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CITY OF ST. CLOUD

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE MINUTES

REGULAR

 

 

DATE OF MEETING:      October 5, 2006            

 

LOCATION:                   1300 9th Street - 1st Floor – DRC Conference Room; St. Cloud

 

CALL TO ORDER:         2:00 P.M.

 

CHAIRMAN:                  David Nearing, Director of Planning and Zoning

 

SECRETARY:               Michelle Orton, Development Coordinator

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:

Dave Ennis                    Ken Peck                      Bob Friend                    Mark Luthie

Veronica Miller               Jeff Higgins                    Ron Trowell                  

 

 

1.                                           Case #06-124.01 – 192 Commercial Plaza (Jeff Higgins, Planner)

SW corner US 192 & Hickory Tree Road

Annex/LUA/Zoning

 

Jeffrey Ball with Osceola Engineering was present to represent the application.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comments on this annexation.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         With the implementation of the Cyber Spot wireless system thru out the City of St. Cloud, “Cyber Spot

Capital Expansion” charges will apply prior to development of said property.

This fee shall be assessed as follows:

Per Residential Unit: $118.46

Per square foot of Commercial property: $0.0068

Please reference Resolution #2005-418R, Ordinance #2005-168, and Section 6.1.10.1 of the

Land Development Code.

2.         Please note that all cases do not necessarily require poles, but in the cases that do require poles, the following guidelines will apply.

1. Poles that provide a minimum mounting height of 25 feet, as recommended by the Radio manufacture and a continuous, non-switched power source, will be required, at the developer’s expense, for mounting of the radios.

2. In instances of decorative light poles, matching decorative poles, providing a minimum mounting height of 25 feet, as recommended by the Radio manufacture and a continuous, non-switched power source, will be required, at the developer’s expense, for mounting of the radios.

3. Please note that this is a combined effort with OUC and the City of St. Cloud for the acquisition and placement of the poles that needs to be addressed by the developer during the street lighting design phase.

4. A layout of the electric system showing transformer locations and street lighting needs too be supplied to the IT department as soon as possible for determining the number of poles required and location of the poles.

 

LINES DIVISION

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

2.         This site is not located on US #192 and the name should reference Hickory Tree Rd. instead of US 192.

 

Mr. Ball indicated that they were changing this name and if DRC had any suggestions they would welcome them.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         Upon annexation, this site will receive fire protection from the St. Cloud Fire Rescue Department. In order for the site to receive the ISO rating inherent with the rest of the City, a hydrant must be located within 1000 feet of any existing structures, measured along the road right-of-way and shall not be measured across private property not designated and used as a road right-of-way. Furthermore, any future development will require standards set forth according to the City of St. Cloud’s Land Development Code.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

2.         Upon annexation the Fire Rescue Department recommends moving forward in the near future with the staffing of a Fire Station in the eastern area of the City of St. Cloud.

 

PLANNING

CONDITIONS:

1.         Need electronic format legal description.

 

Mr. Ball noted that he had given them to Megan Berkau before she left.

 

Mr. Higgins indicated that he would check to see if they could be located.

 

RECOMMENDATIONS:

2.         Approval of Annexation and Commercial Land Use.

3.         PUD zoning not recommended HB Zoning is recommended.

 

Mr. Ball indicated that he would like to do a PUD; it would give them more flexibility.  They would be able to work with the architecturaly design and make it a lot nicer.

 

Mr. Higgins indicated that the land use and zoning would need to be added with the annexation.

 

Mr. Nearing noted that the Planning Board does not like to take an annexation without the Land Use and zoning.  He also noted that they would need to give Mr. Higgins a narrative so that they can all catch up for the final hearing.

 

Mr. Ball wanted to know the date for the final hearing.

 

Mr. Nearing noted that it will be after the first of the year.  The Planning Board could be sometime in November or December.

 

Mr. Rolf Gunther of 192 Commercial Plaza, LLC joined Mr. Ball.

 

Mr. Gunther wanted to know if he could bring in Multi-Family along with the commercial or if they needed a new land use to change it to residential.

 

Mr. Nearing noted that they could bring it in as commercial and residential but they would need to establish a maximum density.

