PLANNING COMMISSION Manatee County Government Administrative Center 1112 Manatee Avenue West First Floor, Commission Chambers, 9:00 A.M.
March 13, 2014 - Planning Commission Meeting
Agenda Item #7



Contact and/or Presenter Information

Shelley Hamilton

Principal Planner

941-748-4501, ext. 6863

Action Requested


Based upon the staff report, evidence presented, comments, 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. PDW-01-01(P)(R); APPROVAL of the Preliminary Site Plan with Stipulations A.1 - A.9, B.1 - B.2, and C.1 - C.2.; GRANTING Special Approval for 1) a project adjacent to a perennial stream, and 2) a parcel located within the CEA Overlay District (Comprehensive Plan Policy and the CHHA Overlay District (Comprehensive Plan Policy; ADOPTION of the Findings for Specific Approvals, as previously approved by the Board and as recommended by staff.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Manatee County Comprehensive Plan

Manatee County Land Development Code

Background Discussion

•Mr. Bob Gertz, representing Parrot Cove Marina, LLC,  requests approval of a Preliminary Site Plan to amend the original approval to allow:

 - An additional 6 boat slips;
 - 10 live-aboards;
 - The elimination of three boat trailer parking spaces; and
 - The splitting of the property to create two stand-alone parcels;

•Staff supports all requests, except the elimination the three boat trailer parking spaces.

•The property was zoned PDW in 2002.  The original site plan was approved at the same, with a Final Site Plan approved in 2004.  Revisions were granted in 2005 and 2006.  The site is located off of Cortez Road, at Palma Sola Bay, on 36th Avenue East.   The marina has been in existence since prior to 1960.

•At the time of original rezoning, in 2002, Specific Approvals were granted, as follows:

 - Reduction of the front yard setback;
 - Allow the off-street parking and loading conditions to remain in the condition existing at the time of the approval;
 - Deletion of the requirement that all vehicle use areas containing more than on-thousand (1,000) square feet to be landscaped;
 - Deletion of the requirement for a ten foot wide roadway buffer; and
 - Allow Foundation Landscaping of less than twenty (20) square feet per 1,000 square feet of proposed gross floor area.

•Specific Approvals have been requested for the following:

 - Allow development adjacent to a perennial stream; and
 - Allow a development within any portion of the CHHA, CEA and CPA overlay.

•Staff recommends approval with stipulations.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other

William Clague reviewed and responded via email on 02/14/2014.

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 and Aerial - Parrot Cove Marina - PDW-01-01(P)(R) - 03-13-2014 PC.pdf
Attachment:  Staff Report - Parrot Cove - PDW-01-01(P)(R) - DTS20130126 - 03-13-2014 PC.pdf
Attachment:  Copy of Newspaper Adv - Parrot Cove Marina - PDW-01-01(P)(R) - 03-13-2014 PC.pdf
Attachment:  Site Plan - Parrot Cove Marina - PDW-01-01(P)(R) - DTS20130126 - 03-13-2014 PC.pdf