EL PASO COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

SEPTEMBER 20 and 27, 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. The recording is the official record of the proceedings.

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 16, 2005, and the Special Meeting held August 30, 2005

2. Report Items

All Consent Items were Approved
3. Consent Items
A.
AL-05-011
542.07
USE SUBJECT TO SPECIAL REVIEW
MICHAEL BLICKENSTAFF
AUTO REPAIR GARAGE

Heather Rose

Request by Michael Blickenstaff to allow an auto repair garage in the PID (Planned Industrial), OA-CGM (Airport - Commercial, General, Military) Districts. The property is addressed as 5998 Terminal Avenue and is located just northwest of the intersection of Powers Boulevard and Platte Avenue. Tax Schedule No. 54073-15-024.

B.
U-05-011
452.06
UTILITY LOCATION APPROVAL
ELLICOTT FIRE STATION

Heather Rose

Request for approval of a Location Approval for a 576 square foot building for the purposes of an unmanned fire station. The parcel is zoned RR-3 (Rural Residential) District and is approximately 2.5 acres. The application is running concurrently with an administrative Plot Plan and a Subdivision Exemption request. The property is located at the southeast intersection of Meridian Road and Drennan Road. Tax Schedule No. 45000-00-111.

C.
EX-05-006
452.06
SUBDIVISION EXEMPTION
ELLICOTT FIRE STATION

Heather Rose

Request for approval of a Subdivision Exemption for a 2.5-acre parcel. The intent is to build a 576 square foot building for the purpose of an unmanned fire station. The parcel is zoned RR-3 (Rural Residential) District. This application is running concurrently with a Location Approval and an administrative Plot Plan. The property is located at the southeast intersection of Meridian and Drennan Roads. Tax Schedule No. 45000-00-111.

D.
P-05-010
431.33
REZONING: RR-3 TO A-35
JAMES MORRISON

Heather Rose

Request by James Morrison for a rezoning from RR-3 (Rural Residential) District to A-35 (Agricultural) District. The property is addressed as 3110 North Curtis Road and is located one-half mile north of Davis Road and a quarter mile west of Curtis Road. The property is approximately 40 acres in size. Tax Schedule No. 43330-00-021.

E.
P-05-011
424.23
REZONING: A-35 TO RR-3
JAMES AND CAROL WERNER

Mike Pesicka

Request by James and Carol Werner to rezone 32.84 acres from A-35 (Agricultural) District to the RR-3 (Rural Residential) District. The property is located approximately ¼ mile east of State Highway 24 and ¼ mile south of Scott Road. The property is addressed as 16551 Prairie Vista Lane, and lies within the Falcon/ Peyton Planning Area. Tax Schedule No. 42230-00-028.

F.
SF-05-024
614.24
FINAL PLAT
SETTLERS RANCH FILING #1

Mike Pesicka

Request by Hodgen Settlers Ranch, LLC for approval of a Final Plat proposed for 43 single-family residential lots. The property is zoned PUD (Planned Unit Development) District. The property is located approximately ¼ mile east of the intersection of State Highway 83 and Hodgen Road on the north side of Hodgen Road. The parcel is addressed as 0-24-11-66 and is located within the Black Forest Planning Area. Tax Schedule No. 61000-00-484.

G.
VR-05-003
542.05
VACATION/ REPLAT - LOT 1, EIGHT LINE SUBDIVISION
ANTONIO COLON

Mike Pesicka

A request by Antonio Colon for a Vacation and Replat of Lot 1, Eight Line Subdivision into four lots. This request is being processed concurrently with a Use Subject to Special Review (AL-05-001) request for an office/ warehouse use. The property is zoned PBP (Planned Business Park) District and is located at the southeast corner of the intersection of Constitution Avenue and Peterson Road. The parcel is addressed as 2450 Canada Drive and is not within a designated planning area. Assessor's Tax Schedule #54052-18-002.

REGULAR ITEMS:
Item #4 was Continued to September 27, 2005
4.
MP-05-001
AMENDMENT TO THE COUNTY MASTER PLAN
EL PASO COUNTY PARKS AND LEISURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT MASTER PLAN

Carl Schueler

Request by the El Paso County Parks and Leisure Services and Development Services Departments for an initial presentation of the El Paso County Parks and Leisure Services Department Master Plan as an amendment to the El Paso County Master Plan. This document would replace and supersede the County's 1997 Park, Trails and Open Space Master Plan.

Item #5 was Approved
5.
SP-05-010
612.09
PRELIMINARY PLAN
HILLTOP PINES SUBDIVISION

Carl Schueler

Request by Stanley J. Reiss of Hilltop Pines Development Company for approval of a Preliminary Plan for Hilltop Pines Subdivision, consisting of 29 single-family residential lots on 99 acres in an existing PUD (Planned Unit Development) District. The property is located northeast of the intersection of Roller Coaster Road and State Highway 105 and is within the 2000 Tri-Lakes Comprehensive Planning Area in El Paso County, Colorado. Tax Schedule No. 61000-00-013.

