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No. 01PD044 - The Meadows Subdivision
A request by Dream Design International, Inc. to consider an application for a Major Amendment to a Planned Commercial Development on Tract A of The Meadows Subdivision, Section 18, T1N, R8E, BHM, Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota and a tract of land located in the W1/2 of the SE1/4 Section 18, T1N, R8E, B.H.M., Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota consisting of a portion of Tract B of The Meadows Subdivision as recorded in Plat Book 28 Page 173. More particularly described as follows: Beginning at the Northeast corner of said Tract B of The Meadows Subdivision a found rebar and cap stamped LS 4225, this being the true point of beginning. Thence S000041"E 140.21 feet along the east boundary of said Tract B, Thence S895018"W 189.16 feet to a point on the easterly right of way of Derby Lane, Thence N394827"W 8.42 feet along said right of way of Derby Lane to a point of curve with a radius of 149.00 feet, Thence along said right of way of Derby Lane on said curve to the right an arc length of 103.44 feet to the point of tangency, Thence N001234"W 39.02 feet along said Derby Lane right of way, Thence S895952"E 229.04 feet along the westerly line of said Tract B to the point of beginning, said tract containing 1.71 acres more or less, more generally described as being located at the intersection of Derby Lane and Minnesota Street.

Staff recommends that the Major Amendment to a Planned Commercial Development be continued to the October 1, 2001 City Council meeting as the stipulations of approval have not been met.

PLANNING COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION:
Planning Commission recommended that the Major Amendment to a Planned Commercial Development be approved with the following stipulations:

Engineering Division Recommendations:

  1. All stipulation of the Preliminary and Final Plat 01PL055 shall be met;

  2. Prior to City Council approval, the applicant shall submit a revised site plan identifying only one access from Derby Lane;

Fire Department Recommendations:

  1. Prior to City Council approval, the applicant shall submit a revised site plan identifying an emergency vehicle turnaround for the proposed south parking lot;

  2. Prior to issuance of a Building Permit, the applicant shall provide detailed building construction plans. Based on the type of construction, an additional on-site fire hydrant may be required;

Urban Planning Division Recommendations:

  1. The associated rezoning from Medium Density Residential to Office Commercial Zoning shall be approved;

  2. The use of the property shall be limited to a funeral home and related accessory structures. Any change in use shall require a Major Amendment to the Planned Commercial Development;

  3. The structure shall have a maximum height of one-story as defined in Section 17.04.115 of the Rapid City Municipal Code;

  4. The building shall be residential in appearance with a sloped roof;

  5. A five to six foot (5-6) high opaque, wood or masonry, ornamental screening fence shall be installed along the side and rear yards of this development. The fence located on the east side of the property shall be located outside the major drainage easement with the finished side facing east;

  6. All overhead parking lot lighting shall be directed away from the neighboring residences; and,

  7. All other provisions of the Landscape and Parking Ordinances shall be met.

Vote: (10 to 0)