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File #: 22-4809    Version: 1 Name: SUP#22-003: Public hearing on a request for a Specific Use Permit (SUP) for gas well drilling and production on approximately 5.58 acres located at 500 Mouser Way; GHA Barnett, LLC, gas well operator, 498 Mouser Way LLC, surface owner, and MMA, Inc., engi
Type: Zoning Case Status: Passed
File created: 7/20/2022 In control: Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: 8/1/2022 Final action: 8/1/2022
Title: SUP#22-003: Public hearing on a request for a Specific Use Permit (SUP) for gas well drilling and production on approximately 5.58 acres located at 500 Mouser Way; GHA Barnett, LLC, gas well operator, 498 Mouser Way LLC, surface owner, and MMA, Inc., engineer/planner
Attachments: 1. Maps and Supporting Information.pdf, 2. Site Plan for SUP#22-003.pdf
Title
SUP#22-003: Public hearing on a request for a Specific Use Permit (SUP) for gas well drilling and production on approximately 5.58 acres located at 500 Mouser Way; GHA Barnett, LLC, gas well operator, 498 Mouser Way LLC, surface owner, and MMA, Inc., engineer/planner

Description/History
Existing Use: Vacant and gas well drill site with frac pond
Existing Zoning: SF-12/22, Single-family Residential District

Surrounding Land Use & Zoning:
North - Single family residence/vacant; SF-12/22, Single-family Residential District
South - Single family residences; PD, Planned Development District
East - Vacant; PR, Pre-Development District
West - Commercial; C-2, Community Business District and 2F, Two-Family Residential District

Thoroughfare Plan Specification:
Mouser Way, 4-lane undivided collector

Comments and Considerations
The original Specific Use Permit (SUP) for the Overstreet drill site was approved on October 25, 2010. City Council subsequently renewed the drilling authorization under the SUP for a further 5-year period on September 28, 2015.

Under the City’s 5-year drilling provision in Section 155.102(E)(11)(b) of the Code of Ordinances, the drilling authorization for this site ended on September 28, 2020. Drilling authorization under this section means the gas well operator’s ability to drill new wells. The SUP remains in effect for production operation and maintenance of wells drilled before the expiration of the 5-year period.

Because a renewal of a SUP must be done prior to the expiration of the 5-year period and drilling authority for this site expired in 2020, the applicant is requesting a new SUP under Section 155.102 to obtain a 5-year extension for further gas well drilling and production.

As a new SUP, consent is required from the owners of protected properties within 600 feet of the drill site. The Overstreet Unit is within 600 feet of the Watson Branch single-family residential phase on the north side of Mouser Way. The new owne...

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