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File #: 23-544    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agenda Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/5/2023 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/12/2023 Final action:
Title: Adopt on Second and Final Reading Ordinance 15-2023, a Zoning Map Amendment consistent with Appendix A, Zoning, Article XXI, to change the Zoning Map designation of one parcel totaling 6.61 acres from Brevard County RU-2-10 (Medium-Density Multiple-Family Residential) to City of Cocoa RU-2-15 (Multiple Family Dwelling), with the condition that the maximum density of the property shall be 4 dwelling units per acre.
Attachments: 1. Ordinance No 15-2023 _ Rezoning McKnight Property to City RU-2-15 (1).pdf, 2. Exhibit A - location Map Jim McKnight.pdf, 3. Exhibit B - Zoning map Jim McKnight.pdf, 4. Exhibit C - FLU Map Jim McKnight.pdf, 5. Exhibit D - Application Jim McKnight.pdf, 6. Exhibit F - City Council Sept 12 Legal Ad.pdf
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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

Memo Date: September 5, 2023
Agenda Date: September 12, 2023
Prepared By: Charlene Neuterman, Community Services Director
Through: Stockton Whitten, City Manager
Requested Action:
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Adopt on Second and Final Reading Ordinance 15-2023, a Zoning Map Amendment consistent with Appendix A, Zoning, Article XXI, to change the Zoning Map designation of one parcel totaling 6.61 acres from Brevard County RU-2-10 (Medium-Density Multiple-Family Residential) to City of Cocoa RU-2-15 (Multiple Family Dwelling), with the condition that the maximum density of the property shall be 4 dwelling units per acre.
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BACKGROUND:

Mr. James P. McKnight, on behalf of the property owner, Mr. Ralph McCoig of Edita Realty, Inc., is requesting to amend the Zoning Map designation of one parcel totaling 6.61 acres from Brevard County RU-2-10 (Medium-Density Multiple-Family Residential) to City of Cocoa RU-2-15 (Multiple Family Dwelling) as depicted on Exhibit A. The parcel ID number for the subject property is 24-36-30-00-256. The subject property is located east of N. Range Rd., and abuts the cul-de-sac of both Kathi Kim St., and Delys St., which are located in unincorporated Brevard County.

The current Future Land Use (FLU) designation of the parcel is Low Density Residential, LDR. This FLU designation allows a maximum density of 7 du/acre. The proposed RU-2-15 zoning district is consistent with the LDR FLU per Figure FLU-1 of the Future Land Use Element of the City of Cocoa Comprehensive Plan. However, is it important to note that the Low-Density Residential future land use designation provides for a 7 unit per acre maximum density, which will supersede the 15 units per acre typically allowed in the RU-2-15 zoning district. Just prior to the Planning and Zoning Board hearing, the Applicant agreed to voluntarily limit the maximum density of the property further to 4 du/acre.

The reason for the requested change is two-fold. First, the subject...

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