Staff Report Vicinity Map Aerial Photograph Site Plan

No. 01UR032 - Red Rock Estates
A request by Dream Design International, Inc. to consider an application for a Use On Review to allow a utility substation in the Low Density Residential Zoning District on the NW1/4 NE1/4 of Section 29, T1N, R7E, BHM, Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota, more generally described as being located north of the current northern terminus of Muirfield Drive.

Staff recommends that the Use On Review 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 Use On Review to allow a utility substation in the Low Density Residential Zoning District be approved with the following stipulations:

Engineering Division Recommendations:

  1. Prior to City Council approval, a letter of understanding shall be submitted from the applicant allowing the proposed graveled road to serve as temporary access to the lift station and identifying a schedule for completion for the permanent surfacing for the future street. The letter shall also identify that the applicant is aware that approval of the temporary driveway entrance does not preclude the possibility of changes to alignment or grades of the future improved street upon submittal of design plans for the finished or final improvements for the future street;

  2. Prior to City Council approval, the applicant shall either construct the permanent paved future street or bond for the improvement to insure completion of the paving requirement no later than November 1, 2002;

  3. Prior to City Council approval, an access easement shall be recorded at the Register of Deedís Office granting the City legal access to the proposed lift station and a utility easement shall be recorded at the Register of Deedís Office to allow for the location and maintenance of the lift station;

Urban Planning Division Recommendations:

  1. Prior to City Council approval, the site plan shall be revised to comply with all provisions of the Off-Street Parking Ordinance; and,

  2. The Use on Review shall expire if the use for which it was granted has ceased for a period of two years or more. In addition, any other use of the property other than a utility substation shall require a Major Amendment to the Use on Review.

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