Manatee County Government Administrative Building First Floor - Chambers November 10, 2016 - 9:00 A.M.
November 10, 2016 - Planning Commission
Agenda Item #3

PDMU-16-12(Z)(G) - LWR Commerce Park, LLC/Lorraine Corners Northeast - DTS20160251 - MEPS566 - Quasi-Judicial - Margaret Tusing, Principal Planner


Contact and/or Presenter Information


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


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

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 recommend ADOPTION of Manatee County Zoning Ordinance No. PDMU-16-12(Z)(G); APPROVAL of the General Development Plan with Stipulations A.1, B.1-B.3, C.1-C.4, and D.1-D.4; GRANTING Special Approval for a project: 1) located within the Watershed Overlay (Policy, 2) for a mixed and multi-use project in the ROR (Retail/Office/Residential) Future Land Use Category (Policy and; 3) for a project located within the MU-C (Mixed Use – Commercial) Future Land Use Category (Policy; ADOPTING the Findings for Specific Approval; and GRANTING Specific Approval of an alternative to Land Development Code Section 402.11.D.3 (minimum front yard setbacks in the Planned Development Code zoning district); as recommended by staff.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Manatee County Comprehensive Plan

Manatee County Land Development Code

Background Discussion

• Ms. Darenda Marvin, AICP, Grimes Goebel Grimes Hawkins Gladfelter & Galvano, P.L., agent for the property owner, is requesting approval of a rezoning from A/WP-E (General Agriculture / Watershed Protection – Evers) to PDMU/WP-E (Planned Development Mixed Used / Watershed Protection – Evers) and approval of a General Development Plan for:

         o A maximum of 220 residential uses
         o A maximum of 573,500 square feet of non-residential (commercial and office) uses
         o Or a combination of residential, commercial, and office uses not exceeding the maximum thresholds of a combined project

• The proposed rezoning and GDP site is approximately ±67.94 acres generally located north of SR 70 East, south of 59th Avenue East, east of Lorraine Road, and west of Post Boulevard.

• The parcel is located in the ROR (Retail/Office/Residential – 18.18 acres) and MU-C (Mixed Use – Community – 49.76 acres) future land use categories.  Surrounding uses include single family residential, commercial, recreational, and institutional uses.

• Infrastructure is available in Lorraine Road, 59th Avenue East, and SR 70 East.

• 35% open space is required for residential uses and 30% is required for non-residential uses (watershed protection requirement); the applicant proposes 47% open space.

• Staff recommends approval.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
Sarah Schenk reviewed and responded by email to Matter 2016-0751 on October 17, 2016.

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  Staff Report - Lorraine Corners NE.pdf
Attachment:  ATTACHMENT 2 - Zoning Disclosure Affidavit - EXE.pdf
Attachment:  ATTACHMENT 3 - Request for Specific Approval.pdf
Attachment:  ATTACHMENT 4 - GDP.pdf
Attachment:  ATTACHMENT 5 - MAPS.pdf
Attachment:  ATTACHMENT 6 - PD Schedule of Uses.pdf
Attachment:  ATTACHMENT 7 - Lorraine-Corners_NE_TIS_Report_RTC2.pdf
Attachment:  Attachment 9 Newspaper Advertising.pdf