EL PASO COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

APRIL 19, 2005 - Beginning at 9:00 A.M.

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The Planning Division 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 the regular meeting held March 15, 2005

2. Report Items

3. Consent Items
Item #3. A. was Approved
A.
AL-05-004
531.32
USE SUBJECT TO SPECIAL REVIEW
TO ALLOW A LARGE DAYCARE
JAMES AND JOYCE DePASS
Heather Rose

Request by James and Joyce DePass to allow a large daycare in the R-1 (Residential) Zone District. The property is addressed as 7325 Waterman Way and is an enclave in the City of Colorado Springs. Assessor's Tax Schedule #53322-26-065.

Item #3. B. was Approved
B.
AL-05-002
012.09
USE SUBJECT TO SPECIAL REVIEW
CELL TOWER NEAR OIL WELL ROAD AND RAMAH ROAD
NEXTEL COMMUNICATIONS
Heather Rose

Request by Nextel Communications for approval of a Use Subject to Special Review for a 197-foot monopole telecommunications tower and a prefabricated equipment shelter. The property is zoned A-35 (Agricultural) District and is addressed as 18620 Oil Well Road. The property is located in the northeast section of El Paso County. Assessor's Tax Schedule #01000-00-161.

Item #3. C. was Approved
C.
EX-05-001
012.09
SUBDIVISION EXEMPTION
TO ALLOW A CELL TOWER
NEAR OIL WELL ROAD AND RAMAH ROAD
NEXTEL COMMUNICATIONS
Heather Rose

Request by Nextel Communications for approval of a Subdivision Exemption to create a 10,000 square foot leased area within a 320-acre parcel for a 197-foot monopole telecommunications tower and a prefabricated equipment shelter. The property is zoned A-35 (Agricultural) District and is addressed as 18620 Oil Well Road. The property is located in the northeast section of El Paso County. Assessor's Tax Schedule #01000-00-161.

Item #3. D. was Approved
D.
U-05-002
712.35
UTILITY LOCATION APPROVAL
EXPANSION OF EXISTING PLANT
DONALA WATER AND SANITATION DISTRICT
Heather Rose

Request by Donala Water and Sanitation District for Location Approval to expand the existing Upper Monument Creek Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility. The parcel is zoned R-4 (Planned Development) District and is approximately 7.01 acres. The property is located at 1335 West Baptist Road in the Tri-Lakes Planning Area. Tax Schedule No. 71350-00-013.

Item #3. E. was Approved
E.
MS-04-002
522.07
MINOR SUBDIVISION AMENDMENT
PINE VIEW ACRES
CHANGE IN WATER SUPPLY
Jan Fetrow

Request by Bill and Laurie Jones and Steven W. and Kim J.S. Doty for approval of an amendment to an approved-but-not-yet-recorded Minor Subdivision for Pine View Acres consisting of three lots on 18.078 acres. The subdivision plat has been amended to reflect the following: (1) the proposed water supply has changed from using one community well to serve all three lots to allowing individual wells for each proposed single-family residential lot (see State Water Court Case Nos. 03CW17 [Water Division 2] and 03CW97 [Water Division 1], and (2) lot sizes have been modified to reconcile a surveying discrepancy that was discovered subsequent to approval by the Board of County Commissioners. The property is in the RR-3 (Rural Residential - five-acre minimum) Zone district and is located ¼ mile north of Shoup Road and ¼ mile east of Holmes Road at 12855 Thiebaud Lane, within the Black Forest Planning Area, in El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #52070-00-102 and 52070-00-103.

WAIVER: Section 49.2C.3. of the El Paso County Land Development Code: All subdivisions shall have a minimum of sixty feet (60') of frontage on a public street, and all lots created in the subdivision process shall have a minimum of thirty feet (30') of frontage on a public street.

Item #E. has been Continued
E.
MS-03-008
322.16
MINOR SUBDIVISION
EUREKA SUBDIVISION
Mike Garrott

Request by Kevin and Kathie Spurling for a three-lot Minor Subdivision on 55 acres. Lot sizes will be two 4.76-acre parcels and one 4.79-acre parcel. The property is located at the northwest intersection of Scott Road and Eureka Road, within the Falcon/ Peyton Planning area. Request for rezoning from A-35 (Agricultural) District to RR-3 (Rural Residential) District is being processed concurrently with the Minor Subdivision. The applicant is requesting exemption from platting the residual 36.46 acres. Assessor's Tax Schedule #32000-00-274.

Item #3. F. was Continued
F.
VR-04-006
432.07
WOODMEN HILLS LOT 8 FILING NO. 7
VACATION/ REPLAT
JIFFY LUBE
Mike Pesicka

Request by Ross McIver for approval of a Vacation and Replat of Lot 8, Woodmen Hills Filing No. 7. The property is zoned PBC (Planned Business Center) District and is located 400 feet northwest of the intersection of Woodmen Road and State Highway 24. The parcel is addressed as 7545 McLaughlin Road and is located in the Falcon/ Peyton Planning Area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #43072-10-002.

