Planning Commission meets November 13. Here’s how to weigh in.

November 2, 2018 – Notices for Public Comment

The City and Borough of Juneau Planning Commission meets on November 13, 7 pm in City Hall Assembly Chambers to review proposed changes to a Planned Unit Development project in North Douglas, a trade and a disposal of some city-owned land, a permit for a community workshop and meeting space, and 4 cases related to development of properties on the downtown waterfront. The Commission will also decide whether or not to reconsider approval of a condominium development in Auke Bay. All of these items are up for public hearing.

The public is encouraged to submit written comments to by 12 noon, November 9, or testify in person at the meeting.  For more information related to these agenda items click here.

A Planned Unit Development in North Douglas (PDP2018 0001, PDF2018 0001, SMP2018 0001)

The applicant requests an amendment to an approved Planned Unit Development in North Douglas for the creation of 12 individual lots and one parent lot for a total of 13 lots. If approved, the creation of four lots in Phase 1 will be reviewed with SMP2018 0001.

Trade of private and CBJ-owned land in Fritz Cove (CSP2018 0008)

The applicants and CBJ Lands Division request approval of a trade of CBJ uplands with a strip of private property fronting Fritz Cove. This trade would allow the applicants to acquire property with less slope and more buildable area.

Disposal of CBJ-owned land on Mendenhall Loop Road (CSP2018 0011)

CBJ Lands and Resources requests approval for a land disposal of 1.09 acres at 11031 Mendenhall Loop Road to the adjacent landowners. As part of this acquisition, the purchasers offer a 30-foot wide easement through their existing lot which, combined with a 30-foot easement through the property owned by the city, will allow for a 60-foot access and utility easement to support future development of the city and university property west of the subject lot.

 Juneau Makerspace – a community workshop and meeting space (USE2018 0019)

The applicant requests a Conditional Use Permit for a community workshop and meeting place in a D18 zoning district. The facility includes an indoor woodshop, electronics lab, ceramics studio, craft room, art studios, a kitchen, and a main hall which is used for special events such as improv shows, rehearsals, crafting classes, and gaming events.

 Development of the Archipelago downtown waterfront property

(USE2018 0015, FZE2018 0001, CSP2018 0009, CSP2018 0010)

Four applications will be considered related to the development of tidelands and uplands on parcels adjacent to the downtown library and parking garage. This is a cooperative effort of the private owners and CBJ Docks and Harbors.

Reconsideration of a proposed condominium development in Auke Bay (USE2018 0016)

The Planning Commission will reconsider an application they heard at their October 23, 2018, meeting. The applicant requests a Conditional Use Permit for the development of a 32-unit condominium complex on a vacant lot at 11798 Glacier Highway, located within the Auke Bay Center area.