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Staff Review S iiki ft( . ti LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL . r DATE: NOVEMBER 17. 2014 . ;: :. If Al DELIVERED TO: - i NAME: CITY OF COLLEGE STATION/ATTN:JESSICA BULLOCK ,.-.: • ADDRESS: 1101 TP.XAS AVRNTTR " , CITY-Zip: COLLEGE STATION , TEXAS 77842 • _t 1 ` y SUBJECT: 1201 WELLBORN ROAD - ROYAL TOUCH LAUNDRY ITEMIZED LIST: ' 1 , RESPONSES TO STAFF COMMENTS . EACH DEPARTMENTS COMMENTS ARE ON A SEPERATE PAGE FOR EASE OF _ • DISPERSAL TO DEPARTMENTS HEADS . - - \ 4 '1 l FROM: - 1 CHARLES HENRY PHILIPS, ARCHITECT .:',: : \ 417 WEST BLUM ALVIN TEXAS 77511 PHONE: 281 331 5407 ADDRESSING COLLEGE STATION POST SUBMITTAL ISSUES STAFF REVIEW COMMENTS NO.1 Project Royal Touch Laundry(SP) 14-00900235 ALL RESPONSES BELOW(IN COLOR)ARE BY THE ARCHITECT (ITEMS NOTED BELOW,"NO RESPONSE FROM ISMAIL", PERTAIN TO INFORMATION REPEATEDLY REQUESTED FROM ISMAIL,THE CONTRACTOR, BY THE ARCHITECT) (THE ENGINEER,CHARLES S., WAS HIRED BY THE CONTRACTOR AND FUNCTIONED INDEPENDENTLY(DID HIS OWN THING)WITHOUT REGARD FOR THE DESIGN OF,OR THE NEEDS OF,THE PROJECT AS A WHOLE). I)Please provide a vicinity map including north wow and a note saying not to scale DONE 2)Please provide title block with the following information: a_ Name,address, location and legal description b.Name,address,and telephone number of applicant c.Name,address and telephone number of developer/owner(if differs from applicant) d.Name,address and telephone number of Architect/Engineer e. Date of submittal f.Total site area ITEM E NOT AVAILABLE TO ME -NO RESPONSE FROM ISMAIL 3)The Site Plan should be in engineering scale 4) Provide ownership and current zoning of all abutting parcels THIS INFORMATION IS SIMPLY NOT AVAILABLE TO ME AND NO ONE WANTS TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY-NO RESPONSE FROM ISMAIL - 5)Please label Wellborn Road as such. Also, provide right of way and street widths on both Wellborn(Road)and Southland Street WELLBORN ROAD ROW& STREET WIDTHS INFORMATION NOT PROVIDED TO ME AND NO ONE WANTS TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY -NO RESPONSE FROM ISMAIL 6)Please provide building height SEE BUILDING ELEVATIONS PAGE A-2 7)Please identify handicap parking space and verify it meets the required minimum van space requirements DONL SLE ATTACHED PAGES 110, 111,112 OF 2012 TEXAS ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS -THIS FALLS UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE REGISTERED ACCESS SPECIALIST WHICH HAS BEEN RETAINED FOR THE JOB-(MY RAS LICENSE NUMBER IS 65) maw 8) Retitle the "15' landscape easement"to"15' landscape buffer" DONE- WITHIN HIS SAME DOCUMENT,ANOTHER DEPARTMENT HAS REQUIRED THAT IT BE LABELED"PUC"( PUBLIC UTILITY EASEMENT) -THUSLY, IT HAS BEEN LABELED AS BEING BOTH 9)Please note that all paved areas should have a 6" monolithic curb. This includes theparking area behind the wheel stops and bollards WAITING ON RESPONSE FROM COLLEGE STATION 10)Please label throat depth length. It should be measured from the street to the first point of conflict in the driveway DONE- SEE Si TE PLAN I I i Please Include utilities on the site plan -: r; AS LOCATIONS HAVE ALWAYS BEEN SHOWN - INFORMATION NOT PROVIDED TO ME RE: ELECTRICAL& SEWER-NO RESPONSE FROM ISMAIL 12)What are the following labels related to."Y-S2","W-S2", D-S2", "B-S2","S-S2"? THESE ARE CONCRETE DETAILS ON PAGE S-2 13)Provide curb and driveway details as shown in the Site Design Standards(SDS). Also please label curb radius DONE - DL COILS ON PAGE S-3,CONCRETE DETAILS - I INCREASED THE ENTRY CURB RADIUS FOR CONVENIENCE OF THE SANITATION DEPT- IF NEED BE WE CAN ROTATE THE DUMPSTER ENCLOSURE 14)Provide standard and thickened paving details as shown in the SDS DONE- PAGFE S-3 15)Provide bice rack details as shown in the SOS.Also verify that four spaces are provided DONE-SEE PAGE S-3 AND SITE PLAN 16)Please show fire hydrant and label fire lanes. 