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File #: 3955   
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: Murrell Properties of Brevard, LLC; and Harmony Villas Properties, Inc. (Vaheed Teimouri) request a change of zoning classification from BU-1-A to BU-1. (21Z00049) (Tax Accounts 2511036 & 2511043) (District 2)
Attachments: 1. Administrative Policies of the Future Land Use Element.pdf, 2. Staff Comments, 3. GIS Maps, 4. City of Rockledge Maps, 5. Surveys
Subject:
Title
Murrell Properties of Brevard, LLC; and Harmony Villas Properties, Inc. (Vaheed Teimouri) request a change of zoning classification from BU-1-A to BU-1. (21Z00049) (Tax Accounts 2511036 & 2511043) (District 2)
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Fiscal Impact:
None
Dept/Office:
Planning and Development
Requested Action:
Recommendation
It is requested that the Planning and Zoning Board conduct a public hearing to consider a change of zoning classification from BU-1-A (Restricted Neighborhood Commercial) to BU-1 (General Retail Commercial)
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Summary Explanation and Background:
The applicant requests to change the property from BU-1-A to BU-1. Both parcels are developed with existing buildings. The northern parcel is developed with an office use. The southern parcel is developed as a single-family residence. The BU-1 classification allows retail commercial land uses on minimum 7,500 square foot lots, but does not permit warehousing or wholesaling.

The applicant wishes to develop two Assisted Living Facilities (ALF); one on each lot. An ALF use is not allowed under the current BU-1-A zoning. This use requires the BU-1 zoning classification, which allows higher intensity retail uses.

The developed character of the surrounding area is a mixture of commercial zoning classifications along both sides of Murrell Road either under City of Rockledge or County jurisdiction. This area is an enclave with the City of Rockledge having jurisdiction over the abutting properties located to the north, south, and west across Murrell Road. To the north of the subject property is an office building (City of Rockledge). To the south, is a single-family residence (City of Rockledge). To the east is an airstrip (Greenlight Industrial Airpark). To the west, across Murrell Road are single-family residences (City of Rockledge). The applicant does not currently propose to annex into Rockledge. The parcels on the east side of Murrell Road have transitioned from residential uses to commercial uses under...

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