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File #: 18-1080    Name:
Type: General Business Status: Tabled
File created: 9/5/2018 In control: Broken Arrow City Council
On agenda: 9/18/2018 Final action:
Title: Consideration, discussion, and possible approval of SP-289 (Specific Use Permit), Events Center, 21.05 acres, A-1, one-quarter mile north of New Orleans Street, east of 1st Place
Attachments: 1. 2-Published PC Fact Sheet, 2. 3-Case Map, 3. 4-Aerial, 4. 5-Specific Use Permit Narrative, 5. 6-Conceptual Site Plan, 6. 7-Conceptual Building Elevation, 7. 8-Letter submitted by Dr. G. Stephen Foerster after 8.23.18 PC Meeting

Broken Arrow City Council
Meeting of: 09-18-2018

Title:
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Consideration, discussion, and possible approval of SP-289 (Specific Use Permit), Events Center, 21.05 acres, A-1, one-quarter mile north of New Orleans Street, east of 1st Place
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Background:
SP-289 is a request for a Specific Use Permit for an events center to be placed in an agricultural zoning district. The unplatted property is located one-quarter mile north of New Orleans Street, east of 1st Place.

With SP-289, applicant is proposing to develop the site in phases to include an events center with a wedding chapel, banquet facility, and site improvements. Other site features proposed include a vineyard with greenhouse, a bridge across the creek leading to a gazebo, a large patio area, and a pond.

The conceptual site plan includes two driveways along 1st Place and 182 parking spaces. The required platting will require dedication of right-of-way necessitating a modified site plan. All proposed buildings will meet setback requirements. Broken Arrow Creek flows north/south along the east side of the property. The applicant will need to seek the appropriate permits (Section 404) from FEMA for site work in the floodplain including construction of a bridge and a pond. The City of Broken is planning to construct a segment of the Broken Arrow Creek Trail along the west side of 1st Place that will provide pedestrian and bicycle access to Arrowhead Park to the north and to the Freshman Academy and the Liberty Parkway Trail to the south.

Staff evaluated the Specific Use Permit request for noise, lighting, signs, and traffic. The events center is subject to the City's noise ordinance. Any exterior lighting should be directed downward to prevent light from spilling onto adjacent properties. The applicant has indicated that signage for the events center will be in accordance with the Zoning Ordinance.

Places of assembly are permitted in any agricultural district with a Specific Use Permit by the Zon...

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