Report: Paul Mott – Sanford Government Affairs Director
Sanford City Council Update October 4, 2016
The Sanford City Council met this past Tuesday, October 4th. Here are the highlights from the meeting.
Steven Malloy with Adcock and Associates was in attendance to let the council know about a new website created by Adcock and Associates to provide a resource to new and prospective Sanford residents. The website is www.welcometosanford.com and will be up and running soon.
The council voted unanimously to approve the three following rezoning requests:
Application by Toribo Hernandez-to rezone from Residential-Mixed (R-12) district to a conditional zoning district to be known as “Sanford Soccer Field Complex District”. As proposed, the Sanford Soccer Field Complex District will allow all land uses currently permitted in the Residential-Mixed (R-12) zoning district in addition to a soccer field complex. This petition is for a 1.2± acre portion of a larger 9.95± acre tract of land off of Airport Road, formerly addressed as 2917 Airport Road. The subject property is a portion of a larger tract that is located in both the City of Sanford’s ETJ and Lee County. This rezoning request is for the portion of the tract of land that is located within the City of Sanford’s ETJ only. The property is the same as depicted on Lee County Tax Maps 9641.02 and 9641.04, a portion of Tax Parcel 9641-65-4298 Lee County Land Records and is also a portion of Tract 2 on a survey map recorded in Plat Cabinet 10, Slide 7A, Lee County Registry of Deeds.—(Pages 6-46)
Application by Ameer Rental Properties. LLC – to rezone one 2.02± acre tract of land with frontage on Gunter Street and an unimproved portion of Poplar Street from the current zoning of Light Industrial (LI) to Multifamily (MF-12). The property is the same as depicted on Lee County Tax Map 9643.15 as Tax Parcel 9643-64-6390 Lee County Land Records and as illustrated as a 2.02 acre tract of land on a survey map recorded in Plat Cabinet 10, Slide 5O-A of the Lee County Register of Deeds Ofﬁce. — (Pages 61 – 64)
Application by AGA Corporation – to rezone 24.17± acres of land with frontage on Commerce Drive from the current zoning of Barrington Park Conditional Zoning District to General Commercial (C-2). The property is the same as depicted on Lee County Tax Map 9660.01 as portions of Tax Parcels 9660-37-6982 and 9660-16-7151 Lee County Land Records and as illustrated as Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and portions of adjoining lots labeled as being owned by AGA Corporation on a survey map recorded in Plat Cabinet 9, Slide 45-G of the Lee County Register of Deeds Ofﬁce. — (Pages 67— 70)
The council also mentioned their recent efforts along with the Lee County and Broadway to prepare a new land use plan. Details about these efforts can be found at http://plansanlee.com/