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File #: 21-0070    Version: 1
Type: Public Hearing Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/11/2021 In control: Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: 1/20/2021 Final action: 1/20/2021
Title: Conduct the public hearing to consider a variance for an internally illuminated sign at 605 S. Washington Street - PZC #20-1-117
Attachments: 1. Application, 2. Sign Elevation and Site Plan, 3. Responses to Standards for Granting a Zoning Variance, 4. Disclosure of Beneficiaries, 5. Legal Description, 6. Sign Image (1 of 4), 7. Sign Image (2 of 4), 8. Sign Image (3 of 4), 9. Sign Image (4 of 4), 10. 6.1.2016 PZC minutes, 11. Location Map
Related files: 21-0151
PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Conduct the public hearing to consider a variance for an internally illuminated sign at 605 S. Washington Street - PZC #20-1-117
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Kathleen Russell, Community Planner

ENTITLEMENTS REQUESTED:
A variance to Section 6-16-6:4 (Special Areas of Control: Properties Zoned Transitional Use (TU)) has been requested to:

* Permit an existing internally illuminated sign at 605 S. Washington St.

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
Official notice for the public hearing for PZC #20-1-117 was published in the Daily Herald on January 4, 2021.

In 2016, PZC #16-1-056, a variance application to permit an existing internally illuminated sign in the Transitional Use District at 605 S. Washington St. was reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Commission on June 1st and was denied (vote: 0 in favor; 6 opposed). There was no public testimony during the meeting. The minutes from this meeting have been included as an attachment. The petitioner did not move the case forward for City Council review.

The existing sign has remained at the subject property; however, the internal illumination has not been utilized since 2016.

BACKGROUND:
The subject property is located at 605 S. Washington Street, and consists of an approximately 19,060 square foot parcel. The property is improved with an office building and associated parking area, and is zoned TU (Transitional Use). This zoning designation is consistent with the adjacent properties to the north and south. The properties to the west are zoned Office, Commercial, and Institutional District. An established residential neighborhood is located immediately west of the subject property.

DISCUSSION:
The Petitioner, Dr. Joshua Foxson, a representative of the owner, Four Fox Enterprises, LLC, requests approval of a variance for an internally illuminated sign to remain in the TU zoning district.

Per Section 6...

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