EL PASO COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

NOVEMBER 16 and 23, 2004 - Beginning at 9:00 A.M.

A G E N D A

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NOTE: Any materials used in support of or opposition to a project must be submitted to the Clerk and left as part of the record.


1. Minutes of regular meeting held October 19 and 26, 2004

2. Report Items

3. Consent Items
Item #A was Continued
A.
SF-02-027
542.04
FINAL PLAT
CLAREMONT RANCH FILING NO. 5A
Shelia Booth

A request by Morley Companies Family Development LLC for approval of a two-lot multifamily Final Plat in the PUD (Planned Unit Development) Zone District. The plat covers 11.76 acres and is located on south side of Constitution Avenue, approximately ¼ mile east of Marksheffel Road in central El Paso County, Colorado. Parcel No. 54000-00-231 and 54000-00-232.

Item #B was Approved
B.
V-04-005
643.29
RIGHT OF WAY VACATION
ROCKY TOP RESOURCES

Mike Pesicka

A request by Rocky Top Resources for a Right-of-Way Vacation in the RR-1 (Rural Residential) Zone District. The property is located southeast of the intersection of Interstate 25 and Martin Luther King Jr. Bypass, and adjacent to Las Vegas Street. The property is bordered on the west by Fountain Creek. The parcel is addressed as 0 Hancock Drive and is not part of a Planning Area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #64291-01-016 and 64291-01-018.

REGULAR ITEMS:
Item #4 was Approved
4.
ID-04-007
524.23, .25, .26
MODIFICATION OF SERVICE PLAN
PAINT BRUSH HILLS METROPOLITAN DISTRICT
Carl Schueler

A request by Paint Brush Hills Metropolitan District to modify their existing Service Plan to add parks and recreation as a purpose. The approximately 945-acre District is located north of Stapleton Drive and west of Meridian Road in the Falcon/ Peyton Planning Area. Numerous Tax Schedule numbers.

Item #5 was Approved
5.
VA-04-011
711.11
VARIANCE OF USE
DOG DAYCARE FACILITY
BASE CAMP VENTURES
Heather Rose

A request by Base Camp Ventures for Variance of Use for a dog daycare facility in a PID (Planned Industrial) Zone District. The parcel is located east of Interstate 25 between Monument Hill Road and Woodmoor Drive, and north of Deer Creek Road in Monument. Assessor's Tax Schedule #71113-02-002.

Item #6 was Approved
6.
VA-04-012
733.31
VARIANCE RENEWAL
COMMERCIAL TOWER
US WEST/ CAVE OF THE WINDS

Heather Rose

A request by US West Wireless/ Cave of the Winds for a renewal of a Variance of Use approval for two wooden monopole communication towers which are 20 feet in height. The site is located south of the Cave of the Winds parking lot and north of Highway 24, in the F (Forest & Recreation) District. Assessor's Tax Schedule #73000-00-244.

Item #7 was Approved
7.
AL-04-011
522.18
USE SUBJECT TO SPECIAL REVIEW
TO ALLOW A CELL TOWER IN BLACK FOREST
NEXTEL COMMUNICATIONS

Heather Rose

A request by Nextel Communications to allow a cell tower in the PBC (Planned Business Center) Zone District. The property is addressed as 12490 black forest road and is located at the intersection of Shoup and Black Forest Roads. Assessor's Tax Schedule #52180-02-001.

Item #8 was Approved
8.
EX-04-006
522.18
SUBDIVISION EXEMPTION
TO ALLOW A CELL TOWER IN BLACK FOREST
NEXTEL COMMUNICATIONS

Heather Rose

A request by Nextel Communications for approval of a Subdivision Exemption to create a 2,500 square foot leased area within an 11.04-acre parcel for a 94-foot mono-pine telecommunications tower and a prefabricated equipment shelter. The property is zoned PBC (Planned Business Center) District and is addressed as 12490 Black Forest Road. The property is located at the intersection of Shoup and Black Forest Roads. Assessor's Tax Schedule #52180-02-001.

Item #9 was Approved
9.
PBP-04-001
432.07
REZONE FROM THE RR-3 TO THE PBP DISTRICT
JODY HEFFNER

Mike Pesicka

A request by Jody Heffner for approval of a rezone from the RR-3 (Rural Residential) District to the PBP (Planned Business Park) District. The property is located approximately ¼ mile northeast of the intersection of State Highway 24 and Woodmen Road and north of and adjacent to Rio Lane. The parcel is addressed as 12440 Rio Lane and is located in the Falcon/ Peyton Planning Area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #43070-01-001.

