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Meeting Name: Planning Commission Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/9/2021 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Location City Hall Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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21-1272 1  Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)If it is determined to not be safe enough to meet in person due to the COVID-19 Pandemic emergency, these meetings will be held electronically. If held electronically, the meetings are being held pursuant to Virginia Code Section 2.2-3708.2(A)(3) and the Continuity of Government ordinance adopted by the City Council on June 20, 2020 to undertake essential business and members of the public bodies and staff will be participating from remote locations through a Zoom Webinar. Electronic access will be provided whether the meetings are in person or electronic. The Planning Commission and City Council Public Hearings can be accessed by the public through the live broadcast on the government Channel 70 and streaming on the City's website. Electronic participation is also available via Zoom by registering to attend the hearings via the following registration links: Planning Commission (Public Hearing Webinar): The Webinar will open at 6:30 PM to allow individuals to join, while the Planning Commission hearing will begin at approximately 7:00 PM. Registration Link:    Action details Not available
22-0108 12 Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)City Charter Section 9.06 Case #2021-00003 1703 North Beauregard Street Public Hearing and consideration of a request for Planning Commission to review whether the proposed purchase of property by the City of Alexandria on behalf of Alexandria City Public Schools and the resulting change in use of that property is consistent with the City of Alexandria Master Plan pursuant to Section 9.06 of the City Charter. Applicant: Alexandria City Public Schoolsapproved  Action details Not available
21-1265 13 Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Zoning Text Amendment #2021-00003 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 sections 1-400, 7-203, 7-2501 and 11-1302 to correct technical errors; to amend various sections of Article II to correct technical errors in definitions, define accessory building and clarify definitions related to accessory uses and structures, floor area, open space and trellises; to amend various sections of Articles IV to clarify lot requirements and bulk and open space regulations for mixed use buildings; to amend section 6-403 to allow solar energy systems as mechanical equipment not subject to maximum height limits; to amend various sections of Article VII to clarify language related to accessory uses and structures and home occupations, to allow electric vehicle charging structures in required yards, to allow permeable driveways to access accessory buildings containing accessory dwellings, to repeal limitations on aesthetic guidelines governing wireless facilities and to prohapproved as amended  Action details Video Video
21-1266 14 Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Development Special Use Permit #2021-10018 4300 King Street, 3101 Park Center Drive, and 4401 Ford Avenue - Park Center Public Hearing and consideration of a request for a Development Special Use Permit with modifications to construct an outdoor amenity space, dog park, bus stops, and various pedestrian improvements (amending DSUP #2018-00004); zoned: CRMU-H/Commercial Residential Mixed Use (High). Applicant: Lowe Enterprises Real Estate Group, represented by Kenneth W. Wire, attorneyapproved  Action details Not available
21-1263 15 Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Special Use Permit #2021-00060 Special Use Permit #2021-00061 Encroachment #2021-00005 2412 and 2514 Richmond Highway, and 2500 Oakville Street Public Hearing and consideration of requests for: (A) a Special Use Permit for increased mechanical penthouse height per Section 6-403(B)(3); (B) a Special Use Permit for a waiver of sign requirements per Section 9-103(D); and (C) Encroachments into the public right-of-way on Fannon Street for signs; zoned: CDD #24/Coordinated Development District #24. Applicant: Inova Health Care Services, represented by M. Catharine Puskar, attorneyapproved as amended  Action details Video Video
21-1268 16 Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Discussion Item: Draft Arlandria-Chirilagua Plan (Translation services from English to Spanish will be provided) Staff: City of Alexandria, Department of Planning & Zoningapproved  Action details Video Video
21-1270 17 Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Discussion Item: Discussion of the Co-living Policy Proposal Staff: City of Alexandria, Department of Planning & Zoningapproved  Action details Video Video
