PD 468-D

PD 468, Subdistrict D  – Founders Park Mixed Area

Summary –Existing Zoning

From Beckley, east on Greenbrier, to Marsalis, south along Marsalis to Colorado, west on Colorado to Zang, south on Zang to El Dorado, around Hogg Elementary to Madison, east on Madison to Beckley and then north on Beckley to Greenbrier.

This subdistrict contains the boundaries of the Lake Cliff Historic District.  Design guidelines within these boundaries defer to Historic District Overlay HD 84 – Lake Cliff.

Section 12 [a] – Main Uses Permitted

  •  See full list in Ordinance 23057, pg. 28
  • Commercial and business services
  • Industrial uses
  • Institutional and community service
  • Lodging
  • Office
  • Recreation
  • Residential
  • Retail
  • Mixed use projects
  • Transportation
  • Utility and public service uses

Section 12 [b] –Yard, Lot, Space Regulations

  • Minimum front yard 25 feet
  • Maximum front yard 30 feet
  • Minimum side yard is 10 feet
  • Minimum rear yard is 10 feet

Section 12 [b] 3-8 –Yard, Lot, Space Regulations

  • Density – 50 units per acre maximum density
  • Floor area – Maximum FAR 1:6:1
  • Floor area for office use –Maximum FAR 3:0:1
  • Height – East of Plowman, 270 ft. Maximum (Approx. 20 stories)
  • Height –West of Plowman, 135 ft. maximum (Approx. 10 stories)
  • Lot Coverage – Maximum lot coverage 80%
  • Lot Size – No minimum lot size

Section 12 [c] –Off Street Parking & Loading

  • Parking is regulated by 51 A-4.200

Off-Street parking must be screened and attain a height of three feet above the parking surface.

Section 12 (f) –Signs

  • Article VII, business zoning districts

Section 12 (g) –Urban Design Guidelines

  • Areas fronting Jefferson Blvd. from the Trinity River to Eighth; Lancaster Blvd. north of Colorado Blvd.; and Marsalis Street north of Colorado Blvd.
  • Lighting directed away from adjoining properties
  • Reflective glass- 15% stories one and two
  • Reflective glass -27% stories three and above
  • Trees must be planted 10 ft. from front property line and spaced at 30 ft., excluding visibility triangles and points of ingress and egress.

Existing Structures & Uses

  • Retail
  • Commercial & Medical Services
  • Single-family, townhome duplex and multi-plex dwelling units
  • Large apartments
  • Neighborhood services

Proposed as of July 2011

  • Incentives for some form of mixed use medium density residential with opportunities for ground floor retail
  • Mix of townhomes, mid-rise apartments and shopfronts
  • Heights TBD (current zoning allows for 10 stories west of Plowman and 20 east of Plowman)
  • Build-to lines
  • Building design guideline TBD
  • Streetscape and design –TBD
  • Improved roadway amenities
  • Encourage moderate to heavy pedestrian activity
  • Parking –TBD



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