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File #: 21-4027    Version: Name: Ordinance - Public Hearing Continuation and Second and Final Reading of an Ordinance Approving a Change of Zoning from PR Pre-Development District to PD Planned Development for Retail Plant Nursery, Wholesale Plant Nursery, and Single-Family Residential U
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/1/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/26/2021 Final action: 4/26/2021
Title: Ordinance - Public Hearing Continuation and Second and Final Reading of an Ordinance Approving a Change of Zoning from PR Pre-Development District to PD Planned Development for Retail Plant Nursery, Wholesale Plant Nursery, and Single-Family Residential Uses on Approximately 5.15 Acres out of the Margaret Rockerfellow Survey, Abstract No. 1267, Tarrant County, TX, Located at 1573 Newt Patterson Rd.; Michael Wilson of Bannister Engineering (Landscape Architect) on Behalf of Magdaleno I. Pacheco of Leno’s Plant Farm (Owner/Developer) (ZC#21-001)
Sponsors: Matt Jones
Attachments: 1. Ordinance, 2. Maps and Supporting Information, 3. Exhibit A, 4. Exhibits B - D
Title
Ordinance - Public Hearing Continuation and Second and Final Reading of an Ordinance Approving a Change of Zoning from PR Pre-Development District to PD Planned Development for Retail Plant Nursery, Wholesale Plant Nursery, and Single-Family Residential Uses on Approximately 5.15 Acres out of the Margaret Rockerfellow Survey, Abstract No. 1267, Tarrant County, TX, Located at 1573 Newt Patterson Rd.; Michael Wilson of Bannister Engineering (Landscape Architect) on Behalf of Magdaleno I. Pacheco of Leno’s Plant Farm (Owner/Developer) (ZC#21-001)

Requested Action
To consider the subject zoning change request.

Recommendation:
The Planning & Zoning Commission held a public hearing on March 15, 2021 and voted 6-0 (Gilmore absent) to recommend approval with the condition that the front swing gate and fence along Newt Patterson Rd. be removed. One neighboring resident spoke in support of the request. Several commissioners also expressed positive support for the request. There were questions about lighting and the time of day business operations would be conducted, to which the applicant responded that appropriate lighting would be provided to ensure security and safety, but that business operations would mostly be conducted during the daytime hours. There were also questions about overall timing of the development, to which the applicant responded that the new improvements would be initiated and completed as soon as possible. As far as the timing of installation of the new monument sign, the applicant hasn’t decided yet. Lastly, a commissioner asked what type of trucks would be used for wholesale operations and deliveries, to which the applicant responded that box trucks would generally be used. The applicant has made changes to the plans to remove the existing fence along Newt Patterson. The swing gate has also been changed to a decorative aluminum vehicular entry gate and relocated further into the development to still provide for security of the re...

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