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<br />Sponsored by Staff <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION <br />RESOLUTION NO. 97-01 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE SEWARD PLANNING AND ZONING <br />COMMISSION, PROVIDING A DECLARATORY RULING REGARDING OFF- <br />STREET PARKING FOR THE NONCONFORMING LOT AND STRUCTURE LOCATED <br />AT 608 ADAMS STREET ON LOT 20, BLOCK 18, ORIGINAL TOWNSITE OF SEWARD <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Original Townsite of Seward was established prior to the adoption of the <br />first local zoning ordinance; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, property tax records identify that the :t 1 ,825 square foot structure, located <br />at 608 Adams Street on Lot 20, Block 18, Original Townsite of Seward, existed on the 3,000 SF <br />lot prior to the adoption of the first local zoning ordinance in 1956; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, according to Seward City Code ~ 15.10.315 (Nonconforming lots, structures <br />and uses), Lot 20, Block 18, Original Townsite of Seward, is nonconforming and the structure <br />located on the lot is also nonconforming; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, it appears that there is no reasonable use of the lot that can meet the off-street <br />parking requirements of the Seward Zoning Code. <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Seward Planning and Zoning <br />Commission that: <br /> <br />Section 1. Provided no adjacent platted lots are in the same ownership, any future use of <br />Lot 20, Block 18, Original Townsite of Seward shall be limited to a use which requires no more <br />than 18 off-street parking spaces, according to the Seward Zoning Code. <br /> <br />Section 2. Provided that the existing structure is not destroyed or removed, any future use <br />of the property, must develop the vacant space on the east side of the property for off-street <br />parking. <br /> <br />Section 3. The existing structure shall not be enlarged or altered in a way which increases <br />its nonconformity (SCC ~ 15.10.315 F1) <br /> <br />Section 4. If the existing structure is destroyed or removed, the lot may only be developed <br />as a single-family residence provided that all other code conditions are met; and no adjacent <br />platted lots are in the same ownership (SCC ~ 15.10.220 Development Requirements, Note 2, D). <br /> <br />Section S. All other requirements and limits set forth in the Seward Zoning Code shall <br />be adhered to. <br />