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File #: RES 20-1559    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 11/18/2020
Title: Memorializing the Council’s decision to grant an appeal by Ryan Companies from a decision of the Board of Zoning Appeal which had denied a request for variances to construct a six-story mixed commercial and residential use building at 2170 Ford Parkway and approving the requested variances.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Title
Memorializing the Council’s decision to grant an appeal by Ryan Companies from a decision of the Board of Zoning Appeal which had denied a request for variances to construct a six-story mixed commercial and residential use building at 2170 Ford Parkway and approving the requested variances.

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WHEREAS, on May 26, 2020, Ryan Companies (hereinafter “Applicant”), duly applied to the Board of Zoning Appeals (“BZA”), in BZA file No.20-038544, for certain variances from the strict application of Leg. Code § 66.931 setting dimensional standards for Ford Site developments as well as variances from the strict application of certain requisites contained in the Ford Site Public Realm Master Plan which are made applicable to Ford Site developments pursuant to Leg. Code § 66.945, as set forth below, for the purpose of constructing the first vertical development on the Ford Site consisting of a six-story, mixed-use building proposed to contain approximately 51,000 square feet of retail space, 227 market rate apartment units and a structured parking facility with 436 parking spaces and 240 bicycle parking spaces on property commonly known as 2170 Ford Parkway [PIN: 172823110111] and legally described as Lot 1, Block 3 in FORD:

A. Legislative Code Sec. 66.931
(1) F5 zoning district maximum building height: 65 feet allowed with ability to increase to 75 feet provided the building meets the following setbacks:
(a) minimum interior setback of 6 feet;
(b) minimum right-of-way setback of 5 feet;
(c) additional 10-foot setback for all building portions above 30 feet.
Applicant requested a variance from the additional 10-foot setback requirement for portions of its proposed building above 30 feet [setback requirement (c)] along three interior lot line segments: the northeast, southeast, and southwest corners of the building - in order to construct the building at 75 feet in height overall along the said interior lot line segments; and

(2) F5 zoning district maximum...

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