City Council Meeting
15 items ∙ Mon, May 8, 2023 at 6:30pm
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Public Hearings and Ordinances on Second ReadingItem No. 1 - ORD - rezone of 7890 W. 38th Ave (R-2 to MU-N) Item No. 2 - ORD - amend WR laws for dedication of parks Item No. 3 - ORD - trnsfr property on Wadsworth to CDOT Item No. 4 - RESO - Major Subdivision 4600 Kipling
Ordinances on First ReadingItem No. 5 - ORD - amend WR laws for subdivision reqs Item No. 6 - ORD - vacate interest in Simms St
Decisions, Resolutions, and MotionsItem No. 7 - MOTION - appt CPGP Committee reps Item No. 8 - RESO - IGA w/CDOT for path on Wadsworth Item No. 9 - RESO - IGA w/CDOT for bike facilities Item No. 10 - RESO - IGA w/CDOT for ped bridge trail Item No. 11 - RESO - budget supplement for Xcel underground Item No. 12 - MOTION - Appointment to Planning Commission Item No. 13 - MOTION - contract with Mid-American for pool Item No. 14 - RESO - amend agreement with WR Sanitation Dist
∙ Approved 6 to 0
∙ Agenda item 2 of 15
∙ Case: WZ-23-01
Item No. 1 - ORD - rezone of 7890 W. 38th Ave (R-2 to MU-N)
The applicant is requesting approval of a zone change from Residential-Two (R-2) to Mixed Use-Neighborhood (MU-N) for the property at 7890 W. 38th Avenue. The applicant is the property owner. The zone change will result in a zoning that enables investment in the property and supports neighborhood serving uses that provide a transitional buffer between the existing residential uses and commercial uses.The applicant intends to convert the existing single-unit dwelling into a childcare center.
230508 - C.1.A - CAF - 2nd Reading - WZ-23-01 ( 0.19 MB )
230508 - C.1.B - ATTACH 1 - ORD - WZ-23-01 ( 0.11 MB )
Vicinity Map ( 0.3 MB )
Staff Report ( 1.35 MB )
PC Meeting Minutes ( 0.15 MB )
Zone Change Review Criteria
Each decision maker will follow the criteria below when voting on this item.
Per Section 26-112 of the City Code, the planning commission and city council shall base its decision in consideration of the extent to which the applicant demonstrates the following criteria have been met. An analysis of these criteria are provided in the staff report linked above.
1. The change of zone promotes the health, safety, and general welfare of the community and will not result in a significant adverse effect on the surrounding area; and
2. Adequate infrastructure/facilities are available to serve the types of uses allowed by the change of zone, or the applicant will upgrade and provide such where they do not exist or are under capacity; and
3. At least one (1) of the following conditions exists:
a. The change of zone is in conformance, or will bring the property into conformance with, the City of Wheat Ridge comprehensive plan goals, objectives and policies, and other city-approved policies or plans for the area.
b. The existing zone classification currently recorded on the official zoning maps of the City of Wheat Ridge is in error.
c. A change of character in the area has occurred or is occurring to such a degree that it is in the public interest to encourage redevelopment of the area or to recognize the changing character of the area.
d. The proposed rezoning is necessary in order to provide for a community need that was not anticipated at the time of the adoption of the City of Wheat Ridge comprehensive plan.
Commenting on this item has ended.
Online comments closed at 12:00 PM MDT 5/8/23.
No comments were received.