Item #10 was Approved
10.
PBD-04-003
542.08
ZONE CHANGE FROM MHP TO PBD
CLAREMONT BUSINESS PARK

Barry Holmes

A request by Case International Co. and Mackie D. McAllister for a change of zone from MHP (Mobile Home Park) District to PBD (Planned Business District) for approximately 92.5 acres. The property is at the northwest corner of Marksheffel Road and Highway 24 and is not in a small are comprehensive plant. Assessor's Tax Schedule #54080-00-039 and 54080-00-040.

Item #11 was Approved
11.
SF-04-018
621.02
FINAL PLAT
CATHEDRAL PINES SUBDIVISION FILING NO. 1

Jan Fetrow

A request by Flying Horse Ranch LLLP, as owner, and King's Deer Development, LLC as contract purchaser and developer, for Final Plat approval of 59 single-family residential lots, three open space tracts and a six-acre tract facilitating a community center and nature center. The site, containing 200.62 acres, is presently zoned PUD (Planned Unit Development) District and is located one mile north of Shoup Road and one mile east of State Highway 83 in the western part of the Black Forest adjacent to the Black Forest Regional Park and the Falcon Forest Subdivision. Assessor's Tax Schedule # 62000-00-410.

November 23, 2004 - Beginning at 9:00 A.M.

CONSENT ITEMS:
Item #12 was Approved
12.
SP-04-006
524.25, 524.26
PAINT BRUSH HILLS PHASE 2
PRELIMINARY PLAN
Barry Holmes

A request by Six-Ninety-Nine Properties, LLC for a Preliminary Plan for Paint Brush Hills Phase 2, consisting of 301.9 acres proposed for 554 residential lots, a school site, a commercial tract and open space. The property is currently zoned R (Residential), R-1 (Residential), RR-3 (Rural Residential) and PBC (Planned Business Center) Districts. The property is generally in the Falcon area, northwest of the intersection of Stapleton Drive and Towner Avenue. It is in both the Black Forest Preservation Plan and the Falcon/ Peyton Comprehensive Plan areas. Assessor's Tax Schedule #52000-00-312 (part of).

Item #13 was Approved
13.
PUD-04-011
651.03
REZONE: A-1 AND MHP TO PUD
GRAHAM MOBILE HOME PARK EXPANSION
EMPIRE GROUP, LLC

Jan Fetrow

A request by Empire Group, LLC for approval of a change of zone classification from A-1 (Agricultural) District and MHP (Mobile Home Park) District to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District for property located at 3115 Glenarm Road. The property, consisting of 6.34 acres, is planned for the proposed expansion of the existing Graham Mobile Home Park and contains 30 new mobile home rental pads and several on-site amenities for the use of park residents. The site is within the Fountain Valley Planning Area and is located on the south side of Highway 85/87, north of Academy Boulevard, at the west end of Glenarm Road in El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #65033-00-032; 65033-00-033; 65-33-00-037; 65033-00-038.

Item #14 was Approved
14.
SP-04-009
651.03
PRELIMINARY PLAN
GLENARM SUBDIVISION
EMPIRE GROUP, LLC

Jan Fetrow

A request by Empire Group, LLC for approval of a Preliminary Plan for Glenarm Subdivision consisting of 6.34 acres in a proposed PUD (Planned Unit Development) Zone District located at 3115 Glenarm Road. The property is planned for proposed expansion of the existing Graham Mobile Home Park and contains 30 new mobile home rental pads and several on-site amenities for the use of park residents. The site is within the Fountain Valley Planning Area and is located on the south side of Highway 85/87, north of Academy Boulevard, at the west end of Glenarm Road in El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #65033-00-032; 65033-00-033; 65-33-00-037; 65033-00-038.

Item #15 was Approved
15.
SF-04-006
651.03
FINAL PLAT
GLENARM SUBDIVISION
EMPIRE GROUP, LLC

Jan Fetrow

A request by Empire Group, LLC for approval of a Final Plat for Glenarm Subdivision, consisting of 6.34 acres in a proposed PUD (Planned Unit Development) Zone District located at 3115 Glenarm Road. The property is planned for proposed expansion of the existing Graham Mobile Home Park and contains 30 new mobile home rental pads and several on-site amenities for the use of park residents. The site is within the Fountain Valley Planning Area and is located on the south side of Highway 85/87, north of Academy Boulevard, at the west end of Glenarm Road in El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #65033-00-032; 65033-00-033; 65-33-00-037; 65033-00-038.

REGULAR ITEMS:
Item #16 was Approved
16.
SP-04-005
524.35
CU PROPERTY ELKHORN ESTATES #2
PRELIMINARY PLAN

A request by Randle Case, Sr. for a Preliminary Plan for CU Property Elkhorn Estates Filing No. 2, consisting of 646 acres currently zoned RR-3 (Rural Residential) District, with a request submitted to rezone to RR-2 (Rural Residential) District. The property is in the Falcon area, southwest of the inter-section of Stapleton Drive and Towner Avenue. It is in both the Black Forest Preservation Plan and the Falcon/ Peyton Comprehensive Plan areas. Assessor's Tax Schedule #52000-00-242.

