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File #: RES. 2022-R015    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 2/28/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/28/2022 Final action: 3/28/2022
Title: To direct the City Planning Commission to prepare, submit to public hearing, and adopt an amendment to the Master Plan making certain changes to the Master Plan for the inclusion of Creighton Court, Fairfield Court, Gilpin Court, Hillside Court, Mosby Court North, Mosby Court South, and Whitcomb Court as priority growth nodes.
Patrons: Vice President Robertson, Ann-Frances Lambert, President Newbille
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 2022-R015

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To direct the City Planning Commission to prepare, submit to public hearing, and adopt an amendment to the Master Plan making certain changes to the Master Plan for the inclusion of Creighton Court, Fairfield Court, Gilpin Court, Hillside Court, Mosby Court North, Mosby Court South, and Whitcomb Court as priority growth nodes.

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WHEREAS, pursuant to section 17.06 of the Charter of the City of Richmond (2020), as amended, the City Planning Commission by resolution dated October 5, 2020, adopted a new master plan for the City of Richmond, and the City Council by Ordinance No. 2020-236, adopted December 14, 2020, approved the master plan adopted by the City Planning Commission (hereinafter the “Master Plan”); and

WHEREAS, although the Council recognizes that the Master Plan guides but legally does not regulate the use of land in the city, the Council desires that the Master Plan accurately indicate the Council’s intended considerations when the Council adopts zoning ordinances to legally regulate the use of land in the city; and

WHEREAS, it is the consensus of the Council that it should direct the City Planning Commission to prepare, hold a public hearing on, and adopt an amendment to the Master Plan to include Creighton Court, Fairfield Court, Gilpin Court, Hillside Court, Mosby Court North, Mosby Court South, and Whitcomb Court as priority growth nodes in accordance with section 17.06 of the Charter of the City of Richmond (2020), as amended, and section 15.2-2229 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended;

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RICHMOND:

That, in accordance with section 17.06 of the Charter of the City of Richmond (2020), as amended, and section 15.2-2229 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, the City Planning Commission is hereby directed to (i) prepare an amendment to the Master Plan that identifies the Creighton Court, Fairfield Court, Gilpin Court, Hillside Court, Mosby Court North, Mosby Court South, and Whitcomb Court neighborhoods as priority growth nodes by including those neighborhoods in the maps and lists of priority growth nodes on pages 24, 25, 87, 187, C-1 and C-2 of the Master Plan, (ii) submit such amendment to public hearing and conduct all other proceedings as may be required by law within the 60-day timeframe specified by section 15.2-2229 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, and (iii) adopt and certify to the City Council the requisite resolution to adopt such amendment in accordance with section 17.06 of the Charter of the City of Richmond (2020), as amended, as soon as possible after the conclusion of the required public hearing.