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07/21/2014

Honorable Mayor and Councilors

City Manager

City Attorney

Clerk of Council

Subject: REZN-6-14-1330 Text Amendment - Amend the setback requirement for monopole tower structures to residential structures.


Rick Jones, AICP
Director, Planning Department

Attachments

STAFF REPORT

UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE REVISIONS
(Explanation of Revisions)

1. Explanation of Revisions: Amend Section 3.2.72.K.1.(A) by amending the Setback Requirement from Monopole Towers Structures to Residential Structures.

ORIGINAL ORDINANCE
PROPOSED ORDINANCE CHANGE
Sec. 3.2.72.K.1. Setbacks

Section 3.2.72.K.1.

1. Setbacks.
    (A) A tower structure shall not be placed within 300 feet of a residential structure.

    (B) All towers shall be located at least one-third of its height from any public right-of-way.

    (C) Setbacks shall be based on the entire lot on which the tower is located and shall not be applied to any lease area within the host parcel.

    (D)Towers, and accessory structures or anchors in conjunction with a tower shall comply with the minimum yard requirements of the zoning district in which they are located.
Sec. 3.2.72.K.1. Setbacks

Section 3.2.72.K.1.

1. Setbacks.
    (A)A monopole tower structure shall be placed no closer than a distance equal to the height of the tower structure from any residential structure. All other tower structure shall not be placed within 300 feet of a residential structure.

    (B) All towers shall be located at least one-third of its height from any public right-of-way.

    (C) Setbacks shall be based on the entire lot on which the tower is located and shall not be applied to any lease area within the host parcel.

    (D)Towers, and accessory structures or anchors in conjunction with a tower shall comply with the minimum yard requirements of the zoning district in which they are located.

APPLICATION

REZN-6-14-1330 Application.pdfREZN-6-14-1330 Application.pdf

PROPOSED TEXT AMENDMENT

REZN-6-14-1330 CNCL SR.pdfREZN-6-14-1330 CNCL SR.pdf

PLANNING ADVISORY COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION

The Planning Advisory Commission (PAC) considered this text amendment at their meeting on July 16, 2014. The PAC recommended Approval.

PLANNING DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION

The Planning Department recommends Approval.

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