Planning & Zoning Commission

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    PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION

    The Planning and Zoning Commission is an advisory board to City Council that reviews text for proposed amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance; hears proposals to zone or change the zoning of property regulated under the UDO and then makes recommendations to City Council for final action; performs studies and surveys of the present conditions and probable future development of the City and its environs; formulates and recommends to the City Council the adoption or amendment of a comprehensive plan and other plans; reviews the terms of the UDO from time to time, as it deems appropriate, review applicants of planned unit development designation and preliminary plans; review and decide on approval of all proposed preliminary plats for major subdivision; and performs such additional powers and duties as may be set forth elsewhere in the UDO and in other laws and regulations.

    The Commission consists of 7 members, 5 City residents appointed by City Council and 2 residents of the extra-territorial area of the City and appointed by Buncombe County Commissioners. The length of term of office is three years.

    Chair Jeremy Goldstein - jgold@gmproperty.com

    Meeting Schedule - 2014


    Upcoming Agenda(s)

    November 5, 2014

    PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION AGENDA – 5:00 PM 1ST FLOOR CITY HALL 

    The Planning and Zoning Commission will hear public comments only on items that appear on the agenda. Presentations by the public shall be limited to no more than ten (10) minutes for the main spokesperson for a group and no more than three (3) minutes for other individuals.  Additional information may be conveyed to the Planning and Zoning Commission in written form.

    ADMINISTRATIVE

    1. Commissioner appointments by City Council
    2. Election of Chair and Vice Chair
    3. Approval of minutes from the October 16, 2014 meeting.

    LEVEL II

    1. Request for a Level II review of a revised plan for the construction of two new buildings containing 24 units and surface parking at Givens Estates. The subject property is 1.47 acres at 25 and 26 Wesley Drive, PIN 9655-57-2108. The project contact is Bill Lapsley. Planner coordinating review – Julie Fields.

    LEVEL III

    1. Request for a Level III review to allow construction of a 254 unit multi-family development with modifications to setback requirements. Variances to design and operational standards found in Section 7-8-26 of the UDO are requested for this project. The subject property is 9.52 acres located off of Thompson Street, PIN 9648-81-9209. The project contact is Clay Mooney. Planner coordinating review – Alan Glines.

    CONDITIONAL ZONING

    1. Review of a request for conditional zoning from RM-8 (Residential Multi Family Medium Density District) and Office to Office-CZ (Office District - Conditionally Zoned) with modifications to landscape and setback requirements to allow the use of an existing single-family residence as a law office. The subject property consists of 2 parcels with a combined area of 7,170 square feet at 10 Madison Avenue and 202 East Chestnut Street, PINs 9649-53-2484 and 9649-53-2385. The project contact is George Stowe. Planner coordinating review – Jessica Bernstein.

    WORDING AMENDMENT

    1. Changes regarding conditional zoning general requirements amending Sec. 7-7-8(c)(3) of the UDO to clarify that conditions imposed may be more or less restrictive than the general use standards of the underlying district.   Planner coordinating review - Alan Glines. 
    2. A request for a wording amendment to the Unified development Ordinance Section 7-8 concerning residential development density standards in certain commercial zoning districts. Planner coordinating review – Blake Esselstyn.

    NEXT MEETING

    1. Discuss need for mid-month meeting on November 20, 2014.
    2. The next meeting will be December 3, 2014 at 5 p.m.

     

    Meeting Minutes & Audio Files (Please use the Internet Explorer Browser to listen to audio files)

     

     Meeting Date        

    Meeting Minutes         

     Audio Recording

     November 5, 2014    
     October 16, 2014    Audio Recording Part 1
         Audio Recording Part 2
         Audio Recording Part 3
     October 1, 2014 Meeting canceled.  
     September 3, 2014  Minutes Audio Recording
     August 21, 2014  Minutes Audio Recording 
     August 6, 2014  Minutes Audio Recording Part 1
        Audio Recording Part 2 
     July 2 & July 17, 2014  Meetings canceled.  
     June 4, 2014   Audio Recording
     May 15, 2014  Minutes Audio Recording Part 1
    Audio Recording Part 2
     May 7, 2014  Minutes Audio Recording Part 1
    Audio Recording Part 2
    Audio Recording Part 3
     April 2, 2014  Minutes Audio Recording Part 1
    Audio Recording Part 2
     March 5, 2014    
     February 5, 2014  Minutes Audio Recording
     January 16, 2014  Minutes Audio Recording Part 1
    Audio Recording Part 2
     December 4, 2013  Minutes Audio Recording Part 1
    Audio Recording Part 2
     November 6, 2013  Minutes Audio Recording Part 1
    Audio Recording Part 2
    Audio Recording Part 3
     October 2, 2013  Minutes Audio Recording
     September 4, 2013  Minutes Audio Recording
     August 7, 2013  Minutes Audio Recording Part I
    Audio Recording Part 2
     July 18, 2013  Minutes  
     June 5, 2013  Minutes  
     May 1, 2013  Minutes  
     April 3, 2013  Minutes Audio Recording
     March 6, 2013  Minutes Audio Recording 
     February 6, 2013  Minutes Audio Recording
     January 2, 2013  Minutes Audio Recording Part I
    Audio Recording Part II
     December 20, 2012  Minutes Audio Recording
     December 5, 2012  Minutes Audio Recording Part I
    Audio Recording Part II 
     November 7, 2012  Minutes Audio Recording
     October 3, 2012  Minutes Audio Recording Part I
    Audio Recording Part II 
     September 5, 2012  Minutes Audio Recording 
     August 1, 2012  Minutes Audio Recording 
     July 19, 2012  Minutes Audio Recording 
     June 6, 2012  Minutes Audio Recording 
     May 2, 2012  Minutes Audio Recording
     April 4, 2012  Minutes Audio Recording 
     March 7, 2012  Minutes Audio Recording
     February 1, 2012  Minutes Audio Recording
     January 4, 2012  Minutes Audio Recording Part I
    Audio Recording Part II
     December 7, 2011  Minutes Audio Recording
     November 2, 2011  Minutes Audio Recording Part I
    Audio Recording Part II
     October 5, 2011  Meeting was canceled.  
     September 7, 2011  Minutes Audio Recording
     August 3, 2011  Minutes  Audio Recording Part I
    Audio Recording Part II
     July 6, 2011  Minutes Audio Recording

     

     


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