MINUTES OF THE LARIMER COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

(December 18, 2018)

 

            The regular meeting of the Larimer County Board of Adjustment was held in the County Board Hearing Room in the Larimer County Courthouse Offices, Fort Collins, Colorado at 6:00 p.m., December 18, 2018 at which time the following business was transacted. 

 

Board Members Present:         Lee Taylor, Christine Pardee, Jeffrey Schneider, Joseph Wise and Carol Cochrane

 

Staff Present:                          Rebecca Westerfield and Carol Kuhn, County Planners, and William G. Ressue, Deputy County Attorney     

 

Minutes:  Carol Cochrane moved and Lee Taylor seconded the Motion to approve the November 27, 2018 Minutes of the Larimer County Board of Adjustment as presented. Board members Lee Taylor, Christine Pardee, Jeffrey Schneider, Joseph Wise and Carol Cochrane voted in favor of the Motion.  The Minutes were unanimously approved.

 

Motion to Approve Findings and Resolution:   Jeffrey Schneider moved and Lee Taylor seconded a Motion to approve a Findings and Resolution for Stetson Setback Variance (File # 18-ZONE2439).  Board members Lee Taylor, Christine Pardee, Jeffrey Schneider, Joseph Wise and Carol Cochrane voted in favor of the Motion.

 

Consent Applications:

 

The following applications were approved by consent:

 

File No:           #18-ZONE2463  (Poudre Canyon Fire Side Yard #2 Setback Variance)

Owners:           Cache La Poudre Fire and Emergency Group, Inc.

Applicant:       Nathan Ensley, EIT / Tait & Associates

 

Request: The Application of Nathan Ensley, EIT with Tait & Associates, requesting a variance was presented to the Board.  The Application requested a setback variance to allow a replacement fire station to be constructed 10 feet from the side (west) property line rather than the required minimum of 25 feet as required in the O-Open zoning district.

 

Action: There were no requests from the public, the Board, or Staff to have a full hearing on this request and therefore it remained on the Consent Agenda.  Staff noted that a written Findings and Resolution for this item was prepared in advance and available for approval and signature by the Board.  Jeffrey Schneider moved and Lee Taylor seconded the Motion to approve the Application and the proposed Findings and Resolution with the following conditions:

           

1.    Failure to comply with any conditions of the Variance approval may result in reconsideration of the use and possible revocation of the approval by the Board of Adjustment.

 

2.    All future additions or buildings that would be within setbacks as defined in the Land Use Code must go through the proper county review and planning process prior to construction.

 

3.    This approval shall automatically expire in one year unless the applicant takes affirmative action consistent with this approval.

 

4.         The Larimer County Building Department must be provided with a written certification by a Colorado Licensed Land surveyor that the proposed structure is located where shown on the Larimer County approved Plot Plan for this development.

 

Board members Christine Pardee, Joe Wise, Jeffrey Schneider, Carol Cochrane and Lee Taylor voted in favor of the Motion.  The Application was approved with conditions, along with the written Findings and Resolution for this application.

 

Adjournment:  The meeting was adjourned at 6:05 p.m.

 

(These proceedings were recorded by audio tape.)

 

 

                                                            LARIMER COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

 

 

                                                            By:  ______________________________________

                                                                    Chair

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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