The site is developed with a private school and related structures/activity areas. The expansion area is undeveloped.
On August 23, 1993, the City Council approved the creation of PDD No. 385.Various minor amendments have been approved during this period, mostrecently in 2005, providing for a modular classroom area for use duringconstruction within the main campus.
The applicant is requesting an amendment to and expansion of the PDD toprovide for an illuminated athletic field within the expansion area.
On October 24, 2001, the City Council denied a request for an amendment toand expansion of PDD No. 385 to provide for an illuminated soccer field.
There has been no recent zoning activity in the immediate arearelevant to this request.
Thoroughfare/Street Designation; Existing & Proposed ROW
Walnut Hill Lane Principal Arterial; 100’ & 100’ ROWInwood Lane Principal Arterial; 80’ & 80’ ROW
STAFF ANALYSIS:Comprehensive Plan:
The request site is located in an area considered a ResidentialNeighborhood. This Building Block represents the life-blood of Dallas, the traditionalneighborhood of single-family detached homes. Dallas has many neighborhoods thatmatch this description, including Winnetka Heights, Preston Hollow, Lakewood andWheatley Place. Single-family dwellings are the dominate land use in these areas.Some shops, restaurants or institutional land uses such as schools and religiouscenters that serve neighborhood residents may be located at the edges or at keyintersections.
GOAL 1.2 Promote desired development.Policy 1.2.1 Use Vision Building Blocks as a general guide for desireddevelopment patterns.
Land Use Compatibility:
The site is developed with various structures andimprovements that support the existing private school campus. The expansion area,located at the southwest corner of Walnut Hill Lane and Inwood Road, is undeveloped.