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File #: 20-1071    Version: 1
Type: Public Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/10/2020 In control: Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: 9/16/2020 Final action: 9/16/2020
Title: Conduct the public hearing for The Now Massage to consider a variance to Section 6-7D-4 to allow a general service use below the second floor for the property located at 110 S. Washington Street - 20-1-069
Attachments: 1. Petition for Development Approval, 2. Desription of Request Letter, 3. Repsonse to Variance Standards, 4. Floor Plan, 5. Menu, 6. Images of The Now Massage, 7. Legal Description, 8. Location Map, 9. NDP and DNA Support Letters for THE NOW at Central Park Place
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Conduct the public hearing for The Now Massage to consider a variance to Section 6-7D-4 to allow a general service use below the second floor for the property located at 110 S. Washington Street - 20-1-069
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Gabrielle Mattingly, Community Planner

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
Official notice for the public hearing for PZC 20-1-069 was published in the Daily Herald on Monday, August 31, 2020.

BACKGROUND:
The property is located on the east side of Washington Street, just north of Jefferson Avenue with a common street address of 110 S. Washington Street. The property is zoned B4 (Downtown Core District) and is currently under construction for the development known as Central Park Place. Central Park Place is a four-story mixed-use building with commercial spaces on the first floor and condominium units on the second through fourth floors. The NOW is requesting to be located on the first floor of the building in suite 108. The suite is approximately 2,154 square feet in size.

DISCUSSION:
The petitioner seeks to operate a massage boutique in suite 108, located on the first floor of the mixed-use building currently under development at the subject property. The petitioner has indicated that unlike other massage businesses, a portion of the waiting area at the front of the business will be dedicated to retail which attracts walk-in customers. Additionally, the petitioner has indicated that walk-in appointments are accepted depending upon availability. Images and floor plans of other The NOW establishments have been provided by the applicant which showcase the retail component (see attachments).

Per Municipal Code Section 6-7D-4 (B4: Required Conditions), a variance is required to permit a massage business, which is classified as a general service, on the first floor in the B4 District. The B4 District permits retail, eating...

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