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File #: 19-040    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Memo Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/29/2019 In control: Board of Adjustment
On agenda: 2/6/2019 Final action:
Title: Nute Variance - 4517 E. Foothill Drive (APN: 169-11-069) Case No. BA-19-02
Attachments: 1. Vicinity & Aerial, 2. Application, 3. Narrative & Plans, 4. Notification Materials
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TO: Chair and Board of Adjustment

FROM: Jeremy Knapp, Community Development Director
Paul Michaud, Senior Planner
George Burton, Planner

DATE: February 6, 2019

CONTACT:
Staff Contact
George Burton, 480-348-3525
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AGENDA TITLE:
Title
Nute Variance - 4517 E. Foothill Drive (APN: 169-11-069)
Case No. BA-19-02
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A. MOTION FOR APPROVAL
I move for [approval] of Case No. BA-19-02, a request by Howard Nute, property owner of 4517 E. Foothill Drive; for a variance from the Zoning Ordinance, Article XXII, Hillside Development Regulations, to allow for unscreened roof mounted solar panels. The variance shall be in compliance with the submitted plans and documents:

1. The Variance Criteria Narrative, prepared by Sun Valley Solar Solutions LLC;
2. Sheet PV1, prepared by Sun Valley Solar Solutions LLC; and dated September 28, 2018;
3. Sheet PV2, prepared by Sun Valley Solar Solutions LLC; and dated October 10, 2018;
4. Sheet E1, prepared by Sun Valley Solar Solutions LLC; and dated September 28, 2018;
5. Sheet E2.1, prepared by Sun Valley Solar Solutions LLC; and dated October 10, 2018; and
6. Sheet E2, prepared by Sun Valley Solar Solutions LLC; and dated October 10, 2018.

Reasons for Approval:
I find that there are special circumstances, applicable to only the subject lot, meeting the variance criteria.

B. MOTION FOR DENIAL
Case No. BA-19-02, a request by Howard Nute, property owner of 4517 E. Foothill Drive; for a variance from the Zoning Ordinance, Article XXII, Hillside Development Regulations, to allow for unscreened roof mounted solar panels


Reasons for Denial:
I find that the variance requested does not meet the variance criteria.

Background
BACKGROUND
Request
The applicant is proposing to place five unscreened roof mounted solar panels on the house. The house has a pitched roof and Section 2207.II.E of the Town Zoning Ordinance requires all solar panels to be hidden from the same or lower elevation:

Section 2207.II.E. Sola...

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