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File #: 14-0814    Version: Name: 6/16/14 - 425 South Main Street City-Initiated Rezoning
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/16/2014 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/5/2015 Final action: 1/5/2015
Enactment date: 12/15/2014 Enactment #: ORD-14-11
Title: An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 55 (Zoning), Rezoning of 1.1 Acres from D1 (Downtown Core Base District) to D2 (Downtown Interface Base District), 425 South Main Street City-Initiated Rezoning, 425 South Main Street (CPC Recommendation: Approval - 9 Yeas and 0 Nays) (Ordinance No. ORD-14-11) (8 Votes Required)
Attachments: 1. 14-11 Briefed and Approved.pdf, 2. Revised Ordinance 14-11 to Amend 425 S Main 12-15-14, 3. 14-11 - 425 S Main St Rezoning Briefed, 4. 14-11 - 425 S Main St Rezoning revised, 5. 5/6/14 Planning Staff Report, 6. 425 S. Main CPC Minutes 05-06-14.pdf, 7. KRG investments 425 main zoning opposition, 8. 425 S Main St Zoning Map, 9. 14-11 425 S. Main St. Rezoning Approval Notice.pdf
Related files: 14-0726, 14-0725, 14-0818
Title
An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 55 (Zoning), Rezoning of 1.1 Acres from D1 (Downtown Core Base District) to D2 (Downtown Interface Base District), 425 South Main Street City-Initiated Rezoning, 425 South Main Street (CPC Recommendation: Approval - 9 Yeas and 0 Nays) (Ordinance No. ORD-14-11) (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
Planning staff requests that the legal description for the 425 S. Main Street rezoning be revised to include the adjacent public alley, and further requests that the Packard Street building frontage map be changed from Secondary Street to Front Yard. These changes are substantive, and will require a public hearing at a future meeting.

Background:

Following first reading of this rezoning and associated amendments to the Main Street Overlay district in July 2014, Council postponed the items and requested that staff and the Planning Commission's Ordinance Revisions Committee (ORC) work with the property owner to identify further potential revisions. To that end, the ORC developed revised amendments to the Main Street Overlay district, which were presented at the November 17, 2014 meeting.

During its discussions about the proposed rezoning of 425 S. Main site, the ORC noted that the legal description should be clarified to include the public alley along the east side of the property to be consistent with the proposed amendments to the Main Street overlay district. In addition, the ORC felt that the property's current "building frontage" setback along Packard Street should be changed from a "Secondary Street" designation, which has a maximum 10 foot front setback requirement, to a "Front Yard" designation, which has a 15 foot minimum front setback requirement.

The ORC and Planning staff recommend that these two proposed substantive changes to the 425 S. Main Street rezoning be approved, because they are necessary for better consistency with the proposed Main Street overlay district and with the neighborhood context south and e...

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