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File #: CU-120-21    Version: 1 Name: CU-120-21: Crystal Packaging, Inc. is requesting a Conditional Use Permit, and associated Development Plan approval, for operations including existing/modified tank farm exceeding 48,000 gallon aboveground capacity; chemical manufacturing/blending; storag
Type: Conditional Use Permit Status: Passed
File created: 1/21/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/1/2021 Final action: 3/1/2021
Title: CU-120-21: Conditional Use Permit and Development Plan for Crystal Packaging, Inc. at 9155 Boston Street for operations including existing/modified tank farm exceeding 48,000 gallon aboveground capacity; chemical manufacturing/blending; storage and processing of hazardous materials; petroleum product manufacturing; and an existing/modified rail spur.
Attachments: 1. Council Communication, 2. Conditional Use Permit, 3. Development Plan, 4. Staff Report, 5. Vicinity Map, 6. Planning Commission Minutes of February 2, 2021, 7. Applicant Narrative, 8. Drainage Conformance Letter, 9. Staff Presentation, 10. Applicant Presentation, 11. Crystal Investor Presentation
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CU-120-21: Conditional Use Permit and Development Plan for Crystal Packaging, Inc. at 9155 Boston Street for operations including existing/modified tank farm exceeding 48,000 gallon aboveground capacity; chemical manufacturing/blending; storage and processing of hazardous materials; petroleum product manufacturing; and an existing/modified rail spur.

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Summary and Background Information:
Crystal Packaging Inc., the applicant, on behalf of Boston Henderson, LLC, property owner, is requesting approval of Conditional Use Permit and associated Development Plan. The property at 9155 Boston Street is approximately 6.94 acres in size and is currently zoned Heavy Intensity Industrial (I-3). The existing 71,000 square foot building and associated above-ground storage tank farm with 62 tanks totaling over 2 million gallon capacity was developed under Adams County jurisdiction in 1983. The property was annexed and zoned I-3 in 2008 as part of the Northern Enclave annexations. With annexation and zoning, the property and use became legal non-conforming. Crystal Packaging, Inc., as part of an Asset Purchase Agreement in 2018, leased the property and assumed the operations on site (Rocky Mountain Petroleum). Due to required exterior changes, including some required by the South Adams County Fire Department for explosion-proof pumps on one tank and the rail spur interface, a Conditional Use Permit was subsequently required for Crystal Packaging, Inc. The five operations that require a Conditional Use Permit in the I-3 zone are:

1. A tank farm operation exceeding 48,000 gallon above-ground capacity
The existing tank farm has approximately 2.01 million gallon capacity in over 60 tanks. The applicant requests to continue this use and allow up to a 2.5 million gallon capacity. The increase in capacity would include one additional 5,000 gallon tank shown in the Development Plan. Otherwise, increased capacity would be primarily in replacing tanks on a 1:1 basis as th...

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