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Jan 03, 2019

Planning Commission will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 6 p.m. at City Hall. Here are a few of the notable items on the agenda. Get the full agenda here and watch live starting at 6 p.m. on at kclv.tv/live. 

Agenda Item 11 — Special Use Permit for a Proposed Restaurant with Alcohol: A request for a Special Use Permit for a proposed 5,154 square-foot restaurant with alcohol use at 495 S. Grand Central Pkwy., Suite 116.  Staff recommends approval. APPROVED.

Agenda Item 20 — Short Term Rental — 3340 Ascona Ct.: Special Use Permit to allow a proposed short-term residential rental near Ascona Court and Buckskin Avenue. Staff recommends approval. DENIED.

Agenda Item 21 — Short Term Rental — 2200 Nordica Ct.:  Special Use Permit to allow a 617-foot distance separation where 660 feet is required for a proposed short-term residential rental near Nordica Ct. and Via Olivero Ave. Staff recommends denial. DENIED.

Agenda Items 22  to 25 — Apartment Complex at Charleston Boulevard and Lindell Road: The applicant is requesting a 106-unit apartment complex consisting of three-story buildings on 4.62 acre, consisting of two vacant parcels at the southeast corner of Charleston Boulevard and Lindell Road. Staff does not support any of the following requests:

-Rezoning/General Plan Amendment from Service Commercial and Limited Commercial to High Density Residential

-Variance to allow 172 parking spaces where 189 spaces are required

-Site Development Plan Review

22 & 23 - TABLED. 24 & 25 - WITHDRAWN WITHOUT PREJUDICE. 

Agenda Item 26 — Short Term Rental — 6417 Peppermill Drive: Special Use Permit to allow a proposed short-term residential rental near Peppermill Drive and Torrey Pines Drive. Staff recommends approval. WITHDRAWN WITHOUT PREJUDICE. 

Agenda Items 27  to 31 — Storage Facility at Buckskin Avenue and Rainbow Boulevard: This is a request for a three story, 914-unit, Mini-Storage Facility on 2.86 undeveloped acres at the southeast corner of Buckskin Avenue and Rainbow Boulevard. Staff does not support any of the following requests:

-General Plan Amendment from Desert Rural Density to Service Commercial

-Rezoning from Residence Estates to Limited Commercial

-Setback variance

-Special Use Permit for facility

-Waiver to not orient the building on the corner where such is required

ABEYANCE TO THE FEBRUARY 12 MEETING. 

Agenda Items 32 & 33 — Multi-Family Residential at Alta Drive and Rampart Boulevard: The applicant is requesting an amendment to an approved Site Development Plan Review (SDR-10770) for the multi-family residential component of a mixed-use development on a portion of the 28.43-acre property at the northeast corner of Alta Drive and Rampart Boulevard. The original approval was for 340 residential units and three buildings with a maximum 10-story, 110-foot building height. A subsequent amendment (SDR-52089) reduced the number of units to 300 within a single building. The current amendment request is to reduce the height of the single building to a maximum of six stories and 79 feet and restore the number of units to 340. Staff recommends approval.

32 - WITHDRAWN WITHOUT PREJUDICE. 33 - TABLED. 

Agenda Items 34 to 36 — Single Family Residential Subdivision at Jones Boulevard and La Madre Way: The applicant is proposing a 20-lot single family residential subdivision on 6.43 acres west of Jones Boulevard and north of La Madre Way. This is the second phase of a two-phase development extending north of Rosada Way. The property is currently undeveloped and consists of four parcels and a portion of a fifth parcel remaining. Although staff supports the rezoning requested from Residence Estates to Single Family Residential-Restricted, they recommend denial on the variance requested to allow a 1 connectivity ratio where 1.3 is required. APPROVED. 

Agenda Item 37 — Summerlin Development: As required by the Summerlin Development Standards, a Development Plan Review is requested to establish land uses and densities related to a large parcel of land within Summerlin West (Summerlin Village 25), generally located at the northwest corner of Far Hills Avenue and Fox Hill Drive. Staff recommends approval. APPROVED. 

Agenda Items 45 & 46 – Gas Station & Convenience Store at Rainbow Boulevard and Ann Road: The applicant is proposing to construct a new convenience store and gas station at the northeast corner of Rainbow Boulevard and Ann Road. The applicant needs a Variance to allow an insufficient residential adjacency setback and a Special Use Permit to allow for a Beer/Wine/Cooler Off-Sale use. Staff does not support any of the following requests:

-Variance to allow a 25-foot residential adjacency setback where 70 feet is required

-Waiver to allow landscape buffers that do not meet the requirements

-Waiver to not orient the building to a corner where such is required

ABEYANCE TO FEB. 12 MEETING 

Agenda Items 47 to 50 – Corridor of Hope Courtyard: The request is for a 26,582 square-foot Rescue Mission or Shelter for the Homeless at the southwest corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Foremaster Lane. The proposed development will be known as the Corridor of Hope Courtyard, and its purpose is to expand access to homeless services within the City’s urban core. Staff recommends approval of the following requests:

-Variance to allow buildings to be located behind the established setback line

-Variance to allow 31 parking spaces where 36 are required

-Special Use Permit to allow a Rescue Mission or Shelter for the Homeless on civic zoned parcels

-Site Development Plan

-Waiver to allow no perimeter landscaping

-Exception to allow no parking lot trees or landscape islands

APPROVED.

