THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD AT THE
PIKES PEAK REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTER
2880 INTERNATIONAL CIRCLE
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO 80910
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EL PASO COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

SEPTEMBER 21 and 28, 2004 - Beginning at 9:00 A.M.

A G E N D A

The Planning Department Comment Agenda and any Supplemental Packets are automatically incorporated as part of the record unless specific objections are raised at the meeting.

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 August 17 and 24, 2004

2. Report Items

3. Consent Items

All Consent Items were Approved
A.
SF-04-001
542.04
FINAL PLAT
CLAREMONT RANCH FILING No. 6
Shelia Booth

A request by Morley Companies Family Development LLLP for approval of a Final Plat for Claremont Ranch Filing No. 6, consisting of 55.5 acres, proposed for 189 single-family lots in the R-2 (Residential) District. The property is located ½ mile east of Marksheffel Road and ½ mile west of Highway 24 in the Claremont Ranch development of El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #54000-00-241, 242.

B.
SF-04-004
533.29
FINAL PLAT
MULE DEER BUSINESS PARK FILING NUMBER 1
Barry Holmes

A request by Mule Deer Investments, LLC for approval of Mule Deer Business Park Filing No. 1, consisting of 7.18 acres, proposed for two lots and right-of-way for Akers Drive. The property is currently zoned RR-3 (Rural Residential) District, with a request in process for a change to PBD (Planned Business District). The property is located south of North Carefree Circle, approximately 1/3 mile west of Marksheffel Road. The property is not in a small area plan. Assessor's Tax Schedule #53294-00-001 (part of).

C.
SF-04-013
422
FINAL PLAT
PRAIRIE VISTA MEADOWS

Barry Holmes

A request by Craig A. and Brent A. McConnell for Final Plat approval of a 28-lot single-family subdivision on 148.07 acres. The property is currently zoned RR-3 (Rural Residential) District. The property is located on the south side of Highway 24 at Scott Road, near the Falcon town area of El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #42230-00-001, 42230-00-020, 42230-00-021 and 42230-00-024.

ITEM #D. WAS APPROVED ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2004
D.
SF-03-032
711.02
FINAL PLAT
WOODMOOR VISTA PROFESSIONAL PARK
Barry Holmes

A request by Rocky Mountain Custom Wood Structures, Inc. for approval of a Final Plat for Woodmoor Vista Professional Park, consisting of 8.23 acres, proposed for six commercial lots, currently zoned C-1 (Commercial) District. The property is in the Monument area, on the east side of Interstate Highway 25, approximately 3,000 feet south of County Line Road. The property is in the area covered by the 2000 Tri-Lakes Comprehensive Plan. Assessor's Tax Schedule #71023-00-003.

E.
MS-04-003
624.24
LIEBERG MINOR SUBDIVISION
MIKE JAEGER
Mike Pesicka

A request by Mike Jaeger for approval of a two-lot minor subdivision on 11.36 acres in the RR-3 (Rural Residential) District. The property is located approximately one mile south of Burgess Road and 1.5 miles east of Powers Boulevard. The parcel is addressed as 5110 Old Ranch Road and is located in the Black Forest Planning Area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #62240-00-043.

F.
P-04-012
314.22
REZONE: A-35 TO RR-3
ROCKY DEEDS
Mike Pesicka

A request by Rocky Deeds for approval of a rezoning from the A-35 (Agricultural) District to the RR-3 (Rural Residential) District. The property is located approximately three miles north of State Highway 24 and three miles east of Peyton Highway. The parcel is addressed as 16765 Sweet Road and is located in the Falcon/ Peyton Planning Area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #31000-00-187.

REGULAR ITEMS
ITEM #4 WAS DENIED
4.
VA-04-004
622.04
VARIANCE OF USE
ALCOA TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND SPRINT, PCS
Mike Pesicak

A request by ALCOA Telecommunications and Sprint, PCS for approval of a Variance of Use to allow a 115-foot commercial tower on 4.8 acres in the RR-3 (Rural Residential) District. The property is located approximately 700 feet north of Northgate Road and west of and adjacent to State Highway 83, and is addressed as 2720 Northgate Road in the Tri-Lakes Planning area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #62040-00-017.

ITEM #5 WAS DENIED
5.
EX-04-004
622.04
SUBDIVISION EXEMPTION
ALCOA TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND SPRINT, PCS
DAVID PARK
Mike Pesicka

A request by David Park (owner) and ALCOA Telecommunications and Sprint PCS (applicant) for approval of a Subdivision Exemption to create a 1,200 square foot parcel for placement of a 115-foot commercial tower on 4.8 acres in the RR-3 (Rural Residential) District. The property is located approximately 700 feet north of Northgate Road and west of and adjacent to State Highway 83 and is addressed as 2720 Northgate Road in the Tri-Lakes Planning Area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #62040-00-017.

