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File #: ABZA 20-3    Version: 1
Type: Appeal-BZA Status: Archived
In control: City Council
Final action: 7/22/2020
Title: Public hearing to consider the appeal of Joseph Peris for Ryan Companies US, Inc. to a decision of the Board of Zoning Appeals to deny two variances pertaining to the building lot coverage and the car share space requirements in order to construct a six-story mixed-use building at 2170 Ford Parkway.
Sponsors: Chris Tolbert
Code sections: Sec. 66.931 - Ford district dimensional standards table., Sec. 66.945 - Ford district general development standards.
Attachments: 1. 2170 Ford Pkwy Appeal Application, 2. BZA Variance Application, 3. BZA Variance Narrative, 4. Ford Lot 1 Block 3 Site Plan, 5. Ford Lot 1 Block 3 Certified Survey Sheets, 6. Ford Lot 1 Block 3 Elevations, 7. Ford Lot 1 Block 3 Perspective Views, 8. 2170 Ford Pkwy Staff Report, 9. 2170 Ford Pkwy Resolution, 10. June 29 2020 BZA General And Hearing Minutes, 11. 2170 Ford Pkwy Appeal ENS Notice, 12. BZA 15.99 Extension, 13. June 29, 2020 BZA Public Hearing - Monday, June 29, 2020 3.01.24 PM, 14. PPT Presentation - HDC Meeting 06 16 20, 15. Letters in Opposition Summary, 16. 06292020 BZA Hearing 2170 Ford Pkwy, 17. Letters in Support, 18. Letters in Opposition 1, 19. Letters in Opposition 2, 20. Letters in Opposition 3, 21. Letters in Opposition 4, 22. 200628 Me to Graybar, 23. ABZA 20-3 Ryan Companies Public Comment, 24. Sierra Club letter re Ryan BZA appeal, 25. Comment rec'd by Council, 26. ABZA 20-3_Staff Overview
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Public hearing to consider the appeal of Joseph Peris for Ryan Companies US, Inc. to a decision of the Board of Zoning Appeals to deny two variances pertaining to the building lot coverage and the car share space requirements in order to construct a six-story mixed-use building at 2170 Ford Parkway.

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See attached Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) Resolution

Required Background Information

The applicant is proposing to construct a six-story mixed-use building that will contain a grocery store on the first floor and

230 residential units above. The following variances are requested:

1.) The Ford Site Master Plan requires buildings in the Urban Center to have a minimum of 65% transparent glazing in the

bottom 12 feet of the building for portions of the ground floor not dedicated to residential units. 34% is proposed, for a

variance of 31%.

2.) The building height is limited to 65 feet in the F5 zoning district unless the building can meet the minimum interior

setback of 6’ and the minimum Right-of-Way setback of 5 feet plus an additional 10 feet for both setbacks. The applicant is

requesting a variance from this requirement in order to construct a 75 feet tall building, for a variance of 10 feet.

3.) A tower is proposed as a corner element that exceeds 75 feet in height, 90 feet is proposed, for a variance of 15 feet.

4.) The maximum lot coverage for the building is 70%, 90.3% is proposed, for a variance of 20.3%.

5.) Two designated spaces for car share vehicles shall be provided for properties with over 201 units, plus 1 additional

space for every 200 units over 200. Additionally, two spaces for car share vehicles shall be provided for parking lots with

more than 50 spaces for non-residential use, plus 1 additional space for every 40 spaces over 50. A total of 436 parking

spaces are provided, requiring 8 car share spaces; the applicant is proposing zero spaces for a variance of 8 car share

spaces.

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