WAIVERS:
1) Section 49.2.C.3.b.(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) Section 49.2.C.3.b.(2) of the El Paso County Land Development Code: Proposed streets shall be extended to the boundary line of the land to be subdivided.

Item #6 was Approved
6.
PUD-05-004
AMENDED PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT ZONING PLAN
CLAREMONT RANCH 7A
MORLEY COMPANIES

Carl Schueler

Request by Morley Companies Family Development LLLP for approval of an amended PUD zoning development plan to accommodate 97 single family dwelling units on a 14.794 acre property located in the Claremont Ranch development along U.S. Highway 24 and east of Marksheffel Road. The property is currently zoned PUD and is not located within the boundaries of a Small Area comprehensive plan. Tax Schedule No. 54000-04-012.

Item #7 was Approved
7.
SP-05-012
PRELIMINARY PLAN
CLAREMONT RANCH 7A
MORLEY COMPANIES

Carl Schueler

Request by Morley Companies Family Development LLLP for approval of a Preliminary Plan to accommodate 97 single family dwelling units on a 14.794 acre property located in the Claremont Ranch development along U.S. Highway 24 and east of Marksheffel Road. The property is currently being processed for amended PUD zoning and is not located within the boundaries of a Small Area Comprehensive Plan. Tax Schedule No. 54000-04-012.

Item #8 was Approved
8.
SF-05-027
FINAL PLAT
CLAREMONT RANCH 7A
MORLEY COMPANIES

Carl Schueler

Request by Morley Companies Family Development LLLP for approval of a Final Plat to accommodate 97 single family dwelling units on a 14.794 acre property located in the Claremont Ranch development along U.S. Highway 24 and east of Marksheffel Road. The property is currently being processed for amended PUD zoning and is not located within the boundaries of a Small Area comprehensive plan. Tax Schedule No. 54000-04-012.

Item #9 was Denied
9.
P-05-002
651.12
ZONE CHANGE: A-1 TO R-3
ST. ANDREWS HOMES, LTD.
RED HAWK COMMONS

Carl Schueler

A request by St. Andrews Homes, Ltd. to rezone approximately 11.76 acres from A-1 (Agricultural) District to R-3 (Residential) District for a proposed 141-unit multifamily (townhouse) residential development to be known as Red Hawk Commons. The property is located at 5035 Bradley Road, at the intersection of Alturas Drive and Cable Lane in the Security area of El Paso County, Colorado, and is not included in a small area comprehensive plan. Assessor's Tax Schedule #65122-00-001, 011.

Item #10 was Denied
10.
SP-05-007
651.12
PRELIMINARY PLAN
RED HAWK COMMONS

Carl Schueler

A request by St. Andrews Homes, Ltd. For approval of Red Hawk Commons Preliminary Plan, consisting of 141 multifamily (townhouse) residential units on 11.46 acres in a proposed R-3 (Residential) District. The property is located at 5035 Bradley Road, at the intersection of Alturas Drive and Cable Lane, in the Security area of El Paso County, Colorado and is not included in a small area comprehensive plan. Assessor's Tax Schedule #65122-00-001, 011.

WAIVER: Section 49.3C.2. ("Street Construction Standards") of the El Paso County Land Development Code: The subdivider shall construct all required improvements within a subdivision including sidewalks on both sides of proposed interior private streets.

September 27, 2005 - Beginning at 9:00 A.M.

11. CONSENT ITEMS:
A.
U-05-012
554.23
LOCATION APPROVAL
MOUNTAIN VIEW ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION, INC.
LORSON RANCH ELECTRICAL SUBSTATION

Heather Rose

Request by Mountain View Electric Association, Inc. for Utility Location Approval to facilitate construction of a 115-12.47kV electrical substation to be known as the Lorson Ranch Substation. The property, consisting of 2.00 acres in the RR-3 (Rural Residential) Zone District, is located 1½ miles east of the intersection of Fontaine Boulevard and Marksheffel Road, within the Lorson Ranch development. Tax Schedule No. 55000-00-273.

B.
EX-05-007
554.23
SUBDIVISION EXEMPTION
MOUNTAIN VIEW ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION, INC.
LORSON RANCH ELECTRICAL SUBSTATION

Heather Rose

Request by Mountain View Electric Association, Inc. for approval of a Subdivision Exemption to create a two-acre parcel to be utilized for a 115-12.47 kV electrical substation to be known as the Lorson Ranch substation. The property, consisting of 2.00 acres in the RR-3 (Rural Residential) Zone District, is located 1½ miles east of the intersection of Fontaine Boulevard and Marksheffel Road, within the Lorson Ranch development. Tax Schedule No. 55000-00-273.

