Sun. Feb 5th, 2023

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Developers are 1 move closer to changing an Overland Park resort into a new multi-household apartment complicated. 

Monday, the Overland Park Arranging Fee voted 9- to approve a request to rezone 10610 Marty Road from a Prepared Office Creating District (CP-O) to a Prepared Substantial-Rise Apartment District (RP-6). 

The residence at present homes a 3-story La Quinta Inn & Suites that was developed in 1987. Developers want to rework the existing 143 hotel rooms into 121 studio models and 22 a single-bed room models.

To be classified at an RP-6 District, the home ought to preserve a single important amenity and 3 small facilities. In accordance to metropolis files, the major amenity will be the hotel’s existing swimming pool. The slight facilities will contain an out of doors patio space, a gazebo and picnic spot, two barbeque grills and a recreation region.

The website proposal consists of the construction of supplemental parking spaces, a pedestrian relationship to the community sidewalk along Marty Road and an ADA crosswalk on the south aspect of the creating.

For multi-family residential houses, developers must fulfill a parking house for every device quota. An extra 24 parking areas will be included to the existing 143 parking areas for a total of 177. The metropolis involves 194 parking spaces for a 143 unit complicated. The commission accredited a deferred parking plan that would enable the developer to establish extra parking spaces on the residence as they are wanted. 

Kevin Lee, an legal professional representing the developer, advised the fee the existing system would be to supply a single parking house per apartment unit. 

“We believe that the proposed 173 spaces and 1.21 parking ratio is correct below to supply sufficient parking for a task like this in which we have exclusively studio models and one particular bedroom flats,” Lee explained. “Eighty-five percent of our models listed here are proposed as studios.”

The proposal will go on to the Overland Park Metropolis Council for ultimate approval.