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File #: 19-7611   
Type: Plan Amendment
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 10/17/2019
Posting Language: PLAN AMENDMENT CASE PA-2019-11600063 (Council District 1): Ordinance amending the Midtown Area Regional Center Area Plan, a component of the Comprehensive Master Plan of the City, by changing the future land use from “Urban Low Density Residential" to "Medium Density Residential" on Lot 13 and Lot 14, Block 3, NCB 2076, located at 252 Cornell Avenue. Staff recommends Denial. Planning Commission recommends Approval. (Associated Zoning Case Z-2019-10700216)
Attachments: 1. Proposed Land Use Map, 2. Draft Ordinance
DEPARTMENT: Development Services

DEPARTMENT HEAD: Michael Shannon

COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: 1

SUBJECT:
Plan Amendment PA2019-11600063
(Associated Zoning Case Z2019-10700216)

SUMMARY:
Comprehensive Plan Component: Midtown Area Regional Center Area Plan

Plan Adoption Date: June 6, 2019

Current Land Use Category: "Urban Low Density Residential"

Proposed Land Use Category: "Medium Density Residential"

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:
Planning Commission Hearing Date: September 25, 2019

Case Manager: Lorianne Thennes, Planner

Property Owner: Center City Development, Inc.

Applicant: Center City Development, Inc.

Representative: Patrick W. Christensen

Location: 252 Cornell Avenue

Legal Description: Lots 13 and 14, Block 3, NCB 2076

Total Acreage: 0.4154 acres

Notices Mailed
Owners of Property within 200 feet: 24
Registered Neighborhood Associations within 200 feet: Uptown Neighborhood Association
Applicable Agencies: None.

Transportation
Thoroughfare: Cornell Avenue
Existing Character: Local
Proposed Changes: None.

Thoroughfare: North Brazos Street
Existing Character: Local
Proposed Changes: None.

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

Routes: 2, 82, 88, 95, 96, 97, 202, 282, 288, 296

ISSUE:
Comprehensive Plan
Comprehensive Plan Component: Midtown Area Regional Plan
Plan Adoption Date: June 6, 2019
Plan Goals: Goal 1: Preserve the Midtown Area's Distinct Character
Goal 8: Improve Outdoor and Nature Experiences

Comprehensive Land Use Categories
Land Use Category: "Urban Low Density Residential"
Description of Land Use Category: Urban Low Density Residential includes a range of housing types including single-family attached and detached houses on individual lots, small lot residences, duplexes, triplexes, fourplexes, cottage homes, manufactured homes, low-rise garden- style apartments, and manufactured home parks. This land use category may also accommodate small scale retail and ...

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