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File #: ORD. 2021-195    Version: 2 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 4/16/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/19/2021 Final action: 7/26/2021
Title: To authorize the special use of the property known as 5005 Riverside Drive for the purpose of a short-term rental within an accessory structure to an existing single-family dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions. (4th District)
Patrons: Mayor Stoney (By Request)
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2021-195, 2. Staff Report, 3. Application, 4. Applicant Report, 5. Plans, 6. Survey, 7. Map, 8. Westover Hills Neighborhood Association Letters, 9. Letters of Support, 10. Letters of No Opposition, 11. Letters of Opposition, 12. CPC Presentation 5005 Riverside Drive
Title
To authorize the special use of the property known as 5005 Riverside Drive for the purpose of a short-term rental within an accessory structure to an existing single-family dwelling, upon certain terms and conditions. (4th District)
Body
WHEREAS, the owner of the property known as 5005 Riverside Drive, which is situated in a R-3 Single-Family Residential District, desires to use such property for the purpose of a short- term rental within an accessory structure to an existing single-family dwelling, which use, among other things, is not currently allowed by section 30-697.1, concerning short-term rental regulations, of the Code of the City of Richmond (2020), 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 whi...

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