Planning Commission Meeting
Regular Meeting
5 items Tue, Mar 12, 2024 at 5:30pm
∙ Passed 7-0
∙ Agenda item 1 of 5
∙ Case: VAC-2023-111
Ferree ROW Vacation
Consider a request by Monument Ridge Estates, Lawrence Balerio, to vacate 0.32 acres of Ferree Drive right-of-way.
Staff Presentation


Development Application ( 0.08 MB )
Staff Report ( 0.14 MB )
Site Map ( 0.67 MB )
Neighborhood Meeting Notes ( 0.14 MB )
ROW Vacation Exhibit ( 0.15 MB )
Sight Distance Easement ( 0.18 MB )
Draft Ordinance ( 0.22 MB )
Vacation of Public Right-of-Way or Easement
Each decision maker will follow the criteria below when voting on this item.
Per Section 21.02.050(o) of the Zoning and Development Code, before an easement or street right-of-way vacation is approved, the following determinations shall be made: 

(A) The Director shall decide on any request for the vacation of an easement created for a temporary purpose, granted to the City by a separate instrument, and not dedicated on a plat or map.
(B) The Planning Commission shall recommend to and the City Council shall decide on all other request in light of the following criteria: 
       a. The vacation is in conformance with the Comprehensive Plan, Grand Junction Circulation Plan, and other adopted plans and policies of the City; 
       b. No parcel shall be landlocked as a result of the vacation; 
       c. Access to any parcel shall not be restricted to the point where access is unreasonable, economically prohibitive, or reduces or devalues any property affected by the proposed vacation;
       d. There shall be no adverse impacts on the health, safety, and/or welfare of the general community, and the quality of public facilities and services provided to any parcel of land shall not be reduced, including, but not limited to, police and fire protection and utility services;
       e. The provision of adequate public facilities and services to any property as required in GJMC 21.05.020 shall not be inhibited by the proposed vacation; and
       f. The proposal shall not hinder public and City functions. 
(C) Vacation of a right-of-way shall be accomplished by the passing of an ordinance by the City Council. Vacation of an easement shall be accomplished by resolution of the City Council.
Public Comments
Comments are not being accepted on this item.