RESOLUTION OF INTENT

April 6, 2009

 

WHEREAS, barber shops and beauty shops are allowed by right in various planned districts and in the C-1 and Highway Commercial zoning districts, but are not allowed by right or by special use permit in the Commercial Office zoning district under Section 23 of the Zoning Ordinance; and   

 

WHEREAS, the intent of the Commercial Office zoning district is to permit administrative, business and professional offices and supporting accessory uses and facilities; and

 

WHEREAS, Zoning Ordinance 23.2.1(6) authorizes accessory uses in the Commercial Office zoning district and delineates several supporting accessory uses and facilities that are subject to the limitation that these uses not occupy more than 20% of the floor area of the buildings on the site; and

 

WHEREAS, barber shops and beauty shops provide services that can support the primary administrative, business and professional offices and it is desired to amend Zoning Ordinance 23 to add barber shops and beauty shops to the list of those accessory uses and facilities that support primary administrative, business and professional offices.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT for purposes of public necessity, convenience, general welfare and good zoning practices, the Planning Commission hereby adopts a resolution of intent to amend Zoning Ordinance 23 and any other regulations of the Zoning Ordinance deemed appropriate to achieve the purposes described herein.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the Planning Commission shall hold a public hearing on the zoning text amendment proposed by this resolution of intent, and make its recommendation to the Board of Supervisors, at the earliest possible date.

 

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