Items Types:
Hearings/Ordinances/2nd Read
For Meeting of:
June 2, 2014
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Ordinance No. 2014-13 Of The City Council Of The City Of Orlando, Florida, Amending The Land Development Regulations Associated With Certain Portions Of The Existing Orlando Lutheran Towers Planned Development Zoning District; Relating To Certain Land Generally Located North Of E. Church St., South Of E. Pine St., East Of Lake Ave., And West Of S. Osceola Ave., In the South Eola Neighborhood And Comprised Of Approximately 0.7 Acres Of Land; Providing An Amended Development Plan (Economic Development) (OLT PD- Citi Tower, ZON2013-00031)


The subject property is Phase A of a 4-phased Planned Development (PD) known as Orlando Lutheran Towers (OLT). The +0.70 acre subject site is in the South Eola neighborhood, north of E. Church St., south of E. Pine St., east of Lake Ave. and west of S. Osceola Ave. The applicant is requesting to amend the subject phase of the Orlando Lutheran Towers (OLT) Planned Development (PD) to allow a 22-level, 233 unit multi-family building with 22,300 sq. ft. of commercial use. This request also proposes to increase, through a recalculation, the maximum allowed density for the overall PD to 710 units.

Unless specified in the PD, the parcel will be subject to the standards of the MXD-2/T zoning district.

Previous actions regarding this application are as follows:

· October 13, 2003- Adoption of the Orlando Lutheran Tower PD to allow development of a mid-rise mixed use active adult residential project (ZON2002-00046; CC Doc#: 031013710). This rezoning was also processed with two abandonment requests to abandon a portion of Lake Avenue and Mariposa (ABN2002-00013 & ABN2002-00014).

· March 2, 2006- Subarea Policy S.7.4 (Addressing the South Eola Small Neighborhood Plan) became effective.

· May 16, 2006- South Eola Small Neighborhood Plan Area adopted by City Council.

· June 19, 2006- Rezoning of the subject property from MXD-2/T to PD/T, expanding the boundaries of the OLT PD to include the subject property, allowing development of a high-rise mixed-use residential project. Previous abandonments for a portions of Lake Avenue and Mariposa Street were repealed with this PD amendment. (ZON2005-00038; CC Doc#: 0606191003).

· March 23, 2007- Letter of Determination Issued concerning dividing Phase C into two sub-phases (LDC2006-00462).

· August 20, 2007- PD Amendment adopted by City Council to alter development standards for subject property. Specifically, altering setbacks from the original PD, revising the overall PD development program, and allocating portions of the program to each phase (ZON2007-00011; CC Doc#0708201006).

· January 8, 2008: Letter of Determination issued reducing unit count, maintaining approved retail square footage and reducing the width of three sidewalks. (LDC2007-00427).

· November 20, 2009– Property purchased by current owner.

· September 23, 2013- PD Amendment adopted by City Council to alter development standards of Phases B and C-2. (ZON2013-00014; CC Doc#1309231201).

· February 18, 2014- MPB recommended approval of the subject PD amendment. (ZON2013-00031)

· May 12, 2014- City Council approved first reading of the subject ordinance.

Fiscal & Efficiency Data:

Recommended Action:

Adopt the attached ordinance number 2014-13 and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk or Mayor Pro Tempore and City Clerk to execute on behalf of the City upon final review and approval by the City Attorney.

Agenda Item attachment(s) on file in the City Clerks Office.

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Contact: Michaelle Petion 407.246.3837
Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Budget Outside Routing Approval 5/20/2014 3:24 PM
City Clerk 5/20/2014 3:27 PM

Name: Description: Type:
Citi_Tower_Planned_Development_Ordinance_Final.pdf Ordinance Ordinance
Exhibit_A-_legal.pdf legal description Backup Material
Exhibit_B-_development_plan.JPG plan Backup Material
Exhibit_C-_cross_sections.JPG cross sections Backup Material

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