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Prairie Valley Major Subdivision Preliminary Plat, Rezoning, and C2C Plan Amendment

Prairie Valley is a proposed Major Subdivision request including 70 lots for dwellings, five lots to be dedicated to Story County Conservation, and seven outlots (not buildable for a dwelling) to be owned and managed by a homeowner’s association. 

To comment on the request or receive additional information, email or call the Planning and Development office at 515-382-7245 or pzweb@storycountyiowa.gov or you may submit your comment here.

Request Summary

Prairie Valley is proposed to be located at the southeast corner of the intersection of 500th Avenue and 170th Street and in the Northwest Quarter of Section 7 of Franklin Township (parcels 05-07-100-105, 05-07-100-200, 05-07-100-400, and 05-07-100-305). You can find a map of the location on the Story County Beacon web page. A concept drawing is also included below. 

concenpt plan

The request also includes a Rezoning and C2C Plan Amendment for environmentally sensitive areas on the property. The requested amendment to the Official Zoning Map of Story County, Ordinance 288, is from A-1 Agricultural and R-1 Transitional Residential Districts to the GB-C Greenbelt-Conservation District. The Cornerstone to Capstone (C2C) Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map amendment request is from the Rural Residential Area to the Agricultural Conservation Area and from the Rural Residential Area and the Agricultural Conservation Area to the Natural Resource Area. A map of the area of the Official Zoning Map and C2C Plan Future Land Use Map amendment request is included below. 

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The Story County Planning and Zoning Commission will review the request at a public hearing on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, beginning at 4:00 PM. The meeting is open to the public pursuant to Chapter 21 Iowa Code. Due to recommendations to limit gatherings to no more than ten (10) people in order to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, public access to the meeting will be provided via conference call to listen and participate in the meeting. Members of the public who would like to call in, please dial 918-221-0224 and enter 2225929465# when prompted for the access code. 

The Story County Board of Supervisors will tentatively consider the request on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at 10 AM. This meeting is open to the public pursuant to Chapter 21 Iowa Code. Due to recommendations to limit gatherings to no more than ten (10) people in order to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, public access to the meeting will be provided via conference call to listen and participate in the meeting. Members of the public who would like to call in, please dial 515-603-3144 and enter 895791# when prompted for the access code.

Any submittal materials may be requested from the Planning and Development Department for review. Any citizen may offer comments and suggestions about the request by attending the public meeting, writing the Planning and Development office prior to the meeting or calling 515-382-7245.  E-mails may be sent to pzweb@storycountyiowa.gov or you may submit your comment here.

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