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File #: ORD. 2020-218    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 9/2/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/19/2020 Final action: 11/9/2020
Title: To authorize the special use of the properties known as 1829 West Cary Street and 1831 West Cary Street for the purpose of outdoor dining areas, upon certain terms and conditions.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney (By Request)
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2020-218, 2. Staff Report, 3. Application Form & Applicant's Report, 4. Plans & Survey, 5. Letters and Petitions of Support
Title
To authorize the special use of the properties known as 1829 West Cary Street and 1831 West Cary Street for the purpose of outdoor dining areas, upon certain terms and conditions.
Body
WHEREAS, the owner of the properties known as 1829 West Cary Street and 1831 West Cary Street, which are situated in a UB Urban Business District and the Main Street/Uptown Parking Overlay District PO-3, desires to use such property for the purpose of outdoor dining areas, which use, among other things, is not currently allowed by section 30-433.2(21)(a), concerning the requirement that no deck, patio, terrace or other area outside a completely enclosed building and used for the service or accommodation of patrons shall be situated within 100 feet of any property in any R district, of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015), as amended;
WHEREAS, in accordance with section 17.11 of the Charter of the City of Richmond (2018), as amended, it has been made to appear that, if granted subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this ordinance, the special use granted by this ordinance will not be detrimental to the safety, health, morals and general welfare of the community involved, will not tend to create congestion in streets, roads, alleys and other public ways and places in the area involved, will not create hazards from fire, panic or other dangers, will not tend to overcrowding of land and cause an undue concentration of population, will not adversely affect or interfere with public or private schools, parks, playgrounds, water supplies, sewage disposal, transportation or other public requirements, conveniences and improvements, and will not interfere with adequate light and air; and
WHEREAS, (i) the City Planning Commission has conducted a public hearing to investigate the circumstances and conditions upon which the Council is empowered to authorize such use, (ii) the City Planning Commission has reported to the Council the results of such public hea...

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