Items Types:
Economic Development
For Meeting of:
August 10, 2015
District: 4 From:
Contract ID: Document Number:
Exhibits: Yes On File (City Clerk) : Yes Draft Only: No
Grant Received by City?: No

A 2 year Temporary Use Permit with the possibility of a 1 year administrative extension by the Planning Official for a temporary parking lot along the southeast corner of America Street and Lucerne Terrace on the Westminster Towers development site. (Economic Development, LDC2015-00274)


The Westminster Towers senior housing facility is currently deficient of adequate parking.  A future expansion, to include living and assembly facilities as well as a parking garage, is being planned.  The projected schedule is:

-December 2015- Master Plan Application submission to the MPB

-June 2018- Submission of construction documents to Permitting

-September 2018- Commencement of construction


The proposed temporary parking lot will help remedy the situation until fall 2018.  A total of 42 parking spaces are proposed in a gravel lot along the southeast corner of America Street and Lucerne Terrace on the Westminster Towers development site.

Fiscal & Efficiency Data: N/A

Recommended Action:

Staff recommends approval of a 2 year Temporary Use Permit for a temporary parking lot with the possibility of a 1 year administrative extension subject to the following conditions:

1.        Consistency - The proposed site plan must be consistent with the size, dimensions and site location on the attached plans and as described above.


2.     Duration – All temporary uses must be removed and returned to prior conditions or improved at the termination of the temporary use permit. Termination shall occur 2 yrs from City Council approval, not including the possible 1 year extension.


                        3.     Timeline- Municipal Planning Board approval of a Master Plan                                         shall be obtained by February 2016 unless authorized by the                                              Planning Official for good cause.

4.     Fencing- Existing rod iron fence shall remain along the perimeter of the subject area along America St. and Lucerne Terr.  A podocarpus hedge, 3 ft. in height, shall be provided within the 5 ft. landscape area on Lucerne Terr.

5.     Driveway- The driveway approach shall be concrete for at least 15 feet from the ROW.

6.     Stormwater- Stormwater treatment shall be provided for runoff from the first inch of rainfall.

7.     Materials- The materials used for the parking area shall follow Orlando LDC 61.303.

8.     Wheel Stops- Wheel stops shall be required at each parking space.

9.     Tree Removal- A tree removal permit shall be required prior to removal of any trees onsite.




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

Note: All agenda items must be in the City Clerk's office by Noon Friday, six(6) business days prior to the regular Monday City Council meeting.

Contact: Michaelle Petion
Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Budget Outside Routing Approval 7/31/2015 9:30 AM
City Clerk 7/31/2015 9:58 AM

Name: Description: Type:
151210-Site_Plan.pdf site plan Backup Material
photo_submission.pdf application photos Backup Material

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