Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - May 20, 2014
REVISED May 20, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #56

PDC-12-15(P)(R) - U.S. 41 @ Pearl Avenue - DTS20130493 - 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, 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. PDC-12-15(P)(R); and APPROVE the revised Preliminary Site Plan with Stipulations A.1 - A.22; B.1; C.1 - C.2; and D.1 - D.2, ADOPT the Findings for Specific Approval for: 1) an alternative to Land Development Code Section 714.8.7 of the Land Development Code to allow the installation of smaller diameter trees, and 2) an alternative to Land Development Code Section 715.3.3 for Foundation Landscaping; as recommended by the Planning Commission.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Manatee County Comprehensive Plan

Manatee County Land Development Code

Background Discussion

• Bonus Properties, Inc. has filed a Preliminary Site Plan application for commercial development on approximately 2.08 + acres zoned PDC (Planned Development\Commercial) on the northeast corner of U.S. 41 and Pearl Avenue, to develop with s 5,928 square foot convenience store, with 8 pumps (16 fueling stations) and an 8,773 square foot dispenser canopy;
• Previously approved to allow a 4,400 sq. ft. convenience store with 8 pumps (16 fueling stations), and a 4,720 sq. ft. canopy for the fueling stations.  Also proposed, is an additional 7,250 sq. ft. free-standing building.
• The site is designated R/O/R (Retail/Office/Residential) on the Future Land Use Map.  The property is also located Whitfield Residential Overlay; the Historical and Archaeological Overlay District; and Airport Impact Overlay District;
• The site is in an “A-1” Flood Zone, and in the Bowless Creek Flood Insurance Study Profile area;
• Water and Sanitary Sewer will be provided;
• Staff recommends approval with stipulations;
• On April 10, 2014, by a vote of 6 – 0, the Planning Commission recommended approval; and
• A summary of the public comments from the April 10, 2014 Planning Commission public hearing are in the staff report attached to this memo.
• On May 1, 2014, by a vote of 7 – 0, the Board of County Commissioners continued the public hearing to May 20, 2014.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
Sarah Schenk reviewed and responded via email on March 10, 2014.

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please forward a copy of the executed document with the 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 - RaceTrac US41-Pearl Ave - PDC-12-15(P)(R) - 05-20-14 BC.pdf
Attachment:  Updated Building_Canopy Renderings - US41 - Pearl - PDC-12-15(P)(R).pdf
Attachment:  Additional Public Comment Rec after Cont - US41-Pearl - PDC-12-15(P)(R).pdf
Attachment:  Copy of newspaper advertising - US 41 at Pearl Avenue - PDC-12-15(P)(R) - 5-20-14 BC.pdf
Attachment:  Exhibit B to Ordinance - Race Trac US41 and Pearl Ave - PDC1215 - 05-20-14 BC.pdf
Attachment:  Maps-Future Land Use, Zoning and Aerial - Race Trac US41 and Pearl Ave - PDC1215 - 05-20-2014 BC.pdf
Attachment:  Ordinance US 41 at Pearl Avenue PDC-12-15(P)(R).pdf
Attachment:  Public Comments - Race Trac US 41 and Pearl Ave - PDC1215 - 05-01-2014 BC.pdf
Attachment:  Site Plan - Race Trac US41 and Pearl Ave - PDC1215 - 05-20-2014 BC.pdf
Attachment:  Slideshow Planner - US 41 and Pearl Avenue - PDC-12-15(P)(R) - 5-20-14 BC.pdf
Attachment:  Specific Approval Request Letter - Race Trac US41 and Pearl Ave - PDC1215 - 05-20-14 BC.pdf
Attachment:  Traffic Analysis - Race Trac US41 and Pearl Ave - PDC1215 - 05-20-14 BC -.pdf