File #: 24-0084    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)2023-0139 - 0141 Arturo Arce, 520 SW 69 Terrace (District 1)
Attachments: 1. 24-0084 (Arce)
ZV(R)2023-0139 - 0141
Arturo Arce, 520 SW 69 Terrace (District 1)

Summary Explanation and Background


Arturo Arce, owner, submitted three Residential Zoning Variance requests to legalize an existing driveway, patio and storage shed for the property located at 520 SW 69 Terrace in the Pines Village neighborhood zoned Single-Family Residential Zoning District (R-1C).
On February 8, 2023, the City’s Code Compliance Division cited the owner (Code Case No. 230200678) for work performed without building permits.
On May 8, 2024, the applicant submitted building permit application No. RX23-06032 to construct a driveway and patio at the property; however, the work done exceeds the limitations of the City’s Land Development Code (LDC) and the application cannot be approved.
The applicant originally requested:

· ZV(R)2023-0139 to allow 44% (total) front lot coverage instead of the required 35% (total) front lot coverage for an existing driveway in a single-family, typical lot.

After reviewing the applicant’s initial request and, per the property’s survey, it was detected an existing patio extending up the southern property line and two (2) roofed structures encroaching into rear and side setbacks. All built without building permits (See survey attached).
Per staff review of the city’s archives no permitting information can be found for the accessory structures at the property; however, according to the Broward County Property Appraiser Imagery, it appears the roofed structures and driveway have existed in the property since 2013, 2015 and 2020 respectively. The applicant provided a survey used for fence permit (No. 22505553) issued by the city in 2005, attached.
As part of the original request, the applicant is amending the petition to include an alternative plan to modify the existing conditions of the unpermitted accessory structures at the property. Per plan:
· Reduction of the width...

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