Proposed Development Notices

Development Notices

 
This page contains additional information to supplement the proposed development post cards mailed to properties adjacent to proposed development sites. 

Check out this quick video that helps explain what to do if you receive one of the post cards.

If you received such a notice, additional information is provided below:

PZ Case No. 21-26; Lot 1 Eagle Ridge Estates Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Map Amendment (Amendment #4 to the Johnston Thrive 2040 Comprehensive Plan).

October 27, 2021

The property owner has requested a comprehensive plan amendment for approximately 1.73 acres at the northeast corner of NW 66th Avenue and River Bend Drive  to change allowed uses from Commercial to Suburban Residential and an official zoning map amendment to rezone approx. 3.5 acres from C-2 Community Retail Commercial to R-2 One and Two Family Residential (1.73 acres) and C-2 with restrictions (1.78 acres).  The request is made to facilitate development of six bi-attached townhome units and one detached single-family home (seven units total) over 1.73 acres.  A concept plan is available here:  click here to open pdf.   

  • Planning Commission Consideration:  7:00 P.M. on Monday, November 8, 2021  (audio minutes here)
  • Johnston City Council:  7:00 P.M. on Monday, December 6, 2021

The above-scheduled meetings will be held in the City Council Chambers at Johnston City Hall, 6221 Merle Hay Road.  To provide comment you may attend the meeting or contact Aaron Wolfe, AICP, City Planner 515-727-7766 or awolfe@cityofjohnston.com.

Board of Adjustment Cases for October 21, 2021 at 6:30 PM:  

BOA Case No.  21-13  Appeal Decision of Zoning Administrator for property at 6223 Pinnacle Place: Property owner was directed to limit client vehicles on premises to four at any one time no more than two days in any one week in association with a home occupation at the subject address.  The property owner has submitted an appeal to the board of adjustment to overturn or modify the above-described limitations.  A staff report and items related to this request will be updated and made available at the following link by or before October 15, 2021:  Click here to open pdf.

BOA Case No.  21-14  Variance regarding 6' fence in front yard setback for property at 9816 Newport Vista Drive:  The aforementioned property owner seeks approval of a variance to Chapter 166.27.4.A.1 of the City of Johnston Code of Ordinances to allow a 6’ privacy fence between front yard property line and front yard setback along the NW 99th Street frontage.  A staff report and items related to this request will be updated and made available at the following link by or before October 15, 2021 :  Click here to open pdf. 

BOA Case No.  21-15 Special exception to allow 6' fence in front yard setback for property at 5384 NW 90th Ct.:  The afformentioned property owner seeks approval of a Special Exception to Chapter 166.27.4.A.1 of the City of Johnston Code of Ordinances to allow a 6’ privacy fence between front yard property line and front yard setback along the NW 54th Avenue frontage.  A staff report and items related to this request will be updated and made available at the following link by or before October 15, 2021:  Click here to open pdf. 

The above-listed items will be considered by the City of Johnston Board of Adjustment in the City Council Chambers at Johnston City Hall, 6221 Merle Hay Road.  To provide comment you may attend the meeting or contact Aaron Wolfe, AICP, City Planner 515-727-7766 or awolfe@cityofjohnston.com.

PZ Case No. 21-28; West Park PUD Amendment

October 6, 2021

RAL, LC Johnston Series has submitted a written request to change the allowed uses of Lot 20 West Park Office Plaza Plat 1 in the West Park Planned Unit Development to facilitate development of a 10,000 s.f. pet resort and spa offering pet daycare, overnight boarding, grooming and retail sales.   

Chapter 168.11.7 of the City of Johnston Code of Ordinances allows for modifications to a PUD in the same manner as a rezoning:  after receipt of a recommendation from the Planning Commission, the City Council must hold three readings of the proposed ordinance and conduct a public hearing on the amendment.  A concept plan is available here: click here to open pdf.  

  • Planning Commission Consideration:  7:00 P.M. on Monday, October 11, 2021
  • Johnston City Council tentative:  7:00 P.M. on Monday, November 1, 2021

The above-scheduled meetings will be held in the City Council Chambers at Johnston City Hall, 6221 Merle Hay Road.  To provide comment you may attend the meeting or contact Aaron Wolfe, AICP, City Planner 515-727-7766 or awolfe@cityofjohnston.com.

PZ Case No. 21-25; Johnston Commons Planned Unit Development Amendment and Amendment #3 to the Johnston Thrive 2040 Comprehensive Plan.

October 6, 2021

S4 Properties, LLC, has petitioned to change the allowed uses of Lot 10 of Johnston Commons Plat 3, located within Parcel ‘H’ of the PUD, from C-2, Community Retail Commercial District to C-2 or R-4, Multi-Family Residential District. The request is made to allow expansion of the south-adjacent townhome use through construction of approximately 57 townhome units over Lots 9 and 10 of Johnston Commons Plat 3 (Lot 9 currently allows C-2 or R-4 uses.  A concept plan is available here:  click here to open pdf.   

  • Planning Commission Consideration:  7:00 P.M. on Monday, October 11, 2021
  • Johnston City Council tentative:  7:00 P.M. on Monday, November 15, 2021 (Item tabled.  Website will be updated to reflect new hearing date when determined).  

The above-scheduled meetings will be held in the City Council Chambers at Johnston City Hall, 6221 Merle Hay Road.  To provide comment you may attend the meeting or contact Aaron Wolfe, AICP, City Planner 515-727-7766 or awolfe@cityofjohnston.com.