Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - January 16, 2014
REVISED January 16, 2014 - Planning Commission Meeting
Agenda Item #4

PDR-13-28(P) - LONG BAR POINTE - PHASE 1 - PARCELS C AND B2 - (DTS20130220) - QUASI-JUDICIAL - Shelley Hamilton


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Shelley Hamilton

Principal Planner

941-748-4501, ext. 6863

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 Ordinance No. PDR-13-28(P); APPROVAL of the Preliminary Site Plan with Stipulations #A.1 - A.6, B.1, C.1 & C.2, D.1 - D.7, and E.1; ADOPTION of Findings of Special Approval for a development:  1) adjacent to a perennial lake or stream; 2) being placed within a portion of the CHHA (Coastal High Hazard) Overlay District; and 3) being placed within a portion of the CEA (Coastal Evacuation Area) Overlay; ADOPTION of the Findings for Specific Approval for: 1) an alternative to LDC Section 714.8.7 of the Land Development Code to allow the installation of smaller diameter trees, 2) an alternative to LDC Section 715.3.4 to allow one canopy tree per lot frontage instead of one tree per 50 linear feet; 3) an alternative to LDC Sections 712.3 and 740.2.6.17 to allow primary access be provided to certain lots from a 20’ wide alleyway; and 4) an alternative to the width of an alley; as recommended by staff.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Manatee County Comprehensive Plan

Manatee County Land Development Code

Background Discussion

• The subject property contains 61.75 + acres located southwesterly of El Conquistador Parkway and approximately ½ mile northerly of 36th Street West.
• The property is designated RES-9 on the Future Land Use Map.
• The property is zoned PDR (Planned Development Residential) and a Preliminary Site Plan for 200 single family detached lots is being considered.
• The 200 single family detached units equates to a gross density of 3.24 du/acre and a net density of 3.30 du/acre.
• There is a provision of 34.49% open space and 2.79 acres + of recreational area.
• Two access points to El Conquistador Parkway are anticipated.
• The site is in an “A-15” Flood Zone.
• Water and Sanitary Sewer will be provided and are located on El Conquistador Parkway.
• Specific Approvals have been requested:
 - To allow installation of smaller trees;
 - To allow installation of one canopy tree per lot frontage instead of 1 tree per linear feet
 - To allow primary access to certain lots from an alleyway; and
 - To allow a 20’ wide alleyway.
• Special Approvals have been requested:
 - To allow a development adjacent to a perennial lake or stream;
 - To allow development within a portion of the CHHA (Coastal High Hazard Area) Overlay; and
 - To allow development within a CEA (Coastal Evacuation Area) Overlay.
• A mutually acceptable agreement to relocate an existing pond for El Conquistador Parkway improvement into the project will also be considered by the Board of County Commissioners at the same meeting.
• Staff recommends approval with stipulations.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other

William Clague reviewed and responded on 12/19/2013.

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  140116 PC Packet.pdf
Attachment:  140116 PC Site Plan.pdf
Attachment:  140116 PC add.public comment.update.pdf