Thursday, May 3, 2012

801 North Liberty Street Zoning Continuation

Continuation Of Consideration Of Zoning Petition Of Jonathan Waterbury From LI TO PB: Property located on the east side of Main Street, south of Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive - Containing approximately 0.07 acre located in the EAST WARD (Council Member Montgomery) - Zoning Docket W-3117. [Planning Board recommends approval of petition. Item continued from the December 5, 2011 and January 3, 2012 City Council meetings. The public hearing on this item was held at the March 5, 2012 City Council meeting and it received a motion of No Consideration. The item was continued from the March 26, 2012 and April 2, 2012 City Council meetings.] Petitioner(s) Jonathan Waterbury Owner(s) Same Subject Property PIN #6835-29-2080 Address 801 North Liberty Street Type of Request General Use rezoning from LI to PB Proposal The petitioner is requesting to amend the Official Zoning Maps for the subject property from LI (Limited Industrial District) to PB (Pedestrian Business District). Location East side of Main Street, south of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Jurisdiction City of Winston-Salem Ward(s) East Site Acreage ± .07 acre Current Land Use The existing 8,790 sf commercial building is currently used as an artist studio and single family residence. The request is to rezone a small parcel from LI to PB. Currently located on the site is an 8,790 sf commercial building used as an artist studio and single family residence. Residential uses are not permitted within the LI District. The subject property is a contributing building in the Downtown North Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Constructed in 1947, the two-story brick building was the local State Employment Security Building. The site is located on the northeast fringe of the North Anchor of the Core District of the Downtown. It is immediately west of the Goler Heights mixed-use district. The Downtown Plan’s long term vision is for a pedestrian-oriented retail corridor in the downtown core.