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File #: 17-776    Name:
Type: Report Status: Individual Item Ready
File created: 11/17/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/11/2017 Final action:
Title: Discuss and consider a request for a conditional sign permit for subdivision entry signage for Wasser Ranch Subdivision, located on Goodwin Lane at the entrances of Pader and Wipper.
Attachments: 1. Aerial Map, 2. Application, 3. Proposed Signage, 4. Site Plan, 5. Comparison Chart
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Stacy Snell, Planning & Community Development Assistant Director
Contact Info
ssnell@nbtexas.org

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Discuss and consider a request for a conditional sign permit for subdivision entry signage for Wasser Ranch Subdivision, located on Goodwin Lane at the entrances of Pader and Wipper.

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BACKGROUND / RATIONALE:
Case No.: CS-17-036

Council District:|910|
Applicant: Drew Snider, Chesmar Homes
3043 Goodwin Lane
New Braunfels, TX 78130
(830) 237-8464
drew.snider@chesmar.com

Staff Contact: Holly Mullins, Planner
(830) 221-4054
hmullins@nbtexas.org

Wasser Ranch is a new residential subdivision located on Goodwin Lane between Orion Drive and Conrads Lane. The developer is in the process of installing subdivision entry features.

New Braunfels' Sign Ordinance allows a subdivision entry sign to be either a monument sign or a wall sign located on a screening or decorative wall. Both sign types can be no larger than 40 square feet per sign face with a maximum height of six feet for the monument signs. Where a sign consists of individual letters, words or symbols the sign area is the area of the smallest geometrical shape that completely encompasses all such letters, words or symbols. Signs must be constructed of masonry, stone, brick, wood, or other material compatible with surrounding development.

Other than a subdivision entry sign, the Sign Ordinance does not permit freestanding signs in residential zoning districts. When Planned Development (PD) districts are proposed, the developer can include sign standards outside of the Sign Ordinance as part of the PD development standards for consideration; the Wasser Ranch PD did not add any special provisions for signage beyond the local ordinances.

Proposal:
The applicant is proposing an integrated entry design at the two entrances into Wasser Ranch that would include three entry wall signs on decorative stone walls 4.25 feet in height and...

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