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 a comprehensive plan amendment from a "Regional Mixed Use Center" future land use designation to an "Industrial Center" future land use designation on approximately 2.95 acres of land generally located on the west side of Worthington Drive, north of Barcelona Street and south of Schuyler Street being Lot 3, Block A of the Hull Addition; and providing for a penalty in the maximum amount of $2,000.00 for violations thereof; providing a severability clause and an effective date. The Planning and Zoning Commission recommends approval (5-2). (CA14-0003)
The applicant is proposing to amend the Future Land Use designation of approximately 2.95 acres from Regional Mixed Use Center to Industrial Center. The request is being considered concurrently with two other applications, a rezoning request (Z14-0014) and a Specific Use Permit (S14-0004). All three requests are proposed to allow Edsco Fasteners to begin hot dip galvanization at their current location at 2200 Worthington Drive. Galvanization protects the steel from corrosion by forming an alloy coating. Currently, Edsco Fasteners trucks their products off-site for galvanization. Having hot dip galvanization abilities on-site would save time and money for their operations.
Edsco Fasteners has been located at the subject property since 2006 and is a special exception. The property was previously zoned Light Manufacturing and manufacturing uses have occupied the site since it was developed in 1996. Edsco now desires to add hot dip galvanization to their operations. The galvanization process requires dipping of metal into a variety of baths containing raw materials. First, the steel object is dipped into a degreasing or caustic cleaning solutio...Click here for full text