Re-zoning Application Z-32-23-3, 1602 E Desert Cove Avenue

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A parcel east of Cave Creek Road is proposed to have the zoning of 1602 E Desert Cove Avenue changed from Residential, R1-10 Zoning to Commercial, C-3 Zoning.

We ask the question…

How does the proposal contribute to the community?

Zoning decisions set the direction and shape the future of communities — this meeting provides an opportunity to be heard on the proposal.

Come to the community meeting to express your views! Saturday, October 28 @ 10 am to noon at The Sunnyslope Historical Society Museum, 737 E Hatcher Rd.

What do you think it should be?

  • Single-family detached housing?
  • Mixed-use Live/Work space?
  • Trailhead & parking for mountain preserves?
  • City park?
  • Something else?


z-32-23-3: Application to rezone 1.20 acres located approximately 360 feet east of the southeast corner of Cave Creek Road and Mescal Street from R1-10 (Single-Family Residence District) to C-3 (General Commercial) to allow commercial uses (self-service storage warehouse.)

Existing R1-10 Zoning Allows

  • Single-Family, Detached
  • Multifamily Development

Requested C-3 Zoning Allows

  • Adult Bookstore
  • Commercial Ammunition Loading
  • Amusement Park
  • Auctioneers’ Auditorium
  • Auto Body Shop
  • Auto Rental & Leasing
  • Bottled or containerized fuel, storage, distribution & retail sales
  • Camper Sales
  • Car Wash
  • Cleaning Compounds Storage
  • Commercial Radio or RV Tower or Transmitting Station
  • Firewood Storage
  • Insecticides Storage & Distribution
  • Shooting Gallery
  • Tire Repair & Recapping
  • Used & New Car Sales

Project Narrative:

Applicant requests re-zoning of the subject property from R1-10 to C-3, to be combined with applicant’s adjoining C-3 property for development into a self storage facility. The proposed site layout includes five single-story metals torage buildings , and requires abandonment of the existing street west of the property. Abandonment may affect neighboring property owner.