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File #: 16-00885    Version: Name: CyrusOne Data Center Towers / 2905 Diehl Road / Special Use / Telecommunications
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/9/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/14/2017 Final action: 3/14/2017
Title: An Ordinance Granting a Special Use Permit for a Telecommunications Facility (4211) Use on Lot 1 of CyrusOne Subdivision located at 2905 Diehl Road
Attachments: 1. Exhibit "A" Legal Description.pdf, 2. Exhibit "B" Memorandum of Agreement.pdf, 3. Land Use Petition and Supporting Documents - 2016-09-08 - 2016.038.pdf, 4. Final Plan - 2017-02-10 - 2016.038.pdf, 5. Landscape Plan - 2017-02-10 - 2016.038.pdf, 6. Tower Elevations - 2017-02-10 - 2016.038.pdf, 7. Color Photo Simulation - 2017-01-06 - 2016.038.pdf, 8. Property Research Sheet Location ID 72539 - 2016-06-14 - 2016.038.pdf, 9. Property Research Sheet Location ID 70958 - 2016-08-26 - 2016.038.pdf, 10. Plat of Survey - 2016-09-08 - 2016.038.pdf, 11. Inventory Letter - 2017-01-19 - 2016.038.pdf, 12. Affidavit for Compliance with Applicable Laws - 2017-01-06 - 2016.038.pdf, 13. Affidavit for Removal of Abandoned Antennas and Towers - 2017-01-19 - 2016.038.pdf, 14. Affidavit for Franchise - 2017-01-06 - 2016.038.pdf, 15. Affidavit for Co-Locations - 2017-01-06 - 2016.038.pdf, 16. Zoning Submittal Affidavit - 2017-01-06 - 2016.038.pdf, 17. Legistar History Report - 2017-02-23 - 2016.038.pdf, 18. 16-00885 - 3-2 - O - Special Use Permit Telecom Facility 4211 Use Lot 1 CyrusOne Subdiv 2905 Diehl Rd CyrusOne.pdf
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TO: Mayor Robert J. O'Connor

FROM: Planning Commission

DATE: February 23, 2017

SUBJECT:
An Ordinance Granting a Special Use Permit for a Telecommunications Facility (4211) Use on Lot 1 of CyrusOne Subdivision located at 2905 Diehl Road (CyrusOne - 16-00885 / NA07/2-16.038-Su - TV - Ward 10)

PURPOSE:
The Petitioner CyrusOne is requesting approval of a Special Use for a Telecommunications Facility (4211) Use on Lot 1 of CyrusOne Subdivision located 2905 Diehl Road, being the southwest corner of Diehl Road and Eola Road.

BACKGROUND:
The Subject Property is currently the site of a high tech Data Center with ORI Office, Research, and Light Industrial zoning. Additional information on the legislative history of the property can be found in the attached Property Information Sheet.

The Petitioner is requesting approval of a Special Use for a Telecommunications Facility (4211) Use associated with the Data Center use. The details of the petitioner's request include the construction of a 350 foot self-supporting telecommunication tower on the east side of the existing building. The tower will provide additional connectivity options for the CyrusOne Data Center. The new tower facility is proposed to be placed in an existing gravel utility area located just south of the large bank of generators.

The petitioner is seeking a Special Use to construct a tower within the I-88 Technology Corridor and to waive or reduce the burden on the application pursuant to Chapter 19 Article III Sec. 19-71(b) including:

a. Height of the proposed communications facility is above what is allowed as an Administrative Review (Sec. 19-70); The Special Use process allows for the Petitioner to seek a tower which is greater than the 200 foot Administrative Review allotment, the request is for a 350 foot tower.

b. Separation of the communications facility from residential structures and/or residential district boundaries (Sec. 19-68.p.1); The Special Use process allows for t...

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