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Meeting Name: Planning Commission Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/1/2020 7:00 PM Minutes status: Preliminary  
Location City Hall Council Chambers
*****This is a preliminary docket and is subject to change at any time****
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20-1036 1  Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)The Planning Commission will hold a Work Session prior to the Public Hearing to discuss the following items: Inclusionary Zoning and North Potomac Yard Environmental Sustainability Master Plan. The session will begin at 5:30PM and go until approximately 7:00 PM.   Not available Not available
21-0120 1  Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Election of Planning Commission Officer for Vice Chair   Not available Not available
20-0640 1  Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Zoning Text Amendment #2019-00007 Increased Density for Public School Sites (A) Initiation of a Text Amendment; and (B) Public Hearing and consideration of a Text Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance to amend Section 7-2100 to allow for an increase in density for public school use. Staff: City of Alexandria, Department of Planning & Zoning   Not available Not available
20-1015 1  Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Encroachment #2019-00004 5601 Courtney Avenue - Virginia Paving Company Encroachment Public Hearing and consideration of a request for various Encroachments into the public right-of-way on Courtney Avenue; zoned: I/ Industrial. Applicant: Eurovia Atlantic Coast, LLC, represented by Mary Catherine Gibbs, attorney   Not available Not available
20-0036 1  Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Informational Item: Presentation of Housing Contributions Work Group Recommendations Staff: City of Alexandria, Office of Housing   Not available Not available
20-0403 1  Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Vacation #2019-00002 2 East Mason Avenue - Vacation Public Hearing and consideration of a request to vacate a portion of the public right-of-way adjacent to 2 East Mason Avenue and along Commonwealth Avenue to add area to a residential side yard for a fence; zoned: RB/Townhouse. Applicants: Elizabeth and Jesse Jardim   Not available Not available
20-0559 1  Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Zoning Text Amendment #2020-00003 Small Business Practical Updates (A) Initiation of a Text Amendment; and (B) Public Hearing and consideration of a Text Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance to amend sections in Articles II - VIII, XI and XII to amend commercial use definitions, commercial use conditions and home occupation requirements and to change certain uses from requiring Special Use Permits and Administrative Use Permits to either Administrative Special Use Permits or permitted uses. Staff: City of Alexandria, Department of Planning & Zoning   Not available Not available
20-1034 1  Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Zoning Text Amendment #2020-00005 Zoning Ordinance Practical Updates (A) Initiation of a Text Amendment; and (B) Public Hearing and consideration of a Text Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance to amend Section 1-700 to add to the list of zones the RMF Zone; to amend definitions for floor area (Section 2-145(A)(11) and (12)), medical care facilities (Section 2-174) and townhouse dwelling and two-family dwelling (Sections 2-138 and 2-140); to amend the RB and RM zone grandfathering provisions (Section 3-707(B) and 3-1108 (B)); to amend Section 3-1406 to add the effective date of the ordinance; to allow open porches meeting specific criteria in required side yards (Sections 7-202 and 11-302); to add Section 7-202(E) to allow fences taller than 6 feet between residential properties and certain other uses; to clarify provisions regarding fences on corner lots (Sections 7-1700, 7-1701 and 7-1702); to add Section 7-2600 to limit the percentage of a window that may be blocked by art, signs or other materials; to amend Section 11-804 to remove reference to a repealed law; to amend various pr   Not available Not available
20-1043 1  Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Encroachment #2020-00003 1217 Colonial Avenue - Residential Encroachment Public Hearing and consideration of a request for an Encroachment into the public right-of-way on Colonial Avenue for a retaining wall; zoned: RB/Townhouse. Applicant: John D. Bullington, represented by Minturn Wright, attorney   Not available Not available
20-0963 1  Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Special Use Permit #2019-00107 300 King Street (Parcel Address: 302 King Street) - Kisso Asian Bistro Public Hearing and consideration of a request for a Special Use Permit to increase the hours of operation and to add delivery vehicles at an existing grandfathered restaurant; zoned: KR/King Street Urban Retail. Applicant: Ren Yong Cai   Not available Not available
