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)

    May 6, 2015

    ADMINISTRATIVE

    1. Approval of minutes from the April 1, 2015 meeting.
    2. Approval of minutes from the April 16, 2015 meeting.

    ACTION ITEM

    1. Recommendation of approval for the Historic Preservation Plan created for the Historic Resources Commission of Asheville and Buncombe County.

    WORDING AMENDMENT

    1. Proposed amendment to the text of the City’s Unified Development Ordinance for section 7-8-1 to allow replacements of telecommunication towers and support structures in all zoning districts.
    2. Proposed amendment to the text of the City’s Unified Development Ordinance for section 7-11-8 (b)(4) to clarify sidewalk requirements.
    3. Proposed amendment to the text of the City’s Unified Development Ordinance amending article 13, Chapter 7 of Code of Ordinances of the City of Asheville to expand options for real estate and construction signage.

    REZONING

    1. Request for a property rezoning at 1 Buffalo Street PIN 9638-46-7383 from NB (Neighborhood Business District) to RM8 (Residential Multi-Family Medium Density District). The property is a 0.21 acre vacant site that is owned by SLG Properties, LLC. The project agent is Arielle Walsh.

    MAJOR SUBDIVISION

    1. A review of a request for a major subdivision creating 8 single-family lots from 1.05 acres located on Hall Avenue and known as PINs 9638-21-3619, 9638-21-3519, 9638-21-3419, 9638-21-3303 and 9638-21-3392.  The property is owned by KGTM Holdings, LLC and the project contact is Mike Anderson. 

    CONDITIONAL ZONING

    1. Review of a conditional zoning request from RM16 (Residential Multi-Family High Density) to RM-16 CZ (Residential Multi-Family, High Density Conditional Zone) for the construction of 72 residential units in three buildings with associated infrastructure.  The applicant is seeking approval of conditions for reduced building setbacks and parking counts and a condition to increase residential density.  The subject parcel is 3.71 acres located at 29 Oak Hill Drive and known as PIN 9629-90-2093.  The property is owned by Oak Hill Group, LLC and the project contact is John Kinnaird. 
    2. Review of a conditional zoning request from RS-4 (Residential Single-Family Medium Density District) to INST- CZ (Institutional – Conditional Zone) for church renovation that will include changes to the fellowship hall to create a commercial kitchen and office space. Outside the church, work includes a new parking area, added sidewalks, and the construction of 10 student housing units with associated infrastructure.  The applicant is seeking approval of conditions for reduced property line buffers for portions of the site. The subject parcel is 6.16 acres located at 311 at 315 Old Haw Creek Road and known as PIN 9659-80-1408.  The property is owned by Bethesda United Methodist Church (Annual Conference) and the project contact is Sean Rice.   

    NEXT MEETING

    1. The next meeting will be May 21, 2015 at 4 p.m.

     

     

    Meeting Minutes & Audio Files 

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     Meeting Date        

    Meeting Minutes         

     Audio Recording

     May 6, 2015    
     April 16, 2015    Audio Recording
     April 1, 2015    Audio Recording
     March 19, 2015  Minutes  Audio Recording
     March 4, 2015  Minutes  
     February 4, 2015  Minutes  Audio Recording Part 1
         Audio Recording Part 2
     January 7, 2015   Minutes  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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