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CITY OF ST. CLOUD

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE MINUTES

 

DATE OF MEETING:      May 18, 2006

 

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

 

CALL TO ORDER:         2:00 P.M.

 

CHAIRMAN:                  David Nearing, Planning/Zoning Director

 

SECRETARY:               Marty Hobbs, Development Coordinator

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:

Dave Nearing                 Mark Luthie                   Bret Dunn                      Jeffrey Higgins

John Groenendaal          Ron Trowell                   Veronica Witol               Bob Friend

Tommy Howes               Michele Bronson

 

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

1.         Case # 05-41.03 – Newman Commercial Building

                                                SW Corner of Communications and Bay Court

                                                Site Plan

 

Bill Newman, Susan Abshire and Nance Reiff were present to represent the application.

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comments on this site plan.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.                   Effective immediately, all residential and commercial developments approved (issuance of a “Notice to Proceed” shall constitute approval) after December 1, 2005 shall be assessed a “CyberSpot Capital Expansion” charge due and payable prior to issuance of a “Notice to Proceed” for the development.  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.                   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 no cost to the City of St. Cloud, for mounting of the radios.

3.                   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 for mounting of the radios, at no cost to the City of St. Cloud.

4.                   The location of these poles will be determined by the City of St. Cloud.

INFORMATION:

1.         Based on the site plan square footage, the fees are $663.51.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

CONDITIONS:

1.         The travel way within the parking area will need to be increased to a minimum 24’ width to comply with the LDC.      

 

Mr. Newman wanted to know if they are willing to amend.

 

2.         Bay Court will need to be paved in order to utilize the proposed driveway connection to the site.      

3.         Please label the width of the travel way along the south side of the building.

4.         The dumpster enclosure detail has been revised.  You can obtain the latest detail sheet from the City of St. Cloud webpage.

5.         We recommend the open ditch along 17th St. west of Bay Court be piped.

 

Mr. Luthie noted that it should say Communications Road and not 17th Street.

 

Discussion over the road name.

 

CONCURRENCY MANAGEMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.                   Please pay concurrency review fee of $290.00 prior to this item being scheduled for a Certificate of Capacity.  (It was not paid during the previous application)

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

3.                   A Sewer Capacity Reservation Fee in the amount of $1,500.00 shall be paid prior to issuance of a Notice to Proceed, per Resolution 98-27R.  The Sewer Capacity Reservation Fee shall be credited towards the sewer impact fee at the time of building permit. The balance of all impact and tap fees shall be at the rate in effect at the time of building permit.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

1.                   Staff recommends approval with the above conditions.

INFORMATION:

1.                   The Sewer Capacity Reservation Fee equal to 10% of the estimated sanitary sewer impact fee.  For the industrial development, this is 21,982 s.f. of building x $600 (Industrial) ÷ 1,000 = $13,189.2 x 10% = $1,318.92  due at the Certificate of Capacity.  Per Resolution 98-27R.

2.                   A list of all impact fees is available from the Planning & Zoning Department upon request.

3.                   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 and the concurrency review fee is paid.  Your planner will place the item on the next available City Council agenda.

LINES DIVISION

CONDITIONS:

1.                   The construction of Palmetto Drive and the utilities have not been completed nor certified for clearance. Service to this site cannot be connected until such time the development plans have been accepted and approved.

2.                   A reduced pressure backflow will be required where applicable.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         An additional hydrant will be required near the Communications entrance.

 

Mr. Nearing indicated that the Fire Marshal is not present but would like for you to contact him directly.

 

Mr. Newman noted that they have 4 already.

 

2.         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.  The following requirements must be met before water is made available to the site: (LDC 16E)

      A.  A clearance letter from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (F.D.E.P.) to place            a public drinking water facility into service; 

      B.  A fire flow test by the St. Cloud Fire Department with results verifying minimum specifications              have been met.

INFORMATION:

1.         This building project is being submitted as an office warehouse. In order for a tenant with an occupancy classification of a mercantile the building will require sprinkler protection or a fire wall meeting the requirements of the Florida Building Code.

2.         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)

3.         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.

 

OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

CONDITIONS:

1.         If the electric is underground the owner will install all the primary conduit and the concrete transformer pad.  The secondary conduit, wire, and terminations is the responsibility of the owner.  Please have the conduit installed and inspected by OUC three weeks before you need pre-power.  Bay Court is there any restrictions to the type of electric service overhead or underground?

2.         A utility easement will be required once the location of the transformer and primary run is determined.

INFORMATION:

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 Service

            44 W. Jefferson Street

            P.O. 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.         Please combine lot 1, lot 2 and the north 38.5 feet into one parcel and do the appropriate lot split for the 38.5 feet.

 

Mr. Newman indicated that he does not agree.

 

Mr. Nearing noted that it was a requirement.

 

Mr. Newman indicated that they explained why it was needed but they can’ make it.

 

Ms. Witol noted that they need 38 feet of open space on the site plan.

 

Mr. Newman indicated that he will instruct his engineer to design it and address the 38 feet.

