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File #: 18-368    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Consent Item Ready
File created: 6/25/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/9/2018 Final action:
Title: Approval of the second and final reading of an ordinance regarding the proposed rezoning to apply a Special Use Permit to allow multifamily (three residential units) on one lot in the "R-2" Single and Two-family District at 509 W. Mill Street.
Attachments: 1. Aerial, 2. Application, 3. Land Use Maps, 4. Notification, 5. Photo, 6. Sec. 3.6, 7. Draft Minutes, 8. Ordinance
Presenter
Presenter
Christopher J. Looney, AICP, 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 rezoning to apply a Special Use Permit to allow multifamily (three residential units) on one lot in the "R-2" Single and Two-family District at 509 W. Mill Street.

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BACKGROUND / RATIONALE:
Case No.: PZ-18-013

Council District:|910|
Owner/Applicant: Leslie Lammers & Tom Tumlinson
480 W. Mill Street
New Braunfels, TX 78130
(830) 715-9300
ljlammers@yahoo.com

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

City Council held a public hearing on June 25, 2018 and unanimously approved the first reading of the ordinance with staff recommendations.

The subject property, located on West Mill Street between Academy Avenue and Ferguson Street, is presently zoned "R-2" Single and Two Family Residential. It is within the Mill Street Historic District where external changes to the structure must be reviewed by the City's Historic Preservation Officer and may require a Certificate of Alteration from the Historic Landmark Commission. Internal remodeling, however, is not regulated by the historic district zoning overlay.

Existing buildings on the site include a 1,500 square foot two-bedroom residence built in 1920 with 356 square feet of subsequent additions, and a 576 square foot one-bedroom guest house constructed in 1986.

A maximum of two dwelling units per lot is allowed in the "R-2" zoning district. The applicants are requesting a Special Use Permit (SUP) to allow three units (a tri-plex) which is considered a multifamily use in New Braunfels' Zoning Ordinance. They are proposing to separate the existing house into two units: the original two-bedroom residence and a one-bedroom unit in the additions. The detached guest house would become the third unit. These units would be...

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