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File #: RES. 2021-R017    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 3/9/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/22/2021 Final action: 3/22/2021
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 rezone the properties currently zoned for uses and areas within the B-3 General Business District that are situated north and south of West Broad Street from Interstate Route I-195 west to the City's corporate boundary with Henrico County to the TOD-1 Transit-Oriented Nodal District.
Patrons: Andreas Addison, Vice President Robertson
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 2021-R017
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 rezone the properties currently zoned for uses and areas within the B-3 General Business District that are situated north and south of West Broad Street from Interstate Route I-195 west to the City's corporate boundary with Henrico County to the TOD-1 Transit-Oriented Nodal District.
Body
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 believes that the City's zoning ordinance, codified as Chapter 30 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2020), as amended, should be amended by rezoning the properties currently zoned for uses and areas within the B-3 General Business District that are situated north and south of West Broad Street from Interstate Route I-195 west to the City's corporate boundary with Henrico County to the TOD-1 Transit-Oriented Nodal District to encourage future TOD-1 Transit-Oriented Nodal District type infill along the designated corridor and to create continuity along the Pulse rapid transit bus system corridor; and
WHEREAS, the Council believes that it is in the best interests of the citizens of the City of Richmond that the City amend its zoning ordinance, codified as Chapter 30 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2020), as amended, to rezone the properties currently zoned for uses and areas within the B-3 General Business District that are situated nort...

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