The owner is proposing to rezone 11.936 acres of land from C-3, Business/Services District to I-1, Light Industrial District. The property is located south of East Shoshone Avenue and west of Butler Spaeth Road.
The surrounding zoning is:
North – CO, Office and Institution
East – I-1, Light Industrial
South – I-1 Light Industrial and C-1, General Commercial
West – C-1, General Commercial
The owner is proposing to the rezone and states that “In order to facilitate consistent development, this lot will be utilized by the same entity as the adjoining Lot 2 and both will be zoned I-1”. The lot in reference (Lot 2, Betcher Subdivision) is currently owned by Curtis J Betcher Et Al. The proposed lot for rezone is stated to be vacant, however it is currently used to mine dirt for construction operations.
This zoning request is not accordance with the current Comprehensive Plan, as the Future Land Use Plan calls for Muti-Family Residential. This zoning meets the minimum size requires for the I-1 Industrial District of 5 acres.
Pursuant to Section 12 of the City of Gillette’s Zoning Ordinance, a Zoning Map Amendment shall not be approved except to:
(1) Correct an obvious error, or
(2) Recognize changing conditions in the City
The proposal to rezone 11.936 acres of land from C-3, Business/Services District to I-1, Light Industrial District, recognizes the current use of the property.
This case was approved by the Planning Commission during their July 9, 2019, meeting with a vote of 4/0.