MINUTES
ORO VALLEY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
REGULAR SESSION
September 4, 2018
ORO VALLEY COUNCIL CHAMBERS
11000 N. LA CA√ĎADA DRIVE
 
REGULAR SESSION AT OR AFTER 6:00 PM

CALL TO ORDER

Chair Hurt called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

ROLL CALL

PRESENT:
Charlie Hurt, Chair
Thomas Gribb, Commissioner
Don Cox, Commissioner
Nathan Basken, Commissioner
Greg Hitt, Commissioner

EXCUSED: Bob Swope, Vice Chair
Tom Drzazgowski, Commissioner
 
STAFF PRESENT:
Planning Manager Bayer Vella
Community and Economic Development Director J.J. Johnston
Councilmember Joe Hornat

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Chair Hurt led the Commission and audience in the Pledge of Allegiance.

CALL TO AUDIENCE - at this time, any member of the public is allowed to address the Commission on any issue not listed on today’s agenda. Pursuant to the Arizona open meeting law, individual Commission members may ask Town staff to review the matter, ask that the matter be placed on a future agenda, or respond to criticism made by speakers. However, the Commission may not discuss or take legal action on matters raised during "Call to Audience." In order to speak during "Call to Audience", please specify what you wish to discuss when completing the blue speaker card.

There were no speaker requests.

COUNCIL LIAISON COMMENTS

Councilmember Joe Hornat stated he was filling in for Council Liaison Bill Rodman, who was in a training class. Councilmember Hornat stated the Council had been on a break for the past six weeks.

REGULAR SESSION AGENDA

1.

REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF THE JULY 10, 2018 SPECIAL SESSION MEETING MINUTES


7-10-18 Draft Minutes

MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Cox and seconded by Commissioner Basken to approve the July 10, 2018 meeting minutes as written.

MOTION carried, 5-0.
 
2.

PUBLIC HEARING: DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING A ZONING CODE AMENDMENT TO SECTION 25.1.B.21 AND ASSOCIATED CODE SECTIONS FOR MOBILE FOOD UNITS, OV1802237


Attachment 1: Text Amendment

Attachment 2: HB2371 Chaptered Version

Planner Hannah Oden provided a presentation that included the following:

- Purpose
- Update areas of operation
- Update definitions and references
- Define Incidental Retail Items
- General Plan conformance
- Summary and Recommendation

There were no questions or discussion from the Commission.

Chair Hurt opened the public hearing.

There were no speaker requests.

Chair Hurt closed the public hearing.

MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Cox and seconded by Commissioner Hitt to recommend approval of the Zoning Code Amendment regarding standards for Mobile Food Units as provided in Attachment 1.

MOTION carried, 5-0.
 
3.

PUBLIC HEARING: DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING A ZONING CODE TEXT AMENDMENT RELATED TO SETBACKS FOR ACCESSORY STRUCTURES, PORCHES AND ARCHITECTURAL FEATURES IN RESIDENTIAL ZONING DISTRICTS, OV1802031


Attachment 1 Proposed Setback Code Changes

Attachment 2 Table of Proposed Changes

Senior Planning Technician Patty Hayes provided a presentation that included the following:

- Purpose
- Setbacks
- Proposed changes
- Porch setbacks
- Distance between buildings on the same lot
- Walls
- Architectural features
- Additional setback reduction
- Build above environment areas
- General Plan
- Summary and Recommendation

Discussion ensued among the Commission and staff.

Chair Hurt opening the public hearing.

OV resident Shirl Lamonna asked how this will affect individual homeowner association restrictions.

Chair Hurt closed the public hearing.

Staff addressed the speaker's concern.

MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Basken and seconded by Commissioner Hitt to approve OV1802031, adjustment to residential setbacks in Attachment 1.

MOTION carried, 4-1 with Chair Hurt opposed.
 
PLANNING UPDATE (INFORMATIONAL ONLY)

Planning Manager Bayer Vella provided the following updates:

- State Land neighborhood meetings on September 13 and 20
- The next Commission meeting date will remain on the regular scheduled date of October 2
- The Community Academy starts on October 9
- The November Commission meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 8, due to the General Election
- The new Council members will be sworn in on November 7

ADJOURNMENT

MOTION: A motion was made by Commissioner Cox and seconded by Commissioner Basken to adjourn the meeting.

Chair Hurt adjourned the meeting at 6:36 p.m.

Prepared by:


Jeanna Ancona
Senior Office Specialist

I hereby certify that the foregoing minutes are a true and correct copy of the regular session Planning and Zoning Commission meeting of Oro Valley, Arizona held on the 4th day of September, 2018. I further certify that the meeting was duly called and held and that a quorum was present.