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File #: ORD. 2017-233    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 11/14/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/4/2017 Final action: 12/11/2017
Title: To authorize the special use of the property known as 508 St. James Street for the purpose of permitting a multifamily dwelling containing up to four dwelling units, upon certain terms and conditions.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney (By Request)
Indexes: Special Use Permit
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2017-233, 2. Staff Report, 3. Application Form & Applicant's Report, 4. Plans_9-1-2017, 5. Map, 6. Letter of Support, 7. Letter of Support
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To authorize the special use of the property known as 508 St. James Street for the purpose of permitting a multifamily dwelling containing up to four dwelling units, upon certain terms and conditions.

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O & R Request
DATE: October 20, 2017 EDITION:|910|
TO: The Honorable Members of City Council

THROUGH: The Honorable Levar M. Stoney, Mayor
(This is 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 508 St. James Street for the purpose of permitting a multi-family dwelling containing up to four dwelling units, upon certain terms and conditions.

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PURPOSE: To authorize the special use of the property known as 508 St. James Street for the purpose of permitting a multi-family dwelling containing up to four dwelling units, upon certain terms and conditions.

REASON: The applicant is proposing to rehabilitate an existing, two-story, 6,520 SF, vacant building for the use as a multi-family building. The property is currently located in the R-6 Single Family Attached Residential Zoning District, which does not permit multi-family buildings as a principal 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 December 4, 2017 meeting. A letter outlining the Commission's recommendation will be forwarded to City Council following that meeting.

BACKGROUND: The proposed development is located in the Jackson Ward neighborhood and the Jackson Ward City Old & Historic Dist...

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