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File #: CPC AP 16-00071    Version: Name:
Type: Planning Case Status: Passed
File created: 5/24/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/23/2016 Final action: 8/23/2016
Title: An appeal of the City Planning Commission's decision to grant the appeal of the Notice of Violation & Order to Abate served on the property owner of 2215 North Farragut Avenue or violation of fence height. (Quasi-Judicial) Presenter: Dennis Wolf, Land Use Inspector, Planning and Community Department Peter Wysocki, Planning and Community Development Director
Attachments: 1. Fence appeal by Leland Pilger, 2. CPC STAFF REPORT - CPC AP 16-00071 -Code Enforcement appeal - DLW, 3. FIGURE 1 - 2215 N. Farragut Ave - Zone Map, 4. FIGURE 2 - Appeal statement, 5. FIGURE 3 - 2215 N. Farragut Ave. - photo history, 6. Notice & Order with signatures, 7. Rebuttal_ltr_Leland Pilger, 8. CPC JUNE 16 Meeting Minutes - Code Enforcement appeal, 9. Vicinity Map, 10. 7.5.906 (A)(4), 11. 7.5.906 (B), 12. cc power point 8-23-16, 13. City Council -08232106


Title
An appeal of the City Planning Commission's decision to grant the appeal of the Notice of Violation & Order to Abate served on the property owner of 2215 North Farragut Avenue or violation of fence height.

(Quasi-Judicial)

Presenter:
Dennis Wolf, Land Use Inspector, Planning and Community Department
Peter Wysocki, Planning and Community Development Director

Body
Summary:
Appellant: Leland Pilger (owner of the property adjoining the property with the fence)
Owner: Devon Bowen (owner of the property on which the fence is constructed)
Location: 2215 Farragut Avenue (property with the fence)

An appeal has been filed by Mr. Leland Pilger regarding the City Planning Commission's decision to grant the appeal of the Violation and Order to Abate Fence Height at 2215 Farragut Avenue.

The subject property is located west of North Union Boulevard and north of Constitution Avenue.


Previous Council Action:
As an update, the appeal of the June 16, 2016 City Planning Commission Hearing was filed with the City Clerk on June 27, and originally scheduled to be heard on July 12. The appellant requested the one-time automatic bump from the July 12 hearing to the July 26 hearing. Prior to that date, it was determined that the poster on the property was not posted for the appropriate period of time and both parties agreed to a postponement to the August 23 hearing to insure proper notification.

Background:
The property in question is 2215 Farragut Avenue with an existing zoning classification of R1-6000. As is much of the surrounding area, the structure is a 2-story single family residence constructed in the early 1950's. This property is in the Belleville Addition and annexed into the city in 1950. The property owner constructed a 6' fence about 18"+/- from the top of a retaining wall which is about 4' tall and tappers off to a common height between the 2 properties near the front property pin. The retaining wall has been identified as the property line...

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