 

Discussion of the Legal Description

 

Ms. Witol indicated that the legal notes and “including”.

 

Mr. Newman noted that this was an error on their part.

 

Mr. Nearing indicated that they could continue if they wish.

 

Ms. Witol directed him to a note on page 4.

 

Mr. Nearing indicated that they could bring it back in two weeks and it will be considered Old Business and the comments would remain the same.

 

Ms. Witol noted that the legal on the front page is not correct.

 

Mr. Luthie indicated that his agent was advised last Friday of the meeting date.

 

Mr. Newman noted that he would like to meet all the conditions prior to the next meeting.

 

Discussion of three different names.

 

Mr. Newman noted that they will make revisions to meet code and that he will speak with Mr. Ennis to resolve the fire hydrant issue.

 

2.         Please provide proof that the lot combination/split has occurred.

3.         This additional area that is being incorporated to account for the required open space must not be included on the site plan for the adjacent property.  It will not be included in the Lot 3 parcel after the above mentioned lot combination has been completed.

4.                   Please show the new property line on sheet 4.

5.                   Originally the survey showed the road was named Palmetto Drive, but the Property Appraiser Map information stated Plantation Drive.  Now the plans state Bay Court.  Please provide proof that the road name has changed to Bay Court and please provide a signed and sealed survey showing the correct name.

6.                   The original plans showed a 20’ drainage easement where the dumpster and bicycle parking is located.  And I originally asked to have them moved out.  Now the plans don’t show the easement, why??

 

Mr. Newman noted that this was vacated prior.

 

Ms. Witol wanted to know why it was on the last one and not on this one.

 

Easement discussed.

 

Ms. Witol indicated that there were no landscaping plans and that they need to be attached before she will sign off.

 

7.                   There has been an LDC revision requiring 12.5% landscaped area in parking areas.  The LDC has a formula to calculate.  Please show this formula and percentage on the plans.

8.                   Pages 7 and 8 are missing.  Landscaping pages must be submitted.  Planning reserves the right to make additional comments when these are incorporated into resubmittal.

9.                   Drive aisles need to be 24’

RECOMMENDATIONS:

1.         Recommend approval with conditions

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.

3.         Please be advised that no model homes or centers will be permitted prior to recording of the final plat.  Any such structures shall also require approval of a “Mini Site Plan”.

 

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

INFORMATION:

1.         Will require review by the City Engineering Department only.

 

Change in pipe shape discussed.

 

FINDING:

The DRC recommended approval with conditions.  The applicant shall submit revised plans within thirty (30) day of this action by the Committee.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.         Case # 06-80.01 – Preadeep Rampersaud

                                                1607 and 1609 Eastern Avenue

                                                Annexation/Land Use Amendment/Zoning

No one present

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comments on this annexation.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments on this case.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

CONDITIONS:

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.

 

OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

INFORMATION:

1.         No Comment.

 

PLANNING

CONDITIONS:

1.         Land use and zoning shall not be acted upon by City until next year.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

2.         Recommend approval of annexation does not create an enclave.

 

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

INFORMATION:

1.         No Comments

 

FINDING:

The DRC recommended approval.  The case will be moved forward to Planning Board and City Council for review and final approval.  The land use will be assigned under the first round of amendments in 2007.

 

3.         Case # 06-81.01 – Eastern Avenue Annexations

                                                1605, 1603, 1575 Eastern Avenue

                                                Annexation/Land Use/Zoning

 

No one present

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comments on this annexation.

 

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments on this case.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

CONDITIONS:

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.

 

OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

INFORMATION:

1.         No Comment.

 

PLANNING

CONDITIONS:

1.         Land use and zoning shall not be acted upon by City until next year.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

2.         Recommend approval of annexation does not create an enclave.

.

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

INFORMATION:

1.         No Comments.

 

FINDING:

The DRC recommended approval.  The case will be moved forward to Planning Board and City Council for review and final approval.  The land use will be assigned under the first round of amendments in 2007.

 

4.         Case # 06-82.01 – Lake Runnymede Townhomes

                                                1500 E. 10th Street

                                                Annexation/Land Use/Zoning

 

Damon Parish was present to represent the application.

 

Mr. Parish wanted to know if they can move forward with the plans.

 

Mr. Nearing explained the inability to process the Land Use and they would move forward at their own risk.

 

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. 

 

PUBLIC WORKS

CONDITIONS:

1.         No comments.  

 

LINES DIVISION

CONDITIONS:

1.                   Water, sewer and reclaimed water are available.

2.                   Extensions will be required for service.

3.                   Wastewater discharge will go to the Lakeshore WWTP.

 

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.

 

OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

INFORMATION:

1.         No Comment.

 

PLANNING

RECOMMENDATIONS:

1.         Approval of Annexation, Low Density Residential Land Use, & R-1B Zoning.

INFORMATION:

1.                   Annexation can move forward, the small scale land use amendment, and zoning cannot proceed until approximately December 2006.

