Planning Commission meets June 25. Here’s how to weigh in.
The City and Borough of Juneau Planning Commission meets on June 25, 7 p.m. in City Hall Assembly Chambers to review proposals for a Valley Transit Center, an accessory apartment on an undersized lot, flashing beacon signs on Back Loop Road, and the extension of the downtown Juneau Alternative Development Overlay District. All of these items are up for public hearing.
A new Valley Transit Center (USE2019 0015 & CSP2019 0008)
The City & Borough of Juneau proposes to develop a public transit center and associated park and ride facility on Mendenhall Mall Road for Capital Transit.
Flashing beacon signs at the intersection of Back Loop and Mendenhall Loop Roads (CSP2019 0005)
The State DOT&PF proposes to install yellow and red flashing beacon signs near the intersection of Back Loop Road and Mendenhall Loop Road. The intent of the project is to provide clear, additional notification to drivers on Back Loop Road on the approach to Mendenhall Loop Road with the intent to mitigate motorist and pedestrian accidents.
An accessory apartment in the Montana Creek West Planning Unit Development (USE2019 0014)
The applicant requests a Conditional Use Permit for the development of an attached 600 square foot accessory apartment on an undersized lot within the Montana Creek West Planned Unit Development (Phase 2B). The accessory apartment would be part of a two story, single-family dwelling.
Extension of the downtown Alternative Development Overlay District (ADOD) (AME2019 0006)
The purpose of the ADOD is to provide adequate minimum standards and procedures for the construction of new residential buildings and the expansion, restoration, or repair of existing residential buildings, while providing time to implement new zoning regulations. This extension provides additional time for the review and adoption of new zoning for the downtown neighborhoods, where a significant number of properties are considered to be nonconforming with their current zoning.
Click here for details about the ADOD, which is found in City Code, Title 49.70.1210.