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File #: CPC DP 19-00105    Version: Name:
Type: Planning Case Status: Passed
File created: 10/31/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/14/2020 Final action: 1/14/2020
Title: A development plan for construction of a CDOT maintenance and service facility located at 5640 East Bijou Street. (Quasi-Judicial) Related File: CPC PUZ 19-00104, CPC PUP 19-00105 Presenter: Lonna Thelen, Principal Planner, Planning and Community Development Department Peter Wysocki, Director, Planning and Development Department
Attachments: 1. FIGURE 1 - Development Plan, 2. 7.5.502.E Development Plan Review
Related files: CPC ZC 19-00104

Title
A development plan for construction of a CDOT maintenance and service facility located at 5640 East Bijou Street.

(Quasi-Judicial)

Related File: CPC PUZ 19-00104, CPC PUP 19-00105

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

Body
Summary:
Applicant: Colorado Department of Transportation
Owner: Colorado Department of Transportation
Location: 5460 East Bijou Street

This project includes concurrent applications for a zone change of 10.24 acres from PIP-1 APZ1 AO (Planned Industrial Park 1 with Accident Potential Zone 1 and Airport Overlay) to M-1 APZ1 AO (Light Industrial with Accident Potential Zone 1 and Airport Overlay) and a development plan for construction of a 14-bay, 18,800 square foot vehicle storage facility, a 4,000 square foot sand shed and a 10-bay, 6,193 square foot bus storage facility. The site is located at 5640 East Bijou Street, southeast of Platte Avenue and Powers Boulevard.

Background:
This site is currently owned by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). There are two structures onsite used to store magnesium chloride. The remainder of the site is used to store Bustang buses and temporary storing of snow plow trucks in the winter. Snow plow trucks will stop at this location during a snow event to refill magnesium chloride on the snow plows for de-icing and for mixing with sand. The two structures used for magnesium chloride will remain on the site.

Zone Change:
Any change of zone application must be evaluated using the review criteria in Section 7.5.603.B of City Code. Specifically, the request must not be detrimental to public interest, health, safety, convenience or general welfare; the proposal must be consistent with the City's Comprehensive Plan; and the request must be consistent to the approved master plan for the area. Staff finds that the criteria are met. While a more detailed analysis o...

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