ITEM #6 WAS APPROVED ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2004
6.
VR-03-019
714.36
VACATION AND REPLAT
LOTS 13 AND 14, CHAPARRAL HILLS
DONOHUE & ELLSWORTH SUBDIVISION
Jan Fetrow

A request by Gerald A. and Regina Donohue, T. Edmund and Jodi M. Ellsworth for approval of a vacation and replat of Lots 13 and 14, Chaparral Hills Subdivision, to create a four-lot subdivision to be called Donohue & Ellsworth Subdivision. The 10.15-acre property is zoned RR-2 (Rural Residential) District and is located in the southern portion of the Tri-Lakes Comprehensive Planning Area, at 14905 and 14915 Crooked Spur Lane, El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #71360-01-013 and 71360-01-014.

WAIVER: Section 49.5C.1 (Finding of Sufficient Dependability) of the El Paso County Land Development Code: The proposed water supply is of sufficient quantity to meet the needs of the proposed subdivision for three hundred (300) years. The Applicants seek a waiver of the County's 300-year rule for proposed Lots 1, 2 and 4 so they can use Donala Water & Sanitation District as a water service provider.

ITEM #7 WAS APPROVED
7.
VA-03-020
521.11
VARIANCE OF USE
AUTO BODY SHOP
STEVEN AND LINDA WALSH
Jan Fetrow

A request by Steven and Linda Walsh for approval of a Variance of Use to allow an existing auto body shop on 5.31 acres in the RR-3 (Rural Residential) District. The property is known as Lot 6, Block 1 of Porcupine Subdivision, and is located at 12615 Porcupine Lane in the Black Forest Planning area of El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #52110-02-002.

ITEM #8 WAS APPROVED
8.
P-04-011
321.03
ZONE CHANGE: A-35 TO RR-3
DUNCAN RANCH

Barry Holmes

A request by Gary L. Wagner Trustee and GPG Investments, LLC for approval of a zone change from the A-35 (Agricultural) District to the RR-3 (Rural Residential) District for 669 acres in the Peyton area. The property lies north of Colorado Highway 24, east of Smith Ranch Road, in the Falcon/ Peyton Comprehensive Planning area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #32000-00-080, -253, and -254.

ITEM #9 WAS APPROVED
9.
AMP-04-001
U.S. HIGHWAY 24
ACCESS MANAGEMENT PLAN

Carl Schueler/ Jude Willcher

A request by Colorado Department of Transportation in cooperation with El Paso County for approval of an Access Management Plan for U.S. Highway 24 from Peterson Road on the west to a point approximately one-half mile east of Curtis Road on the east.

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

This is the second hearing on item #9.

ITEM #10 WAS APPROVED
10.
MP-04-001
AMENDMENT TO THE EL PASO COUNTY MASTER PLAN
MAJOR TRANSPORTATION CORRIDORS PLAN

Carl Schueler/ Jude Willcher

A request by El Paso County for adoption of an update to the Major Transportation Corridors Plan as an element of the El Paso County Master Plan. This document and associated maps identify multi-modal corridors along with their proposed functional classifications. Purposes of the Plan include preservation of these corridors, guidance on right-of-way needs, access management, prioritization of identified improvements, and coordination with other governmental entities. The Plan encompasses all of the unincorporated territory of the County. When adopted, this Plan will supercede the current 1987 Major Transportation Corridors Plan.

ITEM #11WAS APPROVED
11.
DCM-03-001
AMENDMENT TO THE DRAINAGE CRITERIA MANUAL
EL PASO COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Mark Gebhart/ Andre Brackin

A request by the El Paso County Department of Transportation to amend the Drainage Criteria Manual, a component of the Subdivision Criteria Manual, by including Volume 2 which addresses stormwater quality policies, procedures, and Best Management Practices (BMPs). The amendment includes any conforming changes throughout the Manuals and the Land Development Code and reflects the changes requested by the Planning Commission in their October 21, 2003, approval of the Amendment.

ITEM #12 WAS APPROVED
12.
ECM-04-001
AMENDMENT TO THE SUBDIVISION CRITERIA MANUAL
EL PASO COUNTY DEPARTMENTS OF TRANSPORTATION AND
DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

Mark Gebhart/ Andre Brackin

A request to amend the El Paso County Subdivision Criteria Manual in its entirety, through adoption of the replacement Engineering Criteria Manual and associated appendices. The amendment includes any conforming changes to the component documents of the Subdivision Criteria Manual and to the Land Development Code which are necessary to allow the Engineering Criteria Manual to be implemented upon adoption.

Copies of the Engineering Criteria Manual are available for review at the following locations: Department of Transportation, Development Services Department, Board of County Commissioners.

September 28, 2004 - Beginning at 9:00 a.m.
ITEM #13 WAS APPROVED
13.
SP-03-024
712.16
PRELIMINARY PLAN
FOREST VIEW ESTATES FILING IV
Jan Fetrow

A request by Colorado State Board of Land Commissioners and Forest View Company for Preliminary Plan approval of Forest View Estates Filing IV consisting of thirty-eight (38) single-family residential lots on 119.77 acres in the RR-2 (Rural Residential) Zone District. The property is located south of Red Rock Ranch Road and north of Mount Herman Road in northwestern El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #71000-00-403.

