BRADENTON -- At Thursday's Planning Commission Meeting, commissioners recommended for approval a 488 residential project located at U.S. 301 and SR 62 (southeast corner). In other business, members recommended approval a 16-pump gas station on the corner of U.S. 41 and Pearl Avenue (just north of the SRQ Airport). And the final recommendation for approval was made for a Recreational Vehicle Park in Rubonia.
1. PDMU-07-07(P)(R) – PARRISH PLANTATION
Katie LaBarr, AICP, Principal Planner - DTS #20120343
An Ordinance of the Board of County Commissioners of Manatee County, Florida, amending Ordinance No. PDMU-07-07(Z)(P) and the Preliminary Site Plan for the Parrish Plantation Subdivision to:
• Remove community service uses;
• Allow Retail or Office uses in Buildings F and G (previously shown to be community service
• Allow for the development of a maximum of 488 residential units (266 single family detached
and 222 single family attached residential units, or 488 single family detached units); 116,100
square feet of commercial, and 83,000 square feet of office.
• Allow for design modification options to include:
o Removal of single family attached units in favor of single family detached units;
o Removal of building G in favor of single family detached residential development;
o Reduction of lot sizes for single family detached units in the southeastern corner of the project, from a minimum of 100’x120’ adjacent to Spencer Parrish, and 80’x120’ for the remainder of the lots, to 65’x120’ for all lots; and
o Amend stipulations for consistency with the LDC and revised PSP.
If approved, this request will supersede the previous approval [PDMU-07-07(Z)(P)] which allows 488 residential units consisting of a minimum of 266 single family detached and 222 single family attached residential units; 86,100 square feet of commercial (Retail, Neighborhood Convenience); 53,000 square feet of office; and community service uses consisting of a library and a YMCA.
The site consists of approximately 264.44 acres and is located at the southeast intersection of S.R. 62 and U.S. 301, in Parrish; subject to stipulations as conditions of approval; setting forth findings; providing a legal description; providing for severability, and providing an effective date.
-- Recommendation for Approval, Unanimous
2. PDC-12-15(P) – U.S. 41 @ PEARL AVENUE
Shelley Hamilton, Planner - DTS # 20120450
An Ordinance of the Board of County Commissioners of Manatee County, Florida, regarding land development, approving a Preliminary Site Plan for commercial development on approximately 2.08 + acres zoned PDC (Planned DevelopmentCommercial) on the northeast corner of U.S. 41 and Pearl Avenue, to develop the two parcels with commercial uses; Parcel “A” to be developed with a 7,250 square foot building, allowing the use to be General Retail Sales; Professional Offices; Banks, with or without Drive-Thru; Restaurants, with or without Drive Thru; Personal Service Establishments; and Parcel “B” to be developed with a 4,400 square foot convenience store with 8 gas pumps (with 16 fueling stations and a 4,720 foot dispenser canopy); subject to stipulations as conditions of approval; setting forth findings; providing a legal description; providing for severability, and providing an effective date. Property has been unoccupied for seven years.
-- Twice the county denied applicant's request to approve a gas station. Residents opposing this current request said nothing has changed and that there are now 14 gas stations between Cortez Rd. and Pearl Avenue on U.S. 41. Residents who spoke against the project are: Mike Bonner, Amy Laye, Dan Young and Belinda Hicks. Resident for the project: Robert Thomas. -- Recommendation for Approval, Unanimous
3. PA-13-05/ORDINANCE 13-13 – PLAN AMENDMENT URBAN SERVICE AREA
Kathleen Thompson, AICP, Planning Manager
Transmittal of a Plan Amendment of the Board of County Commissioners of Manatee County, Florida, amending Ordinance 89-01, as amended, (the Manatee County Comprehensive Plan); providing a purpose and intent; providing for an Amendment to the Definitions, the Future Land Use Element and the Future Land Use Map Series to create an Urban Service Area as defined in Florida Statute 163.3164(50); providing for severability; and providing an effective date.
-- John Osborne gave presentation to Urban Service Area Plan. The area lies west of U.S. 301 and south of the Manatee River. It has aging infrastructure, few large land holdings and many existing businesses. All projects incased in the area will still have to go through the normal review process when applying for project permits. -- Recommendation for Approval, Unanimous
4. PDRV-12-16(Z)(G) – THE CONE CORPORATION/CONE AND GRAHAM, INC. / MCMULLEN CREEK RV PARK
Shelley Hamilton, Planner - DTS#20120453
An Ordinance of the Board of County Commissioners of Manatee County, Florida, regarding land development, amending the official zoning atlas (Ordinance 90-01, the Manatee County Land Development Code), relating to zoning within the unincorporated area; providing for a rezone of approximately 92.13 + acres, located on Bayshore Road and 61st Street East (Palm View Road), Bradenton, from A-1 (Suburban Agriculture), PD-RV (Planned Development – Recreational Vehicle), RSF-4.5 (Residential Single Family, 4.5 dwelling units per acre), NC-M (Neighborhood Commercial - Medium), and PD-R (Planned Development – Residential) zoning districts to the PD-RV (Planned Development – Recreational Vehicle) zoning district; and approve a General Development Plan for 320 park trailer units and 252 recreational vehicle sites, a community recreational area, office, and shower areas; subject to stipulations as conditions of approval; setting forth findings; providing a legal description; providing for severability, and providing an effective date.
Marla Huff from Huff Engineering represented the applicant. Motion was amended to include sidewalks along Bayshore Rd. and Palmview Rd. -- Recommended for Approval, Unanimous (Full Story)
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