Approved - 5 to 0.

Amir Drive Public Right-of-Way and Public Easement Vacation

Case: VAC-2020-479; VAC-2020-481
Consider a request by Hooshang David Gowhari Revocable Trust to vacate the undeveloped 30 feet wide public right-of-way of Amir Drive and to vacate a public multi-purpose easement located adjacent to the undeveloped Amir Drive and South Broadway rights-of-way.


Staff Presentation


Site Location Aerial & Zoning Maps ( 0.79 MB )
Development Application ( 7.18 MB )
Staff Report ( 0.08 MB )
Preliminary Plan - Approved - Magnolia Ridge Estates ( 0.99 MB )
Draft Vacation Resolution ( 0.34 MB )
Draft Vacation Ordinance ( 0.33 MB )
Decision Making Criteria

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.

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