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File #: ORD. 2022-191    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 6/14/2022 In control: Planning Commission
On agenda: 9/6/2022 Final action:
Title: To repeal ch. 16, art. II (?? 16-19-16-31) of the City Code; to amend ch. 30, art. VI, div. 10.1 by adding therein a new section 30-691.1:1, concerning definitions for the Affordable Dwelling Unit Density Program; and to amend City Code ?? 30-691, 30-691.1, 30-691.2, 30-691.3, 30-691.4, 30-691.6, 30-691.7, 30-691.8, 30-691.9, 30-691.11, for the purpose of revising the Affordable Housing Dwelling Unit Density Program as authorized by Va. Code ? 15.2-2305.1.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2022-191
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To repeal ch. 16, art. II (?? 16-19-16-31) of the City Code; to amend ch. 30, art. VI, div. 10.1 by adding therein a new section 30-691.1:1, concerning definitions for the Affordable Dwelling Unit Density Program; and to amend City Code ?? 30-691, 30-691.1, 30-691.2, 30-691.3, 30-691.4, 30-691.6, 30-691.7, 30-691.8, 30-691.9, 30-691.11, for the purpose of revising the Affordable Housing Dwelling Unit Density Program as authorized by Va. Code ? 15.2-2305.1.
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THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:
? 1. That Chapter 16, Article II of the Code of the City of Richmond (2020), consisting of sections numbered 16-19 through 16-31, be and are hereby repealed as follows:
[ARTICLE II.
AFFORDABLE DWELLING UNIT PROGRAM
ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
Sec. 16-19. Purpose and intent.
Pursuant to the provisions of Code of Virginia, ? 15.2-2305 and in furtherance of the purpose of providing affordable shelter for all residents of the City, the intent of this article is to provide for a voluntary affordable dwelling unit program that addresses housing needs, promotes a full range of housing choices, and encourages the construction and continued existence of housing affordable to low and moderate income citizens. The provisions of this article are intended to be applied in accordance with affordable dwelling unit program zoning regulations adopted by the City Council and set forth in Chapter 30.
Sec. 16-20. Definitions.
For the purposes of this article, certain words and terms used herein shall be interpreted as set forth in this section, unless otherwise specifically prescribed elsewhere in this article. Words and terms not defined herein shall be interpreted in accordance with such normal dictionary meaning or customary usage as is appropriate to the context or, in the case of words or terms defined in Chapter 30, shall be interpreted in accordance with such definition contained therein.
Affordable dwelling unit means a dwelling unit for w...

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