The Big Park Regional Coordinating Council voted last Thursday to recommend NO REZONE to Yavapai County on the Patel property at Jacks Canyon and SR179 in the Village of Oak Creek. The issue advances to the County Planning & Zoning Commission (P&Z) this Thursday, June 20th at 9:00 a.m. The result of this meeting will be a recommendation to the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors.
Yavapai County maintains that community participation is critical to the county’s decision-making process. Please consider attending this very important meeting.
Date: Thursday, June 20th, 9am Speakers must arrive by 8 am.
Location: 10 S. 6th Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326
Below are guidelines if you would like your voice heard at this meeting. Both speakers and citizens who want their written statement read by the commissioners should arrive at 8 am for the 9 am meeting.
Guidelines for Planning and Zoning Commission Testimony:
The P&Z Commission CAN CONSIDER these when deciding:
- Impact on surrounding properties
- Impact on traffic
- Conformance to development standards
- Maintaining the character of the neighborhood
- Preservation of safety and welfare
- Consistency with the comprehensive plan
The P&Z Commission CAN NOT consider these things
- Personality of the applicant
- Water availability
- Financial gain or hardship
- Economic development
- Viability of the project
- Setting precedence
- CC&R requirements