - Copy of Newspaper Advertising.pdf
Attachment:  Attachment 14 - Public Comments.pdf
Attachment:  Additional Public Comment Letters - Peninsula Bay - PDMU-15-17(Z)(G).pdf