Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - July 9, 2015
July 9, 2015 - Planning Commission
Agenda Item #3

PDC-14-29(P) - GH&G LOCKWOOD, LLC / WEST LAKE PLAZA / (DTS #20140481 - MEPS#367)-Quasi-Judical- Margaret Tusing


Contact and/or Presenter Information


Margaret Tusing, Principal Planner

941-748-4501 ext.6828


Danielle Walker, Planning Tech II

941-748-4501 ext.6936

Action Requested


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 recommended ADOPTION of Manatee County Zoning Ordinance No. PDC-14-29(P); APPROVAL of the Preliminary Site Plan with Stipulations A.1-A.7, B.1-B.3, and C.1-C.4; as recommended by staff.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Manatee County Comprehensive Plan

Manatee County Land Development Code

Background Discussion
  • Darenda Marvin, AICP, Grimes-Goebel, agent for the owner, is requesting approval of as Preliminary Site Plan for a retail shopping center containing approximately 165,000 square feet at the southeast corner of S.R. 70 East and 45th Street East (Lockwood Ridge Road).
  • The property is approximately 24 acres and is currently zoned PDC with ROR future land use.
  • The property was originally developed with a Winn Dixie and associated infrastructure and parking in the 1990's. This store has been vacant for a number of years and will be (or is) demolished as part of this request.
  • The Preliminary Site Plan shows 8 parcels that can be developed with uses listed in the PDC zoning district. The current known uses are: a WaWa located on Lot 1 (SE corner of 45th Street East & SR 70 East) and a WalMart Neighborhood Grocery on Lot 2. The following uses are not permitted as part of this PDC:
      • Agricultural Research Facility
      • Breeding Facility
      • Farming Service Establishment
      • Kennel
      • Short Term Agriculture
      • Stables
      • Public Resource Recovery Facility
      • Towing Service and Storage Establishment
      • Game Preserve
      • Heliport
      • Helistop
  • The maximum floor area ration (FAR) is 0.35, the minimum building height is 35', the minimum perimeter buffers are 15' on SR 70 E and 45th Street East and 10' on the east and south property lines, and internal buffers are 8' (all buffers meet or exceed the minimum requirements).
  • No Special or Specific Approvals are requested
  • The project currently provides 35% open space (8.39± acres); the minimum open space is 20%

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
Sarah Schenk responded by email on 6/16/15.

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Maps- Future Land Use, Zoning, & Aerials- West Lake Plaza.pdf
Attachment:  Staff Report - LDC and CAO - West Lake Plaza 070915 PC.pdf
Attachment:  PSP - West Lake Plaza - 06022015 - PDC-14-29.pdf
Attachment:  Traffic Impact Analysis - West Lake Plaza - PDC-14-29(P) - 7-9-15 PC.pdf
Attachment:  Copy of Newspaper Advertising - West Lake Plaza - PDC-14-29(P) - Bradenton Herald - 7-9-15 PC.pdf
Attachment:  Copy of Newspaper Advertising - West Lake Plaza - PDC-14-29(P) - Sarasota Herald - 7-9-15 PC.pdf