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File #: ORD 22-48    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: President and Board of Trustees
On agenda: 6/21/2022 Final action: 6/21/2022
Title: Concur with the Zoning Board of Appeals' Recommendation and Adopt an Ordinance Granting a Special Use Permit to Operate a Reception/Banquet Facility at 6435 North Avenue for a One-Year Period
Attachments: 1. Special Use Permit Ordinance, 2. Findings of Fact, 3. Application, 4. Letters of Support, 5. Letters in Opposition, 6. Staff Report
Submitted By
Zoning Board of Appeals through Tammie Grossman, Development Customer Services Director

Reviewed By
A.M. Zayyad

Agenda Item Title
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Concur with the Zoning Board of Appeals' Recommendation and Adopt an Ordinance Granting a Special Use Permit to Operate a Reception/Banquet Facility at 6435 North Avenue for a One-Year Period

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Overview
Overview
The applicant is requesting a special use permit for a reception/banquet facility within a multi-tenant building. The use of the facility will be shared with a church and will have limited hours of operation.

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Recommendation
Recommendation
The Zoning Board of Appeals recommends approval of the application.

Body
Staff Recommendation
Staff supports the Zoning Board of Appeals recommendation.

Fiscal Impact
Cost of public notice $300

Background
The Subject Property is situated along the south side of North Avenue between Rossell Avenue and Elmwood Avenue. The Applicant is applying to permit the establishment of a reception/banquet facility at the property commonly known as 6435 North Avenue. The space is also being used on Sundays as a church. The Church was granted a variance to operate at this location until July 6, 2023. The business operator will not pursue a liquor license for the facility.
A reception/banquet facility is defined as follows: "A facility that provides hosting and rental services of a banquet hall or similar for private events including, but not limited to, wedding receptions, holiday parties, and fundraisers, with food and beverages that are prepared and served on-site or by a caterer to guests during intermittent dates and hours of operation. Live entertainment may be provided as an ancillary use as part of an event. A reception facility is not operated as a restaurant with regular hours of operation."

Alternatives
Deny the Special Use application.
Approve the Special Use application with modifications.

Previous Board Action
N/A.

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