Item #3. G. was Approved
G.
SF-05-002
542.04
FINAL PLAT
CLAREMONT RANCH FILING 8
Shelia Booth

Request by Cygnet Land, LLC and Swat X Exchange Properties, LLC for Final Plat approval of a 195 single-family lot subdivision on 41.34 acres, to be called Claremont Ranch Filing No. 8. The property is currently zoned PUD (Planned Unit Development) District and is located on the east side of Marksheffel Road between Constitution Avenue and Highway 24 in central El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #54000-00-247.

Item #3. H. was Approved
H.
SF-04-021
513.31
FINAL PLAT
PALMER DIVIDE SUBDIVISION
Shelia Booth

Request by Wilshire Development (Wisconsin) LLC for approval of a Final Plat for a 23-lot single-family subdivision in the RR-3 (Rural Residential) Zone District, to be known as Palmer Divide. The 123.08-acre property is located on the west side of Black Forest Road, approximately ¼ mile north of Vessey Road in the Black Forest Planning Area of northern El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #51000-00-351 and -388.

Item #3. I. was Approved
I.
AL-05-003
532.05
USE SUBJECT TO SPECIAL REVIEW
TO ALLOW BATCH PLANT
8355 VOLLMER ROAD
LA FARGE
Heather Rose

Request by LaFarge to allow a batch hot mix asphalt plant in the PHID (Planned Heavy Industrial) Zone District. The property is addressed as 835 Vollmer Road. Currently on the property Monks Construction Company has sand transportation and sales, mineral extraction and a ready mix concrete facility. Assessor's Tax Schedule #53000-00-223.

REGULAR ITEMS:
Item #4 was Denied
4.
P-05-003
772.06
REZONE: RR-3 TO A-35
GARTH AND GAIL HYSTAD
Heather Rose

Request by Garth and Gail Hystad for a rezoning from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District to A-35 (Agricultural) District. The property is addressed as 5210 Barrett Road and is located just west of Fort Carson in the Southwestern/ Highway 115 Planning Area. The property is approximately 53.60 acres in size. Assessor's Tax Schedule #77000-00-057.

Item #5 was Continued
5.
VA-05-002
532.07
VARIANCE RENEWAL
VEHICLE AND BOAT STORAGE
DONALD HANSEN
Heather Rose

Request by Donald Hansen for a Variance of Use approval for Vehicle and Boat Storage. The parcel is zoned A-1 (Agricultural) District and is 7.55 acres. The applicant originally applied for a rezoning from A-1 (Agricultural) District to PBD (Planned Business District). The applicant has withdrawn the rezoning application prior to going to any public hearings. The applicant is now reapplying for a Variance of Use. The site is located at 7085 Templeton Gap Road and is not in a small area plan. Tax Schedule No. 53070-00-010.

Item #6 was Approved
6.
SKP-04-011
532.29
SKETCH PLAN AMENDMENT
PRONGHORN MEADOWS
(A.K.A. HILLTOP/ MULE DEER)
Shelia Booth

Request by Mule Deer Investments, LLC to amend the Pronghorn Meadows Sketch Plan. The amendment changes a 21.24-acre area from Multifamily to Single-family, a 14-acre area from Industrial to Industrial/ Retail and a 30-acre site shown as R-1 (Residential) zoning to PUD. The request is to provide conformance with existing zoning and a proposed 125-lot single-family subdivision. The Pronghorn Meadows Sketch Plan is located on the west side of Marksheffel Road, between Barnes Road and to the south of Carefree Circle North in El Paso County, Colorado. The property is not within a small area plan. A Portion of Tax Schedule No. 53294-00-001

Item #7 was Approved
7.
PUD-04-020
532.29
PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT
MULE DEER CROSSING
Shelia Booth

Request by Mule Deer Investments, LLC to rezone 21.24 acres from RR-3 (Rural Residential) and R-1 (Residential) Districts to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District. The parcel is proposed for 125 single-family lots with a minimum lot size of 3,150 square feet. The property is located on the south side of Carefree Circle, approximately ¼ mile west of Marksheffel Road in El Paso County, Colorado. A portion of Assessor's Tax Schedule #53294-00-001.

Item #8 was Approved
8.
SP-04-017
532.29
PRELIMINARY PLAN
MULE DEER CROSSING
Shelia Booth

Request by Mule Deer Investments, LLC for Preliminary Plan approval of Mule Deer Crossing. The proposed 21.25-acre subdivision is currently zoned RR-3 (Rural Residential) and R-1 (Residential) Districts with a request to PUD (Planned Unit Development) District pending. The subdivision includes 125 single-family lots with a minimum lot size of 3,150 square feet. The property is located on the south side of Carefree Circle, approximately ¼ mile west of Marksheffel Road in El Paso County, Colorado. A portion of Tax Schedule No. 53294-00-001.

