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File #: 14-0642    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Planning Case
File created: 8/29/2014 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/16/2014 Final action:
Title: 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).
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Staff Analysis, 2. Exhibit 2 - Site Location Aerial Map, 3. Exhibit 3 - Existing Zoning Map, 4. Exhibit 4 - Proposed Zoning Map, 5. Exhibit 5 - Letter from the Applicant, 6. Exhibit 6 - Notification Map and Responses, 7. Exhibit 7 - Site Photos, 8. Exhibit 8 - August 27, 2014, Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting Minutes (Draft), 9. Exhibit 9 - Ordinance
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Agenda Information Sheet

DEPARTMENT: Planning and Development

CM/ ACM: John Cabrales, Jr.

Date: September 16, 2014

SUBJECT
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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).
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BACKGROUND

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...

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