Manatee County Government Administrative Building 1112 Manatee Avenue West, 1st Floor Chambers April 2, 2015 - 9:00 a.m.
REVISED April 2, 2015 Land Use Meeting
Agenda Item #7

PDW-01-01(P)(R) - PS Bay, LLC/Parrot Cove Marina - DTS20130126 - Quasi-Judicial - Shelley Hamilton - Continued from April 3, June 5, September 4, and November 6, 2014 and was readvertised

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Contact and/or Presenter Information


   Shelley Hamilton, Principal Planner

   941-748-4501 ext. 6863


     Bobbi Roy, 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 Zoning Ordinance No. PDW-01-01(P)(R); APPROVE the Preliminary Site Plan: 1) showing the proposed line demarking the split in the subject property; 2) showing the proposed/existing development on Parcel 1 for a single family residence, and 3) showing the proposed/existing development on Parcel 2 for a marina; and with Stipulations A.1 - A.8, B.1 and B.2., and C.1 and C.2. as noted by staff; GRANT 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, as recommended by the Planning Commission.


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.
• On March 12, 2015, by a vote of 7 – 0, the Planning Commission recommended approval.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
William Clague reviewed and responded by email on February 13, 2015.

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:  Maps - Future Land Use, Zoning, two Aerials - Parrot Cove Marina - PDW-01-01(P)(R) -4-2-15 BC.pdf
Attachment:  Staff Report - Parrot Cove - PDW-01-01(P)(R) - DTS20130126 -04-02-2015 - BC.pdf
Attachment:  Copy of Newspaper Advertising - Parrot Cove Marina - PDW-01-01(P)(R) - Bradenton Herald - 4-2-15 BC.pdf
Attachment:  Copy of Newspaper Advertising - Parrot Cove Marina - PDW-01-01(P)(R) - Sarasota Herald - 4-2-15.pdf
Attachment:  Ordinance - Parrot Cove Marina - PDW-01-01(P)(R) - 4-2-15 BCdoc.pdf
Attachment:  Slideshow - Palnner - Parrot Cove Marina - PDW-01-01(P)(R) - 4-2-2015 BC.pdf
Attachment:  Revised Preliminary Site Plan - Parrot Cove Marina - PDW-01-01(P)(R) - 4-2-15 BC.pdf