22-0207 18 Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Zoning Text Amendment #2021-00008 Extension of Temporary Program for Business Relief and to Address Public Need Related to COVID-19 to April 1, 2022 (A) Initiation of a Text Amendment; and (B) Public Hearing and consideration of a Text Amendment to extend the expiration of an existing temporary program for business relief from January 1, 2022 to April 1, 2022. Staff: City of Alexandriaapproved  Action details Video Video
21-1264 19 Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Encroachment #2021-00004 421 Gibbon Street Public Hearing and consideration of a request for an Encroachment into the public right-of-way along Gibbon Street; zoned: RM/Townhouse. Applicants: Christine and Sam Thuotapproved  Action details Video Video
21-1262 110 Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Master Plan Amendment #2021-00005 Beauregard Small Area Plan Amendments Public Hearing and consideration of amendments to the Beauregard Small Area Plan chapter of the Master Plan to: add proposed land-use designations, consistent with existing uses as shown in the Plan, for all properties in the Small Area Plan currently without a proposed land-use designation; add proposed maximum height limitations, consistent with existing zoning height limitations, at all properties in the Small Area Plan currently without a proposed maximum height limitation; change the existing land-use designation for the property at 4880 Mark Center Drive from office to office/residential/commercial; and remove the property at 4880 Mark Center Drive from the existing and proposed office-only use maps in the Plan. Applicant: City of Alexandria, Department of Planning & Zoningapproved  Action details Video Video
21-1259 111 Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Development Special Use Permit #2021-10021 220 South Union Street - Hotel Indigo Public Hearing and consideration of a request for a Development Special Use Permit with site plan to modify the conditions of approval to permit greater flexibility regarding access, use and valet-assisted management of the underground parking garage (amending DSUP #2012-00019); zoned: W-1/Waterfront Mixed Use. Applicant: Carr 220 South Union Street LLC, represented by Kenneth W. Wire, attorneyapproved  Action details Video Video
21-1267 112 Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Development Special Use Permit #2021-10012 101 Duke Street - South Union Street Townhouses Public Hearing and consideration of a request for a Development Special Use Permit with site plan to construct six four-story townhouses with attached two-car parking garages and modifications to the side yard setback requirements for Lots 3, 4 and 6, lot width requirements for Lots 1 and 6, crown coverage requirement for Lots 1, 2, 5 and 6, and vision clearance for Lot 1, and a Special Use Permit to increase the floor area ratio to 2.0; zoned: W-1/Waterfront Mixed Use. Applicant: Eleventh Street Development, LLC, represented by Kenneth W. Wire, attorneyapproved as amended  Action details Video Video
22-0123 113 Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Public Hearing and consideration of a request for the Planning Commission to adopt a resolution to set its meeting schedule and establish continuation dates for meetings. Staff: City of Alexandria, Department of Planning & Zoningapproved  Action details Video Video
20-0364 114 Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Commissioner’s Reports, Comments & Questions   Action details Video Video
22-0124 115 Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Reapproval and ratification of the meeting minutes of Planning Commission meetings from June 2, 2020 through June 1, 2021.approved  Action details Video Video
22-0208 116 Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Consideration of the minutes from the June 24, 2021 Planning Commission meeting.approved  Action details Video Video
22-0209 1  Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Special Use Permit #2021-00069 1005 Mount Vernon Ave Administrative Special Use Permit request for a New Use of trailers to be used as elementary school classrooms; zone: RB/Townhouse. School Name: George Washington Middle School Applicant: Alexandria City Public Schools Planner: Abigail Harwell Approved 8/23/202 Special Use Permit #2021-00068 3600 Commonwealth Ave Administrative Special Use Permit request for a New Use of trailers to be used as elementary school classrooms; zone: RB/Townhouse. School Name: Cora Kelly Elementary School Applicant: Alexandria City Public Schools Planner: Abigail Harwell Approved 8/23/2021 Special Use Permit #2021-00067 2418 Grist Mill Place Administrative Special Use Permit request for a Minor Amendment of a Day Care; zone: CDD #2/Coordinated Development District #2. Current Business Name: Excel Preparatory Preschool Academy Applicant: USGBF NSF, LLC Planner: Rachel Drescher Approved 8/27/2021 Special Use Permit #2021-00065 111 North Pitt Street Administrative Special Use Permit request for a Change of Ownership of a restaurant; zone: KR/King Str   Action details Not available