17)Please verify that the mechanical equipment on the roof will be fully screened by the parapet wall. Provide a general note on the site plan that all roof and ground mounted mechanical equipment shall be screened from view or isolated so as to not be visible from any public right of way or residential district within 150 feet from the subject lot measured from a point five feet from above grade. Such screening shall be coordinated with the building architecture and scale to maintain a unified appearance. DONE - NOTE ANI) SITE LONES AR( SHOWN ON SITE PLAN(S)- NOTE; REPEATED REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION ON DIMENSIONS OF ROOFTOP ACC UNITS HAVE BEEN IGNORED-NO RESPONSE FROM ISMAIL 18) Provide a general note on the site plan that states the following: Exterior building and site lighting will meet the standards of section 7.11 of the Unified Development Ordinance.The light source shall not project below an opaque housing and no fixture shall directly project horizontally. Fixtures will be mounted in such a manner that the projected cone of light does not cross any property line. DONE- SHEET SP-L( SITE PLAN LIGHTING ) HAS BEEN ADDED TO THE DRAWINGS THIS HAS BEEN DONE BECAUSE THE ENGINEER HIRED BY THE CONTRACTOR HAS CONSISTANTLY IGNORED DESIGN DRAWINGS PROVIDED BY THE ARCHITECT- DESPITE REPEATED REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION, ARCHITECT HAS NOT EVEN SEEN LATEST ENGINEERING DRAWINGS-NO RESPONSE FROM ISMAIL 19)The city is still in negotiations with the property owner regarding the public access easement along Wellborn Road. Additional information will be provided as soon as it becomes available. THIS HAS BEEN RESOLVED BY CITY- PUE IS SHOWN ON ALL ARCHITECTURAL SITE DRAWINGS 20)Please note that any changes made to the plans that have not been requested by the city of College Station must be explained in your next transmittal letter and"bubbled"on your plans. DONE -(DID THE BEST I COULD) PLANNING II I. Please provide a list of Sherwin Williams equivalent colors or provide color swatches DONE-BRIGHT MAROON TRIM HAS BEEN SELECTED- I UNDERSTAND THAT COLORS COMPRISING UNDER 15%OF THE FACADE NEED NOT BE SELECTED FROM THE CITY LIST - SHERWIN WILLIAMS -FIELD COLOR IS HIGH REFLECTIVE WHITE#7757 TRIM COLOR IS BRIGHT MAROON #C32I48 2. Facades facing Wellborn Road and Southland Street are required to have two different elements of architectural relief every 45 feet The other facades are required to have 2 different elements every 60`.The following are types that may be used: a. Canopies,permanent decorative awnings or windows accompanied by overhangs b. Wall plane projections or recessions with a minimum of four feet depth c. Pilasters or columns d. Recessed entries,stoops. Porches or arcades e. Balconies that extend from the building,or L Decorative stormwater management initiatives physically integrated with the building as approved by the administrator DONE-APPROVED BY MS BULLOCK 3. No more than 66%of the roof line can be on the same elevation DONE- APPROVED BY MS BULLOCK 4. In general CMU is not permitted as finished material. Please show materials proposed and the %that will be used on the building and on the dumpster enclosure DONE- PAINTED SEPT IT FACE CMU HAS BEEN APPROVED BY MS RI:'l.LOCK 5. Because the building is under 5000 square feet,the building may use 100% EFTS, stucco,high build textured paint on concrete to simulate the appearance of EFIS or hardboard,but only if it is painted,or tinted with a minimum of two colors to