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File #: ORD. 2016-014    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 1/11/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/8/2016 Final action: 2/8/2016
Title: To authorize the special use of the property known as 1400 North Boulevard for the purpose of a mixed-use development, upon certain terms and conditions.
Patrons: Mayor Jones (By Request)
Indexes: Special Use Permit
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2016-014, 2. Staff Report, 3. Location Map, 4. Application Form & Applicant's Report, 5. Plans, 6. Letter of Support
Title

To authorize the special use of the property known as 1400 North Boulevard for the purpose of a mixed-use development, upon certain terms and conditions.

Body

O & R Request
DATE: November 17, 2015 EDITION:|910|
TO: The Honorable Members of City Council

THROUGH: Dwight C. Jones, Mayor

THROUGH: Selena Cuffee Glenn, Chief Administrative Officer

THROUGH: Peter L. Downey, Jr., Interim Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Economic Development and Planning

FROM: Mark A. Olinger, Director, Dept. of Planning and Development Review

RE: To authorize the special use of the property known as 1400 North Boulevard for the purpose of a mixed-use development, upon certain terms and conditions.

ORD. OR RES. No.


PURPOSE: To authorize the special use of the property known as 1400 North Boulevard for the purpose of a mixed-use development, upon certain terms and conditions.

REASON: The subject property is zoned within the M-1 Light Industrial District, a zoning district that does not allow residential use. The special use permit is therefore required.

RECOMMENDATION: In accordance with the requirements of the City Charter and the Zoning Ordinance, the City Planning Commission will review this request and make a recommendation to City Council. This item will be scheduled for consideration by the Commission at its January 4, 2016, meeting. A letter outlining the Commission's recommendation will be forwarded to City Council following that meeting.

BACKGROUND: The subject property consists of a 0.418 acre (18,208 SF) parcel of improved land. The property is located at the intersection of North Boulevard, Norfolk Street, and Altamont Avenue, in the Scott's Addition neighborhood of the Near West planning district.

The Land Use Plan of the City of Richmond's Master Plan designates the subject property for General Commercial land use. Primary uses in this category include a broad range of office, retail, general commercial, wholesale and service uses, ...

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