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surrounding this property than that of a single family residence.
8.Denial of the rezoning request would not appear to benefit the public. There is an opportunity to develop this vacant site, which is likely too small for office/service development opportunities, and it allows the site be developed in a manor that would meet the Comprehensive Plan’s goal of encouraging denser residential development in the downtown area.
SITE DEVELOPMENT REVIEW
1.The subject tract is located at 11203 W. 60th Street, which is on the north side of W 60th Street, between Barton and King Streets. The subject property is a platted parcel containing 12,373 square feet. The site is currently vacant with the exception of a small wooden storage shed in disrepair. This shed will be removed from the site at the time of development. The applicant is requesting the property to be rezoned to DU (Duplex) for the construction of a duplex.
2.All bulk requirements have been satisfied. The lot contains 12,383 square feet, exceeding the 12,000 square foot minimum, and has 90’ (ninety feet) of frontage along W. 60th Street, meeting the minimum requirements for the DU zoning district.
3.This development is not subject to the provisions of Shawnee Municipal Code (SMC) Chapter 12.26, which pertains to the City’s excise tax on new subdivision plats, as this property is currently platted.
4.This subdivision is subject to the provisions of Shawnee Municipal Code (SMC) 12.14, Park and Recreational Land Use Fund. Open space fees in the amount of $300 per residential unit ($600) shall be paid prior to the issuance of a building permit.
5.Telephone, electric and cable service facilities are to be placed within rear and side yards as required by Policy Statement PS-24.
6.All utilities are to be placed underground.
7.The storm drainage improvements required for this development shall be designed in accordance with Division 4600, Storm Drainage, of the Shawnee Manual of Technical Specifications and Design Criteria. The enclosed and open components of the drainage system must be designed to convey the stormwater runoff from a 4 percent (25-year return period) design storm. The overflow components designed to convey the runoff from a 1 percent (100-year return period) design storm.
There is an existing open channel along the east side of the lot. The development site is an existing platted lot; therefore, no habitable structure may be constructed within 60 feet of the limits of the 4 percent storm. As a