Commission Meeting Agenda Item

Agenda Item

Consideration for the Tanner Building- New Major Site Plan MJSP 06/18-001- A multi-tenant commercial development consisting of a one-story building proposing 10,000 square feet of general retail area with 47 parking spaces, on approximately 1.67 acres of land located at SW corner of Hwy 466 and Clay Avenue, identified by Alternate Keys 1454646 and 1650798.


Growth Management

Staff recommends approval of MJSP 06/18-001, a Major Site Plan Application with waivers from the following provisions:

Chapter 10, Section 10-3).g). – A four-foot minimum landscape area shall be provided around the base of all buildings.

Chapter 20, Section 20-3C).3).A). – One of the four recommended architectural styles must be followed.

Chapter 20, Section 20-3C). 10). N). – Parking Area should be located behind the building face.


On June 5, 2018, Town staff received a New Major Site Plan application and plans submitted by Andrew T. Logan with Logan Civil Design Inc., on behalf of Gary and Deborah Tutor, property owners, for the construction of a multi-tenant, one-story building to be erected on approximately 1.67-acres of land, located at the southwest corner of Highway 466 and South Clay Avenue.

The property is zoned “LC” (Light 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. The development consists of a multi-tenant one-story commercial building proposing 10,000 square feet of general retail area with 47 parking spaces 10,000-square-foot retail building proposing five tenants.

The site plan was reviewed to determine if it is in compliance with the Land Development Regulations (LDRs) including parking, setbacks, landscaping, engineering, environmental protection and commercial design standards. The applications were determined to be in compliance with the Land Development Regulations (LDRs) and the Comprehensive Plan.

The engineering plans, consisting of 11 sheets, have been submitted on 24”x36” sheets and certified by Andrew Thomas Logan, Professional Engineer with Logan Civil Design Inc., are dated October 25, 2018. Landscaping and Irrigation plans submitted, consisting of four sheets and certified by Leslie Robert Huffstetler III, Registered Landscape Architect with L.R. Huffstetler, Inc., are dated September 30, 2018. Photometric Plans consisting of one sheet and certified by James M. Fowler Jr., professional engineer with National Engineering Corp., are dated September 11, 2015. Architectural Exterior Elevations consisting of one sheet certified by Age Wave Solutions, Inc.

Town staff, Neel-Schaffer Engineering, Fire Inspector Kerry Barnett, and Building Official Ron Rowe completed reviews. The following items are included in the packet:

Site Plan Review completed by Growth Management on 10/24/2018 (Satisfied).

Review No. 2 for the general site development completed by Neel-Schaffer Engineering, dated 10/24/2018 (Satisfied).

Review by Fire Inspector Kerry Barnett dated 10/10/2018 (Satisfied).

Review by Building Official Ron Rowe dated 10/11/2018 (Satisfied).

Review by Lady Lake Public Works dated 10/24/2018 (Satisfied).

Lake-Sumter MPO Response dated 8/9/2018 (Satisfied).

Lake County Public Works email comments dated 10/4/2018 (Satisfied).

FDEP Permit No. 0080514-090-DSGP- General Permit for Construction of Water Main Extensions for Potable Water dated 10/16/2018.


On August 9, 2018, the Lake-Sumter MPO reviewed the New Major Site Plan application and the Tier 1 Traffic Impact Study (TIS) in accordance with the Lake-Sumter MPO TIS Guidelines for Tier 1 TIA. The project is expected to generate approximately 829 Daily Trips and 65 PM Peak Hour trips (after Pass-by trips are removed). It has been noted that the roadway segments on Rolling Acres Road from US 27/441 to CR 466 are operating at deficient Level of Service. Since the intersection at CR 466 and Clay Avenue has a deficient LOS on the northbound approach, it is recommended that an additional northbound lane be constructed to accommodate left turns. The developer will initiate construction of a Left Turn at such time that thresholds set forth in the development order for the Tanner Building project are reached or sooner if authorized by the owner/developer of the project.


In accordance with Chapter 10-Landscape and Tree Protection, the site is required to provide 273.6 tree caliper inches based on its 1.71-acre site development area (160”x1.71”).

Trees Existing to Remain (based on the plans): 430.0 Tree Caliper Inches

Trees Proposed (Canopy & Understory Trees): 168.0 Tree Caliper Inches

Approximate Total Tree Caliper Inches: 598.0 Tree Caliper Inches

Note: No historic trees are proposed to be removed on this site.


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 owner/developer has been granted a waiver before Town Commission to allow the architectural building elevations for this commercial building in accordance with a proposed modern-style Italianate Building.

Fiscal Impact


Funding Account


Past Actions

Commission Meeting March 19,2018-Notification made that Article 14 (Wages) there would be a reopener on wages annually for the duration of this contract.

Public Hearings

The Technical Review Committee members individually reviewed the application regarding the Site Plan application on Thursday, June 28, 2018, and provided comments.

The Planning and Zoning Board does not review site plan applications.

The Parks, Recreation and Tree Advisory Committee reviewed the application at their regular meeting on Wednesday, July 11, 2018; recommending approval by a 5-0 vote.

At the Town Commission Special Conceptual Workshop held on Monday, August 6, 2018, the Town Commission reached consensus to direct the applicant to revise the proposed architectural elevation of the building.

At the Town Commission Special Conceptual Workshop held on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, the Commission reached consensus to accept the revised proposed architectural elevations and to forward the site plan application before the Town Commission for final consideration.