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Staff CommentsMEMORANDUM March 12, 2003 TO: Planning and Zoning Commission FROM: Jennifer Reeves Email: jreeves @ci.college - station.tx.us SUBJECT: Site Plan - University Commons, Phase II Maintenance Facility (SP) (03- 00500035) Item: Consideration, discussion and possible action on a Site Plan for University Commons Phase II Maintenance Facility, located at 2301 Eastmark Drive, in the Wolf Pen Creek Zoning District (03- 00500035) Applicant: Municipal Development Group for University Commons Staff Recommendations: Staff recommends approval. The recommendation of the DRB will be available at the P &Z meeting. Item Summary: The applicant is proposing to install two 24' x 40' buildings together to form one structure on a slab for a maintenance facility. The building materials and colors that are proposed for the facility will match the existing apartment buildings. The applicant is also proposing additional landscape, such as shrubs and trees, to mitigate any negative visual impact toward Wolf Pen Creek. Staff is recommends approval. Issues /Items for Review: 1. Relationship of Buildings to Site (and to adjoining area) • Harmony • Landscaping • Building design • Materials Attachments: 1. Application 2. Letter from the Property Manager of University Commons Apartments CITY OF COLLEGE STATION DEVELOPMENT SERVICES 1101 Texas Avenue South, PO Box 9960 College Station, Texas 77842 Phone 979.764.3570 / Fax 979.764.3496 MEMORANDUM February 17, 2003 TO: Lenwood Adams, Municipal Development Group, Via fax 693 -4243 FROM: Bridgette George, Assistant Development Manager SUBJECT: UNIVERSITY COMMONS, PHASE II - Site Plan 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 by Monday, February 24, 10:00 a.m., to be placed on the Wolf Pen Creek Design Review Board meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 6, 2003, 5:00 p.m. at the College Station City Hall, 1101 Texas Avenue: Eight (8) copies of the revised site plan; and Eight (8) copies of the landscape plan. If there are comments that you are not addressing with the revised site plan, please attach a letter explaining the details. If you have any questions or need additional information, please call Jennifer Reeves or myself at 764 -3570. Attachments: Staff review comments cc: Capstone Development, 600 Luckie Drive, Birmingham, AL, 35223 Buddy Causey, 764 -1077 Case file #03- 00500035 Home of Texas A &M University STAFF REVIEW COMMENTS NO. 1 Project: UNIVERSITY COMMONS, PHASE II — 03- 00500035 PLANNING 1. Please relocate the proposed vehicle ramp. It should be constructed adjacent to the existing end - island. 2. Keep in mind that the Wolf Pen Creek Development Review Board (DRB) will have to approve the colors and materials of the proposed building, as well as the location. Staff recommends that you use the same type of material as the existing buildings, as well as the same colors of the existing buildings. 3. Staff recommends that you show a schematic of planting types, location, and how they will mitigate the negative visual impact from the pedestrian oriented Wolf Pen Creek Corridor. Reviewed by: Jennifer Reeves Date: 02 -14 -03 ENGINEERING 1. Show the flood plain and base flood elevation on the site plan. 2. Please show finished floor elevation of proposed structure (Elevation shall be 1 foot above base flood elevation). Reviewed by: Carol Cotter Date: 02 -14 -03 ELECTRICAL 1. The following comments may not be relevant depending on whether you use your existing service for this additional building. Please contact me for questions. 2. Developer installs conduit per city specs and design. 3. Developer provides 30' of #4 rigid conduit for riser poles. Developer installs 4. first 10'. City installs remainder. 3. Developer pours transformer pad(s) per city specs and design. 4. Developer provides digital AutoCAD 2000i version of plat and /or site plan. 5. email to rbolin(a station.tx.us 6. Developer provides load data for project. 7. Developer provides temporary blanket easement for construction 8. purposes. 9. 7. Developer provides easements for electric infrastructure as installed for electric lines. Reviewed by: Ronnie Bolin Date:2 -11 -03 NOTE: 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. Any additional changes on these plans that have not been pointed out to the City, will constitute a completely new review. Page 2 of 3 MISCELLANEOUS 1. Irrigation system must be protected by either a Pressure Vacuum Breaker or Reduced Pressure Principle Back Flow Device and installed as per City Ordinance 2394. 2. All BackFlow devices must be installed and tested upon installation as per City Ordinance 2394. Reviewed by: Rob Werley NOTE: 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. Any additional changes on these plans that have not been pointed out to the City, will constitute a completely new review. Page 3 of 3