Zoning Changes

Now Pending

Kenton County Planning Commission

Public hearings are held on the first Thursday of every month, beginning at 6:15 PM in the Commission Chambers of the PDS Building located in Fort Mitchell. Additional maps and staff reports will be posted here, when available. View the legal notice and current agenda.

FILE: PC1702-0001 (action required)
APPLICANT: City of Park Hills per Matt Mattone, Mayor
LOCATION: 1560 Sleepy Hollow Road; an area of approximately 1.83 acres located on south and west sides of Audubon Road between Lawton Road to the east and Park Drive to the north, approximately 600 feet to the west of Lawton Road.
REQUEST: A proposed map amendment to the Park Hills Zoning Ordinance changing the zoning of the described area from R-1C (a low density single-family residential zone) to R-1D (a medium density single-family residential zone).

FILE: PC1703-0007 (action required)
APPLICANT: Pendleton Sears Architects per Hap Pendleton on behalf of Willies of NKY
LOCATION: 401 Crescent Avenue; an area of approximately 1.89 acres on the west side of Crescent Avenue and the east side of Western Avenue, located between Highway Avenue to the north and West 5th Avenue to the south, approximately 600 feet south of Highway Avenue.
REQUEST: A proposed map amendment to the Covington Zoning Ordinance changing the described area from CC-1A (a commercial - community zone) to IP-3A (an industrial park zone); this request includes the review of a conditional use for self-storage as permitted by the Covington Zoning Ordinance.

FILE: PC1701-0002 (action required)
APPLICANT: City of Independence per Chris Moriconi, City Administrator
REQUEST: A proposed text amendment to the Independence Zoning Ordinance adding design standards for new detached single-family homes; if approved, these standards will apply only to single-family homes constructed on subdivision lots created after enactment of these regulations (this issue was tabled from the KCPC’s March 2, 2017 meeting).

FILE: PC1703-0003 (action required)
APPLICANT: City of Covington per Loren Wolff, Interim City Manager
REQUEST: A proposed text amendment to the Covington Zoning Ordinance permitting two projection signs for businesses located on corner lots within the General Business and Commercial Districts (Commercial-Neighborhood, Commercial-General, and Commercial-Community Zones) and the Downtown Districts (Central Business District, Commercial-Tourist, and Linden Gateway District Zones).

FILE: PC1703-0004 (action required)
APPLICANT: City of Covington per Loren Wolff, Interim City Manager
REQUEST: Proposed text amendments to the Covington Zoning Ordinance amending the violation procedures and penalties for violations to bring the City’s enforcement procedures and penalties into compliance with legislative changes enacted in 2016 by the Kentucky General Assembly via House Bill 422.

FILE: PC1703-0006 (action required)
APPLICANT: City of Fort Mitchell per Sharmili Reddy, City Administrator
REQUEST: A proposed text amendment to the Fort Mitchell Zoning Ordinance adding Barber and Beauty Shops as a permitted use within the PO (Professional Office) Zone.

FILE: PC1703-0008 (action required)
APPLICANT: City of Park Hills per Matt Mattone, Mayor
REQUEST: Proposed text amendments to the HC (Highway Commercial) Zone within the Park Hills Zoning Ordinance: (1) removing the rental of automobiles and trucks weighing up to 25,999 pounds from the list of permitted uses, and removing development regulations pertaining to this use; (2) allowing home improvement design, sales, service and installation, along with the fabrication of such products, to the list of permitted uses, subject to restrictions; and, (3) adding professional offices to the list of permitted uses.

FILE: PC1703-0001 (action required)
APPLICANT: Kenton County Planning Commission per Paul J. Darpel, Chair
REQUEST: Proposed text amendments to the Bromley, Covington, Crestview Hills, Edgewood, Elsmere, Erlanger, Fairview, Independence, Unincorporated Kenton County, Lakeside Park, Ludlow, Park Hills, Taylor Mill, and Villa Hills zoning ordinances: (1) updating the sign regulations to be “content neutral” as necessitated by the US Supreme Court decision in Reed vs. Gilbert, Arizona; and, (2) updating provisions of the general regulations and sign regulations to address new trends and technology in signs, nonconforming signs, and out-of-date cross references.

FILE: PC1703-0002 (action required)
APPLICANT: Kenton County Planning Commission per Paul J. Darpel, Chair
REQUEST: Proposed text amendments to the Fort Mitchell, Fort Wright, Crescent Springs, Ryland Heights, and Kenton Vale zoning ordinances: (1) deleting all current definitions pertaining to signage; (2) deleting all current sign regulations; (3) adding new definitions pertaining to signage; and, (4) adding new sign regulations. The proposed new sign regulations are “content neutral” as necessitated by the US Supreme Court decision in Reed vs. Gilbert, Arizona.

WAIVER: W-517 Sherbourne, Phase H, Part 2 (action required)
APPLICANT: The Drees Company
LOCATION: An approximate 4.2-acre parcel at the terminus of Twinridge Way within Sherbourne Subdivision in Erlanger.
REQUEST: To grant a waiver to the requirements of Section 1.10-4 of the Kenton County Subdivision Regulations; granting the request would waive the requirement that the remaining portion of Twinridge Way (approximately 575 feet) be built to the new concrete curb and gutter section, new pavement cross slope, new asphalt pavement section, and new storm sewer underdrain regulations.

APPLICANT: Kenton County Planning Commission per Paul J. Darpel, Chairman (action required)
REQUEST: To adopt an amendment to Article 18 (Application Fees) of the KCPC Bylaws to hold application fees current through June 30, 2017. Fees will be adjusted on July 1, 2017 and at the beginning of each new fiscal year according to the prior year’s Metro-Cincinnati CPI-U. PDS shall maintain a current schedule of fees on its website.