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File #: 23-0091SP    Name: McKinney Flour Mill Site Plan
Type: Agenda Item Status: Regular Agenda Item
In control: Planning & Zoning Commission
On agenda: 10/24/2023 Final action:
Title: Conduct a Public Hearing to Consider/Discuss/Act on Design Exceptions to a Site Plan for Commercial Entertainment, Outdoor (McKinney Flour Mill), Located at 601 East Louisiana Street
Attachments: 1. Standard Conditions Checklist, 2. Location Map and Aerial Exhibit, 3. Letter of Intent, 4. Proposed Site Plan, 5. Presentation, 6. Applicant Presentation
Related files: 23-0007SUP2, 23-0007SUP, 23-0091SP2
Title
Conduct a Public Hearing to Consider/Discuss/Act on Design Exceptions to a Site Plan for Commercial Entertainment, Outdoor (McKinney Flour Mill), Located at 601 East Louisiana Street

Summary

COUNCIL GOAL: Direction for Strategic and Economic Growth
(1C: Provide a strong city economy by facilitating a balance between industrial, commercial, residential, and open space)

MEETING DATE: October 24, 2023

DEPARTMENT: Development Services - Planning Department

CONTACT: Jake Bennett, Planner II
Caitlyn Strickland, AICP, Planning Manager
Jennifer Arnold, AICP, Director of Planning

APPROVAL PROCESS: The action of the Planning and Zoning Commission for the proposed site plan may be appealed to the City Council.

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Staff recommends denial of the proposed site plan due to concerns regarding the requested design exceptions related to street screening.

However, should the Planning and Zoning Commission approve the site plan, the following shall apply:

1. The applicant shall receive approval of the following Design Exceptions to:

a. Not meet the minimum 85% building frontage requirement along a Pedestrian Priority "A" Street (East Virginia Street).

b. Not meet the minimum 85% building frontage requirement along a Pedestrian Priority "A" Street (East Louisiana Street).

c. Not meet the minimum 50% building frontage requirement along a Pedestrian Priority "B" Street (Throckmorton Street).

d. Provide a Street Screening Device greater than 4' in height.

e. Provide a Street Screening Device of alternative material.

Prior to issuance of a building permit:

1. The applicant satisfy the conditions as shown on the Standard Conditions for Site Plan Approval Checklist, attached.

APPLICATION SUBMITTAL DATE: August 7, 2023 (Original Application)
August 29, 2023 (Revised Submittal)
September 21, 2023 (Revised Submittal)

ITEM SUMMARY: The applicant is proposing to construct an approximately 3,500 square foot outdoor commercial ente...

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