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File #: CPC PUD 19-00088    Version: Name:
Type: Planning Case Status: Passed
File created: 12/5/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/28/2020 Final action: 1/28/2020
Title: A PUD Development Plan proposing 50 multi-family dwelling units in a roughly 58 foot tall building on a 0.44-acre site located at the northeast corner of West Colorado Avenue and South Chestnut Street (QUASI-JUDICIAL) Related File: CPC PUZ 19-00087 Presenter: Matthew Fitzsimmons, Planner II, Urban Planning Division Peter Wysocki, Director, Planning and Community Development
Attachments: 1. Figure 5 - Development Plan, 2. 7.3.606 PUD Development Plan, 3. 7.5.502.E Development Plan Review
Related files: CPC PUZ 19-00087

Title
A PUD Development Plan proposing 50 multi-family dwelling units in a roughly 58 foot tall building on a 0.44-acre site located at the northeast corner of West Colorado Avenue and South Chestnut Street

(QUASI-JUDICIAL)

Related File: CPC PUZ 19-00087

Presenter:
Matthew Fitzsimmons, Planner II, Urban Planning Division
Peter Wysocki, Director, Planning and Community Development

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Summary:
Owner: Desirable Holdings, LLC
Consultant: Land Patterns, Inc.
Location: 532 West Colorado, located at the northeast corner of West Colorado Avenue and South Chestnut Street.

The applications under consideration are a zone change from C-6 (General Business) to PUD (Planned Unit Development: multi-family residential, maximum density of 114 dwelling units per acre [not to exceed 50 units] and 60-foot maximum building height) and a PUD Development Plan illustrating a 50 unit multi-family structure.

Background:
A relatively brief summary of the project's history, details, code standards, and criteria is provided within this memo; a more detailed description can be found within the City Planning Commission Staff Report.

The project includes concurrent applications for a PUD zone change and a PUD development plan; a waiver of replat is being reviewed administratively. The property is located in an area that is undergoing some redevelopment and where a demand for residential uses currently exists. A multi-family residential development with similar density, height and design was successfully completed in 2017 by the same developers approximately 900 feet away at 22 North Spruce Street. That development changed the zone to a PUD for the same reasons as this application. Staff finds that the proposed zone change meets the PUD criteria as set forth in City Code Section 7.3.603 as well as the Zone change criteria found in Section 7.5.603.B.

The proposed development plan will establish a 50 unit multi-family residential building on a 0.44-acre parcel with a maximu...

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