PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA REQUEST
Board of Supervisors Meeting Date:
An Ordinance to Approve RZ03-S-14: The Rezoning of Approximately One Acre from R-1 to R-2, Leocade Leighton, Owner and Applicant
subject property has a lengthy legal history, beginning with its origin as
three of four parcels created in the 1968 subdivision of Broken Hills
Section 5. The abridged version of this story focuses on the improper
creation of an unusable remnant lot at the time of subdivision. The
existence of this improper remnant prompted a finding by the
to legally establish what for years has been perceived as an existing,
developed lot, has been complicated by changes in the Zoning Ordinance’s
density requirements since the original 1968 division.
Applicant has requested a rezoning to allow the platting of a legal lot
without creating any net gain in subdivision density.
The Department of Community Development and the
Area, Location, Zoning, and Neighboring Land Use:
shown on the map below, the property is located on the northwest side of
Requested of the Board of Supervisors:
Board of Supervisors is requested to conduct a public hearing on RZ03-S-14
and consider the recommended Ordinance of approval.
and appropriate referral agencies have reviewed this request for
conformance with the Comprehensive Plan, the Zoning Ordinance, and other
relevant policies and regulations. Staff has reviewed the Applicant’s
Statement of Justification, proposed proffers, and other documents on
file. In addition, staff has also discussed these documents and related
issues with the
the proposed action changes the zoning classification of the subject
parcel, the net effect is to simply correct errors made in 1968. It will
have no other result than to legitimatize what has been perceived for more
than 30 years as a legally developed residential subdivision. Accordingly,
the Planning Commission has recommended approval of RZ03-S-14 subject to
the following proffered condition: The Applicant proffers that the
rezoning of the subject property from R-1 to R-2 will result in no net
gain in subdivision or development potential.