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File #: ORD. 2020-271    Version: 2 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 4/13/2020 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 7048 Forest Hill Avenue for the purpose of a freestanding sign, upon certain terms and conditions.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney (By Request)
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2020-271 - Stricken 20210111, 2. Staff Report, 3. Application Form and Applicant's Report, 4. Plans, 5. Map, 6. Letter of Opposition
Title
To authorize the special use of the property known as 7048 Forest Hill Avenue for the purpose of a freestanding sign, upon certain terms and conditions.
Body
WHEREAS, the owner of the property known as 7048 Forest Hill Avenue, which is situated in a B-2 Community Business District, desires to use such property for the purpose of a freestanding sign, which use, among other things, is not currently allowed by section 30-514, concerning sign regulations for the B-2 Community Business District, 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 interest and all other persons have had an opportunity to be heard;
NOW, THEREFORE,
THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:...

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