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File #: ORD. 2017-130    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 6/2/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/24/2017 Final action: 7/24/2017
Title: To authorize the special use of the property known as 2515 East Main Street for the purpose of allowing a building to exceed the applicable height restrictions, upon certain terms and conditions.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney (By Request)
Indexes: Special Use Permit
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2017-130, 2. Staff Report, 3. Application Form & Applicant's Report, 4. Plans & Survey, 5. Map, 6. Letter of Support, 7. Letter of Support
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To authorize the special use of the property known as 2515 East Main Street for the purpose of allowing a building to exceed the applicable height restrictions, upon certain terms and conditions.

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O & R Request
DATE: June 2, 2017 EDITION:|910|
TO: The Honorable Members of City Council

THROUGH: Levar M. Stoney, Mayor (Patron: Mayor, by Request)
(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 2515 East Main Street for the purpose of permitting a mixed-use building, upon certain terms and conditions.

ORD. OR RES. No.


PURPOSE: To authorize the special use of the property known as 2515 East Main Street for the purpose of permitting a mixed-use building, upon certain terms and conditions.

REASON: The applicant is proposing a mixed-use development that exceeds the B-5 height restriction. 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 July 17, 2017, meeting. A letter outlining the Commission's recommendation will be forwarded to City Council following that meeting.

BACKGROUND: The subject property consists of a 45,143 SF (1.04 acre) parcel improved with a surface parking area, located at the intersection of East Main Street, South 25th Street, and South 26th Street. The property is a part of the Shockoe Bottom neighborhood in the East Planning District.

The subject property falls within an Urban Center Area of the Shockoe District, as established by the Richmon...

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