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File #: CPC ZC 16-00058    Version: Name:
Type: Planning Case Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 5/24/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/9/2016 Final action: 8/9/2016
Title: Ordinance No. 16-76 amending the zoning map of the City of Colorado Springs pertaining to .96 acre located at the northwest corner of North Cascade Avenue and West Van Buren Street from R-1 6000 (Single-family Residential) and M-1 (Light Industrial) to R-5 (Multi-family Residential). (Quasi-Judicial) Related File: CPC DP 16-00059 Presenter: Michael Schultz, Principal Planner, Planning and Community Development Peter Wysocki, Director, Planning and Community Development
Attachments: 1. ZC_ORD_Cascade-VanBuren, 2. Exhibit A - Legal Description, 3. Vicinity Map, 4. Signed Ordinance 16-76.pdf
Related files: CPC DP 16-00059


Title
Ordinance No. 16-76 amending the zoning map of the City of Colorado Springs pertaining to .96 acre located at the northwest corner of North Cascade Avenue and West Van Buren Street from R-1 6000 (Single-family Residential) and M-1 (Light Industrial) to R-5 (Multi-family Residential).

(Quasi-Judicial)

Related File: CPC DP 16-00059

Presenter:
Michael Schultz, Principal Planner, Planning and Community Development
Peter Wysocki, Director, Planning and Community Development

Body
Summary:
Applicant: Tom Heck
Owner: Tom Heck
Location: 2428-2434 North Cascade Avenue and 2428 West Van Buren Street

This project includes concurrent applications of a zone change and development plan for the two developed properties located along North Cascade Avenue, a concept statement applies to the vacant property located on West Van Buren Street which a development plan would be required if developed for multi-family residential; currently there is no proposed development on the vacant site.

Previous Council Action:
On July 26, 2016, the ordinance was approved on first reading on the Consent Calendar. Second reading will be held August 9, 2016.

Background:
The applicant proposes to rezone the two legal non-conforming properties located at 2428 and 2434 North Cascade Avenue as well as bring the adjacent M-1 zone district in line with the surrounding residential zone districts. The house located at 2428 North Cascade Avenue appears to have been used for multi-family purposes dating to at least 1977 (according the Polk Directories which note "Apartments" of at least three dwelling units). The two single-family homes located at 2434 North Cascade Avenue have been in place since 1946 when the second home was constructed.

The rezoning of the two properties on North Cascade Avenue to R-5 (Multi-family Residential) will bring the property into conformance with current zoning standards and eliminate the non-conforming use; section 7.3.103 of the City Code...

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