Manatee County Government Administrative Building First Floor, Chambers December 1, 2016 - 9:00 AM
REVISED December 1, 2016 - Land Use Meeting
Agenda Item #13

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

Briefing Provided Upon Request

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, 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. PDMU-16-12(Z)(G); APPROVE the General Development Plan with Stipulations A.1, B.1-B.3, C.1-C.4, and D.1-D.5 6; GRANT 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; ADOPT the Findings for Specific Approval; and GRANT Specific Approval of an alternative to Land Development Code Section 402.11.D.3 (minimum front yard setbacks in the Planned Development Commercial zoning district); as recommended by the Planning Commission.

(Commissioner Baugh)

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Manatee County Land Development Code

Manatee County Comprehensive Plan

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/ST (General Agriculture / Watershed Protection – Evers / Special Treatment Overlay) to PDMU/WP-E/ST (Planned Development Mixed Used / Watershed Protection – Evers / Special Treatment Overlay)) 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.

• Specific Approval is requested to reduce the minimum front yard in the PDC zoning district from 35-feet to 30-feet for projects located on local streets (LDC Section 402.11.D.3)

• Special Approvals are required for:

         o Project located within the Watershed Overlay
         o A mixed and multi-use project in ROR
         o Project located within the MU-C

• 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.

• On November 10, 2016, by a vote of 4 – 0, the Planning Commission recommended approval. Mr. Conerly, Mr. Bower and Mr. Horrigan were absent.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

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

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 - Lorraine Corner NE - PDMU-16-12(Z)(G).pdf
Attachment:  ATTACHMENT 2 - Zoning Disclosure Affidavit - EXE.pdf
Attachment:  ATTACHMENT 3 - Request for Specific Approval.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
Attachment:  Attachment 10 - Ordinance -Lorraine Corners NE - PDMU-16-12(Z)(G).pdf
Attachment:  Revised Ordinance -Lorraine Corners NE - PDMU-16-12(Z)(G).pdf