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File #: ORD. 2020-268    Version: 2 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 11/12/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/4/2021 Final action: 1/11/2021
Title: To authorize the special use of the property known as 406 Rear West Franklin Street for the purpose of a two-unit tourist home within an existing structure, upon certain terms and conditions.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney (By Request)
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2020-268, 2. Staff Report, 3. Application Form and Applicant's Report, 4. Plans & Survey, 5. Map
Title
To authorize the special use of the property known as 406 Rear West Franklin Street for the purpose of a two-unit tourist home within an existing structure, upon certain terms and conditions.
Body
WHEREAS, the owner of the property known as 406 Rear West Franklin Street, which is situated in a RO-3 Residential-Office District, desires to use such property for the purpose of a two-unit tourist home, which use, among other things, is not currently allowed by sections 30-710.1(a)(7)(a), concerning the number of parking spaces required for particular uses, and 30-1220.122, concerning the definition of tourist home, of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015), as amended; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with section 17.11 of the Charter of the City of Richmond (2020), 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 hearing and investigation and its recommendations with respect thereto, and (iii) the Council has conducted a public hearing on this ordinance at which the person in ...

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