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File #: 19-7808   
Type: Zoning Case
In control: Board of Adjustment
On agenda: 10/21/2019
Posting Language: BOA-19-10300122: A request by Derek Gisriel for 1) a 4'11" variance from the 5' side setback requirement to allow a detached dwelling unit to be 1" from the side property line and 2) a 2' variance from the 5' rear setback requirement to allow a detached dwelling unit to be 3' from the rear property line, located at 802 Matagorda Street. Staff recommends Approval. (Council District 1) (Rachel Smith, Planner (210) 207- 5407, rachel.smith@sanantonio.gov, Development Services Department)
Attachments: 1. BOA-19-10300122 Attachments final
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Case Number:
BOA-19-10300122
Applicant:
Derek Gisriel
Owner:
Derek Gisriel
Council District:|1010|Location:
802 Matagorda St
Legal Description:
LOT 2 BLK 10 NCB 713
Zoning:
"RM-4 H HS AHOD" Residential Single-Family Lavaca Historic Hung KuoKuo Ming Tong Historic Landmark Site Airport Hazard Overlay District
Case Manager:
Rachel Smith, Planner
Request
A request for 1) a 4'11" variance from the 5' side setback requirement, as described in Section 35-310.01, to allow a detached dwelling unit to be 1" from the side property line and 2) a 2' variance from the 5' rear setback requirement, as described in Section 35-310.01, to allow a detached dwelling unit to be 3' from the rear property line.
Executive Summary
The subject property is a historic home in the Lavaca neighborhood. The home is on a corner lot which abuts a very narrow street along the side property line. All surrounding properties carry a historic designation. The property has two structures: the primary dwelling structure and the accessory structure. The accessory structure is being renovated to allow the applicants' elderly disabled parent to live in the accessory structure. The applicant has already obtained a Certificate of Appropriateness from the Office of Historic Preservation and is seeking the variance to allow the structure to remain in its original location.
Zoning History
The subject property is located within the original thirty-six square mile area of San Antonio and was zoned "R-2" Two-Family Residence District. Under the 2001 Unified Development Code, established by Ordinance 93881, dated May 03, 2001, the property zoned "R-2" Two-Family Residence District converted to the current "RM-4" Multi-family District.

Code Enforcement History
No code enforcement history exists on this property.

Permit History
There is no permit history related to the accessory dwelling unit on the property. The applicant is seeking the variance to allow renovations to commence.
Subject Property Zoning/Land ...

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