October 20 Alachua County Planning Commission Meeting
October 15, 2021
Press release from Alachua County
The Alachua County Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at the Alachua County Administration Building (12 S.E. 1st Street, Gainesville). This meeting begins at 6 p.m. The public may offer comments virtually and in person. If attending in person, masks are strongly recommended for those not vaccinated.
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 478 494 9835). 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 DEVICES WHEN ADDRESSING THE DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMITTEE. Callers should state their names and limit comments to two minutes. When prompted for in-person comments, in-person participants should follow the direction of the Chair to participate.
Items for the Planning Commission Meeting:
CPA-07-21 (Infinite Energy Small Scale Comprehensive Plan Map Amendment) – This is a request by Clay Sweger, agent, for Infinite Properties, LLC, owner, for a small scale land use amendment (less than 50 acres) from Low Density Residential (1-4 dwelling units per acre) and Medium Density Residential (4-8 dwelling units per acre) to Office land use. The site has a zoning designation of non-residential PD (Planned Development) district and is approximately 8.8 acres located on tax parcel numbers 06679-000-000, 06679-004-001, 06679-004-000 and 06839-010-000 at 6901, 7001, 7015 & 7027 S.W. 24th Avenue. The land use request, if approved, will provide an Office land use designation for this non-residential planned development, the former site of the Infinite Energy Offices. For more information, contact Senior Planner Gerald L. Brewington at 352-374-5249 or email@example.com.
ZOM-05-21 (Infinite Energy PD Amendment) – This is a request by Clay Sweger, agent, for Infinite Properties, LLC, owner, for an amendment to the Infinite Energy Planned Development district. The amendment would permit additional uses as outlined on the Zoning Master Plan, including vocational schools as well as colleges and educational facilities. The site has a future land use designation of Office (refer to application CPA-07-21 for associated land use change) and is approximately 8.8 acres located on tax parcel numbers 06679-000-000, 06679-004-001, 06679-004-000 and 06839-010-000 at 6901, 7001, 7015 & 7027 S.W. 24th Avenue. For more information, contact Senior Planner Gerald L. Brewington at 352-374-5249 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ZOX-03-21 (Duke Energy Substation Special Exception) – This is a request by Shutts & Bowen LLP, agent, for Duke Energy Florida, Inc., owner, for a special exception to allow a major utility in the Agriculture zoning district. The site has an existing utility substation and is proposing to add a new, unmanned telecommunications shelter (13’ x 17’ building within a 40’ x 40’ gated compound area). As the existing substation predates the Comprehensive Plan and ULDC (operating since 1962), it exists as a legal, nonconforming use. The site has a future land use designation of Institutional and is approximately 15.12 acres, located on tax parcel number 04631-001-000 at 10329 S.W. 154th St. For more information, contact Planner Mehdi Benkhatar at 352-374-5249 or email@example.com.