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File #: 18-6078   
Type: Zoning Case
In control: Board of Adjustment
On agenda: 11/5/2018
Posting Language: A-18-168: A request by David Starr for a variance from the restriction against the use of corrugated metal as a fencing material to allow for the use of corrugated metal for fencing, located at 227 Rittiman Road. Staff recommends Approval. (Council District 2)
Attachments: 1. A-18-168 Attachments
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Case Number:
David Starr
David Starr
Council District:|1010|Location:
227 Rittiman Road
Legal Description:
Lot 46, NCB 8693
"MF-33" Multi-Family District
Case Manager:
Debora Gonzalez, Senior Planner
A request for a variance from the restriction against the use of corrugated metal as a fencing material, as described in Section 35-514, to allow for the use of corrugated metal for fencing.
Executive Summary
The subject property is located at 227 Rittiman Road, approximately 1529 feet east of Austin Highway. The applicant wishes to keep an 8' tall fence constructed of solid wood and corrugated metal within the rear and side yard of the property. The applicant got approval from the Board of Adjustments on February 19th, 2018 for an 8' tall solid wood fence. The applicant had previously stated that they needed the 8' fence to increase security in the subject property.
Subject Property Zoning/Land Use

Existing Zoning

Existing Use
"MF-33" Multi-Family District
Multi-Family Dwelling

Surrounding Zoning/Land Use


Existing Zoning District(s)
Existing Use
"C-2" Commercial District
"OCL" Outside City Limits
Single-Family Dwelling
"R-4" Residential Single-Family District
Single-Family Dwelling
"C-2" Commercial District

Comprehensive Plan Consistency/Neighborhood Association
The property is within the boundaries of the Northeast Inner Loop Community Plan and currently designated as Low Density Residential in the future land use component of the plan. The subject property is located within the boundaries of the Terrell Heights Neighborhood Association. As such, they were notified and asked to comment.
Street Classification
Rittiman Road is classified as a Secondary Arterial B.
Criteria for Review
According to Section 35-482(e) of the UDC, in order for a variance to be granted, the applicant must demonstrate all of the following:

1. The variance is not contrary to the public i...

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