avoid monotony NOTE I HIS APPRO\.ES EFIS WHICH WAS PREVIOUSLY REJECTED r\ MS PAL WHO REQUIRED ALL MASONRY CONSTRUCTION -THUSLY, PROJECT WAS THEN DESIGNED AS ALL.MASONRY AGAINST THE CONTRACTOR'S WISHES 6. For more information,see section 12-7.10 of the Unified Development Ordinance (link to UDO) PREVIOUS I TEMS PERTAIN TO THE ELEVATIONS WHICH HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY MS BULLOCK LANDSCAP[NG/STREETSCAPING/BUFFER 1. In general,CMU is not permitted as a finished material. Please identify material for buffer wall with both sides showing finished material. PAIN'T'ED SPLIT FACE CML HAS BEEN APPROVED FOR THE BUILDING AND IS PROPOSED FOR THE BUFFER WALL ON THE PARKING LOT SIDE OF THE WALL- EXCEPT THAT BRICK IS SHOWN ON THE RESIDENTIAL SIDE OF THE WALL -SEE PAGE LS-2 FOR ELEV ATIONS AND S-3 FOR CONSTRI ICTION 2. Please separate and identify landscaping calculations along Wellborn Road and Southland St. The calculation for Southland St is one canopy tree for every 32'of frontage.The calculations on sheet two differ from calculations on sheet one of the landscape plans.Also,add calculations to show that 50%of required points come from canopy trees ITEM I: DONE- I"l EM 2: SOUTHLAND HAS ONE TREE PER 23.2 FEET NOW - ITEM 3: 100%OF LANDSCAPE POINTS ARE FROM CANOPY TREES 3. Remove note on page LS-1 which shows 571.2 points required. P 4. Please note buffer plantings do not count toward points. DONI 5. Please label Wellborn.Road Wellborn Road as such DONI 'Provide a general note that all new plantings must be irrigated. 7. Provide a general note and barricade details as shown in the SDS stating that barricades must be in place prior to any activity on the property,including,but not limited to,grading 8. Provide a general note that 100%coverage of groundcover,decorative paving,decorative rock(not loose)or a perinea!grass is required in parking lot islands,swales and drainage areas,the parking lot setback, right of ways,and adjacent property disturbed during construction. 9. Please provide landscaping sheet separate from the building plans End bullock comments MISCELLANEOUS L Irrigation system must be protected by Pressure vacuum Breaker,a Reduced Pressure Principle Back Flow Device or a Double Check Back Flow Device and installed as per city ordinance 2394 DONE- SO NOTED DOUBLE CHECK BACK FLOW DEVICES ARE TO BE USED 2. All back flow devices must be installed and tested upon installation as per city ordinance 2394 APPROVAL BY THE "ADMINISTRATOR"FOR MANUAL IRRIGATION USING SOAKER HOSES AND IN-GROUND VALVES HAS BEEN GIVEN THE ABOVE NOTES HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THE LANDSCAPE DRAWINGS NOTE: AN ADDITIONAL PAGE, MEP-1, HAS BEEN PROVIDED IN THIS SUBMITTAL. THIS PAGE WAS DRAWN BY THE ARCHITECT FOR MEP ENGINEER'S USE AT START OF PROJECT. ENGINEER IGNORED THE ARCHITECT'S PROVISIONS FOR A MANUAL IRRIGATION SYSTEM UTILIZING SOAKER HOSES. ARCHITECT'S COMMENTS FOLLOW: ENGINEERING COMMENTS No, I L Please show location of lint trap on site plan I SHOWED LINT TRAP ON MY MEP SITE PLAN DRAWING BUT WHERE DID CHARLES S.(MEP ENGINEER)SHOW HIS' I STILL DO NOT KNOW WHERE THE SEWER IS-NO RESPONSE FROM ISMAIL 2. Please show proposedlexisting utility lines and water and service connections GAS AND WATER POINTS OF CONNECTION ARE SHOWN ON THE ARCH SITE PLAN SEWER AND ELECTRICAL ARE UNDER THE PERVIEW OF CHARLES S..(MEP ENGINEER)WHO HAS PROVIDED ME NO INFORMATION-NO RESPONSE FROM ISMAIL 3. Provide construction details and erosion control plan THOUGHT I DID - NOTED STRAW FILTERS AT OUTFLOW 4. Include the sewer demand on the site plan CHARLES S.