May 19 Planning Commission Meeting

Press release from Alachua County

The Alachua County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at the Alachua County Administration Building (12 S.E. 1st Street, Gainesville). This hybrid meeting begins at 6 p.m. The public may attend and participate (offer comments) in this meeting virtually and in person.

The public who attend in-person must wear a facial covering at all times. Public seating will be made available up to the capacity that permits adequate social distancing.

The public may view the meeting on the County’s Video on Demand website. For meeting audio-only, call 301-715-8592, and when prompted, use meeting code 670 965 3024.

For the public who attend virtually, once the public comment is opened for an item under discussion, please call 929-505-6099 (enter meeting code 273 174 8038). Callers will be put in a queue, and prompted when it is their turn to speak. TO AVOID FEEDBACK, SPEAKERS MUST TURN DOWN THE VOLUME ON THEIR DEVICE WHEN ADDRESSING THE DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE. Callers should state their names and limit comments to two minutes. When prompted for in-person comment, in person participants should follow the direction of the Chair to participate.

Items for the Planning Commission Meeting:

CPA-03-21 (Large Scale Comprehensive Plan Text Amendment) – This is a County-initiated amendment to the Alachua County Comprehensive Plan: 2019-2040 to amend Policy 3.11.1 of the Future Land Use Element relating to the Rural Commercial Agriculture Land Use designation. This text change, if approved, will provide for residential uses in the Rural Commercial Agriculture land use designation; limit non-residential structures in this land use to no more than 3,000 square feet in size and permit specific non-residential uses by special exception including small markets, grocery stores and produce stands: rural medical and veterinary clinics, sales and service of farm equipment and supplies, farmer’s markets as well as agricultural products distribution and agricultural services to serve the rural area. For more information, contact Senior Planner Gerald L. Brewington at 352-374-5249 or glb@alachuacounty.us.

ZOM-01-21 (Rezoning from R-1a District to R-1c District) – This is a request by FAFF, Inc. and Willie L. Jones, owner and agent, to rezone from ‘R-1a’ (Single Family Residential) district to ‘R-1c’ (Single Family Residential) district with a Low-Density Residential (more than 1 dwelling unit but less than 4 dwelling units per acre) land use. The parcel is approximately 5.78 acres on parcel number 16134-053-000, located at 2303 S.E. 27th Street. The application, if approved, would permit the placement of a manufactured home on the parcel to serve as a parsonage. This parcel also presently contains a place of religious assembly. The R-1c zoning allows both manufactured homes as well as site-built homes to be constructed. For more information, contact Senior Planner Gerald L. Brewington at 352-374-5249 or glb@alachuacounty.us.

View the Planning Commission Agenda.