C.
VR-05-005
522.08
AMENDED PLAT
LORRIG ESTATES (BRENTWOOD SUBDIVISION)

Heather Rose

Request by Donna Lorrig for a Vacation/ Replat. The intended purpose is to vacate the unused right-of-way as well as combine a number of smaller lots into two big lots. The parcel is located at 2710 and 7230 Brentwood Drive. Tax Schedule No. 52082-60-001 and 52082-61-001.

D.
SF-05-021
651.01
FINAL PLAT
BARNSTORMERS LANDING SUBDIVISION FILING NO. 2

Mike Hrebenar

Request by Classic Development for approval of a Final Plat for the Barnstormers Landing Subdivision Filing No. 2, consisting of 132 single-family residential lots on 55.92 acres in the R-1 (Residential - 6,000 Square Foot Minimum) Zone District. The property is not within a small area comprehensive plan and is located in the Widefield area, at the southeast corner of Drennan Road and Hancock Expressway. Tax Schedule No. 65012-01-123.

E.
SF-05-029
714.24
FINAL PLAT
WALTERS COMMONS FILING NO. 2

Mike Garrott

Request by Pulte Homes Corporation for approval of a Final Plat for Walters Commons Filing No. 2, consisting of 113 townhome units on 13.79 acres. The property is zoned R-3 (Residential) District and is located at the northeast corner of Cloverleaf Road and Higby Road in the Tri-Lakes Comprehensive Planning Area. Tax Schedule No. 71242-04-028; 71242-04-027.

REGULAR ITEMS
14.
MP-05-001
AMENDMENT TO THE COUNTY MASTER PLAN
EL PASO COUNTY PARKS AND LEISURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT MASTER PLAN

Carl Schueler

Request by the El Paso County Parks and Leisure Services and Development Services Departments for approval of the El Paso County Parks and Leisure Services Department Master Plan as an amendment to the El Paso County Master Plan. This document would replace and supersede the County's 1997 Park, Trails and Open Space Master Plan.

15.
SKP-05-002
AMENDED SKETCH PLAN
FALCON HIGHLANDS

Mike Garrott

Request by Regency Centers Corporation to amend the Falcon Highlands Sketch Plan. The proposal includes amending the northwestern portion of the approved Sketch Plan for Falcon Highlands by increasing the amount of commercial property, removing a portion of single-family and adding an area for multifamily residences. The property is located south of Woodmen Road and west of the proposed realignment of Meridian Road. Tax Schedule No. 53000-00-459, 484, 487, 506, 522, 523.

16.
P-05-009
REZONING: PUD TO PBC AND R-3
REGENCY CENTERS CORPORATION

Mike Garrott

Request by Regency Centers Corporation to rezoning 73.05 acres from the PUD (Planned Unit Development) District to the PBC (Planned Business Center) and R-3 (Residential - Multifamily) Districts. The property is located south of Woodmen Road and west of the proposed realignment of Meridian Road. Tax Schedule No. 53000-00-487.

Item #17 has bee continued
17.
SF-05-016
422.18
FINAL PLAT
ANTLERS RIDGE ESTATES
Mike Garrott

Request by Black & White Moulton Corp., David and Luann Zude and Peter and Pamela Miller for approval of a 165-acre Final Plat for 59 single-family lots. The property is zoned A-35 (Agricultural) District with a rezoning request to RR-2 (Rural Residential) District accompanying this request. The property is located on the east side of Meridian Road between Ayers Road and Rex Road in the Falcon/ Peyton Planning Area of El Paso County, Colorado. Tax Schedule No. 42180-00-006, 007 and 010.

18.
SF-04-026
532.29
FINAL PLAT
MULE DEER CROSSING

Mike Garrott

A request by Mule Deer Investments, LLC for final Plat approval of Mule Deer Crossing, a 21.24-acre, 125 single-family lot subdivision. The property is currently zoned PUD (Planned Unit Development) District. The property is located on the south side of Carefree Circle, approximately ¼ mile west of Marksheffel Road in El Paso County. A portion of Assessor's Tax Schedule #53294-00-001.

ADDENDUM
LDC-05-003
AMENDMENT TO THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE (LDC)
LEGAL PUBLICATION TIMEFRAME

Mark Gebhart

Request by the Development Services Department to amend the Land Development Code (Zoning Resolution) Chapter IV, Section 2, Zoning Procedures, A 9 b(2), and Chapter IV, Section 3, County Initiated Zoning Procedures, 4 b (1) to modify the published legal notice requirement for Board of County Commissioners hearings on rezoning actions (except rezoning to PUD) from a 30-day requirement to a 14-day requirement, as well as conforming amendments throughout the Code. The proposed modification achieves consistency with State Statute (CRS-30-28-116).


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