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File #: 20-6405   
Type: Staff Briefing - Without Ordinance
In control: Board of Adjustment
On agenda: 11/2/2020
Posting Language: BOA-20-10300095: A request by Adriana Orozco for 1) a 4’ 5” variance to the 5’ minimum side setback requirement to allow a carport and accessory structure to be 7” from the side property line, 2) a 19’ variance to allow an attached accessory structure to be 1’ from the rear property line, 3) a special exception to allow a solid-screened front yard fence to be 5’ tall, and 4) a special exception to allow the side yard fence to be 8’ tall, located at 2412 Cincinnati Avenue. Staff recommends Denial with an Alternate Recommendation. (Council District 7) (Kayla Leal, Senior Planner (210) 207-0197, kayla.leal@sanantonio.gov, Development Services Department)
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Case Number:
BOA-20-10300095
Applicant:
Adriana Orozco
Owner:
Adriana & Victor Orozco
Council District:|1010|Location:
2412 Cincinnati Avenue
Legal Description:
East 28' of Lot 15, West 53' of Lot 16, Block 14, NCB 9234
Zoning:
"R-4 MLOD-2 MLR-2 AHOD" Residential Single-Family Lackland Lighting Overlay Military Lighting Region 2 Airport Hazard Overlay District
Case Manager:
Kayla Leal, Senior Planner

Request
A request for 1) a 4' 5" variance to the 5' minimum side setback requirement, as described in Section 35-310.01, to allow a carport and accessory structure to be 7" from the side property line, 2) a 19' variance to allow an attached accessory structure to be 1' from the rear property line, as described in Section 35-516, 3) a special exception to allow a solid-screened front yard fence to be 5' tall, as described in Section 35-514, and 4) a special exception to allow the side yard fence to be 8' tall, as described in Section 35-514.

Executive Summary

The subject property is located to the west of the Cincinnati Avenue and North General McMullen intersection. The applicant received a citation for building without a permit, so the property owner visited with Development Services to apply for the necessary variances. Upon visiting the site, multiple code violations were observed and addressed during this process. The subject property had an existing accessory structure with a small porch cover, all of which was built into the side setback. The property owner expanded the front cover into a full-size carport, which is encroaching into the side setback at most by 4' 5". The measurements to the fence vary, with the smallest measurement at 7" and the largest at 1' 3". The property owner has stated that the fence is not an accurate representation of their property line, due to it being constructed within their property line. Upon closer inspection, the carport is attached to the primary structure and the accessory structure, so a variance to the rear setback is als...

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