Item #17 was Denied
17.
PUD-04-010
614.23
REZONE: RR-3 TO PUD
SETTLERS RANCH

A request by Hodgen Settlers Ranch, LLC for approval of a rezoning from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District for 302.4 acres. The PUD is proposed for 85 single-family lots and open space. The property is in the Black Forest area, on the north side of Hodgen Road, approximately 1/4 mile east of State Highway 83. The property is within the Black Forest Preservation Plan area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #61000-00-459.

Item #18 was Denied
18.
SP-04-008
614.23
PRELIMINARY PLAN
SETTLERS RANCH

A request by Hodgen Settlers Ranch, LLC for approval of a Preliminary Plan for Settlers Ranch, consisting of 302.4 acres, proposed for 85 single-family lots plus open space. The property is currently zoned RR-3 (Rural Residential) District with a request for PUD (Planned Unit Development) District zoning pending. The property is in the Black Forest area, on the north side of Hodgen Road, approximately ¼ mile east of State Highway 83. The property is within the Black Forest Preservation Plan area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #61000-00-459.

Item #19 was Approved
19.
PUD-04-003
REZONING: RR-3 TO PUD
PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT
SANTA FE SPRINGS: PUD-2

Shelia Booth

A request by Realty Development Services to rezone 285.99 acres from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District for Santa Fe Springs. The Development Plan includes 180 single-family residential lots, 285 multifamily lots, open space, an elementary school site and some commercial land use. The property is located on the south side of Judge Orr Road and east of Curtis Road in eastern El Paso County, Colorado. A portion of Assessor's Tax Schedule #43000-00-444 and 523.

Item #20 was Approved
20.
PUD-04-004
REZONING: RR-3 TO PUD
PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT
SANTA FE SPRINGS: PUD-3

Shelia Booth

A request by Realty Development Services to rezone 512.16 acres from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District for Santa Fe Springs. The Development Plan includes 970 single-family residential lots, open space, and some commercial land use. The property is located on the north side of Judge Orr Road and east of Curtis Road in eastern El Paso County, Colorado. A portion of Assessor's Tax Schedule #42000-00-196.

Item #21 was Approved
21.
PUD-04-005
REZONING: RR-3 TO PUD
PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT
SANTA FE SPRINGS: PUD-4

Shelia Booth

A request by Realty Development Services to rezone 163.71 acres from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District for Santa Fe Springs. The Development Plan includes 200 single-family residential lots, open space, and some commercial land use. The property is located on the north side of Judge Orr Road and east of Curtis Road in eastern El Paso County, Colorado. A portion of Assessor's Tax Schedule #42000-00-196.

Item #22 was Approved
22.
PUD-04-006
REZONING: RR-3 AND PUD TO PUD
PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT
SANTA FE SPRINGS: PUD-5

Shelia Booth

A request by Realty Development Services to rezone 1,092.77 acres from RR-3 (Rural Residential) and PUD (Planned Unit Development) Districts to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District for Santa Fe Springs. The Development Plan includes 1,140 single-family residential lots, open space, two school sites, and a public facilities site. The property is located between Judge Orr Road and Falcon Highway in eastern El Paso County, Colorado. A portion of Assessor's Tax Schedule #43000-00-444, 522 and 523.

Item #23 was Approved
23.
PUD-04-007
REZONING: A-35 TO PUD
PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT
SANTA FE SPRINGS: PUD-6

Shelia Booth

A request by Realty Development Services to rezone 499.42 acres from A-35 (Agricultural) District to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District for Santa Fe Springs. The Development Plan includes 450 single-family residential lots, open space, an elementary school site, and some commercial land use. The property is located on the southeast corner of Curtis Road and Judge Orr Road in eastern El Paso County, Colorado. A portion of Assessor's Tax Schedule #43000-00-525 and 521.

Item #24 was Approved
24.
PUD-04-017
332.06
PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT
SANTA FE SPRINGS: PUD-7

Shelia Booth

A request by Realty Development Services to rezone 2,938.61 acres from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District and PUD (Planned Unit Development) District to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District for Santa Fe Springs. The Development Plan includes 78 large rural single-family lots, a five-acre public facility site, and 1,214 acres of open space and easements. The development is within the Santa Fe Springs Sketch Plan boundary and is generally located between Judge Orr Road and Falcon Highway, west of J.D. Johnson Road in the Falcon/ Peyton Planning Area of El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #33000-00-276 and 277, and a portion of #43000-00-523.

