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File #: 14-0403    Version: 1 Name: 4/21/14 - Concordia University Gymnasium Addition
Type: Resolution/Public Hearing Status: Passed
File created: 4/21/2014 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/21/2014 Final action: 4/21/2014
Enactment date: 4/21/2014 Enactment #: R-14-130
Title: Resolution to Approve the Concordia University Gymnasium Addition Planned Project Site Plan, 4090 Geddes Road (CPC Recommendation: Approval - 6 Yeas and 0 Nays)
Attachments: 1. 3/4/14 Planning Staff Report
Related files: 14-0352
Title
Resolution to Approve the Concordia University Gymnasium Addition Planned Project Site Plan, 4090 Geddes Road (CPC Recommendation: Approval - 6 Yeas and 0 Nays)
Memorandum
Approval of this resolution will allow for the construction of a 39,671 square foot gymnasium addition in 2 phases on the 187-acre Concordia University campus.

Petition Summary:

* Phase 1 of the plan proposes a 3-story, 34,391 square foot addition to the existing gymnasium with parking lot improvements, new bicycle parking spaces, and storm water detention.

* Phase 2 of the plan includes a single story, 5,280 square foot addition to the gymnasium.

* A planned project modification of the gymnasium height is requested to allow a height of 39 feet. The R1B district has a maximum height limit of 30 feet.

The City Planning Commission, at its meeting of March 4, 2014, approved a special exception use for a private college use and recommended approval of the planned project modification and site plan request.

Attachments: 3/4/14 Planning Staff Report, 3/4/14 Planning Commission Minutes
Staff
Prepared By: Jeff Kahan, City Planner
Reviewed By: Wendy L. Rampson, Planning Manager and Sumedh Bahl, Community Services Area Administrator
Body
Whereas, Concordia University has requested planned project site plan approval in order to construct the Concordia University Gymnasium Addition Planned Project Site Plan;

Whereas, The Ann Arbor City Planning Commission, on March 4, 2014, approved a special exception use for expansion of an athletic facility as part of a private college use;

Whereas, The Ann Arbor City Planning Commission, on March 4, 2014, recommended approval of the planned project modifications to exceed the maximum 30 foot height limit and the site plan;

Whereas, With the planned project modifications, the development would comply with the R1B zoning established pursuant to the requirements of Chapter 55, and with all applicable local, state, or ...

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