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File #: 2019-3845    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Public Hearing
File created: 6/4/2019 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 8/27/2019 Final action:
Title: COMMISSION DISTRICT(S): 4 & 7 Application of R. Lawton Jordan Esq. to rezone property from RSM (Small Lot Residential Mix) District to C-1 (Local Commercial) District to allow local commercial uses on the site, at 7231 Rockbridge Rd.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report N6 Z 19 1243279, 2. Recommended Conditions Z 19 1243279

Public Hearing: YES ? NO ? Department: Planning & Sustainability

SUBJECT:
Title
COMMISSION DISTRICT(S): 4 & 7
Application of R. Lawton Jordan Esq. to rezone property from RSM (Small Lot Residential Mix) District to C-1 (Local Commercial) District to allow local commercial uses on the site, at 7231 Rockbridge Rd.
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PETITION NO: N6. Z-19-1243279
PROPOSED USE: Local Commercial Uses
LOCATION: 7231 Rockbridge Road
PARCEL NO.: 18-026-04-090
INFO. CONTACT: Marian Eisenberg
PHONE NUMBER: 404-371-4922

PURPOSE:
Application of R. Lawton Jordan Esq. to rezone property from RSM (Small Lot Residential Mix) District to C-1 (Local Commercial) District to allow local commercial uses on the site. The property is located on the south side of Rockbridge Road, 201 feet east of S. Deshon Road at 7231 Rockbridge Road. The property has approximately 244 feet of frontage along the south side of Rockbridge Road and contains 0.83 acre.


RECOMMENDATION:
Recommended Action
COMMUNITY COUNCIL: Approval

PLANNING COMMISSION: Approval with Conditions

PLANNING STAFF: Approval with Conditions

STAFF ANALYSIS: The applicant is requesting to rezone the property from the RSM (Small Lot Residential Mix) District to C-1 (Local Commercial) District to utilize the existing structure for general commercial uses. Located within a Neighborhood Center Character Area designated by the 2035 Comprehensive Plan, the rezoning request to the C-1(Local Commercial) District is consistent with the following Plan Policy: Preferred Uses - Each Neighborhood Center shall include a medium -high density mix of retail, office, services, and employment to serve neighborhoods. The approval of the C-1 District on the subject site will not affect the existing use or usability of adjacent or nearby commercial properties. Given that Rockbridge Road is a two-lane arterial, commercial uses in the existing building should not cause an excessive bu...

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