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File #: 16-1170    Version: 1 Name: Z16-02 TA
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/27/2016 In control: Development Services
On agenda: 8/9/2016 Final action: 8/9/2016
Title: Consider and take action on an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 2005-24 to rezone approximately 5.0 acres Z16-02 (Ellis Road), from “RSF-20” (Single-family residential with a minimum lot size of 20,000 square feet) to “RSF-10” (Single-family residential with a minimum lot size of 10,000 square feet), generally located north of West Main Street (FM 518), east of Bay Area Boulevard and west of Creekside Drive in League City, Texas (Director of Planning and Development) Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval, 5-0-0 with 2 absent on July 18, 2016.
Attachments: 1. Data Sheet, 2. Proposed Ordinance, 3. Exhibit A, 4. Exhibit B
Title
Consider and take action on an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 2005-24 to rezone approximately 5.0 acres Z16-02 (Ellis Road), from “RSF-20” (Single-family residential with a minimum lot size of 20,000 square feet) to “RSF-10” (Single-family residential with a minimum lot size of 10,000 square feet), generally located north of West Main Street (FM 518), east of Bay Area Boulevard and west of Creekside Drive in League City, Texas (Director of Planning and Development)

Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval, 5-0-0 with 2 absent on July 18, 2016.

Background:
Approval of this request would rezone approximately 5.0 acres from “RSF-20” to “RSF-10” to change the setback requirements for six (6) existing lots.

Project Timeline:
April 26, 2005 - Residents of the Ellis Acres Subdivision sent a letter to the City Council requesting that the five (5) acres at the end of Ellis Road be zoned as “RSF-20”.
August 31, 2005 - City Council rezoned the subject property to “RSF-20” as a part of the Zoning Ordinance and Map revisions of 2005.
September 28, 2005 - A preliminary plat for the Creekwood Subdivision is submitted for review. The plat proposed 13 single-family residential lots.
January 9, 2006 - The Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing and recommended denial by a vote of 5-0-0 for a zoning request (Z05-57A Johnson) to rezone the subject property from “RSF-20” to “RSF-10”. During the public hearing a number of residents in the area spoke in opposition to the request since it was proposed to develop 13 single-family lots. There have been no records found that the request was considered by City Council.
May 3, 2006 - The Zoning Board of Adjustments approves a variance request (ZBA06-17 Creekwood) by a vote of 5-0-0 subject to conditions. The variance was to the 120-foot minimum lot width to allow for the lot widths as shown on the proposed plat.
September 18, 2006 - The Planning and Zoning Commission approved a subdivis...

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