Development review board moves to recommend fire station 613 location

A screen shot of the proposed fire station location, on (submitted photo)

A screen shot of the proposed fire station location, at 26380 N. Hayden Road.

Scottsdale’s Development Review Board discussed a requested recommendation regarding a new location for fire station 613, during a July 21 regular meeting.

The board passed with a 6-0 vote to recommend a Municipal Use Master Site Plan for a new fire station to the planning commission and city council.

The location, 26380 N. Hayden Road would allow for 10,220 square feet of building area on a 12-acre site.

The board’s agenda states a new fire station in this location will improve the coverage and response times serving the community within the vicinity.

The 12-acre parcel was annexed from Maricopa County by the city of Scottsdale in 1982 with single-family residential district zoning. In 2002 the site was rezoned to apply the Foothills Overlay Zoning district. The site is currently zoned single-family residential, environmentally sensitive lands, Foothills Overlay District. The current zoning district allows single-family homes, churches, and schools to be established.

Municipal uses are allowed by right; however, per Zoning Ordinance Section 1.500, et. seq., any site larger than one acre shall be subject to approval by the city council.

Upon receiving a recommendation of the proposed municipal use master site plan, the planning commission shall make a recommendation to the city council.

The site plan, landscape plan, building elevations and lighting will be reviewed by the development review board subsequent to the city council decision.

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