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Posted: May 09, 2019
Rapid City
Agenda Item Summary

Agenda Item Ref. #: 19PD014 - Original Town of Rapid City

Agenda Item Title:

19PD014 - Major Amendment to a Planned Development Overlay to construct a playground accessory to a group home

Origination Group:
Planning Commission
Origination Meeting Date:
05/09/2019
Petitioner:
Kristina Simmons for WAVI
Staff Contact:
John Green, Current Planner I
Location:
527 Quincy Street
Agenda Item Summary:
The applicant has submitted a Major Amendment to a Planned Development Overlay to construct a playground accessory to a group home for the property located at 527 Quincy Street. Specifically, the applicant intends to construct a 2,046 square-foot outdoor play area for the children of clients receiving services from Working Against Violence, Inc. (WAVI). WAVI provides services to victims of domestic abuse and has been operating on the subject property since 2002. The proposed outdoor play area includes a screening fence, recreational equipment, grass play areas, and landscaping features. As part of this application, the applicant is requesting an Exception to allow a seven foot high opaque screening fence for the outdoor play area in lieu of a maximum allowed fence height of four feet. The screening fence is intended to provide security and privacy for clients and their children receiving services from WAVI, Inc. The subject property is zoned Office Commercial District and is approximately 0.4 acres in size. The Rapid City Planning Commission approved a Major Amendment to a Planned Development Overlay (File# 02PD041) to allow a group home on the property on September 5th, 2002.

Funding Source & Fiscal Impact (if applicable):

Funding Cost Center

Recommendations:

Origination Recommendation Action:
Approve with Stipulations