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File #: 19-6055   
Type: Plan Amendment
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 8/22/2019
Posting Language: PLAN AMENDMENT CASE PA-2019-11600036 (Council District 5): Ordinance amending the Nogalitos/ South Zarzamora Community Plan, a component of the Comprehensive Master Plan of the City, by changing the future land use from “Low Density Residential" to “Medium Density Residential" on Lot 1 and Lot 2, Block 9, NCB 8965, located at 868 Keats Avenue. Staff and Planning Commission recommend Approval. (Associated Zoning Case Z-2019-10700134 CD)
Attachments: 1. Location Map, 2. Signed Resolution, 3. Draft Ordinance, 4. Ordinance 2019-08-22-0687

DEPARTMENT: Development Services                     

 

DEPARTMENT HEAD: Michael Shannon

                     

COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: 5

 

SUBJECT:

Plan Amendment PA-2019-11600036

(Associated Zoning Case Z-2019-10700134)

 

SUMMARY:

Comprehensive Plan Component: Nogalitos/ South Zarzamora Community Plan

 

Plan Adoption Date:  September 30, 2004

 

Current Land Use Category:  “Low Density Residential"

 

Proposed Land Use Category:  "Medium Density Residential"

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Planning Commission Hearing Date:  July 24, 2019

 

Case Manager:  Mirko Maravi, Planner

 

Property Owner:  MLR Renovations, LLC

 

Applicant:  Robert Herrera

 

Representative:  Robert Herrera

 

Location:  868 Keats Avenue

 

Legal Description:  Lot 1 and Lot 2, Block 9, NCB 8965

 

Total Acreage:  0.2870

 

Notices Mailed

Owners of Property within 200 feet:  38

Registered Neighborhood Associations within 200 feet:  None

Applicable Agencies:  Lackland Air Force Base

 

Transportation

Thoroughfare: Keats Avenue

Existing Character:  Local

Proposed Changes:  None Known

Public Transit:  VIA bus routes are within walking distance of the subject property.

Routes Served: 46, 246

 

Comprehensive Plan

Comprehensive Plan Component: Nogalitos/ South Zarzamora Community Plan

Plan Adoption Date: September 30, 2004

Plan Goals:

                     Goal 1 Housing Improve the quality, appearance, and variety of existing and new housing for people of all ages while preserving the character of the neighborhoods.

                     Objective 1.1 Home Improvement and Maintenance Encourage investment in housing rehabilitation and maintenance.

                     Goal 3 Economic Development Improve the commercial corridors in the planning area in order to attract and support a mix of uses including professional offices, residences and a variety of retail shops that will meet residents’ daily needs and bring vitality to the area.

Comprehensive Land Use Categories

Land Use Category:  “Low Density Residential”

Description of Land Use Category:

                     Low-density residential uses include single-family houses on individual lots with/without attached or detached accessory dwelling units, such as a granny flats, garage apartments, and “echo” (elder cottage housing opportunity) units.

                     Only one accessory dwelling is permitted per lot and should reflect the appearance of the main structure.

                     All off-street parking and vehicle use areas adjacent to residential uses require buffer landscaping, and lighting and signage controls.

Permitted Zoning Districts: R-20 R-6 R-5 R-4

 

Comprehensive Land Use Categories

Land Use Category: “Medium Density Residential”

Description of Land Use Category:

                     Medium-density residential uses include the uses in the Low-Density Residential category as well as duplexes, triplexes, fourplexes, townhomes, row houses and zero lot line configurations.

                     All off-street parking and vehicle use areas adjacent to residential uses require buffer landscaping, and lighting and signage controls.

                     Certain nonresidential activities such as schools, places of worship, and parks are appropriate within these areas and should be centrally located to provide easy access.

Permitted Zoning Districts: R-6 R-5 R-4 RM-6 RM-5 RM-4

 

Land Use Overview

Subject Property

Future Land Use Classification:

Low Density Residential

Current Land Use Classification:

Vacant

 

Direction:  North

Future Land Use Classification:

Low Density Residential

Current Land Use Classification:

Single-Family Residences

 

Direction:  East

Future Land Use Classification:

Low Density Residential

Current Land Use Classification:

Single-Family Residences

 

Direction:  South

Future Land Use Classification:

Low Density Residential

Current Land Use Classification: 

Single-Family Residences

 

Direction:  West

Future Land Use Classification:

Low Density Residential

Current Land Use: 

Single-Family Residences

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

None.

 

Proximity to Regional Center/Premium Transit Corridor

The property is not located within a Regional Center or the Premium Transit Corridor.

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Staff Analysis & Recommendation: Staff and Planning Commission (7-0) recommend Approval.

 

The proposed land use amendment from “Low Density Residential” to “Medium Density Residential” is requested in order to rezone the property to “RM-6 CD” Residential Mixed with Conditional Use for a Professional Office.  This is consistent with the Nogalitos/ South Zarzamora Community Plan’s objective to support a mix of uses including professional offices, residences and a variety of retail shops that will meet residents’ daily needs and bring vitality to the area.

 

ALTERNATIVES:

1.                     Recommend denial of the proposed amendment to the Nogalitos/ South Zarzamora Community Plan, as presented above.

2.                     Make an alternate recommendation.

3.                     Continue to a future date.

 

ZONING COMMISSION SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Z-2019-10700134

CURRENT ZONING:  "R-5 MLOD-2, MLR-2 AHOD” Residential Single-Family Lackland Military Lighting Overlay Military Lighting Region - 2 Airport Hazard Overlay District

PROPOSED ZONING: “RM-6 CD" Residential Mixed Lackland Military Lighting Overlay Military Lighting Region - 2 Airport Hazard Overlay District with Conditional Use for a Professional Office

Zoning Commission Hearing Date:  August 6, 2019