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File #: ORD. 2016-040    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 1/14/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/21/2016 Final action: 3/28/2016
Title: To authorize the special use of the property known as 3210 Chamberlayne Avenue for the purpose of permitting offices and artist studios, upon certain terms and conditions.
Patrons: Mayor Jones (By Request)
Indexes: Special Use Permit
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2016-040, 2. Staff Report, 3. Location Map, 4. Application, 5. Applicant's Report, 6. Plans, 7. GPRA Letter of Conditional Support.pdf
Title

To authorize the special use of the property known as 3210 Chamberlayne Avenue for the purpose of permitting offices and artist studios, upon certain terms and conditions.

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O & R Request
DATE: January 27, 2016 EDITION:|910|
TO: The Honorable Members of City Council

THROUGH: Dwight C. Jones, Mayor
(This in no way reflects a recommendation on behalf of the Mayor)

THROUGH: Selena Cuffee-Glenn, Chief Administrative Officer

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

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

RE: To authorize the special use of the property known as 3210 Chamberlayne Avenue for the purpose of permitting offices and artist studios, upon certain terms and conditions.

ORD. OR RES. No.

PURPOSE: To authorize the special use of the property known as 3210 Chamberlayne Avenue for the purpose of permitting offices and artist studios, upon certain terms and conditions.

REASON: The proposed office and studio uses are not permitted in the R-48 Multi-family Residential District and a special use permit is 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 March 21, 2016, meeting. A letter outlining the Commission's recommendation will be forwarded to City Council following that meeting.

BACKGROUND: The subject property is currently located within the R-48 Multi-family Residential zoning districts, which does not permit the proposed office and studio uses. The most recent Certificate of Occupancy for the property was issued in 1999 for an adult home with 54 bed, a nonconforming use based on a prior CO issued in 1990. City records indicate that the property has been vacant since 2005, and as a result, the nonco...

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