NCOD on the agenda for this meeting. Neighborhood support needed.
1:00 P.M., TUESDAY / JUNE 17, 2008 / THE COUNCIL CHAMBER
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D. REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION
1. The Planning Commission recommendations on the following items were unanimous. The Council may wish to consider these items in the same manner as items on the consent agenda. Items marked with one asterisk (*) beside the Certified Recommendation number are located within flood-prone areas. Items marked with the pound sign (#) beside the Certified Recommendation number are located within the Falls Basin or the Swift Creek Watershed Protection Area. Items marked with the plus sign (+) beside the Certified Recommendation number indicate special conditions for stormwater management. Items marked with (VSPP) beside the Comment indicate that a Valid Statutory Protest Petition has been filed. **Denotes Drainage Basins
CR Number Subject Vote Recommendations Comments
1 CR-11206 Z-15-08, 30-day Time Extension 9-0 Approval Lake Boone Trail, north side
2 CR-11207 CP-3(A)-07 10-0 Approval US-70 West Collector Streets
3 CR-11208 CP-4-08 11-0 Approval Interim Downtown Framework4 CR-11209 TC-4-08 11-0 Approval Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District
5 CR-11210 SP-12-08 10-0 Approval Powerhouse Plaza
(THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS WERE TAKEN BY THE PLANNING COMMISSION AT THEIR JUNE 10, 2008 MEETING, BY UNANIMOUS VOTE)
1. Z-15-08 - Lake Boone Trail, north side, west and east of Landmark Drive intersection - 30-day Time Extension
This request is to rezone approximately 34.29 acres, currently zoned Residential-10. The proposal is to rezone the property to Office & Institution-1 Conditional Use District.
CR-11206 from the Planning Commission recommends that the City Council grant a 30-day Time Extension for additional review by the Planning Commission.
2. CP-3(A)-07 - US-70 West Collector Streets
This Comprehensive Plan amendment is to consider the appropriate location of collector streets between Lumley Road and Toyota Drive in US-70 West Corridor Plan in the Umstead Planning District. Amendments may also include the Arterial, Thoroughfares & Collectors Plan of the Transportation Systems Plan.
CR-11207 from the Planning Commission recommends eliminating the collector street network between Lumley Road and Toyota Drive south and southwest of Glenwood Avenue.
3. CP-4-08 - Interim Downtown Framework
This Comprehensive Plan amendment proposes to supplement the body of approved existing plans, policies, and guidelines until the new Comprehensive Plan is adopted in 2009. As a milestone in the Comp Plan Update process & scope, the Interim Downtown Framework (IDF) provides an overview of existing land uses, current development patterns, plans/policies, and policy gaps. The IDF builds upon these existing policies and conditions to guide development downtown through new policy proposals related to the designation of retail streets, public realm improvements, and parking structure design.
CR-11208 from the Planning Commission recommends that this Comprehensive Plan amendment be approved.4. TC-4-08 - Neighborhood Conservation Overlay DistrictThis text change proposes to amend the Zoning Code and Subdivision Regulations by revising the process for individual neighborhoods proposing to establish zoning and lot size regulations specific to their neighborhood. The ordinance proposes to eliminate the lengthy Comprehensive Plan element (creation and adoption of a Neighborhood Plan) from the process and replace this with a neighborhood built environmental characteristics analysis. Additionally, the ordinance proposes to include within the Zoning Code the previously adopted and future built environmental regulations specific to the individual neighborhoods.CR-11209 from the Planning Commission recommends that this text change be approved, as revised.