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File #: 17-848    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Consent Item Ready
File created: 12/28/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/22/2018 Final action:
Title: Approval of the second and final reading of an ordinance regarding the proposed amendment to Ordinance No. 2017-43, the "Highland Gardens" Planned Development District Concept Plan, located on FM 1044, south of the Highland Grove Subdivision.
Attachments: 1. Aerial, Regional Transportation Plan and Floodplain Map, 2. Application, 3. Current Highland Gardens PD Concept Plan, 4. Proposed Amending Highland Gardens Concept Plan, 5. Zoning and Land Use Maps, 6. Notification List, Notification Map and Response, 7. Photographs of Subject Property, 8. Ordinance No. 2017-43 (Highland Gardens PD), 9. Proposed Highland Gardens Master Plan, 10. Sec. 3.5 Planned Development Districts, 11. Excerpt from Planning Commission 12-5-17 Regular Meeting, 12. Ordinance
Presenter
Presenter
Christopher J. Looney, Planning and Community Development Director
Contact Info
clooney@nbtexas.org

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Approval of the second and final reading of an ordinance regarding the proposed amendment to Ordinance No. 2017-43, the "Highland Gardens" Planned Development District Concept Plan, located on FM 1044, south of the Highland Grove Subdivision.

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BACKGROUND / RATIONALE:
Case No.: PZ-17-045

Council District:|910|
Applicant: Moeller & Associates (James Ingalls, P.E.)
2021 W SH 46, Ste 105
New Braunfels, TX 78132
(830) 358-7127

Owners: Dirt Dealers XII, Ltd. (Jack Scanio)
660 Lakefront Ave.
New Braunfels, TX 78130
(830) 496-7775

Staff Contact: Matt Greene, Planner
(830) 221-4053
mgreene@nbtexas.org

City Council held a public hearing on January 8, 2018 and unanimously approved the first reading of the requested rezoning ordinance with staff recommended conditions as presented (7-0-0).

Planned Developments (PDs) are intended to provide developers and opportunity for creative neighborhood designs with alternative options not typically allowed in base zoning districts. New Braunfels' PD process includes two steps: 1) Consideration of a "Concept Plan" by the Planning Commission and City Council via the rezoning process; and then 2) consideration of a consistent "Detail Plan" by the Planning Commission. After step 1, the zoning is technically changed, however only after the Detail Plan is approved by the Planning Commission can the developer proceed to the next step which is often the Master Plan or Subdivision Platting stage.

The 55.48-acre "Highland Gardens" Planned Development District (HGARDPD) Concept Plan was approved by City Council in June, 2017. It is located on the west side of FM 1044, south of the Highland Grove Subdivision. The base zoning district of the HGARDPD is "R-1A-6.6" (Single Family Residential) with residential being the permitted use.

The curr...

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