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File #: 20-0009M2    Name: Chapter 146 Amendments
Type: Ordinance Status: Public Hearing
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 12/1/2020 Final action:
Title: Conduct a Public Hearing to Consider/Discuss/Act on a Request by the City of McKinney to Amend Chapter 146 (Zoning Regulations), Section 146-45 (Site Plan Approval) and Appendix G (MTC - McKinney Town Center Zoning District) of the Code of Ordinances, and Accompanying Ordinance
Attachments: 1. PZ Draft Minutes, 2. Proposed Section 146-45 Redlines, 3. Proposed MTC Zoning District Redlines, 4. Proposed Ordinance, 5. Proposed Exhibit A, 6. Presentation
Related files: 20-0009M, 20-0009M3
Title
Conduct a Public Hearing to Consider/Discuss/Act on a Request by the City of McKinney to Amend Chapter 146 (Zoning Regulations), Section 146-45 (Site Plan Approval) and Appendix G (MTC - McKinney Town Center Zoning District) of the Code of Ordinances, and Accompanying Ordinance

Summary

COUNCIL GOAL: Operational Excellence
(2E: Continuously provide a high level of customer service to our citizens)

MEETING DATE: December 1, 2020

DEPARTMENT: Development Services - Planning Department

CONTACT: Jennifer Arnold, AICP, Director of Planning
Kaitlin Gibbon, Planner II

RECOMMENDED CITY COUNCIL ACTION: Staff recommends approval of the proposed amendments.

ITEM SUMMARY: The purpose of these amendments is to clarify the site plan approval process, provide clarity in the appeal process of the McKinney Town Center (MTC) Zoning District, and to add a new use within the use chart and definitions of the McKinney Town Center (MTC) Zoning District.

In order to support high quality development that is in line with the market, Staff recognizes the importance of reviewing and updating the Ordinance from time to time to ensure that it is still performing optimally. This allows us opportunities to introduce new or nuanced uses that are new/current to the market, and/or to improve areas of the ordinance where clarity is needed. It is Staff's professional opinion that the proposed amendments maintain the development standards expected for the zoning ordinance and the McKinney Town Center (MTC) Zoning District.

PROPOSED AMENDMENTS:

Section 146-45 (Site Plan Approval):

Currently, Subsection 146-45(2)c states that a written notice for a public hearing shall follow the same procedure for a rezoning request. Staff is proposing to amend this section of the ordinance to clarify that only a property owner notification, or written notice, is required for site plans that require a public hearing for consideration. The proposed change aims to clarify that zoning change signs ...

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