20-0982 1  Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Special Use Permit #2020-00039 2050 Ballenger Avenue-Catholic University of America Public Hearing and consideration of a request for a Special Use Permit for a private academic school; zoned: CDD#1/Coordinated Development District #1. Applicant: The Catholic University of America, represented by David S. Houston, agent   Not available Not available
20-1021 1  Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Special Use Permit #2020-00045 3410 Mount Vernon Avenue (Parcel Address: 3408 Mount Vernon Avenue) - Hops ‘N Shine Public Hearing and consideration of a request for a Special Use Permit for outdoor live entertainment; increase in indoor and outdoor seats; increase in hours of indoor and outdoor hours of operation; an outdoor bar, outdoor cooking and outdoor games; and delivery vehicles for an existing restaurant (amending SUP #2017-0091); zoned: CG/Commercial General. Applicant: Abe Hadjiesmaeiloo   Not available Not available
20-1013 1  Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Development Site Plan #2019-00031 110 Callahan Drive - VRE Pedestrian Accessibility Improvements at Alexandria Union Station Public Hearing and consideration of a request for a Development Site Plan with modification to the crown coverage requirement for platform improvements and two elevators; zoned: UT/Utilities and Transportation Applicant: Virginia Railway Express   Not available Not available
20-0864 1  Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Development Special Use Permit #2019-00032 Special Use Permit #2020-00033 Transportation Management Plan Special Use Permit #2020-00034 912, 916 and 920 King Street - GCP King Street Public Hearing and consideration of a request for (a) a Development Special Use Permit and site plan with modifications to construct a 30-unit multifamily building with ground-floor commercial uses, including Special Use Permits to increase the floor area ratio to 2.5 in the KR zone, a parking reduction to provide all required parking spaces in the garage at 116 South Henry Street and a loading reduction to allow for reduced loading space ceiling height; (b) a Special Use Permit for a restaurant; and (c) a Special Use Permit for a Transportation Management Plan; zoned: KR/King Street Urban Retail. Applicant: Galena Capital Partners, represented by Mary Catherine Gibbs, attorney   Not available Not available
20-1012 1  Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Development Special Use Permit #2019-00033 Special Use Permit #2020-00036 116 South Henry Street - GCP Henry Street Public Hearing and consideration of a request for (A) a Development Special Use Permit and site plan with modifications to construct a 16-unit mixed-use retail/residential building with ground floor commercial uses facing South Henry Street, a three-unit multi-family residential building facing South Patrick Street and a 142-space automated parking garage, including special use permits for motor vehicle parking or storage for more than 20 vehicles for the six-story automated parking structure, to increase the number of dwellings per acre to no more than 54.45, to exceed the maximum parking requirement, and for a loading space reduction to allow reduced loading space ceiling height and modifications for open space, setbacks, crown coverage and street tree requirements; and (B) a Special Use Permit for a restaurant; zoned: CD/Commercial Downtown. Applicant: Galena Capital Partners, represented by Mary Catherine Gibbs, attorney   Not available Not available
20-1032 1  Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Development Site Plan #2020-00005 318 South Whiting Street (Parcel Address: 296 South Whiting Street) - Alexandria Station Clubhouse Public Hearing and consideration of a request to construct an approximately 5,000 square foot clubhouse (amending SIT65-50); zoned: RCX/Medium Density Apartment. Applicant: Avanath Alexandria Station, LLC, represented by Duncan W. Blair, attorney   Not available Not available
20-0984 1  Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Development Special Use Permit #2020-00010 Rezoning #2020-00002 1009, 1101,1201 & 1203 Janney’s Lane and 1099 Francis Hammond Parkway - Douglas MacArthur Elementary School Public Hearing and consideration of requests for: (A) an amendment to the official zoning map to change the POS/Public open space and community recreation zone portion to R-8/Single-family zone at 1101 Janney’s Lane, change the R-20/Single-family zone to R-8/Single-family zone at 1201 and 1203 Janney’s Lane, and change the R-8/Single-family zone portion to POS/Public open space and community recreation zone at 1099 Francis Hammond Parkway; and (B) a Development Special Use Permit and site plan to demolish the existing building and construct a new public school, including Special Use Permits for an increase in floor area and height pursuant to Section 7-2100 of the Zoning Ordinance (if Text Amendment #2019-00007 is approved), to exceed the maximum parking requirement, an indoor and outdoor recreation facility and community center use, and modifications to the front and rear yard setbacks; zoned: R-8/Single-family,    Not available Not available