EL PASO COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

FEBRUARY 17, 2004 - Beginning at 9:00 A.M.

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1. Minutes of regular meeting held January 20, 2004

2. Report Items

All Consent Items were Approved
3. Consent Items
A.
MS-03-007
413.20
MINOR SUBDIVISION
ECHO HILLS FILING #1
Mike Garrott

A request by John and Carla Vaivoda for a three-lot Minor Subdivision on 40 acres. The property is located at the southwest intersection of McCune Road and Eastonville Road, within the Meridian-Eastonville Corridor of the Black Forest Planning area. A request for rezoning from A-35 (Agricultural) District to RR-3 (Rural Residential) District is being processed concurrently with the Minor Subdivision. Assessor's Tax Schedule #41000-00-277.

B.
VR-03-022
611.15
VACATION/ REPLAT
WALDEN PINES SUBDIVISION

Mike Garrott

A request by Randal Construction Inc. to vacate and replat Tract A, Walden III, Filing #2, consisting of 8.88 acres, proposed for seven single-family lots. The property is located ½ mile east of Highway 83 and south of Walker Road, within the Walden development of the Black Forest Planning area, and is currently zoned RR-1 (Rural Residential) District. Assessor's Tax Schedule #61150-04-001.

C.
SP-03-018
542.04
PRELIMINARY PLAN
CLAREMONT RANCH FILING 5 TOWNHOME

Mike Garrott

A request by Claremont Ranch LLC for approval of a two-lot Preliminary Plan in the PUD (Planned Unit Development) Zone District. The Preliminary Plan includes two multifamily lots on 12.6 acres and is located on the south side of Constitution Avenue, approximately ¼ mile east of Marksheffel Road in central El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #54000-00-231 and 54000-00-232.

D.
SF-03-038
533.29
FINAL PLAT
PRONGHORN MEADOWS FILING NO. 2
Barry Holmes

A request by Watt/Cox LLC for approval of a Final Plat for Pronghorn Meadows Filing No. 2, consisting of 17 acres proposed for 65 single-family lots. The property is currently zoned R-1 (Residential) District and is located north of North Carefree Circle extended east, and west of Antelope Ridge Drive extended south. Assessor's Tax Schedule #53291-00-001 (part of).

E.
SP-03-022
523.29
PRELIMINARY PLAN AMENDMENT
EAGLE WING ESTATES
Barry Holmes

A request by Shamrock Ranch Development Co., LLC for approval of an Amended Preliminary Plan for Eagle Wing Estates. The water system has changed from wells to a central water system for the proposed 27 single-family lots on 81.76 acres. The property is in the southern portion of the Black Forest, in the area covered by the Black Forest Preservation Plan Update, and is currently zoned RR-2 (Rural Residential) District. The property is located on the east side of Black Forest Road, approximately 2 ¼ miles north of Woodmen Road. Assessor's Tax Schedule #52290-00-011.

F.
SF-02-028
523.29
FINAL PLAT
EAGLE WING ESTATES
Barry Holmes

A request by Shamrock Ranch Development Co., LLC for approval of a Final Plat of Eagle Wing Estates consisting of 81.76 acres, proposed for 27 single-family lots. The property is in the southern portion of the Black Forest, in the area covered by the Black Forest Preservation Plan Update, and is currently zoned RR-2 (Rural Residential) District. The property is located on the east side of Black Forest Road, approximately 2 1/4 miles north of Woodmen Road. Tax schedule # 52290-00-011.

REGULAR ITEMS
ITEM #4 HAS BEEN CONTINUED
4.
AL-03-013
731.01
USE SUBJECT TO SPECIAL REVIEW
TO ALLOW A KENNEL IN THE A-1 DISTRICT
K.C. THOMPSON AND G. THOMAS GOLCHER
Tom Cook

A request by K. C. Thompson and G. Thomas Golcher for Use Subject to Special Review approval for a kennel in the A-1 (Agricultural) District. The 3.04-acre parcel is located at 980 West Woodmen Road, in the Black Forest Planning area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #73010-00-103.

ITEM #5 WAS APPROVED
5.
P-03-020
524.26
REZONING: RR-3 TO RR-2
JERRY LANDRESS
Barry Holmes

A request by Jerry L. Landress to rezone approximately 121.2 acres from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District to RR-2 (Rural Residential) District. The property is located in the southern part of the Black Forest Preservation Plan area, just east of Raygor Road and south of Arroya Drive. Assessor's Tax Schedule #52260-00-001, -002.

