BRADENTON -- A Thursday's Manatee Planning Commission meeting, members recommended approval an amendment to the Manatee County Comprehensive Plan, which would allow a zoning of RES-9 to MU (Mixed Use). In related business, the commission also recommended approval for a text change in the Comprehensive Plan, creating a new policy for coastal management.
1. PA-13-03 (PROPOSED ORDINANCE 13-08) (Long Bar Pointe) Shelley Hamilton, Planner
Request: Transmittal of a privately-initiated application to amend the Manatee County Comprehensive Plan; providing for an amendment to the Future Land Use Map of the Future Land Use Element of the Comprehensive Plan from RES-9 (Residential - 9 dwelling units per gross acre) to MU (Mixed Use) Future Land Use Classification applicable to real property comprising a total of 463.20 ± acres; said property being located on the west side of El Conquistador Parkway just south of the intersection of 53rd Avenue West and 75th Street West and west of Champion Row Street; providing for related amendments for internal consistency; providing for severability; and providing for an effective date -- Recommended Approval, Unanimous (Full Story)
05/23/13 Planning Commission Agenda
2. PA-13-06 (PROPOSED ORDINANCE 13-23) County-Wide Text Amendments – Shelley Hamilton, Planner
Request: Transmittal of a privately initiated application to amend the Manatee County Comprehensive Plan; providing for an amendment to Chapter 3, Conservation, to create a new Policy 126.96.36.199, and to Chapter 4, Coastal Management, to create a new Policy 188.8.131.52, of the Comprehensive Plan; the purposes of said amendments are to encourage water-related or water-enhanced uses as a component of mixed use projects of a specified minimum acreage, strategically located along a coastal line adjacent to navigable waters and an arterial road, as further specified herein; provided for related text amendments to preserve internal consistency; providing for severability; and providing for an effective date. -- Recommended Approval, 6 to 1, Mendez dissent (Full Story)
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