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File #: Z-966-21    Version: 1 Name: Urban Land Conservancy is requesting to rezone a portion of the property located at 7190 Colorado Boulevard to a Planned Unit Development (PUD) for a Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) enhanced affordable housing project. Urban Land Conservancy is reques
Type: Zoning Ordinances Status: Passed
File created: 11/3/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/4/2021 Final action: 1/4/2021
Title: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE AND ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF COMMERCE CITY, COLORADO BY REZONING THE PROPERTY AT 7190 COLORADO BOULEVARD FROM PUBLIC TO PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND APPROVING A PUD ZONE DOCUMENT
Attachments: 1. Ordinance - Final, 2. Ordinance, 3. Staff Presentation, 4. Applicant Presentation, 5. V-Map, 6. PUD Zone, 7. Traffic Study, 8. Staff Report, 9. Planning Commission Minutes
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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE AND ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF COMMERCE CITY, COLORADO BY REZONING THE PROPERTY AT 7190 COLORADO BOULEVARD FROM PUBLIC TO PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT AND APPROVING A PUD ZONE DOCUMENT

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Summary and Background Information:
The applicant describes the project as an opportunity to create a TOD enhanced housing development while still striving to maintain a community hub for services similar to what was formerly provided on the site when Adams County Human Services occupied it. The South Platte Crossing development will continue to be accessed from East 72nd Avenue and Colorado Boulevard.

The applicant is proposing to develop this site for a mixture of residential and commercial/office uses. Specifically, for Planning Area A, the applicant is proposing to maintain the Public Zone District uses on site while expanding to also allow uses found in the C-2 General Commercial Zone District in the LDC to create a comprehensive community hub with service and office uses.

For Planning Area B, the applicant is proposing to mirror the R-3 Multi-Family Residential zoning designation found in the LDC, while allowing for an increased density more similar to what would be found at a TOD location with immediate adjacency to transit.

The applicant’s intent is to create true transit oriented, mixed use development to serve as a community hub and catalyst to bring revitalization to the area.

This project exemplifies the intent behind the mixed use future land use designation through what it is trying to achieve with this PUD rezoning request. The proposed PUD will foster and support horizontal mixed use with the potential for limited vertical mixed use as well. The PUD also embraces the site’s location adjacent to RTD’s new 72nd Avenue N-Line station by allowing for a dense, multifamily development while striving to maintain low, but balanced parking ratios for the development.

The project is also in harmony with the City’s St...

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