The property is generally located north of Motorsport Court and west of US Highway 75, and is zoned Planned Development No. 55 Commercial/Office. The properties to the north and south are zoned Planned Development No. 55 Commercial/Office. The property to the west is zoned Agriculture Open Space and Planned Development No. 55 Commercial/Office. The properties to the east (across US Highway 75), are zoned Shopping Center and Light Industrial.
The applicant is requesting a Specific Use Permit (SUP) for a Minor Automotive Repair use. The Planned Development ordinance requires a Specific Use Permit (SUP) to locate an Automotive Repair use within this zoning district.
The property includes the lot with the existing Harley Davidson building as well as the vacant lot to the south. The property will be replatted to include both lots, totaling a net area of 2.32± acres for a Discount Tire. The SUP Site Plan shows the existing 24,333 square foot building for office, retail, and minor automotive repair uses. The two proposed service bay doors will face the southern end of the building, and will be screened by an eight foot (8') masonry screening wall on the eastern side.
There are three (3) access points into the site; one (1) existing access point to the north through a Fire Lane, Access, and Utility Easement, one (1) existing access point to the east on US Highway 75, and one (1) proposed access point to the south on Motorsport Court.
Parking and open space requirements exceed ALDC standards. Right-of-way on US Highway 75 will be dedicated. The existing 5' sidewalk on the northern portion of the site will continue to the south along US 75. A 4' sidewalk is also proposed along Motorsport Court.
The existing building is (2) stories with a maximum building height of 31'. The building is constructed of brick, E.I.F.S, metal, and glass. Additional arch elements have been added to the north and west elevation of the existing building.
The Specific Use Permit request has been reviewed by the Technical Review Committee and meets the standards of the ALDC. On August 16, 2016, the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of the request.
Public Hearing Sign - August 5, 2016
Public Hearing Notices - August 5, 2016
Newspaper Notice - August 25, 2016