The La Paz County Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 5, 2010 in the Board of Supervisor’s meeting room at 1108 Joshua Avenue, Parker, Arizona to consider the following:
1. CP2010-001 – Major Comprehensive Plan Amendments- La Paz County- Security Capital, LLC. Security Capital, LLC (applicant) seeks to develop up to 1,157 acres of major manufacturing and associated industrial uses. The proposed Future Land Use Plan and text amendment will provide an appropriate land use designation for future development, construction and operation of major manufacturing and associated industrial uses within an identified Employment Center land use designation. The proposed major amendment will change the Future Land Use Map designation from Medium Density and Rural Residential to Employment Center on approximately 1,157 acres.
2. CP2010-002 – Major Comprehensive Plan Amendments- La Paz County- Next Light Renewable Power, LLC. Next Light Renewable Power, LLC (applicant) seeks to develop up to a 400 acre solar farm. The proposed Future Land Use Map Amendment will clarify that a solar energy generation facility is consistent with the existing Comprehensive Plan Rural Community planning area designation. This designation will allow for consideration of a solar and wind energy production facility by the Board of Supervisors as either a future planned development or through standard zoning practices, including a potential future special use permit.
3. CP2010-003 – Major Comprehensive Plan Amendments- La Paz County Centennial Employment Center. La Paz County (applicant) seeks to allow potential solar development within the Centennial Employment Center as defined on the Future Land Use Map. The proposed text amendment will clarify that a solar energy generation facilities are consistent within the existing Comprehensive Plan Employment Center located at County Road 75E and I-10, known as the Centennial Employment Center. This designation will allow for consideration of a solar energy production facility by the Board of Supervisors as either a future planned development or through standard zoning practices, including potential future special use permits.
4. CP2010-004 – Major Comprehensive Plan Text Amendments- La Paz County. La Paz County is proposing a major amendment to add Comprehensive Plan text clarifying the process for Major and Minor text amendments, including density and intensity limits and associated thresholds used to determine the type of application required.
If the Commission makes a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors on these dockets, the Board of Supervisors will hold public hearings on Thursday, August 5, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. at the same location to consider the Commission’s recommendation. Written comments received prior to the hearing will be placed in the record.
If you need further information, please contact the Department of Community Development at 1112 Joshua Avenue, Suite 202, Parker, AZ 85344. The telephone number is (928) 669-6138.
Scott Bernhart, Director
La Paz County Department of Community Development