CITY OF MELBOURNE, FLORIDA MINUTES – REGULAR MEETING BEFORE CITY COUNCIL APRIL 27, 2004
(Owner/Applicant - Dairy Towns Community Developers, Inc.) (Representative - Richard
J. Kern, P.E.)
(Second Reading/Public Hearing) An
ordinance providing for a zoning change from PUD (Planned Unit Development) to R-2 (6) (One-, Two-, and Multiple-Family Residential with a cap of six units per acre) on a 55.15-acre parcel. (First Reading - 4/13/04)
Final Plat Approval (SD-2001-01A): Final plat approval for Phase One (94 lots) of a 304-unit residential town home development.
The Planning and Zoning Board and staff recommended approval of the rezoning. Additionally, they recommended approval of the final plat for Phase One of Sonesta Walk Subdivision (formerly Sunny Lakes Village Subdivision), consisting of a three-sheet plan prepared by Campbell Surveying, Inc., of Melbourne, Florida, dated January 14, 2004 with the findings contained in the agenda package and the following conditions:
A change to the final plat will require review by the Engineering and Planning and Zoning Departments.
Any substantial change Planning and Zoning
to the final Board/Local
plat will require review and approval by Planning Agency and City Council.
substantial change includes, the amount of open space or
but is not limited to: 1) a decrease of 10 percent of vegetative areas on site unless necessary to comply
a code provision; 2) an increase in the total number of units or 3) any additional impact to the large wetland within Tract I.
The owner/applicant shall extend Range Road east of the proposed street connection to an area adjacent to the jog in the north line of the plat, west of the public drainage canal.
The owner/applicant shall convey to the City of Melbourne a 10-foot wide strip of land along the south edge of Range Road.
Attorney Gougelman read Ordinance No. 2004-29 by title. There were no disclosures by Council and no comments from the public.
Moved by Hand/E. Palmer for approval of Ordinance No. 2004-29 and approval of the final plat, subject to the conditions.
Mrs. Poole referenced the two variances previously granted on the plat and stated that they are not in the interest of public safety (no connection to Range Road and block lengths greater than 1,500’). She said that people would have difficulty leaving the area if there was a fire; the streets should have a cut through. Mrs. Walker agreed.
The question was called. The roll call vote was:
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