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AGENDA

LARIMER COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

Wednesday, March 18, 2015/6:30 P.M./Commissioners' Hearing Room

 

A.        CALL TO ORDER

 

B.        PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

C.        PUBLIC COMMENT ON THE COUNTY LAND USE CODE

 

D.        PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING OTHER RELEVANT LAND USE MATTERS NOT ON THE AGENDA

 

E.         APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES FOR THE FEBRUARY 18, 2015 MEETING.

 

F.         AMENDMENTS TO AGENDA

 

G.        CONSENT ITEMS:                         *Will not be discussed unless requested by Commissioners or                                                       members of the audience.

 

*1.       AMENDMENTS TO THE LARIMER COUNTY LAND USE CODE –

            SECTION 5.8  RURAL LAND USE PROCESS                                            #15-CA0151

 

Staff Contact:  Brenda Gimeson

Request:  Modify Section 5.8.5.B.1.a of the Rural Land Use Process to remove the membership requirements of the Rural Land Use Advisory Board and place those requirements into the By-laws instead.

Applicant:  Larimer County

 

Development Services Team Recommendation:  Community Development Staff recommends that the Larimer County Planning Commission recommend to the Board of County Commissioners approval of the proposed Section 5.8.5.B.1.a amendments to the Larimer County Land Use Code, File #15-CA0151.

 

 

            *2.       AMENDMENTS TO THE LARIMER COUNTY LAND USE CODE –

                        SECTION 4                                                                                                          #15-CA0153

 

Staff Contact:  Karin Madson

Request:  To add a new Section 4.9.1.C. for setbacks adjacent to annexed roads and to add a new Section 4.6.7. Administrative Variance for properties adjacent to annexed roads.

Applicant:  Larimer County

 

 

Development Services Team Recommendation:  Community Development Staff recommends that the Larimer County Planning Commission recommend to the Board of County Commissioners approval of the proposed amendments, file #15-CA0153, to the Larimer County Land Use Code.

 

 

*3.       MARTIN CONSERVATION DEVELOPMENT                                               #14-S3203

 

Staff Contact:  Rob Helmick

Request:  Preliminary Plat of a Conservation Development to subdivide 60.00 acres into a 48-acre residual lot with four, 2-acre lots, including an existing residence and a 4-acre lot.

            Location:  33-10-68; On the east side of County Road 9, North of County Road 70 and east of I-25, northwest of Wellington

            Applicant:  Jared and Amber Martin, 8585 Citation Drive, Wellington CO  80549

 

Development Services Team Recommendation:  The Development Services Team recommends the Larimer County Planning Commission recommend to the Board of County Commissioners Approval of the Martin Conservation Development Preliminary Plat, File # 14-S3203, subject to the following condition(s):

 

1.    The Final Plat shall be consistent with the approved preliminary plat and with the information contained in the MARTIN CONSERVATION DEVELOPMENT PRELIMINARY PLAT File # 14-S3203 except as modified by the conditions of approval or agreement of the County and applicant.  The applicant shall be subject to all other verbal or written representations and commitments of record for the MARTIN CONSERVATION DEVELOPMENT PRELIMINARY PLAT.

 

2.    The following fees shall be collected at building permit issuance for new single-family dwellings:  Poudre School District school fee, Larimer County fees for County and Regional Transportation Capital Expansion, and Larimer County Regional and Community Park Fees (in lieu of dedication).  The fee amount that is current at the time of building permit application shall apply. 

 

3.    All new residential structures shall be fire sprinkled.

 

4.    All habitable structures will require an engineered foundation system. Such engineered foundation system designs shall be based upon a site specific soils investigation.  The lowest habitable floor level (basement) shall not be less than 3 feet from the seasonal high water table.  Mechanical methods proposed to reduce the ground water level, unless it is a response after construction, must be proposed on a development wide basis.

 

 

 

5.    Passive radon mitigation measures shall be included in construction of residential structures on these lots.  The results of a radon detection test conducted in new dwellings once the structure is enclosed but prior to issuance of a certificate of occupancy shall be submitted to the Building Department.  As an alternative, a builder may present a prepaid receipt from a radon tester which specifies that a test will be done within 30 days.  A permanent certificate of occupancy can be issued when the prepaid receipt is submitted.

 

 

H.        ITEMS:

 

4.         AMENDMENTS TO THE LARIMER COUNTY LAND USE CODE –

            SECTION 14                                                                                                   #15-CA0152

 

Staff Contact:  Rob Helmick

Request :  To modify Section 14.0 - Areas and Activities of State Interest-, to include Section 14.4 designation for water storage reservoirs, Section 14.5 exemption for irrigation reservoirs, Section 14.8 a section for Memorandum of Understanding, and a change to the Section 14.10.D. Review Criteria.

Applicant:  Larimer County

 

Development Services Team Recommendations:  Community Development Staff recommends that the Larimer County Planning Commission recommend to the Board of County Commissioners approval of the proposed Section 14 amendments to the Larimer County Land Use Code, file #15-CA0152.         

 

 

 

5.         CHOICE ORGANICS MANUFACTURE LICENSE                            #15-G0283

 

Staff Contact:  Michael Whitley

                        Request:  Approval of a Retail Marijuana Products Manufacturing Facility License

                        Location:  813 Smithfield Drive, Unit D, Fort Collins, located approximately 1,200 feet southwest of the intersection of Mulberry Street & I-25

                        Applicant:  Brian & Erica Freeman, Choice Organics, Inc., 813 Smithfield Drive, Unit B, Fort Collins CO 80524

 

Development Services Team Recommendation:  The Development Services Team recommends the Larimer County Planning Commission recommend to the Board of County Commissioners approval of the Choice Organics Retail Marijuana Products Manufacturing Facility (File #15-G0283) subject to the following conditions;

 

1.    The Retail Marijuana Store shall be operated in full compliance with all licensing requirements, regulations and standards of the State of Colorado Department of Revenue Marijuana Enforcement Division.

 

2.     The Retail Marijuana Store shall be operated in full compliance with all licensing requirements, regulations and standards of the Larimer County Resolution For Licensure of Retail Marijuana Establishments

 

3.    All Poudre Fire Authority, East Larimer County Water District, Larimer County Building Department and Larimer County Department of Health and Environment questions and concerns regarding the manufacturing process, the systems and equipment used, the quantities of the alcohol involved and how emissions are managed must be adequately addressed by the applicants and all required permits and inspection approvals must be obtained prior to commencement of operations of the Retail Marijuana Products Manufacturing Facility.

 

 

I.          REPORT FROM STAFF

 

J.         ADJOURN

 

NEXT MEETINGS:    Wednesday, April 08, 2015:  BCC/Planning Commission worksession

                                    Wednesday, April 15, 2015:  Planning Commission hearing

 

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