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MINUTES OF THE LARIMER COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

(JANUARY 26, 2016)

 

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., January 26, 2016 at which time the following business was transacted.

 

Board Members Present:                      Joseph Wise, Jeffery Schneider, Tom Peterson, and Carol Dowding

 

Staff Present:                                       Savanah Benedick, Karin Madson, and Rebecca Smith, County Planners, and David Ayraud, Senior County Attorney

 

Minutes: Joseph Wise moved and Tom Peterson seconded the Motion to approve the December Minutes of the Larimer County Board of Adjustment as presented. Board members Carol Dowding, Tom Peterson, Joseph Wise and Jeffery Schneider voted in favor of the Motion. The Minutes were unanimously approved.

 

Findings and Resolutions: Jeffery Schneider moved and Tom Peterson seconded the Motion to approve the following Findings and Resolutions: Mackay Setback Variance (#15-BOA1054) Emery Setback Variance (#15-BOA1053) and Campbell Setback Variance (#15-BOA1052) Board members Joseph Wise, Tom Peterson, Jeffrey Schneider, and Carol Dowding voted in favor of the Motion.

 

Consent Applications:

 

The following applications were approved by consent:

 

File No:            #15-BOA1058 (O'Neill Setback Variance)

Owner(s):         Timothy O'Neill and Cynthia Linder

Applicant(s):    Dennis Sovick

 

Request: The Application of Dennis Sovick, requesting a variance was presented to the Board.  The Application requested a setback variance to allow an addition to be located 5 feet from the property line (along road easement) rather than the required minimum of 25 feet required by Section 4. 1. 1.B.2.a and the existing house to be located 84 feet from the centerline of West Vine Drive rather than the required minimum of 110 feet required by Section 4.9.l.B of the Larimer County Land Use Code.

 

Action: Jeffery Schneider moved and Tom Peterson seconded the Motion to approve the Application 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. This may include additional variance requests for the above mentioned structures that do not have building permits.

 

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

 

4.         Prior to further construction, 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 Department. 

 

Board members Joseph Wise, Tom Peterson, Jeffrey Schneider, and Carol Dowding voted in favor

of the Motion. The Application was approved with conditions.

 

Tabled Applications:

 

The following application was tabled to the March Board of Adjustment meeting:

 

File No:            #15-BOA1057 (Hardle Setback Variance)

Owner(s):         Trevace and Stephanie Hardle

Applicant(s):    Trevace and Stephanie Hardle

A request to table the Hardle Setback Variance was made.

 

Joseph Wise moved and Jeffrey Schneider seconded the motion that the Board table this matter to March 22, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

 

The question was called and members, Joseph Wise, Carol Dowding, Jeffrey Schneider, and Tom Peterson voted in favor of the motion.

 

Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 6:57 p.m.

 

(These proceedings were recorded by audio tape.)

 

LARIMER COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

 

By: Chair

 

 

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