AGENDA

LARIMER COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

Tuesday, September 23, 2014/7:00 P.M. / Hearing Room

 

A.    CALL TO ORDER

 

B.   APPROVAL OF THE AUGUST 26, 2014 MINUTES

 

C.   APPROVAL OF THE FINDINGS & RESOLUTIONS FOR:

ˇ  Cuckler Setback Variance, File #14-BOA0996

ˇ  Rollerland  Setback Variance, File #14-BOA0998

 

D.    ELECTION OF OFFICERS:

 

E.         CONSENT ITEMS:                        *Will not be discussed unless requested by Board Members or   members of the audience

 

DETAILED INFORMATION

 

*1.       BIG ELK MEADOWS SETBACK VARIANCE, FILE #14-BOA1000

 

            Staff Contacts: Michael Whitley, Planning; Eric Tracy, Engineering; Doug Ryan, Health

Request:  A setback variance request to Sections 4.1.5.B.2 and 4.9.2.A of the Land Use Code to allow the expansion of an existing office building/gatehouse that would be 0 feet from a street where 25 feet is required and 67 feet from the centerline of a waterway where 100 feet is required

Location:  Section 35, Township 4 North, Range 72; located approximately 100 feet south of the intersection of Aspen Drive and Willow Drive

Applicant:   Leonard Arnold & Teri Oates/Elk Ridge Consulting - 4836 W. 113th Avenue

            Westminster, CO 80031

Owner:  Big Elk Meadows Homeowners Association - P.O. Box 440, Lyons, CO 80540

 

Development Services Team Recommendation:  The Development Services Team recommends approval of the Big Elk Meadows Setback Variance, File #14-BOA1000 subject to the following conditions:

 

1.   Failure to comply with any conditions of the Variance approval may result in reconsideration of the use and possible revocation of the approval by the Board of Adjustment.

2.   All future additions or buildings that would be within setbacks as defined in the Land Use Code must go through the proper county review and planning process prior to construction.

3.   This approval shall automatically expire in one year unless the applicant takes affirmative action consistent with this approval.

4.   After the applicant applies for a building permit but prior to foundation pour, the Larimer County Building Department must be provided with a written certification by a Colorado Licensed Land surveyor that the proposed structure is located where shown on the Larimer County approved Plot Plan for this development.

 

 

 

 

 

 

*2.       VAN CLEAVE SETBACK VARIANCE, FILE #14-BOA1002

 

            Staff Contacts: Karin Madson, Planning; Clint Jones, Engineering; Doug Ryan, Health

 

Request:  Setback variance to allow the construction of an addition to an existing residence that is non-conforming with respect to County Road 9 setback.   The existing house is 72 feet from the centerline of the road (major collector) and the required setback is 100 feet from the centerline per Section 4.9.1.B. of the Larimer County Land Use Code.

Location:  17-08-68, located on the west side of County Road 9 and south of the County Road 58 intersection at 5237 County Road 9.

Applicant:  Alan Strope/Savant Homes, Inc - PO Box 2066, Fort Collins, CO 80522

Owner:  Jason & Jennifer Van Cleave - 5237 County Road 9, Fort Collins, CO 80524

 

Development Services Team Recommendation:  The Development Services Team recommends Approval of the Van Cleave Setback Variance File #14-BOA1002 subject to the following condition(s):

 

The Development Services Team recommends Approval of the Van Cleave Setback Variance File #14-BOA1002 subject to the following condition(s):

 

1.   Failure to comply with any conditions of the Variance approval may result in reconsideration of the use and possible revocation of the approval by the Board of Adjustment.

2.   All future additions or buildings that would be within setbacks as defined in the Land Use Code must go through the proper county review and planning process prior to construction.  This may include additional variance requests for the above mentioned structures that do not have building permits or inspection approvals.

3.   This approval shall automatically expire in one year unless the applicant takes affirmative action consistent with this approval.

4.   After the applicant applies for a building permit but prior to foundation pour, the Larimer County Building Department must be provided with a written certification by a Colorado Licensed Land surveyor that the proposed structure is located where shown on the Larimer County approved Plot Plan for this Department.

 

*3.       BRANCH SETBACK VARIANCE, FILE #14-BOA0999

 

            Staff Contacts:  Karin Madson, Planning; Clint Jones, Engineering; Doug Ryan, Health

Request:  Setback variance to allow a proposed garage to be 15 feet from the side lot line rather than the 25 feet required by Section 4.1.7.B.2.b. of the Larimer County Land Use Code.

                        Location:  02-04-70, located on the west side of Fawn Trail (east of Carter Lake) at 4125 Fawn Trail.

Applicant:  Louis and Sandra Branch - 4125 Fawn Trail, Loveland, CO 80537

 

Development Services Team Recommendation:  The Development Services Team recommends Approval of the Branch Setback Variance File #14-BOA0999 subject to the following condition(s):

 

3.   Failure to comply with any conditions of the Variance approval may result in reconsideration of the use and possible revocation of the approval by the Board of Adjustment.

4.   All future additions or buildings that would be within setbacks as defined in the Land Use Code must go through the proper county review and planning process prior to construction.  This may include additional variance requests for the above mentioned structures that do not have building permits or inspection approvals.

5.   This approval shall automatically expire in one year unless the applicant takes affirmative action consistent with this approval.

6.   After the applicant applies for a building permit but prior to foundation pour, the Larimer County Building Department must be provided with a written certification by a Colorado Licensed Land surveyor that the proposed structure is located where shown on the Larimer County approved Plot Plan for this Department.

 

E.         ADJOURN