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File #: CPC SN 19-00045    Version: Name:
Type: Planning Case Status: Passed
File created: 5/29/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/23/2019 Final action: 7/23/2019
Title: An appeal of City Planning Commission's decision to approve a street name change from Imola Lane to Blamires Way for the entire street length from south of Farthing Drive to its terminus. (Quasi-Judicial) Presenter: Peter Wysocki, Director Planning and Community Development Lonna Thelen, Principal Planner, Planning and Community Development
Indexes: Appeals
Attachments: 1. Appellant_Statement, 2. CPC Staff Report_Blamires Way St Name Change, 3. VICINITY MAP, 4. Blamiers Way - CC powerpoint - LT, 5. FIGURE 1 - Site Plan, 6. FIGURE 2 - Project Statement, 7. FIGURE 3 - Neighborhood comments, 8. FIGURE 4 - Applicant response letter, 9. FIGURE 5 - PlanCOS Typology Map, 10. CPC SN 19-00045 (Blamiers Way Street Name Change), 11. 7.7.704.D.7 Street Name Changes Review Criteria, 12. Draft_CPC_BlamiresWay_min


Title
An appeal of City Planning Commission's decision to approve a street name change from Imola Lane to Blamires Way for the entire street length from south of Farthing Drive to its terminus.

(Quasi-Judicial)

Presenter:
Peter Wysocki, Director Planning and Community Development
Lonna Thelen, Principal Planner, Planning and Community Development

Body
Summary:
Applicant/Owner: Eric Blamires
Consultant Representative: Eric Blamires
Location: Imola Lane

This is an appeal of City Planning Commission's approval of a street name change from Imola Lane to Blamires Way. The appeal statement is attached as Exhibit 1.

Please note that "denial of the appeal" results in approval of the street name change; whereas "approval of the appeal" results in denial of the street name change.

Previous Council Action:
There are no previous applications.

Background:
A request for a street name changes must meet the criteria found in City Code 7.7.704.D.7. In addition, the request requires review and concurrence by City review agencies including City Engineering, Colorado Springs Police Department, Enumerations, City Streets Division, and City Traffic Engineering. Those agencies have reviewed the request and have no concerns with the change of street name from Imola Lane to Blamires Way. In this case, the only property addressed off of Imola Lane is the Blamires residence. No additional addresses will be required to be changed.

In order to clearly show that the criteria for a street name change are met, the street name change criteria and the street naming regulations were reviewed and presented to the City Planning Commission. Please reference the City Planning Commission staff report for the justification for each review criteria.

Staff has determined that the street name change from Imola Lane to Blamires Way meets the purpose of City Code. City Code does not require that the street be named after a person of honor, it does not prohibit someone from naming ...

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