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File #: 23-701    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance / Regular Agenda Status: Failed
File created: 8/15/2023 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 9/26/2023 Final action:
Title: P.H. 2023-84: (PUBLIC HEARING 2ND READING) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF POMPANO BEACH, FLORIDA, AMENDING CHAPTER 155 OF THE POMPANO BEACH CODE OF ORDINANCES, "ZONING CODE," BY AMENDING SECTION 155.4225., "COMMERCIAL: VISITOR ACCOMMODATION USES," TO PERMIT A HOTEL OR MOTEL USE BY RIGHT IN THE B-2 ZONING DISTRICT; AND BY AMENDING APPENDIX A: "CONSOLIDATED USE TABLE," TO REFLECT THE PERMITTED USE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (Fiscal Impact: N/A) FIRST READING: SEPTEMBER 12, 2023
Attachments: 1. City Attorney Communication #2023-857, 2. Ordinance, 3. P&ZB Staff Report P&Z: 23-81000001, 4. P&ZB Approval Memo, 5. CRA_Memo_NonSupport, 6. Excerpt P&ZB Minutes JULY 2023, 7. P&ZB - Applicant Narrative / Justification, 8. 23-81000001 Development_Application
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P.H. 2023-84: (PUBLIC HEARING 2ND READING)
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF POMPANO BEACH, FLORIDA, AMENDING CHAPTER 155 OF THE POMPANO BEACH CODE OF ORDINANCES, "ZONING CODE," BY AMENDING SECTION 155.4225., "COMMERCIAL: VISITOR ACCOMMODATION USES," TO PERMIT A HOTEL OR MOTEL USE BY RIGHT IN THE B-2 ZONING DISTRICT; AND BY AMENDING APPENDIX A: "CONSOLIDATED USE TABLE," TO REFLECT THE PERMITTED USE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
(Fiscal Impact: N/A)

FIRST READING: SEPTEMBER 12, 2023

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(Staff Contact: Daniel Keester-O'Mills/David Recor)

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Summary Explanation/Background:
The applicant is requesting a text amendment to amend Section 155.4225. C. of the City's Zoning Code. The reason for the proposed text amendment is to allow "Hotel or Motel" to be permitted by right within the B-2 (Community Business) zoning district, as opposed to only permitted by special exception. The use is currently permitted by special exception. The Applicant, Rahil Sanghvi, is the manager of ACG PB LLC which owns property in Pompano Beach (872 E McNab Road). The Applicant sought approval of a special exception by the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) to operate a "hotel or motel" (P&Z: 23-17000001). The ZBA found that the Applicant did not demonstrate competent substantial evidence to satisfy the granting of the application, and was denied at the hearing held on April 20, 2023. Following the rejection, the Applicant filed the request to amend the zoning code to allow the use by right throughout the City in this zoning district. Today's current code allows other visitor accommodation uses in this zoning district (B-2), but not a hotel or motel. The other uses are a "condo hotel," and "bed and breakfast in." If approved by the City Commission, the text amendment would allow this use as a permitted by right in areas within this zoning district (B-2). The proposed amendment was presented to the Planning & Zoning Boa...

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