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File #: ORD. 2022-163    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 4/25/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/25/2022 Final action:
Title: To authorize the special use of the [property] properties known as 2301 Commerce Road and 3001 Commerce Road for the purpose of parking areas and drive aisles illuminated by lighting structures in excess of 35 feet in height, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended) (8th District)
Patrons: Mayor Stoney (By Request)
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2022-163 - Amended 20220627, 2. Staff Report, 3. Plans, 4. Site Lighting Plan- A, 5. Survey, 6. Map, 7. 20220627 Amendment of Ord. No. 2022-163
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To authorize the special use of the [property] properties known as 2301 Commerce Road and 3001 Commerce Road for the purpose of parking areas and drive aisles illuminated by lighting structures in excess of 35 feet in height, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended) (8th District)

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WHEREAS, the owner of the property known as 3001 Commerce Road, which is situated in a M-1 Light Industrial District, desires to use such property for the purpose of parking areas and drive aisles illuminated by lighting structures in excess of 35 feet in height, which use, among other things, is not currently allowed by section 30-710.12(5), concerning improvement of parking areas and parking lots, 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, a...

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