#2005. Lee Road Learning Center - 3663 Lee Road
Continuation of a Public Hearing on the request of Donqualla Hale-Peterson, Lee Road Learning Center, 3663 Lee Road, to the Board of Zoning Appeals and City Planning Commission for a Conditional Use Permit and a parking variance for a child day care center in the C-3 Commercial zoning district. This case was continued from the January meeting in order for the applicant to address state regulations, parking, and playground issues. The applicant proposes a child day care center for children from 18 months to 12 years of age. A total of 33 children and several staff will be located at this property. The business is proposed to operate 5 days a week from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight. The applicant proposes to utilize the rear parking area as a temporary playground during non-peak hours by erecting moveable barricades to create a playground each day. A Conditional Use Permit is required for the day care center. The existing day care parking lot has 7 parking spaces. Only the three parking spaces at the front of the building would be available while the playground is in use. The applicant proposes a shared parking agreement for 3 additional spaces at Nu Image Salon and Fatu, the businesses in the adjacent building at 3657 and 3659 Lee Road. Code requires 10 on-site parking spaces for the day care center. The Board of Zoning Appeals must review a variance to the number of required on-site parking spaces on both properties since there are not enough combined parking spaces (15) to meet the code requirements (16). A trash dumpster will be located at the rear of the lot inside a 6 foot tall wood fence enclosure. Code requires a 6 foot tall brick wall enclosing a dumpster adjacent to a residential lot. Council confirmation is required for the Conditional Use Permit.