 

Mr. Gunther wanted to know if it was a straight PUD or if it was a CPUD.

 

Mr. Nearing noted that it was just a PUD.

 

Mr. Ball directed the name change to Mr. Gunther.

 

Mr. Gunther indicated that he may want to change the name to Highway 15 Plaza.

 

FINDING:

The DRC recommended approval with conditions.

 

 

2.                                           Case #06-125.01 – Canoe Creek Plaza (Jeff Higgins, Planner)

SW corner US 192 & Hickory Tree Road

Annex/LUA/Zoning

 

Jeffrey Ball with Osceola Engineering was present to represent the application.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comments on this annexation.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         With the implementation of the Cyber Spot wireless system thru out the City of St. Cloud, “Cyber Spot

Capital Expansion” charges will apply prior to development of said property.

This fee shall be assessed as follows:

Per Residential Unit: $118.46

Per square foot of Commercial property: $0.0068

Please reference Resolution #2005-418R, Ordinance #2005-168, and Section 6.1.10.1 of the

Land Development Code.

2.         Please note that all cases do not necessarily require poles, but in the cases that do require poles, the following guidelines will apply.

1. Poles that provide a minimum mounting height of 25 feet, as recommended by the Radio manufacture and a continuous, non-switched power source, will be required, at the developer’s expense, for mounting of the radios.

2. In instances of decorative light poles, matching decorative poles, providing a minimum mounting height of 25 feet, as recommended by the Radio manufacture and a continuous, non-switched power source, will be required, at the developer’s expense, for mounting of the radios.

3. Please note that this is a combined effort with OUC and the City of St. Cloud for the acquisition and placement of the poles that needs to be addressed by the developer during the street lighting design phase.

4. A layout of the electric system showing transformer locations and street lighting needs too be supplied to the IT department as soon as possible for determining the number of poles required and location of the poles.

 

LINES DIVISION

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

2.         This site is not located on US #192 and the name should reference Hickory Tree Rd. instead of US 192.

 

Mr. Ball noted that this project was the same as the other, that they will be making a name change before it goes to planning board.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         Upon annexation, this site will receive fire protection from the St. Cloud Fire Rescue Department. In order for the site to receive the ISO rating inherent with the rest of the City, a hydrant must be located within 1000 feet of any existing structures, measured along the road right-of-way and shall not be measured across private property not designated and used as a road right-of-way. Furthermore, any future development will require standards set forth according to the City of St. Cloud’s Land Development Code.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

2.         Upon annexation the Fire Rescue Department recommends moving forward in the near future with the staffing of a Fire Station in the eastern area of the City of St. Cloud.

 

PLANNING

CONDITIONS:

1.         Need electronic format legal description.

 

Mr. Ball indicated that he also gave this legal to Megan Berkau.

 

Mr. Higgins noted that he also needs a Certificate of Title.

 

Mr. Ball indicated that he also gave that to Ms. Berkau, he noted that they should all be together with the legal description.

 

RECOMMENDATIONS:

2.         Approval of Annexation and Commercial Land Use.

3.         PUD zoning not recommended HB Zoning is recommended.

 

Mr. Ball indicated that the applicant would also like to go with PUD zoning for this project.

 

FINDING:

            The DRC recommended approval with conditions.

 

3.                                           Case #04-105.06  –  Southern Pines (John Groenendaal, Planner)

S Michigan Avenue

Abandon ROW

 

Mark Falck with Maronda Homes was present to represent the application.

 

There were no comments by DRC

 

FINDING:

            The DRC recommended approval with conditions.

 

4.                                           Case #6-17.03 – Stevens Plantation Corporate Campus (John Groenendaal, Planner)

Progress Lane

Site Plan

 

Robert Hair with Stantec was present to represent the application.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comments on this site plan.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

CONDITIONS:

1.         Please use the latest detail sheet for the solid waste dumpster dimensions. The minimum depth is 12’.

 

Mr. Hair noted that the detail sheets have the wrong size.

 

Mr. Luthie suggested that he go to the website for numbers.  He also noted that it would need to be 12’ wide by 12’ deep. 

 

Mr. Hair noted that they could take care of that.

