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File #: ORD. 2022-266    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 8/16/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/14/2022 Final action: 11/14/2022
Title: To authorize the special use of the property known as 4000 Government Road for the purpose of a mixed-use building containing (i) up to 31 dwelling units and (ii) commercial uses on the ground floor, upon certain terms and conditions. (7th District)
Patrons: Mayor Stoney (By Request)
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2022-266, 2. Staff Report, 3. Application Forms and Applicant's Report, 4. Plans & Survey, 5. Map, 6. Public Comment, 7. Church Hill Central Civic Association - Request for Continuance, 8. Planning Commission Presentation
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To authorize the special use of the property known as 4000 Government Road for the purpose of a mixed-use building containing (i) up to 31 dwelling units and (ii) commercial uses on the ground floor, upon certain terms and conditions. (7th District)

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WHEREAS, the owner of the property known as 4000 Government Road, which is situated in a B-3 General Business District, desires to use such property for the purpose of a mixed-use building containing (i) up to 31 dwelling units and (ii) commercial uses on the ground floor, which use, among other things, is not currently allowed by section 30-630.3, concerning front yards adjacent to R and RO districts, 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 p...

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