March 2014 Pima County Planning and Zoning Boards Update

This is a monthly report of action taken at the meetings of the Pima County Board of Adjustment, Hearing Administrator, Design Review Committee, and Planning and Zoning Commission. This report also includes important Pima County Board of Supervisors actions relating to land use and zoning. This previous post explains the functions of each county board.

  • Board of Adjustment
    On March 11, 2014, the District Four Board of Adjustment considered a sizable variance request to increase the allowed area for an accessory structure from 1,500 to 4,031 square feet at 1450 North Freeman Road.
  • Hearing Administrator
    On March 17, 2014, the Hearing Administrator approved a Verizon Wireless request to place a 34-foot monopole communications tower on property located at 19461 South Sonoita Highway. No protests appear to have occurred at the hearing.
  • Design Review Committee (DRC)
    On February 27, 2014, the DRC reviewed site planning related to property at the southeast corner of West Ajo Highway and South Kinney Road for compliance with the Gateway Overlay Zone.
  • Planning and Zoning Commission
    On February 26, 2014, the Planning and Zoning Commission approved a rezoning of property at 11050 East Tanque Verde Road for Tanque Verde Hay and Feed Supply. The rezoning was from RVC (Rural Village Center) and CB-1 (Local Business) to CB-2 (General Business.)

On March 18, 2014, the Board of Supervisors, in executive session, considered a Tucson Electric Power request for utility relocation reimbursement due to the Magee Road Improvement Project. Also in executive session, the board considered legal advice regarding the Dos Picos inverse condemnation case.