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File #: CPC CA 16-00073    Version: Name:
Type: Planning Case Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 5/24/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/23/2016 Final action: 8/23/2016
Title: Ordinance No. 16-84 amending Section 206 (Parking Exempt Districts) of Part 2 (Off-street Parking Standards) of Article 4 (Site Development Standards) of Chapter 7 (Planning, Development and Building) of the Code of the City of Colorado Springs 2001, as amended, pertaining to the Old Colorado City Parking Exempt District. (Legislative) Presenter: Michael Turisk, Planner II, Planning and Community Development Peter Wysocki, Planning and Community Development Director
Attachments: 1. OCC Parking Exempt District ordinance, 2. CPC CA 16-00071-BUFFER - Old Colorado City Parking Exemption Expansion, 3. Signed Ordinance 16-84.pdf


Title
Ordinance No. 16-84 amending Section 206 (Parking Exempt Districts) of Part 2 (Off-street Parking Standards) of Article 4 (Site Development Standards) of Chapter 7 (Planning, Development and Building) of the Code of the City of Colorado Springs 2001, as amended, pertaining to the Old Colorado City Parking Exempt District.

(Legislative)

Presenter:
Michael Turisk, Planner II, Planning and Community Development
Peter Wysocki, Planning and Community Development Director

Body
Summary:
This proposed amendment to City Code aims to expand the Old Colorado City Parking Exempt District (hereafter, OCC Parking Exempt District), per 7.4.206 (Parking Exempt Districts).

The current OCC Parking Exempt District is bounded at the north by the south line of West Pikes Peak Avenue, at the south by the north line of West Cucharras Street, at the east by the west line of South 24th Street and at the west by the east line of 26th Street. This proposed code amendment seeks to expand the OCC Parking Exempt District to include the half-block bounded at the west by the east side of South 27th Street, bounded at the north by the alley between West Colorado Avenue and West Pikes Peak Avenue, the half-block bounded at the south by the alley between West Colorado Avenue and West Cucharras Street and at the east by the east side of South 26th Street.

Previous Council Action:
On 07/25/2016, the OCC Parking Exempt District was presented to City Council on work session. Some concerns were:
? Helen Collins asked if the other six SIMDs include metered on-street parking.
? Don Knight communicated concern about letting what he thinks is a multi-family use/project (in the proposed expansion area) off the hook from minimum off-street parking requirements, thereby pushing tenants to utilize spaces (on-street; public lots) that would better serve local businesses.
? Merv Bennett mentioned at the very end that he feels that the Parking Exempt Overlay should mirror "Old Colorado...

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