WAIVER: Section 49.2 J.8.d. (Flag Lots) of the El Paso County Land Development Code: No length of the flag stem shall exceed the length of the largest side (longest lot line) of the buildable portion of the lot. Lot 11 (4.81 acres) and Lot 12 (4.80 acres) have flag stem lengths of 22 and 390 feet, respectively.

ITEM #14 WAS APPROVED
14.
SF-03-046
712.16
FINAL PLAT
FOREST VIEW ESTATES FILING IV
Jan Fetrow

A request by Colorado State Board of Land Commissioners and Forest View Company for Final Plat approval of Forest View Estates Filing IV consisting of thirty-eight (38) single-family residential lots on 119.77 acres in the RR-2 (Rural Residential) Zone District. The property is located south of Red Rock Ranch Road and north of Mount Herman Road in northwestern El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #71000-00-403.

ITEM #15 WAS APPROVED
15.
PUD-04-008
612.09
REZONING: RR-3 TO PUD
HILL TOP PINES
Barry Holmes

A request by Stanley Reiss for approval of a rezoning from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District, consisting of 98.9 acres. The proposal includes 30 single-family lots. The property is in the 2000 Tri-Lakes Comprehensive Plan area and is generally located at the northeast corner of Roller Coaster Road and State Highway 105. Assessor's Tax Schedule #61000-00-013.

ITEM #16 WAS CONTINUED
16.
SP-04-003
651.01
PRELIMINARY PLAN
BARNSTORMER'S LANDING
Barry Holmes

A request by Classic Communities for approval of Barnstormer's Landing Preliminary Plan, consisting of 79.58 acres, proposed for 257 single-family lots. The property is currently zoned PID (Planned Industrial) District, with a request in process for a change to R-1 (Residential) District. The property is located in the Widefield area, at the southeast corner of Drennan Road and Hancock Expressway. The property is not in a small area plan. Assessor's Tax Schedule #53294-00-001.

ITEM #17 WAS APPROVED
17.
PUD-04-009
542.04
REZONING: RR-3 TO PUD
CLAREMONT RANCH FILING 7
Shelia Booth

A request by John M. Ventimiglia and Morley Companies Family Development, LLC to rezone 54.21 acres from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District. The Development Plan provides for one residential area with a proposed 70 single-family lots and future development areas for single-family and commercial. The parcel is located on the northeast corner of Marksheffel Road and Highway 24 in El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #54000-00-235.

ITEM #18 WAS CONTINUED
18.
SP-04-007
542.04
PRELIMINARY PLAN
CLAREMONT RANCH FILING 7
Shelia Booth

A request by John M. Ventimiglia and Morley Companies Family Development, LLC for Preliminary Plan approval of Claremont Ranch Filing No. 7. The 54.21-acre subdivision is currently zoned RR-3 (Rural Residential) District with a rezoning request to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District accompanying this plat. The subdivision includes 70 single-family lots, and three tracts reserved for future development. The parcel is located on the northeast corner of Marksheffel Road and Highway 24 in El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #54000-00-235.

ITEM #7 WAS CONTINUED
19.
PUD-04-002
REZONING: RR-3 AND A-35 TO PUD
PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT
SANTA FE SPRINGS: PUD-1
Shelia Booth

A request by Realty Development Services to rezone 1,018.72 acres from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District and A-35 (Agricultural) District to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District for Santa Fe Springs. The Development Plan includes 2,113 single-family residential lots, open space, a community center and some commercial land use. The property is located south of Judge Orr Road and north of Sage Creek Estates in eastern El Paso County, Colorado. A portion of Assessor's Tax Schedule #43000-00-444, 525, 521 and 522.

ITEM #20 WAS APPROVED
20.
SKP-04-006
SKETCH PLAN
MESA RIDGE
Shelia Booth

A request by Mesa Ridge Joint Venture for consideration of the Mesa Ridge Sketch Plan, a proposed 576.33-acre mixed-use development. The proposal includes 2,067 residential units, commercial, school and open space sites. The property is currently zoned R-1 (Residential) District and A-1 (Agricultural) District and is located adjacent to the Fountain City limits, between Mesa Ridge Parkway and C & S Road, and west of Marksheffel Road, in El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #s 55000-00-212 and 033, 55294-01-001 and 003, 55280-01-011, 013, and 005.

WAIVER: Reduction in the minimum Access Spacing requirements for Arterial classified roadways, where 1/2 mile is required and 640 +/- feet is proposed.

ITEM #21 WAS APPROVED
21.
SP-03-009
513.29
PRELIMINARY PLAN
RIDGEVIEW ACRES
Mike Garrott

A request by REB Investments, LLC for approval of a Preliminary Plan of Ridgeview Acres Subdivision, consisting of 72.38 acres, proposed for 13 single-family lots, and a proposed tract for a Black Forest fire Station location, currently zoned RR-3 (Rural Residential) District. The parcel is located at the southeast intersection of Black Forest Road and Hodgen Road, within the Black Forest Planning area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #51290-00-001.

 

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