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File #: 20-1469    Version: 1 Name: 10/19/20 Veridian at County Farm South (Thrive) Site Plan and Development Agreement
Type: Resolution/Public Hearing Status: Passed
File created: 10/19/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/19/2020 Final action: 10/19/2020
Enactment date: 10/19/2020 Enactment #: R-20-409
Title: Resolution to Approve Veridian at County Farm South (Thrive) Site Plan and Development Agreement, 2270 Platt Road (CPC Recommendation: Approval - 8 Yeas and 0 Nays)
Attachments: 1. August 5, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting Minutes, 2. Thrive Collaborative Development Agreement 10-2-20.pdf, 3. Aerial Photo Zoom Map, 4. Aerial Photo Wide Map, 5. Vicinity Zoning Map, 6. August 5 2020 Planning Staff Report (w Attachments).pdf
Related files: 20-1183, 20-1321, 20-1470
Title
Resolution to Approve Veridian at County Farm South (Thrive) Site Plan and Development Agreement, 2270 Platt Road (CPC Recommendation: Approval - 8 Yeas and 0 Nays)
Memorandum
Approval of this resolution will allow for the construction of 99 homes including detached, attached, and apartments, and community buildings on an 8.4-acre site with advanced sustainability and efficiency.

Petition Summary:

* This site plan is part of a 3-piece project: a petition to rezone a 12.8-acre site from PL (Public Land) to PUD (Planned Unit Development) with Supplemental Regulations for a mixed-type residential development with community spaces, accessory retail, and advanced sustainable construction methods, including a significant percentage of affordable housing. [Below, "project" refers to all three components, site plan and "development' refers to only this piece.]
* The petition to rezone has been submitted to Council separately and passed first reading on September 21, 2020.
* The site plan proposes to construct a variety of residential units and accessory retail use. The development includes 16 "village" homes, 42 townhouse homes, 30 walk-up flats, and 11 "nest" micro-unit apartments. It also includes a farmhouse building for use by a retail farm store, a barn, garden shed and bike shed. The site layout features interconnected sidewalks, some directly connecting with the path in the surrounding County Farm Park, front porches, front doors facing streets and greenways. A private main drive runs through this development and continues through the adjacent, sister development, with a pedestrian activated crossing signal installed on Platt Road at the intersection (one of two for the project).
* A traditional conflicting land use buffer is provided along the west side of the site, and an alternative conflicting land use buffer, having a wider average width and specifically a dense hedgerow for screening, is provided along the south side adjacent to the existing ...

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