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File #: 20-6383   
Type: Staff Briefing - Without Ordinance
In control: Board of Adjustment
On agenda: 11/2/2020
Posting Language: BOA-20-10300089: A request by Donald Smith for a 2’ special exception to allow a privacy wood fence to be up to 8’ tall in the side and rear of property, located at 6119 Bear Branch. Staff recommends Approval. (Council District 2) (Azadeh Sagheb, Planner (210) 207-5407, Azadeh.Sagheb@sanantonio.gov, Development Services Department)
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Case Number:
BOA-20-10300089
Applicant:
Donald Smith
Owner:
Donald Smith
Council District:|1010|Location:
6119 Bear Branch
Legal Description:
Lot 24, Block 2, NCB 35132L
Zoning:
"R-6 MLOD-3 MLR-2" Residential Single-Family Martindale Army Air Field Military Lighting Overlay Military Region 2
Case Manager:
Azadeh Sagheb, Planner

Request
A request for a 2' special exception, as described in Section 35-514, to allow a privacy wood fence to be up to 8' tall in the side and rear of property.
Executive Summary
The subject property is located at 6119 Bear Branch, south of US Highway 87 East and east of South-East Loop 410 Access Road. The neighborhood is predominantly surrounded by residential properties. The applicant installed an 8' tall wood privacy fence in the side and rear of property without obtaining an appropriate permit. The applicant is seeking a special exception to maintain the constructed fence.
The applicant states concern of a deep downward slope existing on both sides of the property to build an 8 feet tall fence to enhance privacy and security.

Code Enforcement History

There is a pending Code Enforcement record for this property dated, August 7, 2020 related to installed fence.

Permit History

No relevant permits have been processed for this property.
Clear Vision Review
A review of Clear Vision is not required for this request.

Zoning History

The area was annexed under Ordinance 92906, dated December 31, 2000 and was originally zoned as "Temp R-1" Temporary Single-Family Residence District. Under the 2001 Unified Development Code, established by Ordinance 93881, dated May 03, 2001, the property converted from "R-1" Single Family District to the current "R-6" Residential Single-Family District.
Subject Property Zoning/Land Use

Existing Zoning

Existing Use
"R-6 MLOD-3 MLR-2" Residential Single-Family Martindale Army Air Field Military Lighting Overlay Military Region 2
Residential

Surrounding Zoning/Land Use

Orientation

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