Manatee County Government Administrative Building First Floor Chambers 9:00 am - April 5, 2018
April 5, 2018 Land Use Meeting
Agenda Item #6

PDC-17-10(G) [related to PDC-05-58(Z)(P)] Palmetto Plaza 20170393, Quasi-Judicial - Rossina Leider, Principal Planner

Briefing Provided Upon Request

Contact and/or Presenter Information


   Rossina Leider, Principal Planner, 941-748-4501 ext. 6859


   Bobbi Roy, Senior Planning & Zoning Tech/Planning Coordinator

   941-748-4501 ext. 6878

Action Requested


Based upon the staff report, evidence presented, comments made at the Public Hearing, the action of the Planning Commission, 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 ADOPT Manatee County Ordinance No. PDC-17-10(G); APPROVE a General Development Plan with Stipulations A.1-A.8, B.1-B.5, C.1-C.2, and D.1; and GRANT Special Approval for a project: 1) adjacent to a Perennial Stream; as recommended by the Planning Commission.

(Commissioner Trace)

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Manatee County Land Development Code

Manatee County Comprehensive Plan

Background Discussion

• The Agent, Robert Schmitt, AICP is requesting approval of a General Development Plan  for a commercial center to include a convenience store and gas pumps as well as additional commercial uses, on an approximately 9.16 acre site.
• The site is west of US 41 at the intersection of US 41 and Bayshore Road, extending to the intersection of US 41 and Rock Payne Road (89th Street East), and the intersection of Bayshore Road and Rock Payne Road (89th Street East) at 9025 US41 N (Palmetto).
• In 2009, the Board of County Commissioners approved PDC-05-58(Z)(P) for the rezone of approximately 9.16 acres from A-1 (Suburban Agriculture – 1 dwelling unit per acre) to the PDC (Planned Development – Commercial) zoning district, and approved a Preliminary Site Plan for a 3,500 square foot convenience store with 7,540 square foot canopy over gas pumps, 15,673 square feet of general retail, and 36,648 square feet of office space in nine (9) 4,000 square foot buildings.
• The convenience store gas pumps, retail and office space were not constructed and the plan expired.
• The site is in the RES-9 (Residential – 9 dwelling units per acre) Future Land Use Category (FLUC) and the intent is to identify areas established for and urban residential environment and provide for a compliment of residential support uses normally utilized during the daily activities of residents of these urban areas.
• Special Approval is required for a project adjacent to a perennial stream.
• The site is zoned PDC (Planned Development Commercial) and the intent is to provide for development of commercial centers in scale with surrounding market areas, at appropriate locations, in conformance with the goals, objectives, policies and locational criteria of the Comprehensive Plan and in compliance with the Manatee County Land Development Code.
• The site lies in Flood zones X and AE with a Base Flood Elevation of 16.9' NAVD 1988 per FIRM Panel 12081C0156E.
• There are 0.09?acres of wetland on the site, 0.09?acres of wetland impacts are proposed. Mitigating measures are provided.
• Staff Recommends Approval.
• On March 8, 2018, by a vote of 5 – 0, the Planning Commission recommended approval. Mr. Rutledge and Mr. DeLesline were absent.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
Sarah Schenk reviewed and responded by emails to Matter 2018-0043 on February 5 & 15, 2018.

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please forward a copy of the executed document and letter from the Florida Department of State to bobbi.roy@mymanatee.org.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Staff Report - Palmetto Plaza.pdf
Attachment:  2 - Staff Report Maps.pdf
Attachment:  3 - General Development Plan.pdf
Attachment:  4 - Exhibit B Palmetto Plaza PDC1710G.pdf
Attachment:  5 - Environmental Narrative Palmetto Plaza PDC1710G.pdf
Attachment:  6 - Special Approval Letter Palmetto Plaza PDC1710G.pdf
Attachment:  7 - Newspaper Advertising.pdf
Attachment:  8 - Ordinance PDC-17-10(G).pdf