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File #: 3947   
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:
Title: Storsafe of Rockledge, LLC (Nathan Lee) requests a change of zoning classification from AU and BU-1 to BU-2. (22Z00004) (Tax Accounts 2511096, 2511103, 2511119) (District 2)
Attachments: 1. Administrative Policies of the Future Land Use Element.pdf, 2. Staff Comments, 3. GIS Maps, 4. Proposed Zoning Exhibit, 5. Proposed Concept Plan, 6. Environmental Report
Subject:
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Storsafe of Rockledge, LLC (Nathan Lee) requests a change of zoning classification from AU and BU-1 to BU-2. (22Z00004) (Tax Accounts 2511096, 2511103, 2511119) (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 AU (Agricultural Residential) and BU-1 (General Retail Commercial) to BU-2 (Retail, Warehousing, and Wholesale Commercial).
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Summary Explanation and Background:
The applicants are requesting to change the zoning of a 12.19-acre property from BU-1 and AU to BU-2 in order to develop a self-storage facility with outdoor boat and RV storage. The applicants included a non-binding concept plan in their application showing two 62,000 sq. ft. buildings, two ponds, and associated parking. The concept plan was provided as a courtesy, and is not a requirement for rezoning and has not been reviewed for compliance with the land development codes and other County departments. The BU-2 zoning classification permits retail, wholesale and warehousing commercial land uses on minimum 7,500 square foot lots.

The character of the area is defined by a mix of developed and undeveloped commercial parcels along S. Highway 1 and an established residential area directly to the east of the property along Rockledge Drive. The commercial development on the eastern side of S. Highway 1, where the subject property is located, consists primarily of retail and office buildings. Development on the western side of S. Highway 1 and along Barnes Blvd. includes heavy commercial and industrial uses in addition to a residential subdivision within the city limits of Rockledge. The established residential neighborhood to the east directly abuts the subject property and includes lots that vary in size but are mostly a half-acre or larger and zoned EU, EU-2, and AU. The subject property current...

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