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File #: CPC ZC 19-00049    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 4/25/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/10/2019 Final action: 9/10/2019
Title: Ordinance No. 19-59 changing the zone for Switchback Coffee from R2/UV (Two Family Residential with a previously approved Use Variance) to C5/cr (Intermediate Business with conditions of record) for the 5,740 square foot property located at 330 and 332 North Institute Street. (QUASI-JUDICIAL) Related Files: CPC ZC 19-00049, CPC UV 03-00120-A1MN19, and CPC NV 19-00051 Presenter: Peter Wysocki, Director of Planning and Community Development Ryan Tefertiller, Planning Manager, Planning and Community Development
Attachments: 1. ZC_ORD_SwitchbackCoffe, 2. Exhibit A - Legal Description, 3. Exhibit B - Zone Change, 4. Switchback Coffee Vicinity Map, 5. Signed Ordinance 19-59.pdf
Related files: CPC NV 19-00051, CPC UV 03-00120-A1MN19


Title
Ordinance No. 19-59 changing the zone for Switchback Coffee from R2/UV (Two Family Residential with a previously approved Use Variance) to C5/cr (Intermediate Business with conditions of record) for the 5,740 square foot property located at 330 and 332 North Institute Street.

(QUASI-JUDICIAL)

Related Files: CPC ZC 19-00049, CPC UV 03-00120-A1MN19, and CPC NV 19-00051

Presenter:
Peter Wysocki, Director of Planning and Community Development
Ryan Tefertiller, Planning Manager, Planning and Community Development

Body
Summary:
Owner: Brandon Delgrosso of Switchback Coffee Roasters
Representative: Echo Architecture
Location: 330 and 332 N. Institute St.

This project includes concurrent applications for a zone change from R2/UV (Two Family Residential with a previously approved Use Variance) to C5/cr (Intermediate Business with conditions of record), a minor amendment to a previously approved use variance development plan, and a non-use variance to allow zero off-street parking stalls where 23 are required. The applications were submitted to bring the current use of the property into compliance with City Code, as well as make some minor use changes within the existing building.

Previous Council Action:
N/A - While the City's Planning Commission has approved applications for this site in the past, City Council has not.

On August 27, 2019, City Council approved this ordinance on first reading by a vote of 8:0:1:0

Background:
The site was part of the original town site in 1872 and was platted in 1888. The existing building was built in 1918 and an addition was added years later in 1959. The property historically operated as a Piggly Wiggly grocery store as well as Ertel's Drug Store sometime after.

The history of planning approvals for the site is lengthy. In 1990 a use variance and parking variance was approved to allow for a photography and weaving studio; at that time the ability to have one off-street parking stall where 7 were r...

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