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Planning Department
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Subject: (EXCP-11-17-2224) Special Exception for Existing Building in Neighborhood Commercial Districts request for property located at 1501 13th Street.

Brian Sillito has submitted an application for the Special Exception cited above. The property is located in an NC (Neighborhood Commercial) Zoning District. The purpose of the Special Exception is to allow uses within the building located at 1501 13th Street to allow any uses within said building to exceed the use size limit of 5,000 square feet.

Currently access is adequate to serve the proposed use. The existing building has been in existence for numerous years and has various access points from numerous streets.

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Thirty (30) property owners within 300 feet of the parcel were notified by letter of the proposed Special Exception Use. To date, the Planning Department has not received any comments concerning the Special Exception Use request.

Additional Information:

The Planning Advisory Commission recommended approval at the November 15, 2017 meeting.

The Planning Department recommends that the Council approve the use because the application for a Special Exception use meets the criteria for approval.


Rick Jones, AICP
Director, Planning Department

Enclosure/ Attachment

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