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Booth Heights Development Application

  • 25 August 2019
Booth Heights Development Application

Note: This development application was approved by a 4-3 vote on August 26, 2019 with numerous conditions.

Triumph Development has submitted an application for development of the Booth Heights Neighborhood, located at 3700 N. Frontage Road East, near the East Vail I-70 Interchange (Exit 180). The Development Plan proposes the construction of 73 residential units, including 42 units of deed-restricted employee housing, 19 deed-restricted townhomes and 12 unrestricted townhomes. The next review by the Planning and Environmental Commission is scheduled for August 26, 2019. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Included is an application for a Conditional Use Permit to allow for up to 30 percent of the site to be constructed as Dwelling Units (not employee housing units). This 5.4 acre parcel of land is located within the Housing (H) zone district. Within the Housing (H) zone district, development standards including Lot Area and Site Dimensions, Building Height, and Density Control (including Gross Residential Floor Area) are determined by the Planning and Environmental Commission as part of their review of the Development Plan.

Access the development application materials here.

A detailed Wildlife Mitigation Plan and Environmental Impact Report have been submitted with the Development Plan, and was reviewed by the Town of Vail Planning and Environmental Commission at the meeting of July 8, 2019. The Wildlife Mitigation Plan includes enhancements on both the development parcel and the adjacent 17.9-acre Natural Area Preservation parcel. The Development Plan also includes a mitigation plan for the rockfall hazards in the vicinity, including construction of a rockfall berm to the uphill of the new development. The primary focus of this meeting was on the Environmental Impact Report, Wildlife Mitigation Plan, Rockfall Mitigation and Landscaping. 

The next review of this application by the PEC is scheduled for Monday, August 26, 2019 following a hearing that took place Monday, August 12, 2019. Additional meetings will be scheduled as needed. Written comments may be submitted to the Community Development Department at pec@vailgov.com which will be forwarded to the PEC. If the Development Plan is approved by the PEC, additional review will be required by the Town of Vail Design Review Board.. Any decision by the PEC or DRB may also be called-up by the Vail Town Council for additional review.

In 2017 Vail Resorts received approval to change the zoning on this 23.3 acres parcel of land to allow for a future employee housing development. The property was rezoned from its previous zoning of Two-Family Residential (R) district to new zoning of Housing (H) district (5.4 acres on the western portion of the site) and Natural Area Preservation (NAP) district (17.9 acres on the eastern portion of the site.)

 

For more information, please contact Chris Neubecker at 970-479-2148 or cneubecker@vailgov.com. To forward comments to the PEC, email pec@vailgov.com.

 

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