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File #: ORD. 2016-127    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 2/26/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/9/2016 Final action: 5/9/2016
Title: To authorize the special use of the property known as 2701 Woodrow Avenue for the purpose of an addition to an existing single-family dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.
Patrons: Mayor Jones (By Request)
Indexes: Special Use Permit
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2016-127, 2. Location Map, 3. Application Form & Applicant's Report, 4. Plans & Survey, 5. Petition of Support
Title

To authorize the special use of the property known as 2701 Woodrow Avenue for the purpose of an addition to an existing single-family dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.

Body

O & R Request

DATE: February 26, 2016 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., 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 2701 Woodrow Avenue for the purpose of an addition to an existing single-family dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.

ORD. OR RES. No.


PURPOSE: To authorize the special use of the property known as 2701 Woodrow Avenue for the purpose of an addition to an existing single-family dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions.

REASON: The proposed side addition to an existing single-family dwelling on a corner lot does not meet the front yard setback required by the Zoning Ordinance. 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 April 18, 2016, meeting. A letter outlining the Commission's recommendation will be forwarded to City Council following that meeting.

BACKGROUND: The subject property consists of 0.175 acres (7,623 SF) of land improved with a single-family dwelling constructed, per tax assessment records, in 1923. The property is located at the northeast corner of the intersection of Woodrow and East Norwood Avenues, in the City's Northern Barton Heights neighborhood and North planning district.

The Land Use Plan of the City of Richmond's Master Plan designates...

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