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File #: 3944   
Type: Public Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/22/2022 In control: Planning and Zoning Board / Local Planning Agency
On agenda: 3/14/2022 Final action: 3/14/2022
Title: Scott Minnick requests a change of zoning classification from AU to RR-1, with a BDP. (22Z00003) (Tax Account 2004518) (District 1)
Attachments: 1. Administrative Policies of the Future Land Use Element.pdf, 2. Staff Comments, 3. GIS Maps, 4. Draft BDP 01-11-22
Scott Minnick requests a change of zoning classification from AU to RR-1, with a BDP. (22Z00003) (Tax Account 2004518) (District 1)
Fiscal Impact:
Planning and Development
Requested Action:
It is requested that the Planning and Zoning Board conduct a public hearing to consider a change of zoning classification from AU (Agricultural Residential) to RR-1 (Rural Residential), with a BDP (Binding Development Plan).
Summary Explanation and Background:
The applicant requests to change 2.76 acres of the parcel from AU to RR-1 in order to reduce the minimum required lot width, and proposes a BDP to maintain consistency with the Comprehensive Plan. The northern 25 feet of the existing parcel is excluded from the rezoning request in order for that land to retain the AU zoning of the lot to the west, as the applicant intends to split off this 25-foot-wide strip and adjoin it to that lot.

The developed character of the surrounding area is a mixture suburban residential, agricultural-residential, and agricultural uses. All adjacent properties and all properties in the general vicinity are currently zoned AU. The introduction of RR-1 in the area could be considered to be out of character because this zoning classification allows one acre lots. The proposed BDP will cap the density potential of the subject property to 1 unit per 2.5 acres, which could provide the consistency and compatibility with the surrounding area.

The RR-1 classification permits single-family residential land uses on a minimum one-acre lot, with a minimum lot width and depth of 125 feet, and a minimum house size of 1,200 square feet. The RR-1 classification permits horses, barns and horticulture as accessory uses to a single-family residence. The keeping of horses and agricultural uses are accessory to a principal residence within the RR-1 zoning classification.

The Board may wish to consider whether the request to RR-1 and the BDP limiting ...

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