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File #: 19-8076   
Type: Zoning Case
In control: Board of Adjustment
On agenda: 11/4/2019
Posting Language: BOA-19-10300125: A request by Adam Harden for a special exception request to allow for one Type 2 short term rental, located at 507 E Ashby Place #102. Staff recommends Denial. (Council District 1)  (Rachel Smith, Planner (210) 207- 5407,, Development Services Department)
Attachments: 1. 19-10300125 Attachments FINAL
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Case Number:
Adam Harden
Adam Harden
Council District:|1010|Location:
507 E Ashby Place, #102
Legal Description:
Lot 2, Block 10, NCB 2994
"R-6 CD AHOD" Residential Single-Family District with a Conditional use for 3 Residential Dwelling Units Airport Hazard Overlay District
Case Manager:
Rachel, Planner


A request for a special exception, as described in Section 35-374.01, to allow for one Type 2 short-term rental.

Executive Summary

The subject property is located at 507 East Ashby Place and 206 Rose Lane between Gillespie Street and N St Mary's Street. The property is a duplex and small home in a small block with single-family dwellings and multi-family buildings on an unplatted lot. The third dwelling is on the same parcel but is addressed to a different street, Rose Lane and a fence separates the two structures. The nonconforming use for the second home on Rose Lane was registered on December 17, 2018 and the property was conditionally rezoned in March of 2019 to allow the third dwelling.

The applicant is seeking a special exception to allow for the operation of one Type-2 short term rental unit(s) at a property with a total of three dwelling units. A unit is defined as having its own distinct sleeping area, kitchen, and bathroom. Type-2 indicates that the owner/operator of the property does not occupy the site as their permanent legal residence. The applicant states they originally applied for two short-term rentals for both units in the duplex. On August 27, 2019, Development Services issued two (2) short-term rental (Type 2) permits to allow short term rentals, on each block, at 507 E Ashby Pl unit #101 and 206 Rose Lane. The applicant states that the property at 206 Rose Lane has a long-term tenant residing in the unit and they do not wish to rent that as a short term rental nor have the long term tenant be involved with the application for the permit. As a result, the applicant would like to transfer T...

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