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File #: 17-0194    Version: 1 Name: 3/6/17 Resolution to Approve 50% Waiver of Fees for Avalon Housing, Inc.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/6/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/6/2017 Final action: 3/6/2017
Enactment date: 3/6/2017 Enactment #: R-17-067
Title: Resolution to Approve 50% Waiver of Annexation, Site Plan, and Zoning Fees for Hickory Way Apartments (1110 and 1132 S. Maple Road) by Avalon Housing, Inc.
Attachments: 1. Fees Receipt, 2. Request Letter
Related files: 17-0192, 16-1483, 16-1518, 17-0065
Title
Resolution to Approve 50% Waiver of Annexation, Site Plan, and Zoning Fees for Hickory Way Apartments (1110 and 1132 S. Maple Road) by Avalon Housing, Inc.
Memorandum
Avalon Housing, Inc. has petitioned for annexation, zoning and site plan approval to develop 70 affordable apartment units in two buildings on a 4.9-acre site. The proposed project will serve low-income households at 60% of Area Median Income (AMI) or less as a project-based voucher and Low-Income Housing Tax Credit project.

Chapter 55, Section 5:108 of Ann Arbor City Code states that the fees authorized in Chapters 55, 57 and 58 and specified by resolution of the City Council may be reduced by resolution of the City Council by not more than 50% of the specified fees if the reduction is based on a finding that the development would provide affordable housing for lower income households.

The following fees related to the annexation, zoning and site plan petitions were charged and collected on October 6, 2016:

$1,175.00 Annexation
$1,370.00 Zoning
$16,665.00 Site Plan including Planned Project and Landscape modifications

TOTAL FEES
$19,210.00

Avalon Housing, Inc. is requesting that City Council approve a waiver of 50% of these fees (waiver of $9,605.00) under Ann Arbor City Code.
Staff
Prepared by: Alexis DiLeo, City Planner
Reviewed by: Brett Lenart, Planning Manager
Derek Delacourt, Community Services Area Administrator
Approved by: Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator
Body
Whereas, Avalon Housing, Inc. is developing affordable housing for lower income households at 1110 and 1132 South Maple Road;

Whereas, Development of the site requires annexation, zoning and site plan approval by City Council;

Whereas, Chapter 55, Section 5:108 of Ann Arbor City Code allows City Council to waive up to 50% of the fees incurred under Chapters 55, 57 and 58; and

Whereas, The fees incurred on October 6, 2016 were $19,210.00 and Avalon Housing, Inc. is requestin...

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