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 - 2015


    Upcoming Agenda(s)

    April 1, 2015

    ADMINISTRATIVE

    1. Approval of minutes from the March 19. 2015 meeting.

    MAJOR SUBDIVISION

    1. Review of a major subdivision creating 29 single-family lots from 3.73 acres currently known as 70 Allen Avenue and PIN 9645-90-3375.  The property is owned by REO Properties Two, LP and the project contact is Mike Anderson. 

    LEVEL II

    1. Review of a site-plan for the construction of a new hotel on 2 parcels comprising 1.019 acres known as 35 Eagle Street and 51 S. Market Street and PINs 9648-49-9858 & 9648-49-8860.  The project proposes to re-use three (3) existing buildings and construct two (2)  new buildings ranging from 3 to 5 stories for a total project FA of 86, 535 SF.  The property is owned by the Asheville Foundry Inn, LLC and the project contact is Matt Sprouse, PLA.  There will be a request to continue this item to May 6, 2015. 

    LEVEL III

    1. Review of a site-plan for a 97 unit apartment building located on 4 levels.  The subject properties are located at 128 and 99999 Florence St. and PINs 9648-46-8032 and 9648-46-8234.  The owner is Partner’s in Mercy, LLC and the project contact is Matt Sprouse, PLA.   

    CONDITIONAL ZONING

    1. Review of a conditional zoning request from RM-8 (Residential Multi-Family Medium Density) to RM-16 CZ (Residential Multi-Family High Density Conditional Zoning) for the construction of 16 townhome units with reduced front setbacks.  The subject parcel is 1.054 acres located at 53 Logan Circle and PIN 9638-87-3150.  The property is owned by Wanda and Joel Wingerter and the project contact is Gerald Green.   

    CONDITIONAL ZONING AMENDMENT

    1. Review of an amendment to a previously approved conditional zoning request from UP-CZ (Urban Place Conditional Zoning) to UP-CZ (Urban Place Conditional Zoning) for a mixed-use development consisting of 237 residential units, 19, 378 sq. ft. of retail, 8,578 sq. ft. of office, and a 2-level parking structure with 344 spaces with conditions relating to density, building size, sidewalks and landscaping.  The properties are located at 146 Roberts St. and PINS 9648-07-2183 and 9648-06-1953.  The property is owned by RAD Lofts, LLC. 

    VARIANCE REQUEST

    1. Review of variance requests for design and operational standards from section 7-8-26 (f) (12) for windows and doors for properties located at 146 Roberts St. and PINS 9648-07-2183 and 9648-06-1953. 

    NEXT MEETING

    1. The next meeting will be April 16, 2015 at 4 p.m.

     

     

    Meeting Minutes & Audio Files 

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     Meeting Date        

    Meeting Minutes         

     Audio Recording

     April 1, 2015    
     March 19, 2015    Audio Recording
     March 4, 2015    
     February 4, 2015    Audio Recording Part 1
         Audio Recording Part 2
     January 7, 2015     Audio Recording Part 1
         Audio Recording Part 2
     December 3, 2014  Minutes  Audio Recording
     November 20, 2014  Minutes  Audio Recording
     November 5, 2014  Minutes  Audio Recording Part 1
         Audio Recording Part 2
     October 16, 2014  Minutes  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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