File #: 24-0072    Version: 1 Name:
Type: BOA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/23/2024 In control: Board of Adjustment
On agenda: 2/1/2024 Final action:
Title: ZV(R)2023-0124 - 0127 Denny Maiz & Sonia Becerra, 16453 NW 21 Street (District 3)
Attachments: 1. 24-0072 (Maiz)
ZV(R)2023-0124 - 0127
Denny Maiz & Sonia Becerra, 16453 NW 21 Street (District 3)

Summary Explanation and Background


Denny Maiz, owner, has submitted four residential zoning variance requests to legalize an existing driveway and existing patio for the single-family residence located at 16453 NW 21 Street in Parkside at the Spring Valley neighborhood which is zoned Residential Single-Family Zero Lot Line (R-1Z).
On December 9, 2022, the City’s Code Compliance Division cited the property owner (Case No. 22102886) for work performed without building permits.
In January 4, 2023, the owner submitted a building permit application (No. RX23-00114) to build a driveway at the property; however, the building permit cannot be approved as the existing driveway exceeds the limitations of the City’s Land Development Code (LDC).
The applicant originally requested:

· ZV(R)2023-0124 is to allow 58% front lot coverage (total) instead of the required 40% front lot coverage (total) for an existing driveway on a zero-lot property.
· ZV(R)2023-0125 is to allow 58% width of lot instead of the allowed 40% width of lot for an existing driveway on a zero-lot line property.

After reviewing the applicant’s initial request and, per the property’s survey, it was detected an existing 31.6’ x 11’ patio encroaching into the required side and rear setbacks. (See survey attached)
Per staff review of the city’s archives, no building permits can be found for the existing driveway and existing patio. Nevertheless, according to the Broward County Property Appraiser Imagery, it appears the driveway and patio have existed in the property since at least 2022.
Planning and Economic Development Staff worked with the applicant to identify potential modifications to the site that could be made to meet zoning requirements. The petitioner nevertheless requested to move forward to retain the existing non-permitted items at...

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