DEVELOPMENT REVIEW
WEEK OF JUNE 10-14
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Here's your look at the events related to development review for the week of June 10-14.

NEIGHBORHOOD MEETINGS

No neighborhood meetings are scheduled during the week of June 10-14.

ADMINISTRATIVE/TYPE 1 HEARINGS

No Administrative/Type 1 hearings are scheduled during the week of June 10-14.

June 12 Hearing - Rigden Farm Filing 17 Replat - Canceled
The hearing for Rigden Farm Filing 17 Replat that had been scheduled for June 12 has been canceled. The hearing for this proposal to replat 52 existing single-family lots into 57 single-family lots in Rigden Farm Filing Six will be rescheduled; hearing notices will be mailed to property owners in the notification area two weeks prior to the new hearing date.

PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD/TYPE 2 HEARINGS

Upcoming - Thursday, June 20 - Planning and Zoning Board Regular Meeting
At 6 p.m., on Thursday, June 20, the Planning and Zoning Board will conduct a regular meeting in Council Chambers at 300 Laporte Ave. The Planning and Zoning Board encourages your input; interested persons are invited to attend and be heard. The agenda for the meeting will be posted closer to the meeting date and will have complete information. Tentative agenda items for the June 20 meeting include:

  • Ridgeview Classical School Site Plan Advisory Review, 1900 S. Lemay Ave.
  • Pateros Creek Project Development Plan, at approximately 912 Wood St.
  • Proposed Land Use Code Changes
  • Addition of Permitted Use (APU) Recommendation to City Council

From noon to 5 p.m., on the Friday prior to each regular Planning and Zoning Board meeting, the Board holds a work session in Conference Room A at 281 N. College Ave. The next work session will be held on Friday, June 14. Work session topics this month (in addition to an overview of the agenda items for the June 20 regular meeting) include:

  • Midtown Urban Design Plans
  • Transportation: Fixed Route Changes/MAX and Bike Parking Stations
  • Transit Oriented Development
  • Mixed Use

Please contact the Development Review Center at 970-221-6750 for further information on any agenda items. More information, including meeting agendas and materials as well as past meeting minutes, may be found at fcgov.com/PlanningZoningBoard.

CONCEPTUAL REVIEWS

A conceptual review (or a more extensive preliminary development review) is required for any potential project and must be completed before any formal application is submitted. Some conceptual projects will move forward in the process; others will not. Notices and staff comments from conceptual reviews are available at fcgov.com/conceptualreview. Reviews were completed in May for potential projects at the following locations:

  • Lot 20, Block 3, Evergreen Park (near Red Cedar Circle and Conifer St.) - steel fabrication or self-storage facility
  • 3461 Precision Dr. - facility expansion
  • 2601 S. Lemay Ave.- drive-thru restaurant
  • Bristlecone Dr. and Red Cedar Circle (southeast corner of intersection) - indoor storage facility
  • 6608 Autumn Ridge - church
  • 2024 Harmony Rd. - office
  • 619 S. Grant Ave. - garage conversion/multifamily residential
  • New Hampshire Subdivision (between Eastbrook Dr. and the Union Pacific Railroad tracks) - subdivision of one lot into three separate lots
  • JFK Pkwy. and Boardwalk Dr. (southeast corner of intersection) - office building and drive-thru restaurant

CITY COUNCIL

Tuesday, June 11 - City Council Adjourned Meeting
At 6 p.m., in Council Chambers at 300 Laporte Avenue, City Council will hold an adjourned meeting. No agenda items related to development review will be discussed.

Complete information is available in the agenda for the meeting (available on the Friday prior to the meeting).

LANDMARK PRESERVATION COMMISSION

Wednesday, June 12
The Landmark Preservation Commission (LPC) conducts hearings on the second Wednesday of each month and holds work sessions on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Agendas and past minutes are available at fcgov.com/LPC. For additional information, contact Karen McWilliams (kmcwilliams@fcgov.com) or Josh Weinberg (jweinberg@fcgov.com) or call 970-221-6206.

ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

Thursday, June 13
The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) has the authority to approve variances from the requirements in the Land Use Code. The Zoning Board of Appeals typically meets on the second Thursday of every month from 8:30 -11:30 a.m. in Council Chambers at 300 Laporte Ave. Agendas and past meeting minutes are available at fcgov.com/ZoningAppeals.

On June 13, variances for proposals at the following locations will be reviewed:

  • 529 W. Mountain Ave. - to reduce rear and side yard setbacks and a floor area ratio variance on the rear half of the lot to allow construction of a greenhouse addition to an existing detached building
  • 601 W. Mountain Ave. - to increase the floor area ratio of the rear half of the lot and reduce the rear yard setback to allow construction of a detached one-car garage
  • 417 N. Grant Ave. - to reduce the required minimum lot area and reduce the required minimum lot width to allow the parcel to be put back to its original platted condition of two 4900 square foot, 35 foot wide lots
  • 419 N. Grant Ave. - See 417 N. Grant St. (above) for similar variance for the other half of the existing parcel
  • 2244 Marshfield Ln. - to reduce the side yard setback to allow a new house to be constructed
  • 2536 Banbury Ln. - to reduce the front yard setback (for the front porch only), the minimum required setback from the garage door to the sidewalk, and the minimum rear yard setback to allow a new house to be constructed

BUILDING REVIEW BOARD

Next Meeting - Thursday, June 27
The Building Review Board (BRB) is charged with the responsibility to hear appeals and requests for variances related to City Building codes and contractor licensing regulations. The BRB typically meets the last Thursday of every month at 1 p.m. in Council Chambers at 300 Laporte Ave. Agendas and past meeting minutes are available at fcgov.com/BRB.

APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED IN THE PAST WEEK

This section typically includes Project Development Plans (PDPs), Overall Development Plans (ODPs), Major Amendments (MJAs), and proposals for annexations, rezonings, and additions of permitted uses that were submitted in the past week. More information regarding all current proposals is available in an interactive table of Development Proposals Under Review, or by calling the Development Review Center at 970-221-6750. No projects of the types mentioned above have been submitted in the past week.

Final Development Plans are submitted following approval of Project Development Plans or Major Amendments at public hearings. New final plan applications were recently received for:

  • Provincetowne Filing 5 Replat, Near Provincetowne Rd. and Crooked Arrow Ln.
  • Carriage House Apartments, 1305 S. Shields St.
  • Nix Farm Natural Resources Facility, 1745 Hoffman Mill Rd.
  • West Range Fort Collins, 402 W. Laurel St.

RECENT HEARING OUTCOMES

At the June 4 City Council Regular Meeting, the following actions were taken:

  • An ordinance designating the Johnson Farm Property, 2608 E. Drake Rd., as a Fort Collins Landmark was adopted on first reading.
  • In an appeal hearing of the Planning and Zoning Board's approval of the Max Flats Project Development Plan, Council upheld the previous approval, with some modifications relating to the building facade and landscape plan for the project located at 203 W. Mulberry St.
  • An ordinance authorizing the conveyance of four easements on City right-of-way and City-owned property for the Encompass-River District Block One development at 418 Linden St. was adopted on first reading.

NOW AVAILABLE - MORE INFORMATION ON DEVELOPMENT PROPOSALS

More information on current development proposals is available online than ever before. Check out the new searchable and sortable table of development proposals under review to find information on formally submitted proposals - you can search for a proposal by the sign number on a "Development Proposal Under Review" sign, by a keyword search including any part of the project name, street name or number, and more.

WHAT’S A CITIZEN’S ROLE IN DEVELOPMENT REVIEW?

Have you checked out the City’s Citizen's Role in Development Review flowchart and guide? These tools are an empowering resource to explain a citizen's role in Development Review. We hope this guide will aid you in making the process easier to understand and enable you to participate. Questions? Please contact Sarah Burnett, Neighborhood Development Review Liaison, at 970-224-6076 or sburnett@fcgov.com.

MORE INFO & FEEDBACK

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