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 specific use permit for a "heavy manufacturing use" in 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 three of a three-part request including CA14-0003 and Z14-0014. The Planning and Zoning Commission recommends approval (7-0).
The applicant is requesting a Specific Use Permit for approximately 2.95 acres for a heavy manufacturing use, specifically hot dip galvanization, in the Industrial Center General (IC-G) zoning district. The request is being considered concurrently with two other applications, a Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CA14-0003) and a rezoning request (Z14-0014). 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 capabilities on-site would save time and money for their operations.
Edsco Fasteners has been located at the subject property since 2006 and has a Special Exception which means that the use, although not permitted in the governing zoning district under the current Denton Development Code, was permitte...Click here for full text