Agenda Information Sheet
DEPARTMENT: Planning and Development
CM/ ACM: John Cabrales, Jr.
Date: September 16, 2014
Hold a public hearing and consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton, Texas, providing for an initial zoning and land use classification of Neighborhood Residential 6 (NR-6) on approximately 34.73 acres of land located on the south side of Edwards Road, approximately 500 feet west of Swisher Road, in the City of Denton, Denton County, Texas; and providing for a penalty in the maximum amount of $2,000.00 for violations thereof, severability, and an effective date (Z14-0012). The Planning and Zoning Commission recommends approval (6-0).
Upon annexation into the City of Denton in 2013, as part of DH-9, the subject property was assigned a default zoning classification of RD-5. This is a place holder until an official zoning district is approved by the City Council at the request of the property owner. Therefore, the applicant is requesting an initial zoning district of NR-6 to facilitate the development of Villages of Carmel Phase 5.
Boundaries of the zoning request include Edwards Road to the north, Villages of Carmel 2C to the west, and the future alignment of Post Oak Boulevard to the east. Development of the site will require improvements to Edwards Road and right-of-way dedication for the future Post Oak Boulevard, a north-south primary arterial on the Mobility Plan that would link this part of the city to I-35E. A separate rezoning request for the property to the south has also been submitted to facilitate Villages of Carmel Phase 4. This rezoning request is still currently under review by the Development Review Committee, however it is anticipated development of these two Phases together will require complete dedication of the entire Post Oak Boulevard right-of-way between Edwards Road and Pockrus Page Road. The neighborhood has expressed a strong desire to see Post Oa...Click here for full text