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 zoning change from a Regional Center Commercial Downtown (RCC-D) zoning district and use classification to an Industrial Center General (IC-G) zoning district and use classification 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. This is part two of a three-part request including CA14-0003 and S14-0004. The Planning and Zoning Commission recommends approval (5-2).
The applicant is proposing to rezone approximately 2.95 acres from Regional Center Commercial Downtown (RCC-D) to Industrial Center General (IC-G). The request is being considered concurrently with two other applications, a Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CA14-0003) 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. Hot dip galvanization is a heavy manufacturing use involving dipping steel into baths of cleansing solutions and molten zinc. 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.
Should the rezoning request be approved, the applicant could then proceed with the Specific Use Permit that would be required in the IC-G district to permit the heavy manufacturing use. The previous report addressed the Comprehensive Plan A...Click here for full text