Item #9 was Approved
9.
SP-04-018
651.1
PRELIMINARY PLAN
STRATMOOR VALLEY FILING NO. 10
Shelia Booth

Request by Long Hope Joint Venture, LLP for Preliminary Plan approval of Stratmoor Valley Filing No. 10. The proposed 14.83-acre subdivision is zoned R-3 (Residential) and R-1 (Residential) Districts and includes one multifamily lot and one tract. The property is located between Interstate 25 and Wilshire Drive in the Stratmoor Valley Area of El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #65102-00-004 and 65102-05-019.

Item #10 was Approved
10.
SF-04-027
651.1
FINAL PLAT
STRATMOOR VALLEY FILING NO. 10
Shelia Booth

Request by Long Hope Joint Venture for Final Plat approval of Stratmoor Valley Filing No. 10. The proposed 14.83-acre subdivision is zoned R-3 (Residential) and R-1 (Residential) Districts and includes one multifamily lot and one tracts. The property is located between Interstate 25 and Wilshire Drive in the Stratmoor Valley Area of El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #65102-00-004 and 65102-05-019.

Item #11 was Approved
11.
SF-05-001
651.01
FINAL PLAT
BARNSTORMERS LANDING SUBDIVISION FILING NO. 1
Jan Fetrow

A request by Classic Development for approval of a Final Plat for Barnstormers Landing Subdivision Filing No. 1, consisting of 122 single-family residential lots on 38.403 acres in the R-1 (Residential - 6,000 square foot minimum) Zone District. The property is not in a small are comprehensive plan and is located in the Widefield area, at the southeast corner of Drennan Road and Hancock Expressway, El Paso County, Colorado. Tax Schedule #65012-01-123.

Item #12 has been Continued.
12.
P-04-023
712.08
REZONING: RR-3 TO RR-2
RED ROCK RESERVE SUBDIVISION (FORMERLY RASPBERRY RIDGE)
RASPBERRY RIDGE INVESTMENTS, RLLLP
Jan Fetrow

Request by Raspberry Ridge Investments, RLLLP, for approval of a change of zone classification from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District (5 acres) to RR-2 (Rural Residential) District (2.5 acres) to allow the development of 23 single-family residential dwelling units on 67.88 acres. The property is located west of the Forest View Subdivision and north of the Red Rocks Ranch Subdivision at the current terminus of Red Rock Ranch Road and is within the 2000 Tri-Lakes Comprehensive Planning Area, El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #71000-00-371.

Item #13 has been Continued.
13.
SP-04-022
712.08
PRELIMINARY PLAN
RED ROCK RESERVE SUBDIVISION (FORMERLY RASPBERRY RIDGE)
Jan Fetrow

Request by Raspberry Ridge Investments, RLLLP, for approval of a Preliminary Plan for Red Rock Reserve Subdivision (formerly Raspberry Ridge) for 23 single-family residential dwelling units on 67.88 acres in a proposed RR-2 (Rural Residential - 2.5 acres) Zone District. The property is located west of the Forest View Subdivision and north of the Red Rocks Ranch Subdivision at the current terminus of Red Rock Ranch Road and is within the 2000 Tri-Lakes Comprehensive Planning Area, El Paso County, Colorado. Assessor's Tax Schedule #71000-00-371.

WAIVERS:
1) Section 49.2 C.3.(7) of the El Paso County Land Development Code: Access to areas containing in excess of ten (10) units must be by through street or loop street.
2) Waiver to El Paso County Subdivision Criteria Manual: Minimum roadway centerline turning radius is required to be 300 feet. Because of topographic constraints, the applicant is requesting a waiver to allow for a 200 foot and a 225 foot centerline turning radius on Redstone Ridge Road.

Item #14 was Approved
14.
PUD-04-013
331.11, 332.14
REZONING FROM RR-3 TO PUD
LANDINGS AT ELLICOTT VALLEY
Jan Fetrow

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 493.38 acres, proposed for 129 single-family residential lots, an equestrian center and open 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. Tax Schedule #33000-00-000, -380 and 33140-00-001.

Item #15 was Approved
15.
SF-03-019
513.29
FINAL PLAT
RIDGEVIEW ACRES
Mike Garrott

Request by REB Investments LLC for approval of a Final Plat of Ridgeview Acres Subdivision, consisting of 72.38 acres, proposed for 12 single-family lots and a Tract for Black Forest Fire District uses. The property is currently zoned RR-3 (Rural Residential) District and 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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