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File #: 19-8806   
Type: Zoning Case
In control: Board of Adjustment
On agenda: 12/2/2019
Posting Language: BOA-19-10300142: A request by Johnny Rodriguez for 1) a 9’ variance from the 10’ front setback requirement to allow an attached carport to be 1’ from the front property line, 2) a 2’ variance from the 5’ side setback requirement to allow 2 attached carports to be 3’ from the side property line, 3) a 2’ variance from the 5’ side setback requirement to allow an attached addition to be 3’ from the side property line, 4) a 6’ variance from the 20’ rear setback requirement to allow an attached addition to be 14’ from the rear property line, and 5) a special exception to allow a solid wood fence to be 6’ tall within the front yard, located at 131 Burke Ave. Staff recommends Denial with an Alternate Recommendation. (Council District 5)  (Rachel Smith, Planner(210) 207- 5407 rachel.smith@sanantonio.gov, Development Services Department)
Attachments: 1. 19-10300142 Attachments
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Case Number:
BOA-19-10300142
Applicant:
Johnny Rodriguez
Owner:
Johnny Rodriguez
Council District:|1010|Location:
131 Burke Avenue
Legal Description:
The East 40 feet of Lot 14, Block 14, NCB 9172
Zoning:
"R-6 MLOD-2 MLR-1 AHOD" Residential Single-Family Lackland Military Lighting Overlay Military Lighting Region 1 Airport Hazard Overlay District
Case Manager:
Rachel Smith, Planner
Request
A request for 1) a 9' variance from the 10' front setback requirement, as described in Section 35-310.01, to allow an attached carport to be 1' from the front property line, 2) a 2' variance from the 5' side setback requirement, as described in Section 35-310.01, to allow 2 attached carports to be 3' from the side property line, 3) a 2' variance from the 5' side setback requirement, as described in Section 35-310.01, to allow an attached addition to be 3' from the side property line, 4) a 6' variance from the 20' rear setback requirement, as described in Section 35-310.01, to allow an attached addition to be 14' from the rear property line, and 5) a special exception, from Section 35-514, to allow a solid wood fence to be 6' tall within the front yard.
Executive Summary
The subject property is located along the northern side of Burke Avenue near South Zarzamora. The applicant constructed a detached carport and front porch in the front of the property in September 2018. In the application, the applicant states that he wishes to build a fence in the front yard. In October 2018 the property owner was issued a citation for building without a permit. The applicant states contractors were hired to build the carport and placed it in line with the existing structures but did not take into consideration the required setbacks. The contractors measured the front property line from the street, which was inaccurate, as the right-of-way extends 11' from the street edge towards the house. In September 2019 the applicant applied for a permit for the newly constructed carport and was informed of ...

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