2. Executive Director s Report: 3. Minutes and Expenditures: 4. Adjournment:
Staff Report 4/9/2018
Criteria to be considered in reviewing rezoning requests, per IC 36-7-4-603:
institutional uses that are compatible with a residential neighborhood.
Site Plan Description:
The site will go unchanged. An eight-unit multi-family dwelling currently exists on site
and eight parking spaces on the north side of the building.
Zoning and Land Use History And Trends:
In 2017 the Town adopted a new zoning ordinance and updated the zoning map. The
zoning map was developed to minimize non-conforming properties. After the map was
adopted, this property was identified as one that had been multi-family for many years.
Traffic and Transportation Considerations:
Monroe Street has two lanes.
The site is served by municipal water and sewer.
There are no agency comments at this time.
The petitioner is not proposing any written commitments.
policy which states: Encourage residential growth that is balanced with other tax revenue
uses and serves the needs of current and future residents of Lakeville.
Land Use Plan:
The Town of Lakeville Comprehensive Plan (2011) identifies this area for low density
Plan Implementation/Other Plans:
There are no other plans in effect for this area.
Due to the fact that it has been used for a multi-family dwelling for many years, adjacent
property values should not be adversely effected.
It is reasonable development and growth to allow for a mixture of residential types and to let
the site continue to function as it has for some time.
Based on information available prior to the public hearing, the staff recommends this
rezoning petition be sent to the Town Council with a favorable recommendation.
Rezoning the site to R2 Multi-family Residential would allow the site to continue to be
used as it already has for years and correct the oversight done in the Town's recent
When the Town developed its new zoning map, the intent was to zone all multi-family
PKJ Leasing, LLC.
On Tuesday, March 20, 2018, the Area Plan Commission approved the following variances from the
Development Standards of the City of South Bend Zoning Ordinance:
1) from the required 30' minimum front yard and building setback to 0'
(3) The strict application of the terms of this Chapter would result in practical difficulties in the use of the propert
The proposed variances will not be injurious to the public health, safety, morals and general welfare of the
Approving the variances to continue to let the site function as it currently has will not adversely affect the
use or value of adjacent properties.
The strict application of the landscaping, parking, and setbacks would create an undo hardship on the
The Minutes of the March 20, 2018 meeting of the Area Plan Commission are hereby incorporated by
Adopted by the Area Plan Commission of St. Joseph County, Indiana, on this 17th day of April, 2018.