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Board of Zoning Adjustment

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are using video technology for the August 3, 2020 Board of Zoning Adjustment meeting, which will be live streamed here beginning at 2 PM.

In order for any concerns to be considered by the Board of Zoning Adjustment you must email your concerns toplanning@cityofmobile.org or they may be uploaded to the website via the portal here. Comments must be entered by 2 PM on Sunday, August 2nd in order to be considered by the Board.

Meeting Date : May 4th 2020

Case: Agenda #12. #6324. BOA-001258-2020.
Case Type: Public Hearings
John G. Walton Construction Co., Inc. and City of Mobile.
Baltimore Street. (South side of Baltimore Street extending to the North side of Heustis Street, 338’± West of the intersection of Gayle Street and Baltimore Street). Use, Surfacing, and Tree and Landscaping Variances to allow the temporary use of the property for an office trailer and construction lay-down yard, to waive tree planting and landscape requirements, and to allow the use of gravel as an alternative parking surface in an R-1, Single-Family Residential District; the Zoning Ordinance requires compliant tree planting and landscaping for all new commercial development, limits properties in R-1 districts to residential use only, and does not allow gravel as an alternative parking surface in an R-1, Single-Family Residential District. Council District 3.

Staff Report Letter of Decision

Case: Agenda #11. #6323. BOA-001251-2020.
Case Type: Public Hearings
Ahearn Construction (Matthew Ahearn).
900 Saint Anthony Street. (Northwest corner of Saint Anthony Street and North Broad Street). Parking, Landscape, and Tree Planting Variances to allow a reduced number of parking spaces, waive commercial landscaping requirements, and a reduced number of required tree plantings in a B-4, General Business District; the Zoning Ordinance requires compliant parking, landscaping, and tree planting for new commercial development in a B-4, General Business District. Council District 2.

Staff Report Letter of Decision

Case: Agenda #10. #6322. BOA-001250-2020.
Case Type: Public Hearings
G. Allen Garstecki, Jr. and Kara M. Garstecki.
206 Carmel Drive East. (East side of Carmel Drive East, 170’± North of the intersection of Carmel Drive East and Bexley Lane). Setback Variance to allow construction of a covered patio within the required rear yard setback in an R-1, Single-Family Residential District; the Zoning Ordinance requires an 8’ rear yard setback for structures in an R-1, Single-Family Residential District. Council District 7.

Staff Report Letter of Decision

Case: Agenda #09. #6321. BOA-001242-2020.
Case Type: Public Hearings
Ranita Smith.
103 Michael Donald Avenue. (West side of Michael Donald Avenue, 63’± North of the intersection of Michael Donald Avenue and Old Shell Road). Administrative Appeal of a staff decision granting “reasonable accommodation” to allow up to 8 unrelated people to live in a recovery residence as a family. Council District 2.

Staff Report Letter of Decision

Case: Agenda #08. #6320/6264. BOA-001239-2020.
Case Type: Public Hearings
The Mitchell Company, LLC (Christopher Sylvester).
1004 Wildwood Avenue. (West side of Wildwood Avenue, 61’+ South of the intersection of Chandler Street and Wildwood Avenue). Lot area and Lot Width Variances to allow a lot less than 7,200 square feet and lot widths less than 60-feet in an R-1, Single-Family Residential District; the Zoning Ordinance requires new lots for residential use to be at least 60-feet wide at the building setback line and requires a minimum lot area of 7,200 square feet in an R-1, Single-Family Residential District. Council District 6.

Staff Report Letter of Decision

Case: Agenda #07. #6319. BOA-001231-2020.
Case Type: Public Hearings
Bret Webb.
3721 The Cedars. (Southeast corner of The Cedars and Tuthill Lane). Setback Variance to allow the construction of a 6-foot privacy fence within a required front yard setback in an R-1, Single-Family Residential District; the Zoning Ordinance limits fences within a required front yard to a maximum height of three (3) feet in an R-1, Single-Family Residential District. Council District 7.

Staff Report Letter of Decision

Case: Agenda #06. #6281. BOA-001032-2019.
Case Type: Extensions
Mobile Storm Volleyball Club.
65 Sidney Phillips Drive. (Southwest corner of Werkland Street and Sidney Phillips Drive). Use Variance to allow a personal training facility in an I-1, Light Industrial District; the Zoning Ordinance does not allow personal training facilities in an I-1, Light Industrial District. Council District 1.

Staff Report Letter of Decision

Case: Agenda #05. #6280. BOA-001031-2019.
Case Type: Extensions
Mobile Storm Volleyball Club.
65 Sidney Phillips Drive. (Southwest corner of Werkland Street and Sidney Phillips Drive). Use Variance to allow a volleyball club in an I-1, Light Industrial District; the Zoning Ordinance does not allow sports and recreation clubs to operate in an I-1, Light Industrial District. Council District 1.

Staff Report Letter of Decision

Case: Agenda #04. #6318. BOA-001229-2020.
Case Type: Holdovers
David Shumer.
5461 Kooiman Road. (South side of Kooiman Road, 430’+ East of US Highway 90 West). Residential Buffer Variance to waive the construction of a buffer privacy fence along adjacent residentially-zoned properties for a memory care facility in a B-1, Buffer Business District; the Zoning Ordinance requires a residential buffer privacy fence along adjacent residentially-zoned properties for a commercial development in a B-1, Buffer Business District. Council District 4.

Staff Report Letter of Decision

Case: Agenda #03. #6317. BOA-001228-2020.
Case Type: Holdovers
Casey Pipes.
1500 Government Street. (North side of Government Street, 300’+ East of South Catherine Street, extending to the East side of Catherine Street, 175’+ North of Government Street). Use Variance to allow a liquor store in an LB-2, Limited Neighborhood Business District; the Zoning Ordinance does not allow a liquor store in an LB-2, Limited Neighborhood Business District. Council District 2.

Staff Report Letter of Decision

Case: Agenda #02. #6316. BOA-001227-2020.
Case Type: Holdovers
Joe Vinson Builders, Inc.
3568 Higgins Road. (East side of Higgins Road, 270’+ South of its North terminus). Side Yard Setback and Combined Side Yard Setback Variances to allow one HVAC system and one HVAC system platform higher than 3’ above grade within the required side yard setbacks resulting in reduced combined side yard setbacks in an R-1, Single-Family Residential District; the Zoning Ordinance requires a minimum side yard setback of 8’ and a minimum combined side yard setback of 20’ for mechanical equipment higher than 3’ above grade in an R-1, Single-Family Residential District. Council District 4

Staff Report Letter of Decision

Case: Agenda #01. #6315. BOA-001213-2020.
Case Type: Holdovers
L. Craig Roberts.
257 North Jackson Street. (West side of North Jackson Street, 155’+ North of State Street). Front Yard Setback and Driveway Width Variances to allow a front yard setback of 22’ for a dwelling, with a 15’ wide driveway within the front yard setback in a T-4 Sub-District of the Downtown Development District; the Zoning Ordinance limits the front yard setback to a maximum of 12’, and limits the driveway width to a maximum of 10’ within the front yard setback in a T-4 Sub-District of the Downtown Development District. Council District 2.

Staff Report Letter of Decision

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