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Planning Commission meets April 13. Here’s how to weigh in.

April 7, 2021 – Notices for Public Comment

The Planning Commission will meet in Committee of the Whole at 6 p.m. April 13 ahead of its Regular Meeting. During Committee of the Whole, the Planning Commission will hear a presentation from the Southeast Alaska Watershed Coalition and discuss the Rules of Order. At the Regular Meeting at 7 p.m. the Planning Commission will review applications for a project timeline extension, addition of new condominium units, an amendment to zoning regulations, and a variance to lot depth. These items are up for public hearing.

The public is encouraged to submit written comments to pc_comments@juneau.org by 12 noon, April 12, or testify at the meeting. Read the Planning Commission Meeting agenda here. Read the Committee of the Whole Meeting agenda here.

Both virtual meetings will be by video and telephonic participation only. Join online https://juneau.zoom.us/j/95201900876 or call 1-346-248-7799 or 1-669-900-6833 or 1-253-215-8782 with Webinar ID: 952 0190 0876.  If you’re giving public comment, you’ll be asked to state your name, place of residence, and will be asked to stay on the phone after your testimony to answer any questions from the Commission. For more information about the procedure, contact the Community Development Department at 907-586-0715.

An 18-month timeline extension for a previously approved preliminary plat for 24 common wall lots (SMP2016 0001 Extension)

Due to project financing and the construction slow down during the COVID-19 pandemic, the applicant requests an extension for the Ridgeview Subdivision preliminary plat approval (SMP2016 0001). Ridgeview Subdivision consists of 24 common wall lots and the remaining land is subdivided into two larger lots and may be developed at a later date. The applicant is not seeking any modifications to the approved preliminary plat.

A Conditional Use Permit for the addition of 11 new condominium units (USE2021 0002)

The applicants are requesting a Conditional Use Permit for the construction of an 11-unit condominium complex on Lot 8A1, adjacent to the Vintage Park Condominiums. The units would be “boat condos” with each consisting of an oversized garage space on the ground floor with a residence above. The new condominium units will look similar to the Vintage Park Condominiums, and are being designed as a separate and independent development with a separate Homeowners’ Association.

Variance to D18 lot depth from 80 to 78.2 feet for the purposes of a common wall subdivision (VAR2021 0001)

The existing lot was platted in 1963 as part of the Belleview Subdivision. The area was not zoned at the time, and no minimum lot area, lot width, or lot depth requirements were required. The area was zoned D18 in 1987. The site meets or exceeds the minimum lot are and lot width of the D18 zoning. If the variance is granted, the owner could subdivide the existing lot into two common wall lots with substandard lot depth.