What do you think of the D-Bat Sports Training Facility Conditional Use Permit?
Avondale residents are encouraged to provide input on new development within the City. We value our residents’ opinions and ideas and your input assists staff in ensuring that new development is consistent with our City’s vision. Please tell us what you think! Your input will be considered by City staff during the review and approval process.
DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT
Application PL-18-0175: The training facility consists of 30,673sf and is located in Building A, in the Avondale Commerce Center. The facility will be a new franchise for D-Bat, a national chain, featuring indoor training facilities that specialize in team and Individual baseball, softball, and golf instruction. The facility will have (12) dedicated mechanical pitching machines for batting practice of both baseball and softball, a limited sport related strength training area, and (3) golf training simulators for golf swing training. The facility will also include a separate area for team training with flexible netting areas to accommodate team activities all within the indoor climate-controlled environment. The approved Avondale Commerce Center PAD requires any indoor training facility of this type, over 25,000sf, to obtain City Council approval of a Conditional Use Permit (CUP).
The City has completed first review of the proposed development and has provided the applicant with comments that must be incorporated into the project and resubmitted. , to give all interested property owners a chance to learn more about the proposal and ask questions of the applicant and City staff, will be held on in the Ocotillo Room, 2nd Floor, at Avondale City Hall, 11465 W. Civic Center Drive., Avondale, AZ 85323. Once the proposal has been revised to address the City’s review comments, the item will be scheduled for Planning Commission and City Council public hearings. All property owners within 1,000 feet of the subject site will be notified of these meetings via mailing. Additionally, all meetings will be advertised by a sign on the property and legal advertisements in the SW Valley Republic. This page will be updated with dates for those meetings when they are determined.
Staff – Rick Williams: email@example.com or 623.333.4018
Applicant – Vince Dalke: firstname.lastname@example.org or 480-589-3793