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File #: ORD. 2018-191    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 5/22/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/16/2018 Final action: 7/23/2018
Title: To authorize the special use of the property known as 3117 West Cary Street for the purpose of permitting certain signs, upon certain terms and conditions.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney (By Request)
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2018-191, 2. Staff Report, 3. Application Form & Applicant's Report, 4. Plans, 5. Survey, 6. Map
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To authorize the special use of the property known as 3117 West Cary Street for the purpose of permitting certain signs, upon certain terms and conditions.

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O & R Request
DATE: May 23, 2018 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 3117 West Cary Street for the purpose of permitting signage, upon certain terms and conditions.


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PURPOSE: To authorize the special use of the property known as 3117 West Cary Street for the purpose of permitting signage, upon certain terms and conditions.

REASON: The applicant is requesting a special use permit to authorize one sign mounted above a canopy, one projecting sign, five window signs, and a canopy sign, for a new home furnishings and textile retail store. A sign mounted above a canopy is a sign type currently not permitted by the Zoning Ordinance. The special use permit would also allow the signage associated with the building to exceed the maximum area requirements of the Zoning Ordinance.

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 16, 2018, meeting. A letter outlining the Commission's recommendation will be forwarded to City Council following that meeting.

BACKGROUND: The subject property consists of a 9,600 SF (.22 acre) parcel of land improved with a commercial building constructed, per tax assessment records, in 1950. The...

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