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File #: RES 19-989    Version: 1 Name: 5 Heather Place BZA appeal memorialization
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/19/2019
Title: Memorializing the City Council decision to deny an appeal by Virginia Kraus and Joseph Westwater from a decision of the Board of Zoning Appeals approving rear and side-yard variances associated with a petition to split a zoning lot for property commonly known as 5 Heather Place.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
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Memorializing the City Council decision to deny an appeal by Virginia Kraus and Joseph Westwater from a decision of the Board of Zoning Appeals approving rear and side-yard variances associated with a petition to split a zoning lot for property commonly known as 5 Heather Place.

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WHEREAS, on March 4, 2019, Jeffrey S. Arundel (“Applicant”), under File No. 19-016696, duly applied to the Board of Zoning Appeals (“BZA”) for variances from the zoning code’s residential lot standards pertaining to rear and side-yard setbacks (Leg. Code § 66.231) and for accessory buildings (Leg. Code § 63.501(b)) in order to split an existing zoning lot commonly known as 5 Heather Place [PIN: 012823320119] being legally described as GOODKING TERRACE PART OF LOTS 3 & 4 ELY OF FOL DESC L BEG AT NELY COR OF SD LOT 3 TH SELY ALONG ELY L THEREOF 53.06 FT TH SLY AT AN ANGLE OF 153 DEG 43 MIN 56 FT TO CENTER OF TOP STONE OF STAIRWAY TH WLY ALONG TOP OF SD STAIRWAY L THEREOF THE SLY ALONG SD; and

WHEREAS, there are two buildings on the subject lot: a principal residential structure and an accessory structure which, in addition to containing its own residential unit, also provides required parking for the principal structure. The Applicant proposes to split the subject lot into two separate lots - Parcel “A” - the lot on which the existing principal structure is located and Parcel “B” - the lot on which the existing accessory structure is located; and

WHEREAS, upon splitting the subject lot into two sperate parcels, what was the original lot’s [Parcel A] principal structure will remain a principal structure and what had been the lot’s accessory structure will now become the principal structure on the newly created lot [Parcel B] and, in becoming the principal structure on Lot B, must meet all setback requirements for lots in an R2 zoning district; and

WHEREAS, to meet the R2 zoning district setback requirements for the principal structure on Parcel B, the Applicant requested the...

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