CONIFER AREA DEVELOPMENT UPDATES
PREPARED BY
CONIFER AREA COUNCIL
SEPTEMBER 15, 2010


COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENTS


Josh Drexler 271-8767 Case #10-117551RZ or #10-101783PA. Application for rezoning of 4.64 acres from Agricultural Two (A-2) to Planned Development to allow for Mountain Heavy Industrial uses to address a zoning violation for operating a commercial business. Public meeting was held June 10, 2010. Referrals due September 13, 2010.

Shaffers Crossing West, 12833 Elk Creek Road Rezoning Application: Jeanne Shaffer 271-8750 Case #10-117532RZ. Application for rezoning of 57 acres from Agricultural Two (A-2) to Planned Development to allow a mix of uses including 23 single family residential, open space, storage and parking, camping, and a fishing/commercial/business area. On north side of US 285 and is much smaller in scale than the Shaffers Crossing Pre-application #07-131545PA Community meeting held May 26, 2010. Referral comments due September 9, 2010.

Inter-Canyon Fire Dept. 7939 S. Turkey Creek Road Site Approval: Josh Drexler 271-8767 Case #10-110974SA. Request site approval for existing fire station and a future addition. Referral comments due August 3, 2010. Planning Commission hearing August 25, 2010, recommended approval by BCC.

Clifton House Inn 12414 S. Hwy 285, ODP Ammendment: Jesse Hein 271-8762 or Jeanne Shaffer 271- 8750, Rezoned to amend existing “Clifton House Historic & Cultural Arts Center” to include a small restaurant. Community meeting held May 25, 2010.

Davis Office Official Development Plan Ammendment 25871 Duran Avenue, Rezone: Josh Drexler 271-8767 Case # To Be Determined. Rezone to amend existing ODP to include medical and dental offices, veterinary clinic, contractors’ offices and other commercial uses and limited retail sales. Community meeting held June 29, 2010.

Pine Library, 16720 County Road 126, Site Approval: Josh Drexler 271-8767 Case #10-110511SA. Request site approval to legalize and allow for an addition to the Pine Library. Planning Commission hearing June 30, 2010; recommended approval.

NEW APPLICATIONS

16300 Pine Valley Road Rezoning Application:

PRELIMINARY APPLICATIONS-PENDING

11299 South Foxton Road Special Use Pre-Application
Josh Drexler-271-8767 Case #09-101799PA
Application to create a special use district in A-1 Zone District for indoor boarding, grooming, and training of up to 95 dogs and cats. Public meeting to discuss Preliminary Application February 18, 6:00 PM Conifer Library, Conifer High School. Waiting on formal application.

Carpe Diem Gardens Planned Development Rezone: Pre-Application
Josh Drexler, 271-8767, Case #08-112640PA, 9250 South Highway 285 between Granzella Road and Silver Dale Feed: Request to rezone property for single family residence and low intensity commercial usage such as art gallery, antiques, artisan, photography, gift shop, floral, catering and tea room. Community Meeting was December 3rd, 2008. No application received.

Eagle Cliff Commercial / Residential Planned Development Rezoning
: Bonnie Benedik 271-8745. Case #05-176674RZ. 9425 Eagle Cliff Road. Request was to rezone to a Planned Development - 43 acre parcel to 10 acres commercial and 6 residential lots on 33 acres. Property is between Our Lady of the Pines Catholic Church and The Village at Aspen Park / Conifer. Call Mark or Anne Bossman at 303-838-2416 with questions. Small park and trail system to be a part of this. Board of County Commissioners approved on 11/14/06.

Eagle Cliff Commercial / Residential Plat Pre-Application
: Sean Madden 271-8719. Case #07-101818PA. 9425 Eagle Cliff Road. Planned Development zoning on 43 acre parcel allows 10 acres commercial and 6 residential lots on 33 acres. Property is between Our Lady of the Pines Catholic Church and The Village at Aspen Park / Conifer. Call Mark or Anne Bossman at 303-838-2416 with questions. Pre-application submitted on 2/8/07 to create 5 residential lots and 1 commercial superlot. ON HOLD because of no available public water.

Green Valley Business Center Planned Development Rezoning Pre-Application:
Jeanne Shaffer, 303-271-8750, Case #09-102862PA: Green Valley Business Center, 11873 Springs Road, Conifer, CO 80433. Rezoning request to permit existing commercial uses and live community theater and lessons. Community Meeting was held April 8, 2009. No formal application submitted for rezoning.