(MEP ENGINEER)MUST PROVIDE INFO-NO RESPONSE FROM ISMAIL 5. Your submitted plans indicate that the building type is V-B. Pleas add a note stating the building type and a fire flow demand of 1,500 gallons per minute on the site plan ISMAIL-THIS IS FOR CHARLES S(MEP ENGINEER)TO DO 6 There is an existing power pole depicted on the site drainage plan,please show this on the site plan and confirm that it does not conflict with the masonry wall AT THE START, I TRIED TO DETERMINE POLE LOCATION BY SIGHT LINES BUT TREES IN THE WAY-SURVEYOR INSISTS ON RE-SURVEYING PROPERTY JUST TO LOCATE THE POLE-MEP ENGINEER,CHARLES S. TELLS ISMAIL(CONTRACTOR) THAT HE HAS EVERYTHING APPROVED BY COLLEGE STATION-MY REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION GO UNHEEDED-INSANITY RUNS RAMPANT-NO RESPONSE FROM ISMAIL OBVIOUSLY, IF POLE NOT UTILIZED,REMOVE IT- W IT IS USED AND IS IN THE WAY,THEN MOVE IT-THIS IS NOT SO HARD NO RESPONSE FROM ISMAIL 7. Please replace/repair curb cut along Wellborn Road DONE-SEE SITE PLANS) End comments keven ferrer FIRE L The entrance curbs(only)need to be painted"fire lane" DONE- SEE SITE PLAN Knox Box is required noNF- SEE SITE PLAN AND FLOOR PLAN End comments Steve smith SANITATION 1. Dumpster location is ok with sanitation,however,we prefer that the gates not be placed on the enclosure as stated in the UDO DONE-GATES HAVE BEEN REMOVED I HAVE INCREASED ENTRY CURB RADIUS FOR CONVENIENCE OF SANITATION TRUCK End comments wally tannin • THE FOLLOWING COMMENTS FALL PRIMARILY UNDER THE PER VIEW OF THE MEP ENGINEER AND THE SURVEYOR EIFCTRICAL COMMENTS REQUIRING IMMEDIATE ATTENTION _ SITE PLAN/PLAT: Developer will provide CSU with a digital, AutoCad dwg format version of plat and/or site plan as soon as it is available. E-mail to wdavis@csix_gov 2.LOAD DATA: The developer will provide load data to CSU as soon as it is available_ This information is critical for CSU to accurately determine the size and number of transformers, and other equipment required to provide service to the project. Failure to provide load data will result in construction delays and,due to clearance requirements, could affect the final building footprint. Delivery time for transformers and other equipment not in stock is approximately 26 weeks. 3_ EASEMENTS: Developer provides temporary blanket easement for construction purposes and upon completion of project must provide descriptive easements for electric infrastructure as designed by CSU 4. EASEMENTS: Developer provides descriptive easements for electric infrastructure as designed by CSU,as shown on plat or site plan 5. If easements are existing,the developer will be responsible for locating easements on the site to insure that electrical infrastructure is installed within easement boundaries 6. The following easements will be required: >Make 15'landscape easement into a 151PUE SHOWN ON ARCHITECTURAL SITE PLAN SP-1 > 10'PUE on landscaped island next to parking space #13 SHOWN ON ARCHITEcTuRAL SITE PLAN SP-I >There is a 3 phase power line available. It will need a 12208 voltage configuration(???) GENERAL ELEC1 RICAL COMMENTS I. Developer installs conduit per CSU specs and design 2. CSU 2will provide drawings for4 electrical installation I Developer provides 30'of rigid or IMC conduit for each riser conduit_CSU installs riser 4. Developer will intercept existing conduit at designated transformers or other existing devices and extend as required 5. If conduit does not exist at designated transformer or other existing devices,developer will furnish and install conduit as shown on CSU electrical layout 6. Developer pours electrical device pads or footings, i.e. transformers,pull boxes,or other device, per CSU specs and design 7. Developer installs pull boxes and secondary pedestals per CSU specs and design. Pull boxes and secondary pedestals provided by CSU 8. Final site plan must show all