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File #: ORD. 2016-043    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 1/12/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/21/2016 Final action: 3/28/2016
Title: To authorize the special use of the properties known as 1401 West Leigh Street, 1405 West Leigh Street, and 1400 Catherine Street for the purpose of permitting up to 11 dwelling units, upon certain terms and conditions.
Patrons: Mayor Jones (By Request)
Indexes: Special Use Permit
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2016-043, 2. Staff Report, 3. Location Map, 4. Plans & Survey, 5. Application Form & Applicant's Report, 6. Letters of Support.pdf
Title

To authorize the special use of the properties known as 1401 West Leigh Street, 1405 West Leigh Street, and 1400 Catherine Street for the purpose of permitting up to 11 dwelling units, upon certain terms and conditions.

Body

O & R Request
DATE: January 15, 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, Jr., 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 1401 West Leigh Street, 1405 West Leigh Street, and 1400 Catherine Street for the purpose of permitting a total of up to eleven dwelling units, upon certain terms and conditions.

ORD. OR RES. No.


PURPOSE: To authorize the special use of the property known as 1401 West Leigh Street, 1405 West Leigh Street, and 1400 Catherine Street for the purpose of permitting a total of up to eleven dwelling units, upon certain terms and conditions.

REASON: The subject property is zoned within the R-7 Single- and Two-Family Urban Residential District, a zoning district that does not allow multi-family residential use. A 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 March 21, 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 0.123 acre (5,358 SF) parcel (1401 West Leigh Street) improved with a multi-family dwelling, a 0.135 acre (5,881 SF) parcel (1405 West Leigh Street)...

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