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LARIMER COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

Minutes of January 19, 2011

 

The Larimer County Planning Commission met in a regular session on Wednesday, January 19, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. in the Hearing Room.  Commissioners’ Cox, Dougherty, Glick, Hess, Wallace, and Weitkunat were present.  Commissioner Hart presided as Chairman.  Commissioner Miller was absent.  Also present were Matt Lafferty, Principle Planner, Samantha Mott, Planner II, Eric Tracy, Engineering Department, Doug Ryan, Health Department and Jill Wilson, Planning Technician and Recording Secretary. 

 

No sites were visited by the Planning Commission.

 

Chairman Hart noted that Commission Bill Wendt passed away.  He stated that during his short tenure on the Commission his intelligence and common sense were appreciated, and he would be greatly missed.  The Planning Commission wanted to express their sympathy to his family. 

 

COMMENTS BY THE PUBLIC REGARDING THE COUNTY LAND USE CODE: 

None

 

COMMENTS BY THE PUBLIC REGARDING OTHER RELEVANT LAND USE MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA:  

None

 

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE DECEMBER 15, 2010 MEETINGS:   MOTION by Commissioner Cox to approve the minutes, seconded by Commissioner Glick.  This received unanimous voice approval.

 

AMENDMENTS TO THE AGENDA:

None.

 

CONSENT ITEM:

 

ITEM #1  SINNETT REZONING #10-Z1828:  Ms. Mott provided background information on the request to rezone a property in the Fort Collins Growth Management Area from T-Tourist to PD-Planned Development allowing uses consistent with the commercial land use designation of the East Mulberry Corridor Plan.  The site is situated at 2926 East Mulberry Street; approximately ¼ mile east of the intersection of Summit View Drive and the East Mulberry Frontage Road on the north side of the road.

 

DISCUSSION:

Commissioner Cox moved that the Planning Commission adopt the following Resolution:

 

BE IT RESOLVED that the Planning Commission recommend to the Board of County Commissioners that the Sinnett Rezoning, file #10-Z1828, for the property described on “Exhibit A” to the minutes, be approved with the following conditions:

 

A.   The permitted uses, lot building and structure requirements, setbacks and structure height limitations for Sinnett Planned Development shall be as follows:

 

1.   The Planned Development (PD) zoning for the property shall be as follows

 

 

PD (Planned Development)

 

1.    Principal uses:

 

Agricultural

Garden supply center (SP)

Livestock veterinary clinic/hospital (SP/S) – See Section 4.3

Pet animal facility (SP/S) – See Section 4.3

Pet animal veterinary clinic/hospital (SP/S) – See Section 4.3

 

Commercial

Automobile service station (SP)

Bar/Tavern (SP/MS)

Carwash (SP)

Clinic (SP)

Convenience store (SP)

General commercial (SP)

General retail (SP/S) See section 4.3

Instructional Facility (SP)

Outdoor display/sales (SP)

Personal service (SP)

Professional office (SP)

Restaurant (SP/MS) – See Section 4.3

 

Institutional

Church (SP/S)

Health services (SP)

Hospital (SP)

Rehabilitation facility (SP)

School, nonpublic (S)

 

Recreational

Membership club/clubhouse (SP)

Place of amusement or recreation (SP/S)--See section 4.3

Shooting range (SP/S)--See section 4.3

 

Accommodation

Hotel/motel (SP)

 

Industrial

Enclosed storage (SP)

Light industrial (S)

Outdoor storage (SP/MS)

Trade use (SP) - See section 4.3

 

Utilities

Commercial mobile radio service (SP/S)--See section 16

Radio and television transmitters (S)

 

2.   Lot, building and structure requirements:

 

a.   Minimum lot size:  15,000 square feet

b.  Minimum setback:

1.         Front yard--Refer to Section 8.17 (supplementary regulations for setbacks from highways or county roads). The setback from an interior subdivision road or established public or private road must be 25 feet from the property line or from the nearest edge of the road easement.

2.         Side yards--10 feet.

3.         Rear yards--10 feet.

4.   Streams, creeks and rivers--100 feet from the centerline of the established watercourse.

c.  Maximum structure height--40 feet.

Note:

a.   Uses followed by an (R) are allowed by right.

b.   Uses followed by an (SP) require approval through the site plan review process described in section 6.1.

c.   Uses followed by a (PSP) require approval through the public site plan review process described in section 6.2.

d.   Uses followed by an (MS) require approval through the minor special review process.

e.   Uses followed by an (S) require approval through the special review process described in section 4.5.

f.   Uses followed by a combination of (R/SP/PSP/MS/S) may be allowed by right or require approval based on thresholds in section 4.3 (use descriptions).

 

Commissioner Glick seconded the Motion.

 

Commissioners' Cox, Dougherty, Glick, Hess, Wallace, Weitkunat and Chairman Hart voted in favor of the Motion.

 

MOTION PASSED:  7-0

 

 

REPORT FROM STAFF:  Mr. Lafferty reminded the Commission of their upcoming meetings. 

 

ADJOURNMENT:   There being no further business, the hearing adjourned at 6:38 p.m.

 

 

These minutes constitute the Resolution of the Larimer County Planning Commission for the recommendations contained herein which are hereby certified to the Larimer County Board of Commissioners.

 

 

_______________________________                      ______________________________

Gerald Hart, Chairman                                               Jana Hess, Secretary

 

EXHIBIT A

 

 

That portion of Section Eight (8), Township 7 North, Range 68 West of

the 6th P.M., described a~ as follows:   Beginning at a point of Section

Line 605.73 feet West of the Southeast corner of said Section Eight. (8), Township 7 North, 68 West of the 6th P.M., thence west 125 feet, thence North 378 feet. thence East 125 feet, thence South 378 feet to the point of beginning.

 

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