Item #25 was Continued
25.
PUD-04-013
331.11, 332.14
REZONING FROM RR-3 TO PUD
LANDINGS AT ELLICOTT VALLEY

A request by Landings at Denmark, LLC for approval of a rezoning from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District for Landings at Ellicott Valley, consisting of 493 acres, proposed for 129 single-family residential lots and space. The property is about halfway between Ellicott and Peyton. It lies both north and south of Falcon Highway, between Log Road and McClelland Road, and is in the Ellicott Valley Comprehensive Planning area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #33000-00-000, -380 and 33140-00-001.

Item #26 was Approved
26.
SP-04-015
542.08
PRELIMINARY PLAN
CLAREMONT BUSINESS PARK

A request by Case International Co. and Mackie D. McAllister for approval of a Preliminary Plan for Claremont Business Park, consisting of 92.5 acres, proposed for 81 commercial lots. The property is currently zoned MHP (Mobile Home Park) District, with a request in process to change the zoning to PBD (Planned Business District). The property is at the northwest corner of Marksheffel Road and Highway 24 and is not in a small area comprehensive plan. Assessor's Tax Schedule #54080-00-039 and 54080-00-040.

Item #27 was Continued
27.
SF-04-022
542.08
FINAL PLAT
CLAREMONT BUSINESS PARK FILING NO. 1

A request by Case International Co. and Mackie D. McAllister for approval of a Final Plat of Claremont Business Park Filing No. 1, consisting of 27.929 acres, proposed for 26 commercial lots. The property is currently zoned MHP (Mobile Home Park) District with a request in process to change the zoning to PBD (Planned Business District). The property is at the northwest corner of Marksheffel Road and Highway 24 and is not in a small area comprehensive plan. Assessor's Tax Schedule #54080-00-039 (part of) and 54080-00-040 (part of).

Afternoon Session: Beginning at approximately 1:00 P.M. - Exact time will be announced at the conclusion of the Morning Session.

Item #28 was Approved
28.
PUD-04-015
611.14, 611.15
REZONING: RR-3 TO PUD
WALDEN PRESERVE

Mike Garrott

A request by Matthew and Gene Dunston for approval of a rezoning from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District, consisting of 335.8 acres. The proposal includes 161 single-family lots, two utility tracts and approximately 36.7 acres of open space. The property is in the Spruce Hill/ Highway 83 Corridor Sub-Area, within the Black Forest Comprehensive Planning area. The property is generally south and west of the Walden area, located south of Walker Road and approximately ½ mile east of Highway 83. Assessor's Tax Schedule Nos. 61000-00-304, 305; 61140-00-001, 013, 004; 61140-04-007; 61150-00-006.

Item #29 was Approved
29.
SP-04-011
611.14, 611.15
PRELIMINARY PLAN
WALDEN PRESERVE

Mike Garrott

A request by Matthew and Gene Dunston for approval of a Preliminary Plan for Walden Preserve, consisting of 335.8 acres, proposed for 161 single-family lots, two tracts for utility purposes and approximately 36.7 acres of open space. The property is currently zoned RR-3 (Rural Residential) Zone District, with a request in process for PUD (Planned Unit Development) District zoning. The property is in the Spruce Hill/ Highway 83 Corridor Sub-Area, within the Black Forest Comprehensive Planning area. The property is generally south and west of the Walden area, located south of Walker Road and approximately ½ mile east of Highway 83. Assessor's Tax Schedule Nos. 61000-00-304, 305; 61140-00-001, 004, 013; 61140-04-007; 61150-00-006.

WAIVER #1: The applicant is requesting a waiver of Section 49.4.F.5.c.1 of the El Paso County Land Development Code. Curb, gutters and sidewalks.
WAIVER #2: The applicant is requesting a waiver of Section 49.2.C.3.b.1 of the El Paso County Land Development Code. The waiver is requested for roadway centerline turning radius for Still Forest Lane and Pioneer Crossing.
WAIVER #3: The applicant is requesting a waiver of Section 49.2.C.3.b.7 of the El Paso County Land Development Code. The waiver is requested to allow more than 10 lots on a non-through street for Rushing Leaves Court and Emerson Cliff Court.
WAIVER #4: The applicant is requesting a waiver of Section 49.2.J.8.d of the El Paso County Land Development Code. This waiver is requested to allow lot 2b flag stem to exceed the longest interior lot line length.
WAIVER #5: The applicant is requesting a waiver of Section 51.7.A.2.d of the El Paso County Land Development Code. This waiver is requested to allow lots 1-88 to utilize individual septic systems (2.5 acre + lots), even though the subdivision is within one mile of a central sewer system.
WAIVER #6: The applicant is requesting a waiver of Section 51.7.B.2.d of the El Paso County Land Development Code. This waiver is requested to allow Lots 1-88 to utilize individual wells (2.5 acre + lots), even though the subdivision is within one mile of a central water system.

 

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