 

Mr. Luthie indicated that they need to align entry point for access.  He noted that they didn’t have to cluster if they need two large containers, or align it differently with a 20’ aisle width.

 

Mr. Hair noted that he already knew about the 12’ width but at the moment he didn’t see a location.

 

Mr. Luthie and Mr. Hair looked over the plans and discussed a location.

 

2.         The double dumpster alignment will need to be revised to accommodate entry for the commercial collection truck.

 

 

CONCURRENCY MANAGEMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         A Certificate of Capacity approved by City Council shall be required prior to receiving a Notice to Proceed.

2.         A Sewer Capacity Reservation Fee in the amount of $2,359.50 shall be paid prior to receiving a Notice to Proceed. This amount shall be credited towards the Sanitary Sewer Impact Fee at the time of building permit.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

3.         Staff recommends approval with the above conditions of approval.

I NFORMATION:

4.         The Sewer Capacity Reservation Fee is calculated as 10% of the estimated sanitary sewer impact fee at a rate of $1,100.00 per 1,000 gross square feet of building floor area for Commercial use, per solution

            98-27R. In this case: 21,450 sf of building x $1,100 ÷ 1,000 = $23,595.00 x 10% = $2,359.50.

5.         Impact fees shall be paid at the rate in effect at the time of building permit. A list of impact fees and rates is available from the Planning & Zoning Department upon request.

6.         Please be advised that the Certificate of Capacity will not be moved forward to City Council for approval until such time as the applicant notifies the Planner that it is needed. Your planner will place the item on the next available City Council agenda.

 

LINES DIVISION

CONDITIONS:

1.         A 6” sanitary sewer clean-out is required at the point of connection and at every 75 feet.

 

Mr. Hair noted that they have met the conditions and took care of it already.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         Fire hydrants in commercial, industrial, and high-density residential areas shall be spaced no greater than three hundred fifty (350) feet apart and shall be connected to mains no less than eight (8) inches in diameter. In addition, hydrants shall be located so that the radius of one hundred seventy five (175) feet from the hydrant shall strike a portion of the structure, as well as strike the same radius of the next hydrant on the property. The required distance between all hydrants shall be measured along the road right-of-way and shall not be measured across private property not designated and used as a road right-of- way. No individual hydrant shall be designed to deliver more than 1000 GPM of required fire flow.  (L.D.C. 7.9.2.b.1)

 

Mr. Hair wanted to know where the Fire Marshal wanted the hydrant.

 

Mr. Ennis indicated that it needed to be outside of the 175’ boundary.

 

Mr. Hair noted that it would be but that Mr. Ennis could indicate where he would like for it to go.

 

Mr. Nearing suggested that they discuss this after the meeting when they could pull out the plans.

 

2.         Fire Hydrants and Fire Protection Appliances shall have clearances of 7.5 feet front and sides and 4 foot to the rear for hydrants. (NFPA1 18.3.4.1) This includes driveways, mailboxes, trees and utilities.

During construction, when combustibles are brought on to the site in such quantities as deemed hazardous by the fire official, access roads and a suitable supply of water, acceptable to the fire department, shall be provided and maintained. Completion of the base installation, including the appropriate tack coating and sanding, shall be considered sufficient for vehicular access.

3.         Proof of adequate fire flow must be submitted to the public works department for verification prior to site plan approval by the fire rescue department.

 

OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

INFORMATION:

1.         The owner will install all the primary conduit and the concrete transformer pads. The secondary conduit, wire and terminations are the responsibility of the owner. Please have the conduit installed and inspected by OUC four weeks before you need pre-power. Please note that Manufacturers of Transformers and Wire have advised that it could take up to six months to obtain these items, please submit electrical information as soon as possible.

2.         A Utility Easement will be required once the location for the transformer and primary run is determined.

3.         There may be costs for temp. power to this site.

4.         There may be costs to provide electric service to this project, please contact Development Services.

5.         OUC can provide parking lot lights for this project, please contact Development Services.

6.         Please send all site and electric information to OUC Development Services.

OUC Development Services

44 W. Jefferson Street

PO Box 3193

Orlando, FL 32802

407-236-9652 Fax 407-236-9628

Email: developmentservices@ouc.com

7.         Once all the information is obtained by Development Services an Engineer will be assigned to the project.

 

PLANNING

CONDITIONS:

1.         The side setback is 15 feet not 14 feet.

2.         Show a loading area.

 

Mr. Hair noted that they were considering a circular design to put in a loading area.

