GUIDING CRITERIA FOR RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends approval based upon: 1.
Performance impacts upon surrounding property
The request for a Planned Development District to increase the density of single family uses in this location will not have a negative impact on the surrounding area. 2.
The Engineering Section of the Department of Sustainable Development and Construction has determined that the request to increase the number of dwelling units will not have a negative impact on the street system. 3.
Comprehensive Plan or Area Plan Conformance
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shows that the request site in located in a Residential Building Block and is in compliance with the Comprehensive Plan. 4.
Justification for PD Planned Development District Zoning as opposed to a straight zoning district
With the exception of lot coverage, the straight zoning district that would most accommodate the proposed development is R-5 Single Family Residential due to the lot area, lot coverage and setbacks. The desire for a screening wall in what would be considered a front yard and an increase in the
lot coverage over what’s permitted in R
-5 are what triggered this PD request.
The request site is currently undeveloped and is proposed to be developed with a single family shared access development. The proposed development will be permitted to construct between 14 and 18 single family units.
The proposed shared access development will have a minimum lot size of 7,150 square feet and is similar in lot size to the Planned Development Districts in the surrounding area.
The request site is adjacent to single family uses and a church. Planned Development District No. 115 is east of the request site, across Creekway Drive, is a 11-unit single family development with minimum lot size of 7,800 square feet.
There has been one recent zoning change requested in the area. 1. Z123-121 On January 23, 2013, the City Council approved a Specific Use Permit for private streets on property zoned an R-16(A) Single Family District on the north side of Forest Lane, between Hampstead Lane and Creekway Drive.