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File #: 15-244    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/14/2015 In control: Planning Commission
On agenda: 10/20/2015 Final action:
Title: Hearing - Special Use Permit Major Amendment (Continued from 10-06-15) Five Star Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley 7000 E Lincoln Drive (SUP-15-01)
Indexes: Ritz Carlton Paradise Valley
Attachments: 1. Proposed Ritz Stipulations, 2. Applicant Response Letter - Stipulations, 3. SOD Ritz, 4. Judson Letter, 5. Citizen Review Summary, 6. Parking Update Ritz, 7. Traffic Update Ritz, 8. SUP Booklet Ritz 10-14-15
Related files: 15-243, 15-121, 15-218, 15-219, 15-242, 15-284, 15-324, 15-266
TO: Chair and Planning Commission

FROM: Eva Cutro, Community Development Director

DATE: October 20, 2015

CONTACT:
Staff Contact
Eva Cutro, 480-348-3522
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AGENDA TITLE:
Title
Hearing - Special Use Permit Major Amendment (Continued from 10-06-15)
Five Star Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley
7000 E Lincoln Drive (SUP-15-01)
Body

RECOMMENDATION:
Recommendation

Recommendation for Approval
It is recommended that the Planning Commission forward to the Town Council approval of the Five Star Ritz-Carlton SUP major amendment request, subject to the stipulations and recommended changes outlined in this action report.

Recommendation for Denial
It is recommended that the Planning Commission recommend denial of the Five Star Ritz-Carlton SUP major amendment as it varies substantially from the Statement of Direction.

Recommendation for Continuance
It is recommended that the Planning Commission continue to a date certain the Five Star Ritz-Carlton SUP major amendment request. This will allow additional time to review the submittals and draft stipulations.

Background
BACKGROUND

Request
On May 4, 2015, Five Star Development Resort Communities applied for a major amendment to the Ritz-Carlton SUP. The amendment to the SUP includes a mix of resort, residential, and retail uses on the approximately 105 acre site.



History
The property located at 7000 E. Lincoln Drive was annexed into the Town in 1964. In 1987 the Town Council granted a Special Use Permit and re-zoning for Sun Valley Resort a mix of resort units, residential lots, and a golf course. The SUP allowed for up to 500 resort keys, 39 R-43 cluster plan lots, and a golf course. Although an entrance circle on Indian Bend Road was constructed, no further development occurred.

In 2008 the Town Council granted an amendment to the existing Special Use Permit to allow for a resort community, including: a resort hotel with 225 rooms, spa, restaurants, and m...

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