Approved - 7 to 0.

Vacation of Alley Right-of-Way R5 Block Subdivision Amended

Case: VAC-2020-247
Consider a request by Downtown Grand Junction Regeneration LLC, Peter Hopkinson Smith Jr, Robert Wayne Traw and Robert Aaron Breeden to Vacate alley public right-of-way within the R5 Block Subdivision Amended on the southeast corner of 7th Street and Grand Avenue

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Staff Presentation


Development Application ( 3.66 MB )
Staff Report ( 0.08 MB )
Location Maps ( 0.42 MB )
Draft Ordinance ( 0.37 MB )
Decision Making Criteria

Right-of-Way and Easement Vacations

Per Section 21.02.100 of the Zoning and Development Code, before an easement or street right-of-way vacation is approved, the following determinations shall be made:

(1)    The Comprehensive Plan, Grand Junction Circulation Plan and other adopted plans and policies of the City;

(2)    No parcel shall be landlocked as a result of the vacation;

(3)    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;

(4)    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 (e.g., police/fire protection and utility services);

(5)    The provision of adequate public facilities and services shall not be inhibited to any property as required in Chapter 21.06 GJMC; and

(6)    The proposal shall provide benefits to the City such as reduced maintenance requirements, improved traffic circulation, etc

Comments & Feedback

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Online comments closed at 6:00 PM MDT 5/25/20.
Attached is a letter of support from the Grand Junction Chamber related to a request for alley vacations before the City Planning Commission on May 26th. I would greatly appreciate you sharing this letter of support the members of the Commission.
May 26, 2020, 12:21 PM
Diane Schwenke, Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce President/CEO
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