 

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

INFORMATION:

1.         No Comments.

 

FINDING:

DRC recommended denial.  Mr. Higgins recommended approval of the annexation with conditions and denied the Land Use and Zoning.

 

5.         Case # 06-83.01 – Quinn Commercial

                                                1417 Hamlin Avenue

                                                Site Plan

 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION:

1.         No comments on this site plan.

 

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

5.                   Effective immediately, all residential and commercial developments approved (issuance of a “Notice to Proceed” shall constitute approval) after December 1, 2005 shall be assessed a “CyberSpot Capital Expansion” charge due and payable prior to issuance of a “Notice to Proceed” for the development.  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. 

6.                   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 no cost to the City of St. Cloud, for mounting of the radios.

7.                   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 for mounting of the radios, at no cost to the City of St. Cloud.

8.                   The location of these poles will be determined by the City of St. Cloud.

INFORMATION:

1.         Based on the site plan square footage, the fees are $313.98.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

CONDITIONS:

1.         We would like to request the dumpster location be moved to the end of the loading area in order to provide better accessibility for the truck.

2.         A modification to the existing SFWMD permit will be necessary.

 

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 $1,650 shall be paid prior to issuance of a Notice to Proceed, per Resolution 98-27R. The Sewer Capacity Reservation Fee shall be credited towards the sewer impact fee at the time of building permit. The balance of all impact and tap fees shall be at the rate in effect at the time of building permit.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

1.         Approval with conditions.

INFORMATION:

1.         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.

2.         The Sewer Capacity Reservation Fee equal to 10% of the estimated sanitary sewer impact fee.  For the professional development, this is 15,000 s.f. of building x $1,100 (Commercial) ÷ 1,000 = $16,500 x 10% = $1,650 due prior to issuance of a Notice to Proceed, per Resolution 98-27R.  

 

LINES DIVISION

CONDITIONS:

1.                   There is an existing water service and sanitary sewer lateral to this site. The water service will be required to be capped off at the main and the sewer service capped off at the edge of the roadway, if these services are not to be utilized.

2.                   Please identify the sanitary sewer manholes with the city assigned numbers, 31-53 & 31-54.

3.                   Provide a water meter with a reduced pressure backflow preventer for irrigation.

4.                   Provide a profile drawing of the water and storm crossing over the sanitary sewer main.

5.                   A minimum 20 foot utility easement is required centered over the sanitary sewer main and laterals up to the clean-outs.

6.                   A minimum 15 foot utility easement is required centered over the meter boxes, or move them out to the right-of way.

7.                   Change the percent grade on the sanitary sewer main to a .40%.

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT

CONDITIONS:

1.         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.  The following requirements must be met before water is made available to the site: (LDC 16E)

      A.  A clearance letter from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (F.D.E.P.) to place            a public drinking water facility into service; 

      B.  A fire flow test by the St. Cloud Fire Department with results verifying minimum specifications              have been met.

2.         This building project is being submitted as an office warehouse. In order for a tenant with an occupancy classification of a mercantile the building will require sprinkler protection or a fire wall meeting the requirements of the Florida Building Code.

 

OUC (ELECTRIC UTILITY)

CONDITIONS:

1.         The owner will install all the primary conduit and the concrete transformer pad.  The secondary conduit, wire, and terminations is the responsibility of the owner.  Please have the conduit installed and inspected by OUC three weeks before you need pre-power. 

2.         A utility easement will be required once the location of the transformer and primary run is determined.

INFORMATION:

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

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

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

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

            44 W. Jefferson Street                407-236-9652 Fax: 407-236-9628

            P.O. Box 3193                           Email: developmentservices@ouc.com

            Orlando, FL 32802

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

 

PLANNING

CONDITIONS:

1.                   Indicate any free standing sign location on the site plan.

2.                   The dumpster enclosure must completely screen the dumpster from view.

3.                   The dumpster location must be setback a minimum 10 feet. (Encroaches in landscape buffer width).

 

Mr. Higgins indicated that the location would be an issue.

 

Discussion over location.

 

Mr. Higgins noted that the parcel is full of trees and that they would like to request a tree survey.

 

Mr. Nearing indicated that they do need one and they will need to go to an arborist.  He also noted that all site plans, architectural and signage requires approval by Dr. Phillips.

 

4.                   A tree survey must be submitted with this site plan indicating trees that are proposed to be removed and those that may remain.

5.                   Tree mitigation on an up to 2 for 1 basis will be determined from the tree survey.

6.                   Parking for an industrial facility is 1 space per 500 sq. ft. requiring 30 spaces.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

1.         Approval with conditions.

INFORMATION:

1.                   The existing zoning stated on the plan is I-1 it should be changed to I-3.

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.

           

SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

CONDITIONS:

1.         A South Florida Water Management District permit is required.

 

FINDING:

The DRC recommended approval.  The case will be moved forward to Planning Board and City Council for review and final approval.  The land use will be assigned under the first round of amendments in 2007.

           

 

ADJOURNMENT: 2:25 PM