ITEM #6 WAS APPROVED
6.
P-03-017
443.28
REZONING: RR-3 TO RR-2
NEW DISCOVERY VENTURES
Barry Holmes

A request by New Discovery Ventures for a rezoning from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District to RR-2 (Rural Residential) District for 440 acres to allow for subdivision. The property is in the Schriever Air Force Base area, west of Curtis Road, opposite Irwin Road. It is in the 2003 Highway 94 Comprehensive Plan. Assessor's Tax Schedule #44000-00-343 (part of).

ITEM #7 HAS BEEN CONTINUED
7.
VA-03-016
441.01
VARIANCE OF USE
TO ALLOW A NEXTEL TELECOMMUNICATION TOWER
IN THE RR-3 ZONE DISTRICT
KAREN WILLIAMS DRING
Mike Garrott

A request by Karen Williams Dring (owner) and Nextel Communications (applicant) for approval of a Variance of Use to allow the construction of a 195-foot telecommunication tower on a 1,500 square foot leased area within a 4.74-acre parcel. The property is zoned RR-3 (Rural Residential) District and is located approximately 400 feet north and west of the intersection of Enoch Road and Highway 94, within the Highway 94 Planning Area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #44100-00-114.

ITEM #8 HAS BEEN CONTINUED
8.
EX-03-007
441.01
SUBDIVISION EXEMPTION
NEXTEL TELECOMMUNICATION TOWER
KAREN WILLIAMS DRING
Mike Garrott

A request by Karen Williams Dring (owner) and Nextel Communications (applicant) for approval of a Subdivision Exemption to create a 1,500 square foot leased area within a 4.74-acre parcel for a 195-foot monopole telecommunication tower. The property is zoned RR-3 (Rural Residential) District and is located approximately 400 feet north and west of the intersection of Enoch Road and Highway 94, within the Highway 94 Planning Area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #44100-00-114.

ITEM #9 WAS CONTINUED
9.
V-03-023
711.15
PARTIAL VACATION OF ROADWAY RIGHT-OF-WAY
LYNN SPEAR
Tom Cook

A request by Lynn Spear for approval of a Partial Vacation of Roadway Right-of-Way (approximately 280 feet). The adjacent parcels are in the PBP (Planned Business Park), the R-2 (Residential) and RR-3 (Rural Residential) Districts. The respective legal descriptions and addresses of the adjacent lots are Lots 1-4, Inc Block 1, Pioneer Lookout Sub. (2925 Peak View) and Lot 11, Block 1 Pioneer Lookout Sub (2890 Roberts Drive). Assessor's Tax Schedule Numbers are 71152-01-013 and 71152-01-006.

ITEM #10 HAS BEEN CONTINUED
10.
P-03-024
653.30
REZONING: R-3 TO R-1
GERALD KEMPFER
Tom Cook

A request by Gerald Kempfer for approval to rezone two contiguous parcels totaling 20,164 square feet (0.463 acre) from the R-3 (Multifamily Residential) District to the R-1 (Single Family Residential) District. The legal descriptions are Lots 12 and 13, Block 8, Rock Creek Mesa, Add 2. Assessor's Tax Schedule numbers are 65303-07-018, and -015,.and are located at 304 and 306 Delaware Road, respectively.

ITEM #11 WAS APPROVED
11.
AL-03-015
524.34
USE SUBJECT TO SPECIAL REVIEW
KENNEL IN THE RR-3 ZONE DISTRICT
AMY AND LARITA FAST
Mike Pesicka

A request by Amy and Larita Fast to allow a kennel in the RR-3 (Rural Residential) Zone District. The five-acre parcel is located at 9355 Broken Bow Court in the Eastern portion of the Black Forest Planning area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #52340-01-003.

ITEM #12 WAS APPROVED
12.
AL-03-016
524.27
USE SUBJECT TO SPECIAL REVIEW
KENNEL IN THE RR-3 ZONE DISTRICT
RICHARD AND KATHY GRAY
Mike Pesicka

A request by Richard and Kathy Gray to allow a kennel in the RR-3 (Rural Residential) District. The 4.76-acre parcel is addressed as 9690 Raygor Road and is located in the Eastern portion of the Black Forest Planning area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #52200-54-007.

ITEM #13 WAS APPROVED
13.
VA-03-021
432.07
VARIANCE OF USE
OFFICE FOR MODEL HOME SALES AND
A 150-SQUARE FOOT COMMERCIAL SIGN
HEFFNER, ELLIOTT
Mike Pesicka

A request by Joseph Heffner (owner) and John Elliott (applicant) for a Variance of Use to allow an office and model home for single-family home sales and a 150-square foot commercial advertising sign on five acres. The parcel is addressed as 12440 Rio Road and is located east of Highway 24 and south of Woodmen Road in the Falcon/ Peyton Planning area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #43070-01-001.

