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File #: OR-22-004    Version: 1 Name: Ordinance amending Chapter 26, Division VI-Traffic Impact Analysis
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/6/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/12/2022 Final action: 4/12/2022
Title: Consider an ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances Chapter 26, Subdivisions and Other Property Developments, to establish the requirements for a Traffic Impact Analysis.
Sponsors: Development Services, City Attorney Department
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Ordinance January 22, 3. Ordinance April 5, 2022, 4. Ordinance April 12, 2022, 5. Presentation
Title

Consider an ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances Chapter 26, Subdivisions and Other Property Developments, to establish the requirements for a Traffic Impact Analysis.

Summary

DATE: January 18, 2022

TO: Kent Cagle, City Manager

FROM: Andrew Zagars, City Engineer

SUBJECT: Consider an Ordinance amending Chapter 26 to establish the requirements for a Traffic Impact Analysis

BACKGROUND AND FINDINGS:

The City currently has no requirements for development proposals to analyze and report the impact to the City infrastructure as a result of increased traffic. The traffic impact analysis (TIA) is a study that assesses the adequacy of the existing and future transportation infrastructure as it relates to additional traffic generated by a proposed development, redevelopment, or land rezoning. The TIA also includes any necessary improvements to the City's transportation infrastructure that would be needed as a result of a proposed development, redevelopment, or land rezoning. A TIA allows the city to better manage their transportation infrastructure by requiring developers to participate in needed improvements to the infrastructure as a result of the proposed developments, redevelopment, or land rezoning.

THE ALTERNATIVES CONSIDERED:

1. Take no action
2. Request a modification or further studies to the proposed ordinance change
3. Adopt the ordinance to amend Chapter 26, Subdivisions and Other Property Developments of the City of Killeen's Code of Ordinances

Which alternative is recommended? Why?

Alternate 3 is recommended by staff. The addition of the Traffic Impact Analysis in developments that generate large amounts of traffic allow the city to better manage their traffic infrastructure system. This also allows the City a process to have developers participate in improvements to the City's infrastructure as a result of the development.

CONFORMITY TO CITY POLICY:

This complies with City Policy as established by Chapter 26, Subdivisions an...

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