Volume No. 16 Issue No. 11 November 2019  

  Building and real estate update - EDARP
  By Lindsey Harrison

     Electronic Development Application Review Program (EDARP) projects at http://epcdevplanreview.com
   Banning Lewis Ranch North
   On Sept. 19, N.E.S. Inc., on behalf of Nor’Wood Development Group, submitted applications to the El Paso County EDARP system for the following: annexation of the Banning Lewis Ranch North property; a master plan for BLR North; a zone change from County Zoning to Planned Unit Development; and a concept plan for BLR North. The property is about 807 acres, located east of Mohawk Road, along the north and south side of Woodmen Road, south of the proposed Sterling Ranch development.
   The property is a mix of RR-5, agriculture-5 and PUD zoning designations. The application includes a project description that indicates the land will contain a mix of uses, including residential, office, commercial, school and open space/park areas. The residential areas have a proposed maximum residential density cap at 2,800 units in total.
   The property is under a single ownership so the annexation can be implemented at the time the utility connections through Colorado Springs Utilities are available, the application states.
   Sterling Ranch
   On Sept. 25, SR Land submitted an application for the final plat for Branding Iron at Sterling Ranch Filing No. 2, a replat of the Sterling Ranch Filing No. 1 final plat, to create 75 single-family lots and one tract for drainage, landscaping, public improvements and public utility purposes on about 18.88 acres of the 182.26-acre Sterling Ranch. The property is zoned residential-5000, with all proposed lots greater than 5,000 square feet.
   Edgewood subdivision
   On Sept. 2, M.V.W. Inc. submitted an application for a minor subdivision of an approximate 12.228-acre plat in Edgewood Subdivision Filing No. 1, owned by Karen and James Marten. The proposal would create two new rural residential single-family lots on a property zoned RR-5, with each lot area exceeding 5 acres. The property is located on the north side of Poco Road, west of Vollmer Road, north of Woodmen Road and south of Burgess Road.
   Falcon Field Metropolitan District
   On Oct. 11, Falcon Field LLC submitted a letter of intent for a service plan in accordance with the provisions in Title 32 of the Colorado Revised Statues. The 58-acre property encompassed in the district’s boundaries is located south of Rio Land and east of the Woodmen Road and Highway 24 intersection. The project will include 274,000 square feet of commercial use with one large box retailer –- anticipated to be a home improvement store — and 12 pad sites for a mix of retail shopping and restaurants.
   The district’s proposed debt mill levy cap will be 30 mills and the proposed operations and maintenance mill levy cap will be 5 mills. The proposed debt capacity limit is $20,000,000.
   Falcon Meadow RV Campground
   On Oct. 4, Element Engineering LLC submitted a letter of intent on behalf of James C. and Delia L. Ozburn for a lift station on a portion of the 16.9-acre property, zoned RR-5 and located near the existing Falcon Meadow RV Campground. The proposed facility will include a buried concrete structure for a wet well for the lift station and submersible pumps to convey wastewater to the Woodmen Hills Metropolitan District collection system. About 1,600 feet of buried pressure pipe, above-ground access hatches and electrical/control equipment are included in the plans.
   Falcon Marketplace
   On Sept. 6, Galloway & Company Inc. submitted an application on behalf of King Soopers for a commercial site development plan in lots 2 and 3 of Falcon Marketplace Filing No. 1. The property is located at the northwest corner of the Woodmen Road and Meridian Road intersection.
   Meridian Ranch
   In August, N.E.S. submitted a letter of intent on behalf of GTL Inc. for the Estates at Rolling Hills Ranch, located north of the intersection of Rex Road and Sunrise Ridge Drive and consisting of 28.9 acres zoned PUD. The application requests the following: a PUD development/preliminary plan for the subdivision, consisting of 16 single-family dwelling lots, landscaping, open space and trails; and a final plat of the subdivision.
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