AGENDA
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
March 14, 2012

After determining that a quorum is present, the Planning and Zoning Commission will convene a Work Session on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 05:36 PM in the City Council Work Session Room at City Hall, 215 E. McKinney Street, Denton, Texas at which time the following items will be considered:

WORK SESSION

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1. Clarification of agenda items listed in the Regular Session agenda for this meeting, and discussion of issues not briefed in the written backup materials.

2. Receive a report, hold a discussion, and give staff direction regarding amending the Denton Development Code by adding Boarding House, Fraternity or Sorority House, Dormitory, Conference/Convention Center, Warehouse (General) and Warehouse (Retail) as land uses in Subchapter 35.5, by adding definitions for Conference/Convention Center, Warehouse (General) and Warehouse (Retail), and by revising the existing definitions of Boarding House, Family, and Distribution Center in Subchapter 35.23.

REGULAR MEETING

NOTE: The Planning and Zoning Commission reserves the right to adjourn into a Closed Meeting on any item on its Work Session or Regular Session agendas at any time, consistent with Chapter 551 of the Texas Government Code, as amended, including without limitation, Sections 551.071-551.086 of the Texas Open Meetings Act.

After completing the Work Session, the Planning and Zoning Commission will convene a Regular Meeting of the Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Denton, Texas which will be held on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 and will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 215 E. McKinney at which time the following items will be considered:

1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:

A. U.S. Flag

B. Texas Flag "Honor the Texas Flag - I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas one state under God, one and indivisible."

2. CONSIDER APPROVAL OF THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION MINUTES FOR:

A. February 22, 2012 Planning and Zoning Commission March 14, 2012 Page 2 of 3

3. CONSENT AGENDA: Staff recommends approval of the following items because they meet the requirements of the Denton Development Code. Approval of the Consent Agenda includes staff recommendations for approvals and authorizes staff to proceed. The Planning and Zoning Commission has reviewed the applications and has had an opportunity to raise questions regarding the items prior to consideration:

A. Consider approval of a six-month extension of the General Development Plan for Windsor Oaks (GDP05-0003).  The approximately 224.5-acre site is generally located on both sides of Loop 288 north of the intersection of Loop 288 and Mingo Road.  The site is zoned Neighborhood Residential (NR-4 and NR-6), Neighborhood Residential Mixed Use-12 (NRMU-12), Community Mixed Use-General (CM-G), and Employment Center-Industrial (EC-I). Commercial, office, industrial, multifamily and single family uses are proposed.  (GDPE12-0001, Windsor Oaks, Erica Marohnic)

4. ITEMS FOR INDIVIDUAL CONSIDERATION:

A. Consider making a recommendation to City Council regarding a rezoning from a Neighborhood Residential 3 (NR-3) zoning district to a Neighborhood Residential Mixed Use 12 (NRMU-12) zoning district on approximately 3.3 acres.  The property is located east of Bell Avenue, approximately 500 feet north of the northeast intersection of Sherman Drive and Bell Avenue and is approximately 185 feet south of Sunrise Cove. (Z11-0026, 2400 N. Bell Avenue, Erica Marohnic) (This item was continued from the February 22, 2012 meeting)

5. PUBLIC HEARINGS:

A. Hold a public hearing and consider making a recommendation to City Council to amend Ordinance 2011-124 to allow for the development of monument and traffic control signs within the Robson Ranch Planned Development District (PD-173). The subject site is located north of Crawford Road, south of H. Lively Road, east of Florence Road, and west of Hunter Ranch Master Planned Community (AMPC10­0001). (PDA11-0003, Detailed Signage Plan, Nana Appiah)

6. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS: Under Section 551.042 of the Texas Open Meetings Act, respond to inquiries from the Planning and Zoning Commission or the public with specific factual information or recitation of policy, or accept a proposal to place the matter on the agenda for an upcoming meeting.

7. ADJOURN


NOTE: THE PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ADJOURN INTO A CLOSED MEETING AT ANY TIME REGARDING ANY ITEM ON THE AGENDA FOR WHICH IT IS LEGALLY PERMISSIBLE.
NOTE: THE CITY OF DENTON CITY COUNCIL ROOM IS ACCESSIBLE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. THE CITY WILL PROVIDE SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED IF REQUESTED AT LEAST 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE SCHEDULED MEETING. PLEASE CALL THE CITY SECRETARY'S OFFICE AT 349-8309 OR USE TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVICES FOR THE DEAF (TDD) BY CALLING 1-800-RELAY-TX SO THAT A SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER CAN BE SCHED¨ULED THROUGH THE CITY SECRETARY'S OFFICE.

CERTIFICATE
I certify that the above notice of meeting was posted on the bulletin board at the City Hall of the City of Denton, Texas, on the ________ day of _________, 2012 at _________ o'clock (a.m.) (p.m.)