Mountain Water and San. District-Site Approval Application Aaron McLean 271-8727 Cast #09-124976SA
11524 Green Court, CO 80470, Conifer; Kings Valley Custom Resort Development, Kings Valley. First Referral, Site Approval application to allow for construction of a new water treatment building on an existing water treatment facility. Planning Commission approved.

Shaffers Crossing Development - Pre-Application: Heather Gutherless, 271-8716, #07-131545PA
Pre-application filed by Ron Lewis. Listed land uses include 88 one, two, and three to five-acre single-family residential lots, 180 multifamily units, 8 acres as commercial, RV park and open space. On a related matter, CDOT is presently working on improving the Shaffers Crossing/ Hwy 285 intersection.

OTHER PENDING APPLICATIONS

Bradford Junction - Preliminary Plat Application:
Jo Blakey, 271-8708, Case #04-125785PL.
27051 Barkley Road at corner of Barkley Road and Highway 73. Request for preliminary plat to create 4 lots from current Restricted Commercial zoning. Planning Commission approved on August 24, 2005. Waiting for submittal for Final Plat. Applicant received extension of requirement to submit final plat to August 24, 2010. YELLOW BARN PROPERTY FOR SALE

Clifton House Inn 12414 S. Hwy 285, Preliminary-Final Plat: Jesse Hein 271-8762 or Jeanne Shaffer 271- 8750, Case #08-112611PF. Preliminary – Final Plat to legalize improper division of land. 5.39 acres consists of a two-story Bed & Breakfast, vacant barn, garage plus small shed and accessory buildings called “Clifton House Historic & Cultural Arts Center.” Comments were due January 20th, 2009. Planning and Zoning is waiting for a re-submittal. Extension approved January 2009. Community meeting held May 25, 2010 to include a small restaurant.

Conifer Business Center Site Development Plan: Josh Drexler-271-8767, Case #08-113864, 10698 South U.S. Highway 285, - 8 acres northeast of Pleasant Park Road underpass. Rezoning is Planned Development to permit a mixed-use retail/office park consisting of several buildings. Site Development Plan is for 1st building on land below Main Street. Dedication is required for Main Street. Water by well / Sanitation by Conifer Metropolitan District but will need to be trucked until pipeline built in Main Street alignment. Planning and Zoning is waiting for a re-submittal.

Dismuke Official Development Planned Development Rezoning: Josh Drexler, 271-8767, Case #07-123311RZ, 26527 Conifer Road – 26466 Sutton Road, To rezone Lots 13, 14 and 15 Aspen Park Unit 1, Block 20 for office and retail space use. Community meeting was August 8th, 2007. 1st Referral completed. Water and Traffic issues must be addressed. Planning and Zoning is waiting for a re-submittal.

Elk Run Plaza LLC - Preliminary / Final Plat Jesse Hein 303-271-8762 Case #09-103513PF. 12405 S. Hwy 285. Create two commercial lots on 6 acres – Kum&Go and 2nd building for multiple retail stores. Access provided at 3 locations along Kings Valley Drive, not 285. Improvements required by Jeffco and CDOT, site drainage/utility improvements completed; owner has paid funds for future traffic signals at Kings Valley Dr. and Hwy 285. Water, sewer provided by Mountain Water & Sanitation District. Planning and Zoning is waiting for a re-submittal.

APPROVED APPLICATIONS, WAITING FURTHER ACTION

Conifer Village Hardware PD Rezoning:
Alan Tiefenbach, 271-8738, Case #05-166374RZ,
10875 US Highway 285. Rezone of 3.6 acres on the corner of Kitty Drive and Hwy 285 from A-2 to PD to allow commercial uses, including a hardware store. They are restricted to 15,000 square feet of retail and planning to be on well and septic. Approved by Board of County Commissioners on September 19
th, 2006. This is on hold for now. Other developers are looking at purchasing.

JJMadwells / Tri-State Office Park - Rezone Application #05-166036RZ. 26412 Main Street - Lots 1,2,6,7 Block 30 Aspen Park Unit 2. Rezoned from R-1 to PD to allow for 11,700 square feet of retail and 6,000 square feet of office in February 2007. Madwells Restaurant to remain. Site Development Plan forthcoming from applicant.

RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS


Steve Krawczyk, 271-8736, Case #10-110229EX. Request exemption from platting to legalize two improper divisions of land covering 11.703 acres west of 11462 Barney Gulch Road. Referral comments due July 6, 2010.
6407 High Drive Official Development Plan–Rezoning Application: Jeanne Shaffer 271-8750, Case #10-103874RZ. Rezone from Agricultural Two (A-2) to Planned Development (P-D) to allow for a detached guest house for use of residents of primary residence. Planning Commission hearing June 9, 2010; recommended approval. Board of County Commissioners hearing June 29, 2010, approved.
Dancing Deer, 9341 Watson Gulch Road, Preliminary Plat: Jesse Hein, 271-8762, Case #10-115972PL. Propose to subdivide 58.60 Agricultural Two (A-2) acresinto 5 lots residences already exist on two of the lots.

NEW APPLICATIONS

Hamner Property, Barney Gulch Road - Platting Exemption:

PRELIMINARY APPLICATIONS-PENDING

Conifer Heights (Formerly Conifer Ridge) LLC - Pre-Application:
Alan Tiefenbach, 271-8738, Case #07-121838PA or Josh McGibbon 303-670-6944:10250 County Hwy 73 – Rezone and Platt for Condominiums and Assisted Living Units; total of 100 units. Trail connections and other community uses are being addressed. Applicant completed pre-application process; P&Z gave applicant response letter and awaits re-submittal. Planning and Zoning is waiting for a re-submittal. Planning to include public trail on property.

Senior Living Community Rezone - Pre-Application:
Alan Tiefenbach, 271-8738, Case # 08-118642PA
10531 and 10550 South Hwy 73 between Conifer Marketplace and Conifer High School: Pre-app to explore possible Senior Living Community and limited office on 43 acres. Awaiting re-submittal. Interested in having trail through property. Pre-Application Review Meeting complete November 13, 2008.

Turkey Creek Rezone - Pre-Application: Josh Drexler, 303-271-8767, Case #09-101135PA: 8445 S. Highway 285, Morrison. Rezone from A2 and MR-1 to Suburban Residential-Five (SR-5) to bring the entire property into one zone district and create one buildable lot. Community meeting was held on May 20, 2009. Planning and Zoning is waiting for a re-submittal.

OTHER PENDING APPLICATIONS

Blue Ridge Subdivision Preliminary – Final Plat Combination: Jesse Hein, 271-8762, #09-107715PF
16286 Pine Valley Rd. – 43 acres being subdivided into 4 lots for single family detached lots. 1
st draft of final plat reviewed and need to address several issues prior to resubmittal. Received extension October 26, 2009. Planning and Zoning is waiting for a re-submittal.

Conifer Meadows Estates Preliminary – Final Plat Combination: Ross Klopf, 271-8733, Case #07-101281PF. 10101 County Hwy 73 – 44.7 acres at the southwest corner of Hwy 73 and Shadow Mountain Road. Request to subdivide the 44.7 acres into 4 residential lots each with a minimum of 10 acres. 2nd Referral completed. Trail connection being discussed. Case has been withdrawn. Property is FOR SALE.

Cottonwood Canyon Preliminary-Final Plat: Sean Madden, 303-271-8719, Case #09-102732PF: 12293 S. Maxwell Hill Road, Littleton. Proposed to subdivide 129 acres into 9 parcels of 10 acres or more single-family detached units. Existing roads tentatively approved by fire marshal and required water cisterns in place, filled. Water augmentation approved and recorded. Land currently leased for livestock grazing, which HOA will be required to continue. Property accessible off Deer Creek Canyon Road. Planning and Zoning is waiting for a re-submittal.

Creekside Subdivision Preliminary – Final Plat Combination: Jesse Hein, 271-8762, #08-112892PF
13380 South Foxton Road – 39.61 acres being subdivided into 2 lots for single family detached lots. Case has completed 2
nd Referral was completed on January 21, 2010 and applicant is revising. Planning and Zoning is waiting for a re-submittal.

Foxtail Ridge Estates Preliminary-Final Plat Combination: Angela Tien, 271-8751, Case #08-106304PF
26521 Molly Drive – Current zoning of A-2. Proposal is to create three single family detached lots on 35.64 acres. Planning and Zoning is waiting for a re-submittal
. Planning Commission hearing June 30, 2010; recommended approval. Board of County Commissioners hearing July 20, 2010; approved.

