Planning Commission
Jan 15, 2020 7:00 pm

Board of Adjustment - Novel at White Fence Appeal
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Board of Adjustment - Novel at White Fence Appeal

Case: AP-19-001
Appeal of Director's decision on review of Novel at White Fence Major Site Plan

Files

COVER EMAIL - December 6, 2019 email to City Council.pdf
INDEX.pdf
ITEM 1 - General Vicinity_Zoning Map.pdf
ITEM 2 - October 4, 2019 Tuthill Email re_ procedures.pdf
ITEM 2.a. - 17-2-2 (309) (5-30-2011).pdf
ITEM 2.b. - 17.3.6.5 (12-10-2012).pdf
ITEM 3 - Wilson Property ODP.pdf
ITEM 3.a. - Wilson ODP Modification No. 2.pdf
ITEM 4 - Preplanning Application Form.pdf
ITEM 4.a - Land Development Application Form Major Site Plan.pdf
ITEM 4.b. - Land Development Application Form Appeal.pdf
ITEM 5 - June 7, 2018 Letter re_ 6263 W Jewell Pre-Planning Submittal.pdf
ITEM 6 - July 24, 2018 City Letter to Scott Makee re_ Preplanning Application to Construct Multifamily on Property.pdf
ITEM 7 - March 27, 2019 Kimley-Horn Letter to City re_ Site Plan Application.pdf
ITEM 8 - May 2, 2019 Lakewood Email to Deborah Emert re_ White Fence Farm Follow-up.pdf
ITEM 9 - May 10, 2019 Ireland Stapleton Letter to Travis Parker re_ Opposition to White Fence Farm Major Site Plan Application.pdf
ITEM 10 - May 21, 2019 Lakewood Letter to James Silvestro re_ Opposition to White Fence Farm Major Site Plan Application.pdf
ITEM 11 - May 29, 2019 BHFS Letter to Lakewood re_ White Fence Farm Major Site Plan Application.pdf
ITEM 12 - May 31, 2019 Lakewood Letter to James Silvestro re_ Opposition to White Fence Farm Major Site Plan Application.pdf
ITEM 13 - June 6, 2019 James Silvestro Email to Lakewood re_ White Fence Farm.pdf
ITEM 14 - June 14, 2019 Ireland Stapleton CORA Request.pdf
ITEM 15 - June 19, 2019 Meaghan Turner at Kimley Horn Letter to Lakewood re_ Novel White Fence Major Site Plan.pdf
ITEM 16 - July 2, 2019 Email re_ CORA.pdf
ITEM 17 - July 17, 2019 Lakewood Letter to James Silvestro re CORA Request June 14, 2019.pdf
ITEM 18 - July 25, 2019 Ireland Stapleton to Lakewood re_ Appeal of Planning Department's Interpretation of Lakewood Zoning Ord. and Wilson Property ODP.pdf
ITEM 18.a. - Index of Exhibits July 25, 2019 Ireland Stapleton to Lakewood.pdf
ITEM 19 - August 15, 2019 Ireland Stapleton Letter to Lakewood re_ Supplemental Authority.pdf
ITEM 19.a - Ex. A - Academy Park ODP.pdf
ITEM 19.b - Ex. B - 1973 MODEL PUD DOLA.pdf
ITEM 20 - October 30, 2019 Silvestro Letter to Tuthill re_ Materials to be included in Board Packet.pdf
ITEM 21 - November 6, 2019 BHFS Letter to Lakewood BOA re_ White Fence Farm.pdf
ITEM 21.a. - Exhibit A - Unified under the Wilson Property ODP Formation.pdf
ITEM 21.b. - Exhibit B - Lakewood Sustainability Plan (2015).pdf
ITEM 22 - November 20, 2019 Ireland Stapleton Letter to City re_ JRS Letter to Board of Adjustment.pdf
ITEM 22.a - Index of Exhibits Nov. 20, 2019 Ireland Stapleton Letter to Lakewood.pdf
ITEM 23 - Excerpts from City Council Minutes December 10, 2012.pdf

Comments & Feedback

Comments
 

I am a resident of Lakewood Estates Patio Homes and have lived in Lakewood since 1972. I loved that it was a bedroom community and you could get to any other part of the Denver Metro area very quickly. That is no longer true. With all the new housing construction you have permitted, I have lost my love of Lakewood. You have created and continue to create traffic gridlock that I would compare to the worst that exists in the Metro Area. And now you want high density at the White Fence Farm property. I am opposed to more multifamily construction in Lakewood. Someone is making a lot of money off of all of this construction and it is not to the benefit of the residents of Lakewood. Just stop it, please!!!!!!!!!!!!!

12/15/2019 4:08 pm
Linda Raper
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There is a housing shortage so let it proceed. I think it is a reasonable plan with that much single-family density.

01/14/2020 10:48 am
Fred Trentaz
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Good Afternoon:

My name is Elizabeth Leder Sabo and I’m a resident of Lakewood, who lives in Lakewood Estates, which is across the street from the White Fence Farms redevelopment. Formerly, I served on my the board of my HOA, Lakewood Estates HOA Filing #1. As I cannot attend the Board of Adjustment Hearing, tonight 1/15/20, I’d like to submit my comments, so that the Board may consider them.

Unlike my HOA, I support a higher-density development for White Fence Farms. I am not in agreement with the opinion of Wildflower Patio Homes, which has legal standing to sue the City of Lakewood, or any other supporting HOA in the neighboring areas regarding the challenge of the City staff’s interpretations on height, density, and architectural character for the White Fence Farm redevelopment. I believe not only is the development as proposed proper, but it should be encouraged as a neighborhood that straddles the border of Denver. The staff was correct in my opinion on the standards it used in the new zoning code to determine the height and density of the proposed development.

We should be ushering in development in the City of Lakewood that fits into the 21st century and the changing demographics. Furthermore, I think this development would help my property value as it would be the highest and best use of the property and allow others to move into Lakewood from Denver and other surrounding communities, where those new residents would spend their hard earned money and create more business opportunities in Lakewood. Additionally, I think the concerns about increasing traffic are overblown.

Though the voices opposing the staff determinations are plentiful and loud, there are concerned citizens like myself who would like to see more density and more development in the City of Lakewood.

I urge the Board of Adjustment to reject the neighbors’ appeal and uphold the staff determinations.

01/14/2020 3:34 pm
Elizabeth Leder Sabo
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