 

Mr. Nearing indicated that would be fine as long as it met the loading area of 13 x 42.

 

3.         Need a landscape plan added to the plan set.

a. include a buffer screen as outlined in 8.7.2.B

b. need the plant species of the trees on the site for approval along with a legend.

c. Please check all trees to be sure they are appropriate to Florida and are drought tolerant.

d. Palms may used on site but can not be used to meet City landscape requirements.

e. use a raised curb on the northern and eastern edges of the property over wheel stops.

f. reserve the right to comment further on the landscape plan with the new submittal.

4.         Show an elevation of any proposed freestanding signage along with location on the site plan sheet.

5.         The elevation appears to be a two story building but all other data indicates a single story building.

6.         Provide greater detail of the elevations, mainly materials. The project is to be reviewed by an ARC to approve the architecture, however at this stage the DSD has not formed on. Staff will provide comment as needed.

INFORMATION:

1.         The adult day care use is being approved based on the fact that child care center is a permitted use.

2.         Revised plans must be submitted within sixty (60) days of this review. Revised plans submitted after the allotted time frame will require a new application including payment of additional fees. Please be advised that the number of plans required for submittal has increased to 15 sets.

3.         Applicant shall confer with Osceola County regarding access, right-of-way permits and concurrency prior to Final Site Plan approval for any development application that impacts a County Road.

 

Mr. Hair didn’t know why comment #3 was included.

 

Mr. Nearing indicated that this was a standard condition and that it could be deleted.

 

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

CONDITIONS:

1.         A South Florida Water Management District permit is required for this case.

 

FINDING:         

            The DRC recommended approval with conditions.

 

5.                     Case #06-36.03 – Comp Plan Text Amendment (Jeff Higgins, Planner)

Citywide

Text Amendment

 

Ms. Veronica Miller from Public Works was present to represent the application.

 

Ms. Miller noted that the City wanted to add this amendment in order for every thing to match with the Comprehensive Plan and the City Code.

 

Mr. Nearing noted that they would send this with the next amendment in January.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comments on this text amendment.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments.

 

LINES DIVISION

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         Approval of this case will not cause an adverse affect on fire rescue department operations.

 

PLANNING

RECOMMENDATIONS:

1.         Approval

 

FINDING:

            The DRC recommended approval.

 

6.                     Case #06-126.01 – Stevens Plantation Annex (John Groenendaal, Planner)

3148 Bailey Road

Annex/LUA/Zoning

 

There were no comments for this case.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comments on this annexation.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

NDITIONS:

1.         No comments.

 

LINES DIVISION

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         Upon annexation, this site will receive fire protection from the St. Cloud Fire Rescue Department. In order for the site to receive the ISO rating inherent with the rest of the City, a hydrant must be located within 1000 feet of any existing structures, measured along the road right-of-way and shall not be measured across private property not designated and used as a road right-of-way. Furthermore, any future development will require standards set forth according to the City of St. Cloud’s Land Development Code.

 

PLANNING

CONDITIONS:

1.         Recommend the annexation be approved.

2.         Support the land use of LDR with the Stevens Plantation Overlay

3.         Recommend the zoning be completed with a new proposal for the entire Steven’s North PUD. Or the approved PUD / PMP zoning may be amended. I need a meeting with the consulting engineer prior to Planning Board.

INFORMATION:

1.         Revised plans must be submitted within sixty (60) days of this review. Revised plans submitted after the allotted time frame will require a new application including payment of additional fees. Please be advised that the number of plans required for submittal has increased to 15 sets.

2.         Applicant shall confer with Osceola County regarding access, right-of-way permits and concurrency prior to Final Site Plan approval for any development application that impacts a County Road.

 

FINDING:

            The DRC recommended approval with conditions.

 

ADJOURNMENT:   Meeting was adjourned at 2:24 pm