Alexandria Planning Commission & City Council March 2024

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 The items described below will be heard by the Planning Commission and the City Council on the dates and times listed below. NOTICE: Some of the items listed below may be placed on a Consent Calendar. A consent item will be approved at the beginning of the meeting without discussion unless someone asks that it be taken off the Consent Calendar and considered separately. The Planning Commission reserves the right to recess and continue the Public Hearing to a future date. For further information, call the Department of Planning & Zoning at 703.746.4666 or visit www.alexandriava.gov/dockets. 

ALEXANDRIA PLANNING COMMISSION 

TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2024 

7:00 PM, CITY HALL 

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER 

301 KING STREET 

ROOM 2400 

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA 22314 

ALEXANDRIA CITY COUNCIL 

SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 2024 

9:30 AM, CITY HALL 

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER 

ROOM 2400 

301 KING STREET 

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA 22314 

The March 5, 2024, Alexandria Planning Commission Public Hearing is being held in the Council Chamber (301 King Street, Room 2400 Alexandria, Virginia, 22314) and electronically. Members of the Planning Commission and staff are participating in-person. The Planning Commission Public Hearing can be accessed by the public in the City Council Chamber, through the live broadcast on the government channel 70, streaming on the City’s website, and can be accessed via Zoom Webinar by the following link: 

Planning Commission (Public Hearing Webinar): 

The Webinar will open at 6:30 p.m. to allow individuals to join, while the Planning Commission Hearing will begin at approximately 7:00 p.m. 

Registration Link: https://zoom. us/webinar/register/WN_ UmPteHqrRA-grO6BAKTPgA 

Zoom Audio Conference: 

Dial in: 301-715-8592 

Webinar ID: 977 7584 4430 

Password: 690738 

City Council (Public Hearing Webinar) 

Registration Link: https://zoom. us/webinar/register/WN_ qKbHM-FuSsmcpgyuLxEVdw 

Zoom Audio Conference: 

Dial-in number: 301-715-8592 

Webinar ID: 986 5770 0843 

Webinar Passcode: 023243 

If you use the Zoom Webinar application, please be sure you have updated the application to the latest version for the best results. If you are unable to access the Zoom Webinar, please use the Dial-In number to access the meeting. Public comment will be received at the meetings. The public may submit comments in advance to Department of Planning & Zoning staff at PlanComm@ alexandriava.gov for the Planning Commission Hearing; to the City Clerk at CouncilComment@ alexandriava.gov for the City Council Hearing; or make public comments on the day of either Hearing. 

For reasonable disability accommodation for the Planning Commission Hearing, contact Lisa Chase at alicia.chase@alexandriava. gov or 703.746.4666, Virginia Relay 711. We request that you provide a 48-hour notice so that the proper arrangements may be made. 

Election of Planning Commission Officers for Chair and Vice Chair 

Special Use Permit #2023-00107 

1508 Mount Vernon Avenue 

Public Hearing and consideration of a Special Use Permit to increase the Floor Area Ratio up to .75 for the addition of a roof over existing outdoor dining; zoned CL/Commercial low 

Applicant: Noe Landini 

Special Use Permit #2023-00105 

112 North Washington Street 

Public Hearing and consideration of a request for a Special Use Permit for a private academic school over 20 students and for a Parking Reduction; zoned CD/Commercial Downtown. 

Applicant: Linder Academy – Upper School, represented by Mary Catherine Gibbs, attorney 

ZONING ORDINANCE SUBDIVISION CASES ARE HEARD BY THE PLANNING COMMISSION AND BY CITY COUNCIL ONLY UPON APPEAL. 

Subdivision #2023-00007 

1233 North Pickett Street 

Public Hearing and consideration of a request for a Subdivision to re-subdivide an existing lot into two lots; zoned R-20/Residential 

Applicant: Classic Cottages LLC 

Zoning Text Amendment #2024-00002 

(A) Initiation of a Text Amendment and (B) Public Hearing and consideration of a Text Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance to: (1) amend Sections of Article II to define electric vehicle charging; amend the hotel definition; delete apartment hotel, bed and breakfast accommodation, guest room, and tourist home definitions; and delete private academic school from the personal service definition; (2) amend Sections of Articles III, IV, V, and VI to remove apartment hotel, bed and breakfast accommodation, guest room, and tourist home as special uses; add outdoor dining located on private property within a commercial complex as a permitted use in the CRMU-X zone; add indoor recreation and entertainment use as a permitted use in the I/Industrial zone; (3) amend Sections 6-603 and 6-704 relating to auxiliary dwellings; (4) delete Section 6-800 related to King Street Outdoor Dining; (5) amend Section 7-101 to allow electric vehicle charging as an accessory use; (6) correct technical errors in Sections 7-202 and 7-2501; (7) delete Section 7-400 relating to bed and breakfast accommodation; (8) delete Section 8-200(A)(4) relating to off-street parking requirements for tourist homes; and (9) amend Sections 11- 511 and 11-513 to clarify language related to reviews of and administrative amendments to Special Use Permits and to increase the number of seats allowed with an Administrative Special Use Permit for outdoor dining. 

Staff: City of Alexandria Department of Planning & Zoning 

Zoning Text Amendment: #2024-00003 

(A) Initiation of a Text Amendment and (B) Public Hearing and consideration of a Text Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance to amend various Sections of Article XIII to: revise existing Sections 13-102 through 13-126 to reflect updated language due to the Commonwealth’s consolidation efforts that combine the Erosion and Sedimentation Control and Stormwater Management Program regulations. The amendments will merge existing Code of Virginia regulations related to stormwater and erosion and sediment control into a single regulatory chapter. 

Staff: City of Alexandria – Department of Transportation & Environmental Services 

CITY CHARTER SECTION 9.06 CASES ARE HEARD ONLY BY THE PLANNING COMMISSION BUT ARE PLACED ON THE CITY COUNCIL DOCKET FOR CITY COUNCIL INFORMATION ONLY. 

City Charter Section 9.06 Case #2024-00001 

129 S. Gordon Street 

Public Hearing and consideration of request for the Planning Commission to review whether the proposed acquisition of property (129 S. Gordon Street) by the City of Alexandria is consistent with the City of Alexandria Master Plan pursuant to Section 9.06 of the City Charter. 

Applicant: City of Alexandria 

Public Hearing and consideration of a request for the Planning Commission to adopt a resolution amending its Fiscal Year 2024 meeting schedule and establish continuation dates for meetings. 

Staff: City of Alexandria, Department of Planning & Zoning 

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