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File #: RES. 2022-R048    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 7/26/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/12/2022 Final action: 9/12/2022
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 make such lawful changes as may be necessary to implement rezoning of properties along Richmond Highway, Midlothian Turnpike, and Hull Street to the TOD-1 Transit-Oriented Nodal District by requesting that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be conducted a study to determine whether and, if so, how the City's zoning ordinance lawfully may be amended to permit the rezoning of properties along Richmond Highway, Midlothian Turnpike, and Hull Street to the TOD-1 Transit-Oriented Nodal District.
Patrons: Andreas Addison, Stephanie Lynch, Michael Jones, Kristen Nye, Ann-Frances Lambert
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 2022-R048
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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 make such lawful changes as may be necessary to implement rezoning of properties along Richmond Highway, Midlothian Turnpike, and Hull Street to the TOD-1 Transit-Oriented Nodal District by requesting that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be conducted a study to determine whether and, if so, how the City's zoning ordinance lawfully may be amended to permit the rezoning of properties along Richmond Highway, Midlothian Turnpike, and Hull Street to the TOD-1 Transit-Oriented Nodal District.
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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 of the City of Richmond 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 implementing rezoning for properties along Richmond Highway, Midlothian Turnpike, and Hull Street to the TOD-1 Transit-Oriented Nodal District as contemplated in the Master Plan and to encourage dense, walkable, transit-oriented development along those corridors; 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 make such lawful changes as may be necessary to implement rezoning for proper...

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