High Flight Estates Preliminary – Final Plat Combination: Sean Madden 271-8719 Case #08-113744PF
12304 U.S. Highway 285: Request to plat 8 residential lots on 88.5 acres across Hwy 285 from Kings Valley. 1/19/09 deadline letter sent. Delayed for water augmentation plan. Extension approved February 2, 2009.

Southview At Kings Valley - Final Plat: Ross Klopf, 303-271-8733, Case #08-101245FI
East of Braun Way and north of Pike View Drive in the Kings Valley Subdivision. Request to subdivide 16.3 acres of MR-1 zoned property into 21 lots. Preliminary Plat was approved in 2004. Mountain Water and Sanitation District would serve the site. Initial review complete. Planning and Zoning is waiting for a re-submittal
.

APPROVED APPLICATIONS, WAITING FURTHER ACTION

Lax Official Development Plan - Rezone Application: John Wolforth, 271-8713, Case #05-163006RZ
8884 South U.S. Highway 285. Request to rezone 51 acres C-O (Conservation Zone District) Campground to Planned Development permitting four single-family residential units. Approved by BCC January 2006. Final Platting forthcoming - Water Augmentation Plan will be required. Access issues being addressed.

PROCESS DEFINITIONS

Pre-Application – PA: This process is optional and may be used before applying for any process. This assists the applicant in gaining a more thorough understanding of the County’s process and possible request issues.

Rezoning Process - RZ: This process is for review and approval to rezone a property. It includes Sufficiency Review, Formal Application, Referrals to HOAs and agencies, Planning Commission Hearing, Board of County Commission Hearing, and Post Hearing Review.

Preliminary and Final Plat Process – PF: This process combines the separate Preliminary Plat and Final Plat reviews of a subdivision of land into one process. It includes Sufficiency Review, Formal Application, Referrals to HOAs and agencies, Planning Commission Hearing, Board of County Commission Hearing, and Post Hearing Review.

Preliminary Plat Process – PR: This process is for preliminary review of a subdivision of land. It includes all of the above processes but is only heard by the Planning Commission, not BCC.

Final Plat Process – FI: This process is for final review of a subdivision of land. It includes all of the above processes but is only heard by the BCC, not Planning Commission.


OTHER INFORMATION
To Check Development Cases that are in Process in Jefferson County
Go to http://planning.jeffco.us: scroll down to “Updated Permit Search Site” and search by address or permit #.

Notice of Amendments and Changes to the Zoning Resolution & the Land Development Regulation
View revisions at http://planning.jeffco.us under Regulation Revisions.

New Mountain Ground Water Overlay District Regulations Pat O-Connell-271-8707
Go to (
http://jeffco.us/planning/planning_T59_R104.htm)

Changes to the ISDS Regulations as of August 4th, 2007 Craig Sanders-271-5759
Go to
http://health.jeffco.us for changes.

Conifer/285 Corridor Area Community Plan, Summary Housing Density Cart Updated, July 27, 2009 Heather Guntherless-271-8716: Revised language regarding residential densities inside Village Centers.
Go to
http://jeffco.us/planning_T59R16.htm for changes.

SLASH COLLECTION / RECYCLING SITES
Rooney Road Slash Collection Site: Hours 7:00 am to 4:45 pm every day except holidays. Price is $5.00 per cubic yard. Call 303-710-9120 OR 303-271-4900 or go to http://www.jeffco.us/slash.htm for more information, including directions to site, and what is allowed.

Rooney Road Recycling Center – 303-316-6262
Recycling and disposal of household substances, electronic materials and items that shouldn’t be poured down the drain or thrown away. By appointment only. For directions, hours and information call 303-316-6262 or go to http://www.rooneyroadrecycling.org .





According to results of the “Claiming Conifer’s Character” Survey,
two Study / Action Teams are meeting:




    Call Susan Imming (303-838-5163) or Shirley Johnson ( 303-697-9196) for additional information on the above referenced Study / Action Teams, projects and regulations or to begin a study of specific projects or projects in general.

    Future Conifer Area Council Town Hall Meetings
    November 17, 2010; January 19, 2011


    Conifer Area Council would like to thank
    Jim Johnson (303-996-4863) with Pinnacle Mortgage Group
    for printing all fliers and handouts for this evening’s meeting.