Commission Meeting Agenda Item
Architectural Elevations Conceptual Presentation for the Lady Lake Commons ― New Major Site Plan MJSP 09/18-002 ― A multi-tenant development proposing an 85,600 square-foot Retail Building with 428 parking spaces and four outparcels, on approximately 18.5 acres of land along Hwy 27/441, Fennell Blvd. and County Road 25, identified by Alternate Key 3305451.
Staff Recommended Motion
Staff recommends approval of the Elevations for the Lady Lake Commons New Major Site Plan MJSP 09/18-001.
On September 10, 2018, Town Staff received a New Major Site Plan application and plans submitted by Benchmark Lady Lake 25 Associates, LLC, for the construction of a multi-tenant development proposing an 85,600 square-foot Retail Building with 428 parking spaces and four outparcels, on approximately 18.5 acres of land along Hwy 27/441, Fennell Blvd. and County Road 25, identified by Alternate Key 3305451. The property is zoned “HC” (Heavy Commercial) and the Future Land Use is RET-Commercial General – Retail Sales and Services; which allows for the proposed land uses and is compatible and consistent with the Town’s Comprehensive Plan.
At this time, the applicant would like to follow up with a more detailed proposed elevation plan for the Shopping Plaza Retail Building. Each outparcel will apply for a separate site plan review, including landscaping provisions, signage, etc.
COMMERCIAL DESIGN STANDARDS
In accordance with the Land Development Regulations, Chapter 20, Section 20-3C).3).A)., new buildings should adopt and must closely follow one of the four recommended architectural styles: Frame Vernacular, Craftsman/Bungalow, Mediterranean, or Mission. The applicant will incorporate elements of the Mediterranean Architectural style, which is in line and compatible with other adjacent developments such as Lady Lake Crossings and Village Crossroads Plaza.
On Monday, October 16, 2017, the Town Commission approved landscaping waivers for the applicant to clear the parcel to perform topography survey and finalize civil engineering plans.
The Technical Review Committee members individually reviewed the application regarding the Site Plan application on Thursday, December 6, 2018, and provided comments.
The Parks, Recreation, and Treed Advisory Committee reviewed this new Major site plan application at their regular meeting on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, and voted 5-0 to forward the application to the Town Commission with the recommendation of approval.