ITEM #14 WAS APPROVED
14.
PUD-03-012
524.22
REZONE FROM RR-3 TO PUD
FOREST GATE HOLDINGS
Jan Fetrow

A request by Forest Gate Holdings for approval of a zone change from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District for two hundred (200) acres at 8875 Burgess Road. The property is located south and east of the intersection of Vollmer Road and Burgess Road and is within the Black Forest Preservation Plan Small Area Plan, El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #52220-00-005.

WAIVER: Waiver to Section 49.2J.4. of the El Paso County Land Development Code: Double frontage and reverse frontage lots shall not be permitted except where essential to provide a separation of residential properties from arterial streets or incompatible uses.

ITEM #15 WAS APPROVED
15.
SP-03-021
524.22
PRELIMINARY PLAN
FOREST GATE SUBDIVISION

Jan Fetrow

A request by Forest Gate Holdings for Preliminary Plan approval of Forest Gate Subdivision, consisting of fifty (50) lots on two hundred (200) acres in a proposed PUD (Planned Unit Development) zone at 8875 Burgess Road. The property is located south and east of the intersection of Vollmer Road and Burgess Road and is within the Black Forest Preservation Plan Small Area Plan, El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #52220-00-005.

WAIVER: Waiver to Section 49.2J.4. of the El Paso County Land Development Code: Double frontage and reverse frontage lots shall not be permitted except where essential to provide a separation of residential properties from arterial streets or incompatible uses.

ITEM #16 WAS DENIED
16.
P-03-025
344.36
REZONING: A-35 TO RR-2
PINE SHADOW RANCH
Barry Holmes

A request by Dean A. and R. Renee Mabe to rezone 40 acres from A-35 (Agricultural) District to RR-2 (Rural Residential) District. The property is located in the Ellicott Valley Comprehensive Plan area, on the west side of Ellicott Highway, approximately two miles south of Highway 94. Assessor's Tax Schedule #34000-00-312.

ITEM #17 WAS APPROVED
17.
PUD-03-014
443.20, .28, .29
REZONE: RR-3 TO PUD
PARK RIDGE WEST
Barry Holmes

A request by New Discovery Ventures for approval of a rezoning from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District for 680 acres. The PUD is proposed for single family and open space. The property is east of Franceville Coal Mine Road, approximately two miles south of Highway 94, in the 2003 Highway 94 Comprehensive Plan area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #44000-00-445, -343 (part of).

ITEM #18 WAS CONTINUED
18.
SF-03-039
714.36
FINAL PLAT
STRUTHERS RANCH SUBDIVISION FILING NUMBER 3
Barry Holmes

A request by Struthers Ranch Development, LLC for approval of a Final Plat for Struthers Ranch Subdivision Filing No. 3, consisting of 53.89 acres, proposed for 53 single-family lots and two tracts. Currently zoned PUD (Planned Unit Development) District, the property is in the southern portion of the 2000 Tri-Lakes Comprehensive Plan area. The property is generally in the Gleneagle area, located east of Interstate 25, approximately ¾ of a mile south of Baptist Road. Assessor's Tax Schedule #71360-01-028 (part of), and 029 (part of).

ITEM #19 WAS CONTINUED
19.
SF-03-040
714.36
FINAL PLAT
STRUTHERS RANCH SUBDIVISION FILING NUMBER 2
Barry Holmes

A request by Struthers Ranch Development, LLC for approval of a Final Plat for Struthers Ranch Subdivision Filing No. 2, consisting of 33.07 acres, proposed for 51 single-family lots and five tracts. Currently zoned PUD (Planned Unit Development) District, the property is in the southern portion of the 2000 Tri-Lakes Comprehensive Plan area. The property is generally in the Gleneagle area, located east of Interstate 25, approximately ¾ of a mile south of Baptist Road. Assessor's Tax Schedule #71360-01-028 (part of).

ITEM #20 WAS DENIED
20.
SKP-03-002
551.14
SKETCH PLAN
LORSON RANCH AT JIMMY CAMP
Mike Garrott

A request by Fountain Valley School (owners) and The Landhuis Company (applicant) for approval of the Lorson Ranch at Jimmy Camp Sketch Plan, consisting of 1,361 acres, proposed for 964.5 acres of single-family residential, 29.1 acres of multifamily, five school sites, 207 acres of proposed open space, and 28.7 acres of commercial. The property is generally east of the intersection of Fontaine Boulevard and Marksheffel Road, and ½ mile north and south of the proposed extension of Fontaine Boulevard, within the Highway 94 and proposed Fountain Valley Planning Areas. Assessor's Tax Schedule #55000-00-216, 061, 012, 010, 049.


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