For Sale/For Lease/Construction Signs – Adopted December 18, 2007. Amendment to Section 34. Nameplates, Signs, and Other Displays or Devices to Direct, Identify and Inform, Subsection 34 F. Signs Permitted in All Districts, Unless Otherwise Specified, With Permits, to permit up to three (3) construction or rental/leasing signs for buildings in “C”, “M” and “RA” districts subject to a limitation of one hundred twenty (120) square feet on total sign area; to permit for up to six (6) months, lettered window signs in buildings in which retail uses are allowed, subject to limitation at twenty (20) percent of the window area; and to update reference to the source of County statistics required to verify the vacancy rate of office buildings qualifying for advertising availability of space for rental or lease.
Arlington Mill Community Center – Adopted December 15, 2007. Amendment to Section 20 (Appendix A) “CP-FBC,” Columbia Pike – Form Based Code Districts, Section III. Regulating Plans to: 1) Redraw the Columbia Pike Revitalization District boundary to include Arlington Mill Drive and the northern portion of the County-owned Arlington Mill Community Center property; 2) Designate a portion of the Dinwiddie Street frontage that is 250’ from the centerline of Columbia Pike to the north along the east side of South Dinwiddie Street and within the Revitalization District as an Avenue Site; and 3) modify the distance between the Dinwiddie Street Required Building Lines from 91’ to a dimension of 80’ south of 9th Street and 65’ north of 9th Street. Other Columbia Pike Form Based Code information.
Realignment of RBLs along South Highland Street – Adopted November 13, 2007. Amendment to Section 20 (Appendix A) “CP-FBC,” Columbia Pike – Form Based Code Districts: to modify Section III (C) – Regulating Plans for properties located in the Town Center to show a revised alignment of the Required Building Lines along South Highland Street, between Columbia Pike and 11th Street South. Other Columbia Pike Form Based Code information.
Section 36. Administration and Procedures — Adopted November 13, 2007. Zoning Ordinance Amendment to correct and clarify three references within Subsection 36.H.7., which address the County’s provisions for bonus density for site plan projects that provide affordable dwelling units.
Zoning Fee Increase (Creation of Enterprise Fund) — Adopted September 18, 2007. Amendment to Section 36. Administration and Procedures, to increase application fees for Rezonings, Compliance Letters, Variances, Use Permits, Site Plans, Building Permits and Certificates of Occupancy.
Section 1. Definitions, and Section 32. Bulk, Coverage and Placement Requirements — Adopted June 9, 2007. The purpose of this amendment is to clarify the definition of street as including any public interest in land, e.g., fee or easement, for street purposes, to clarify that the side line of a road, easement, or other right of way is the street right of way line, and to clarify the distance structures must be set back from street right of way lines.
Section 25B. “C-O Rosslyn” Commercial Office Building, Retail, Hotel, and Multiple-Family Dwelling Districts – Adopted May 5, 2007 Amendment to 25B “C-O Rosslyn” of the Zoning Ordinance to allow additional height (up to a maximum of four hundred ninety (490) feet above sea level) and include other requirements such as rooftop sign limitations for properties within the boundaries of Central Place, defined as the blocks bordered by 19th Street North, North Lynn Street, Wilson Boulevard, and Fort Myer Drive.
Zoning Fee Increase, FY 2008 – Adopted April 21, 2007. Amendments to Section 34. Nameplates, Signs, and Other Displays or Devices to Direct, Identify, and Inform, and Section 36. Administration and Procedures to increase zoning application fees for Signs, Rezonings, Compliance Letters, Variances, Use Permits, and Site Plans.
Section 27A. “C-R” Commercial Redevelopment Districts – Adopted February 24, 2007 Amendment to 27A C-R of the Zoning Ordinance: 1) Confirm through clarifying language the County Board’s discretion in rezoning any property designated on General Land Use Plan and within one quarter mile of Metrorail station as Medium Density Mixed Use to “C-R”; 2) Confirm through clarifying language that the County Board, by site plan, may vary requirements of “Subsection F. Physical Requirements”, pertaining to compatible exterior appearance of buildings adjacent to residential areas; and 3) Confirm through clarifying language the County Board’s authority to modify regulations, by site plan, regarding maximum permitted density, maximum height permitted by-right, and tapering requirements for structures near residential properties.