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File #: RES. 2020-R028    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 4/14/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/11/2020 Final action: 5/11/2020
Title: To declare a public necessity to amend ch. 30 of the City Code and to initiate an amendment to the City's zoning ordinance to make such lawful changes as may be necessary to classify licensed outpatient opioid treatment facilities as medical clinics or to otherwise permit licensed outpatient opioid treatment facilities in such additional zoning districts as the Director of Planning and Development Review may deem appropriate by requesting that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be conducted a study to determine whether and, if so, how the City's zoning ordinance lawfully may be amended, to the extent permitted by law, to classify licensed outpatient opioid treatment facilities as medical clinics or to otherwise permit licensed outpatient opioid treatment facilities in such additional zoning districts as the Director of Planning and Development Review may deem appropriate.
Patrons: Stephanie Lynch, Ellen Robertson, Michael Jones
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 2020-R028
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To declare a public necessity to amend ch. 30 of the City Code and to initiate an amendment to the City's zoning ordinance to make such lawful changes as may be necessary to classify licensed outpatient opioid treatment facilities as medical clinics or to otherwise permit licensed outpatient opioid treatment facilities in such additional zoning districts as the Director of Planning and Development Review may deem appropriate by requesting that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be conducted a study to determine whether and, if so, how the City's zoning ordinance lawfully may be amended, to the extent permitted by law, to classify licensed outpatient opioid treatment facilities as medical clinics or to otherwise permit licensed outpatient opioid treatment facilities in such additional zoning districts as the Director of Planning and Development Review may deem appropriate.
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WHEREAS, section 15.2-2286 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, provides that a zoning ordinance may include, among other things, reasonable regulations and provisions for the amendment of regulations or district maps from time to time; and
WHEREAS, in accordance with section 15.2-2286 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, such amendment may be initiated by resolution of the governing body, provided that any such resolution by the governing body proposing an amendment to the regulations or district maps shall state the public purposes therefor; and
WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Richmond believes that the City's zoning ordinance, codified as Chapter 30 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015), as amended, should be amended to classify licensed outpatient opioid treatment facilities as medical clinics or otherwise permit licensed outpatient opioid treatment facilities in such additional zoning districts as the Director of Planning and Development Review may deem appropriate; and
WHEREAS, the Council believes that it is in the bes...

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