Agenda Items 51 & 52 – Gas Station & Convenience Store at 3010 West Sahara Ave.: This is a Site Development Plan Review and Special Use Permit request to allow a Convenience Store with fuel pumps and canopy and a Beer/Wine/Cooler Off-Sale use at 3010 West Sahara Avenue. Staff does not support any of the following requests:

-Waiver to allow the building to not orient to the corner where such is required

-Waiver to allow a 10-foot landscape buffer where 15 feet is required

-Special Use Permit for Beer/Wine/Cooler Off-Sale Establishment

ABEYANCE TO FEB. 12.

Agenda Items 53 & 54 – Terrible Herbst at Charleston Boulevard and Las Vegas Boulevard: The applicant is proposing to construct a 4,490 square-foot convenience store with an attached 1,150 square-foot automated car wash tunnel. The proposed commercial development also includes a 3,600 square-foot fuel station canopy that will house six fueling islands. The proposed site is 1.23 acres located at the northwest corner of Charleston Boulevard and Las Vegas Boulevard. Staff does not support any of the following requests:

-Special Use Permit to allow the sale of beer, wine and coolers in an off-sale capacity

-Waver to allow zero percent alignment where 70 is required

-Waiver to allow auto-related facilities to not orient away and be screened from public view

-Waiver to allow 26 parking spaces where 34 are required

DENIED.

Agenda Items 55 – Urban Lounge at 1310 S 3rd Street.: The applicant is requesting to amend their previously approved Special Use Permit (SUP-53471) for an Urban Lounge at 1310 South 3rd Street. The applicant is proposing to reduce the size of the Urban Lounge from 17,321 square feet with 970 square feet of outdoor seating to 3,781 square feet with 624 square feet of outdoor seating. Staff recommends approval. APPROVED.

Agenda Item 56 — Short Term Rental — 803 S. 6th Street: Special Use Permit to allow a proposed short-term residential rental near Gass Avenue and 6th Street. Staff recommends approval. APPROVED.

Agenda Item 57 — Short Term Rental — 2632 Cabot Street.:  Special Use Permit to allow a 524-foot distance separation where 660 feet is required for a proposed short-term residential rental near Cabot Street and Roseville Way. Staff recommends denial. WITHDRAWN WITHOUT PREJUDICE. 

Agenda Item 58— Short Term Rental — 308 Wisteria Avenue: Special Use Permit to allow a proposed short-term residential rental near Wisteria Avenue and Yosemite Street. Staff recommends approval. APPROVED.

Agenda Item 59 — Short Term Rental — 2223 E. Ogden Avenue: Special Use Permit to allow a proposed short-term residential rental near Ogden Avenue and 23rd Street. Staff recommends approval. APPROVED. 

Agenda Item 60 — Short Term Rental — 2112 Mission Peak Circle: Special Use Permit to allow a proposed short-term residential rental near Mission Peak Circle and Obannon Drive. Staff recommends approval. DENIED.

Agenda Item 61 — Short Term Rental — 8900 Condotti Court: Special Use Permit to allow a proposed short-term residential rental near Condotti Court and Colette Lane. Staff recommends approval. DENIED.

Agenda Item 62 — Bee/Wine/Cooler Establishment Uses: This is a request to amend LVMC Title 19.12 Permissible Uses to amend the Descriptions for the Beer/Wine/Cooler On- and Off-Sale Establishment and the Beer/Wine/Cooler Off-Sale Establishment uses. LVMC Title 19.18.020 Words and Terms Defined would also be amended to update the corresponding definitions for those uses. Proposed amendments of LVMC Title 6 would run concurrently through the Recommending Committee and City Council to incorporate these changes in that section of code as well. Since the Title 6 amendment is not required to be heard before the Planning Commission, the information is being provided for reference only. The proposed changes are intended to allow off-premise sales of malt beverages in conjunction with a brew pub or an ancillary brew pub license for these uses. Staff has no recommendation. APPROVED. ITEM WILL BE FORWARDED TO CITY COUNCIL IN ORDINANCE FORM.

Agenda Item 63 — Social Use Venues: This is a request to amend Las Vegas Municipal Code (LVMC) Chapters 19.12 (Permissible Uses) and 19.18 (Definitions & Measures) to add a new use category, Social Use Venue, related to the allowance for consumption of marijuana as part of certain establishments. Staff has no recommendation. DENIED. ITEM WILL BE FORWARDED TO CITY COUNCIL IN ORDINANCE FORM.

Agenda Item 64 — Separation Requirements for Nightclub and Liquor Establishment Uses: This is a request to amend LVMC Title 19.12 Permissible Uses to amend the Minimum Special Use Permit Requirements to allow additional Waivers of minimum distance separation requirements to be requested for the Liquor Establishment (Tavern) use and the Nightclub use. Proposed amendments of LVMC Title 6 would run concurrently through the Recommending Committee and City Council to establish a new licensing category for a “Tavern-Restricted” for which the additional Waivers would apply. Since the Title 6 amendment is not required to be heard before the Planning Commission, the information is being provided for reference only. Staff has no recommendation. DENIED. ITEM WILL BE FORWARDED TO CITY COUNCIL IN ORDINANCE FORM.

Agenda Item 65— Interim Downtown Las Vegas Development Standards: This Text Amendment to is intended to introduce special requirements for fences and walls within Area 2 of the Downtown Las Vegas Overlay (DTLV-O). These special requirements establish the maximum height of walls and fences, and clarify the language regarding what is considered to be a solid wall or fence. Staff recommends approval. APPROVED. ITEM WILL BE FORWARDED TO CITY COUNCIL IN ORDINANCE FORM.