proposed electrical facilities necessary to provide electrical service, i.e. transformers. Pull boxes,or switchgears, all meter locations,and conduit routing as designed by CSU 9. To discuss any of the above electrical comments please contact or Weldon Davis at 979 764 5027 Comments by Weldon Davis 1101 Texas Avenue, P.O. Box 9960 College Station, Texas 77842 Okff Phone 979.764.3570 / Fax 979.764.3496 CITY Or C01.1 JtGE STATION Hone of Tenor A&M Uriomiry' MEMORANDUM DATE: September 26, 2014 TO: Ismail Owaisi, via USPS; 5225 East FM 1462, Rosharon, TX, 77583 FROM: Jessica Bullock, Staff Planner SUBJECT: Royal Touch Laundry NRA Review Staff reviewed the above-mentioned site plan as requested. The following page is a list of staff review comments detailing items that need to be addressed. Please address the comments and submit the following information for further staff review: One (1) revised set of elevation drawings Color Samples Please note that this application will expire in 90 days from the date of this memo, if the applicant has not provided written response comments and revised documents to the Administrator that seek to address the staff review comments contained herein. If there are comments that you are not addressing with the revised elevations, please attach a letter explaining the details. If you have any questions or need additional information, please call me at 979.764.3570. Attachments: Staff review comments PC: Vijay Kumar, via; riasirsa@yahoo.com P&DS Project No. 14-00900236 STAFF REVIEW COMMENTS NO. 1 Royal Touch Laundry (NRA) — NRA Review 14-00900236 'PLANNING 1. Please provide a list of Sherwin William's equivalent colors or provide color swatches. 2. Facades facing Wellborn Rd. and Southland St. are required to have 2 different elements of architectural relief every 45 feet. The other facades are required to have 2 different elements every 60 feet. The following are types that may be used: a. Canopies, permanent decorative awnings, or windows accompanied by overhangs; b. Wall plane projections or recessions with a minimum of four-foot depth; c. Pilasters or columns; d. Recessed entries, stoops, Porches, or arcades; e. Balconies that extend from the building; or f. Decorative stormwater management initiatives physically integrated with the building, as approved by the Administrator. V . No more than 66% of the roofline can be on the same elevation. 4. ,In era , MU not ermitt d as ishe aten Please sh t terial promised n2i----, citli1 / t pe ntaas h - ill e usekoth ildin we aS the�d�rrfipster enc�O u re.l� 5. Because the building is under 5,000 square feet, the building may use one hundred 100 percent EIFS, Stucco, high build textured paint on concrete to simulate the appearance of EIFS, or hardboard, but only if it is painted or tinted with a minimum of two 2 colors to avoid monotony. 6. For more information see section 12-7.10 or the Unified Development Ordinance. Link to UDO Reviewed by: Jessica Bullock Date: 9/26/14 1 , n ' o WW \ P \5 G�� (lirie444 CITY OF COLLEGE STATION Home of Texas A&M University" MEMORANDUM DATE: September 11, 2014 TO: Ismail Owaisi, via USPS; 5225 East FM 1462, Rosharon, TX, 77583 FROM: Jessica Bullock, Staff Planner SUBJECT: ROYAL TOUCH LAUNDRY (NRA) Thank you for the submittal of your Non-Residential Architectural Standards application. I have been assigned to review this project and it is anticipated that the review will be completed and any staff comments returned to you on or before Thursday, September 25, 2014. If you have questions in the meantime, please feel free to contact me. PC: Vijay Kumar, via; riasirsa(cyahoo.com P&DS Project No. 14-00900236 Planning 6.Development Services P.O.BOX 9960 • 1101 TEXAS AVENUE•COLLEGE SON•TEXAS •77842