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File #: 19-1693A    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/18/2019 Department: Planning
On agenda: 10/22/2019 Final action: 10/22/2019
Title: Case No. CP-10-06-19 (Second Hearing) Proposed Ordinance amending the Future Land Use and Quality Communities Element and the Housing Element of the Pinellas County Comprehensive Plan to delete policies that limit affordable housing densities in certain commercial and mixed-use Future Land Use Map categories.
Attachments: 1. State-filed ORD 19-28, 2. Adopted ORD 19-28, 3. Affidavit of Publication - Notice of Public Hearing, 4. Ordinance-AATF, 5. Legal Ad.pdf, 6. Corres_State Reviewing Agencies.pdf, 7. Ordinance.pdf, 8. LPA Report.pdf

Subject:

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Case No. CP-10-06-19 (Second Hearing)
Proposed Ordinance amending the Future Land Use and Quality Communities Element and the Housing Element of the Pinellas County Comprehensive Plan to delete policies that limit affordable housing densities in certain commercial and mixed-use Future Land Use Map categories.

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Recommended Action:

Recommended Action

Conduct a 2nd public hearing and adopt the proposed Ordinance amending the Pinellas County Comprehensive Plan.

 

                     The proposed Ordinance will remove restrictions on affordable housing densities in certain commercial and mixed-use Future Land Use Map categories.

                     Up to a 50 percent affordable housing density bonus, which is standard in many residential categories, will be possible for qualifying developments, if approved.

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Strategic Plan:

Foster Continual Economic Growth and Vitality
4.2 Invest in communities that need the most
4.3 Catalyze redevelopment through planning and regulatory programs

 

Summary:

These proposed Comprehensive Plan text amendments involve affordable housing densities within the Commercial Neighborhood (CN), Commercial General (CG), Residential/Office General (R/OG), and Residential/Office/Retail (R/O/R) Future Land Use Map (FLUM) categories. The density limitations in the existing policy language result in affordable housing densities that are actually lower than standard densities within the affected categories. Removing Policy 1.2.10 in the Future Land Use & Quality Communities Element and companion Policy 1.2.5 in the Housing Element will correct this and allow up to a 50 percent affordable housing density bonus over standard maximum density allowances for qualifying affordable housing developments.

 

Background Information:

The Local Planning Agency (LPA) recommended approval of the request during its June 13, 2019 public hearing (vote 7-0).

Upon review, the State Land Planning Agency and other review agencies indicated no objection to the proposal.

 

Fiscal Impact:

N/A

 

Staff Member Responsible:

Renea Vincent, Director, Planning

 

Partners:

N/A

 

Attachments:

LPA Report
Ordinance
Review Agency Correspondence
Legal Ad