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File #: 19-045    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Individual Item Ready
File created: 12/18/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/14/2019 Final action:
Title: Public hearing and first reading of an ordinance regarding the proposed rezoning to apply a Special Use Permit to allow the short-term rental of a single-family residence in the "C-1" Local Business District on approximately 0.55 acres, addressed at 118 S. Union Avenue.
Attachments: 1. Aerial, Transportation Plan and Floodplain Map, 2. Application, 3. Site Plan and Floor Plan, 4. Land Use Maps, 5. Existing Short Term Rental Vicinity Map, 6. Notification List and Map, 7. Photograph, 8. Zoning Ordinance Sections, 9. Planning Commission Meeting Draft Minutes, 10. Ordinance
Presenter
Presenter
Christopher J. Looney, Planning and Community Development Director
Contact Info
clooney@nbtexas.org

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SUBJECT:
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Public hearing and first reading of an ordinance regarding the proposed rezoning to apply a Special Use Permit to allow the short-term rental of a single-family residence in the "C-1" Local Business District on approximately 0.55 acres, addressed at 118 S. Union Avenue.

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BACKGROUND / RATIONALE:
Case No.: PZ-18-044

Council District:|910|
Owner: Herring Family Interests LTD (Lawrence Herring)
715 Reiley Road
Seguin, TX 78155

Applicant: Serendipity Vacation Rentals (Tammy Gonzalez & Allyson Hanz)
6783 S. Hwy 281
Blanco, TX 78606

Staff Contact: Matthew Simmont
(830) 221-4058
msimmont@nbtexas.org

The subject property is located on the southwestern corner of the intersection of W. Common Street and S. Union Avenue. The property is approximately 24,000 square feet in area and is occupied by a 2,042 square foot residential structure built in 1909. The property is zoned "C-1" Local Business District and has been used for commercial purposes over the years.

C-1 allows rental or occupancy for less than one month, however since the structure is a single-family dwelling, use of it as a short-term rental requires approval of a Special Use Permit (SUP). If the SUP is approved, an administrative Short Term Rental Permit, annual fire inspections, and remittance of hotel occupancy tax is also required.

The submitted floor plan indicates the existing structure is a four-bedroom, three-bath dwelling, which also contains a sitting room and parlor that would provide additional sleeping areas. Minimum required off-street parking for a short term rental is one space per sleeping area, and the maximum is the number of sleeping areas plus one. The proposed use will require a minimum of 12 with a maximum of 13 parking spaces. The applicant is proposing to utilize the existing paved parking lot behin...

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