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Staff ReportSTAFF REPORT Case No.: 95-223 Applicant: McClure Engineering for TAC Realty, Inc. ITEM: Consideration of a Final Plat of 6.71 acres, Woodcreek Phase 7. ITEM SUIVIMARY AND STAFF RECOMMENDATION This property is located in the Woodcreek Subdivision at the southwest quadrant of the Stonebrook Drive and Stonebridge Drive intersection. It contains 6.71 acres and is currently zoned PUD #2. The PUD #2 zoning was recently approved by the Council. Any PUD zoning is contingent upon approval of a final development plan that is in compliance with the preliminary plat that was submitted as part of the rezoning. 'The final plat matches the preliminary plat with a minor change relating to the location of three of the lots .and the Floor to Area ratio is slightly higher. The density as proposed on the development plan and preliminary plat will be 3.4 units per acre which is comparable to surrounding residential densities and matches the plan as had been submitted with the rezoning request. Surrounding properties are zoned R-1, PUD #1 and C-3 Planned Commercial. The applicant has finalized with this plat the location of parking spaces in the interior of the cul-de-sac. A Project Review Committee meeting was held on 6-21-95 and approval is recommended with the comments from that meeting. The homes in the PUD across Stonebridge will face the backs of the homes in this proposed PUD. Due to the concerns expressed at the time of the preliminary plat with regard to fencing, the applicant has been requested to provide a detail of the proposed fencing at the P&Z meeting. Staff would recommend that the fencing be installed prior to the filing of the final plat. COUNCIL POLICY ENDS STATEMENTS -The following Ends Statements may or may not be met with the approval of this request. Council will decide, based on the information in the staff report and any staff presentations, whether these Ends Statements will be met with this request. Transportation/Mobility -Citizens benefit from the ability to move into ,out of, and within College Station in a safe and effecient manner. Parks & Recreation -Citizens benefit from parks space and recreational activities which are geographically and demogrphically accessible and serve a diversity of interests. Health & Public Safety -Citizens benefit from a reasonably safe and secure environment. Education/Information -Citizens benefit from access to broad based information and knowledge. Quality Service -Citizens benefit from a reasonable tax revenue for the value and quality of service delivered. Cultural Arts -Citizens benefit from participation in the arts. Employment/Prosperity -Citizens benefit from an environment that is conducive to providing diverse employment opportunities. Civic Pride -Citizens benefit from well planned, attractive residential and commercial areas. COMPREHENSIVE PLAN -The following are Goals and Objectives from the City's adopted Comprehensive Plan. Applicable ones are in bold. Complies with Future Land Use Plan Map?: YES Development- Goals and Objectives: LAND USE Protection of residential uses: Proposal is compatible with surrounding uses. Screening of backs of proposed units along street will provide visual buffering for existing residences. Encourage use of vacant land w/ services: Fills in an area shown on original master plan for residential development Avoid strip commercial: NA TRANSPORTATION Provide major arterials to prevent congestion: NA Adequate pedestrian/bike movement: NA Ensure safety and ease of maintenance: NA Location of streets based on function: NA Driveway access: NA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Compatible with environment: NA Encourage retirees: NA Encourage tourism: NA PARKS AND RECREATION Link parks by pathways and natural features: NA Combine parks with schools: NA HOUSING Maintain integrity of existing supply: Additional 23 units will not jeopardize existing supply Encourage diversified housing: Provides for some common wall construction similar to patio home and/or townhome type development COMMUNITY APPEARANCE Promote good site design: Use of PUD will insure open and recreation space and allows more flexibility for design Prevent and eliminate unsightly conditions: NA HISTORICAL OVERVIEW -This property was originally part of the adjacent PUD #1 when Woodcreek first began to develop. In April 1990 it and some adjacent property were rezoned to R-1 Single Family. The adjacent property developed and is now Lake Forest South. The rest has remained vacant until now. The developer would like to rezone back to the Planned Unit Development in order to have more flexible lot design and to be in keeping with the surrounding PUD# 1. ENGINEERING COMMENTS AND IMPACT STUDIES -Impact studies were submitted with the original Woodcreek master plan in 1990. The impacts from this proposed development are in keeping with that original master plan. Water -Impact studies show availability with the current waterlines in the area. An extension will be required along Stonebrook to serve this property. Sewer -Available through a 6" sewer line in Stonebrook. Impact study shows it is sized to handle this development. Streets -Frontage is on Stonebrook, which is adequate to handle traffic generated from this development Traffic -Traffic impact studies were previously submitted with the Woodcreek Master plan, at which time the study showed there would be no substantial traffic impacts from this development. Drainage -Drainage from the private street and the lots will be diverted to a detention pond at the southwest corner of the property. The pond and drainage system within the street will all be privately maintained. Flood Plain -None Sidewalks -Sidewalks will be required in accordance with the sidewalk master plan, which shows sidewalks along Stonebrook. Parkland Dedication -Previously dedicated SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE COMPLIANCE The proposal complies with all applicable subdivision regulations and with the original Master Plan of Woodcreek as approved by Council when development began in that subdivision. Oversize Request. - NA Proposed Public Improvements -Public improvements will consist of public water and sewerline extensions. The street and drainage facilities as proposed will be private. Easement Dedications - As shown on the plat ZONING ORDINANCE COMPLIANCE Proposed Use -Single Family. Proposal complies with PUD regulations and with intent of originally approved Master Plan for Woodcreek. NOTIFICATION: Legal Notice Publication(s): Advertised Commission Hearing Date(s): 3-16-95 Advertised Council Hearing Dates: 4-13-95 Number of Notices Mailed to Property Owners Within 200' : 18 Response Received: Several inquires (approximately 25 calls)