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File #: CPC ZC 16-00048    Version: Name:
Type: Planning Case Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 5/31/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/9/2016 Final action: 8/9/2016
Title: : Ordinance No. 16-75 amending the zoning map of the City of Colorado Springs relating to 4.23 acres located at 5520 and 5540 North Nevada Avenue from OC/CR (Office Complex with Conditions of Record) to PUD (Planned Unit Development: Commercial and Large Animal Veterinary Service, up to 47,500 square feet with a 45-foot maximum building height). (Quasi-Judicial) Presenter: Conrad Olmedo, Planner II, Planning and Community Development Peter Wysocki, Director, Planning and Community Development
Attachments: 1. ZC_ORD_Vet Specialty Center, 2. Exhibit A - Legal Description for Zone Change Ordinance, 3. Vicinity Map, 4. Signed Ordinance 16-75.pdf
Related files: CPC CP 16-00049

Title:
Ordinance No. 16-75 amending the zoning map of the City of Colorado Springs relating to 4.23 acres located at 5520 and 5540 North Nevada Avenue from OC/CR (Office Complex with Conditions of Record) to PUD (Planned Unit Development: Commercial and Large Animal Veterinary Service, up to 47,500 square feet with a 45-foot maximum building height).

(Quasi-Judicial)

Presenter:
Conrad Olmedo, Planner II, Planning and Community Development
Peter Wysocki, Director, Planning and Community Development

Body
Summary:
Applicant: James W. Nakai & Associates
Owner: CMJ Investments, LLC. and Mike Bauer
Location: 5520 and 5540 North Nevada Avenue

There are two applications as part of this proposal:
1. Zone Change (File No. CPC ZC 16-00048)
2. Concept Plan (File No. CPC CP 16-00049)

This project includes concurrent applications for a zone change from OC/CR (Office Commercial with Conditions of Record) to PUD (Planned Unit Development) and a concept plan for a Veterinary Specialty Center. Approval of the request will allow for Veterinary Services and the construction of three (3) additional veterinarian medical office buildings.

Previous Council Action:
The property was zoned OC/CR (Office Complex with Conditions of Record) in 1994 and approved by City Council on February 10, 2004 with revised conditions of record, per Ordinance 04-20.

On July 26, 2016, the ordinance was approved on the consent calendar. Second reading will be on August 9, 2016.


Background:
The zone change will serve as an opportunity to bring the existing veterinary medical office building into compliance with the City Code. When the existing building and small animal clinic veterinary service were approved in 2005, AR DP 05-00004, the use was listed as permitted in the OC zone district. However, in 2009 Ordinance 09-73 changed the permitted uses of the OC zone district and prohibited small animal clinic veterinary services. Therefore, changing the zone district to PUD will allow the e...

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