Volume No. 16 Issue No. 3 March 2019  



  Building and real estate update
  By Lindsey Harrison

     Meridian Ranch
   The El Paso County Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved inclusion of certain streets in the Meridian Ranch Filing No. 8 subdivision into the county road maintenance system. All improvements have been completed and inspected.
   
   The BOCC also approved a request by GTL Inc. for the final plat of 68 acres located at the northwest corner of the Eastonville Road and Stapleton Drive intersection. The final plat creates 209 single-family residential lots on property zoned planned unit development.
   
   Highway 24 – Peyton Project
   The commissioners unanimously approved a temporary construction easement agreement with the Colorado Department of Transportation, allowing CDOT to complete supporting roadway and ditch grading along Highway 24 in preparation for construction of passing lanes. In exchange for the easement, CDOT is providing a $4,400 fee to the county.
   
   Special use permit – Newcomb property
   The EPC Planning Commission unanimously approved a request by Janice Newcomb for a special use permit with special provisions to allow an extended family residential dwelling. The property is located on the northwest side of Preston Place, about 553 feet north of the location of Tracy Lane and Preston Place. Included within the Falcon/Peyton small area master plan, the property is zoned residential rural 5. EPC Code Enforcement notified the owner of code violations for inoperable vehicles and rubbish on the property. Those violations were corrected by Dec. 18, 2018, and compliance was achieved. The planning commission’s recommendation will be forwarded to the BOCC for action.
   
   Commercial stable – Hoffman property
   The planning commission unanimously approved a request by Chuckie’s Place, doing business as Reigning Hope and representing property owners Craig and Susanne Hoffman, for a commercial stable on property zoned RR-5 and located on the east side of Holmes Road, north of Vessey Road. The commission’s recommendation will be forwarded to the BOCC for action.
   
   D 49 Commercial Mobile Radio Service Facility
   The Planning Commission unanimously approved a request by Heidi GaNun, on behalf of El Paso County Colorado School District 49, for a variance of use for an existing pole-mounted commercial mobile radio service facility. The CMRS is located on a property zoned RR-5, north of Stapleton Drive, on the east side of Towner Avenue. The planning commission’s recommendation will be forwarded to the BOCC for action.
 
 
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