Administrative Special Use Permits

In accordance with Section 11-500 of the City of Alexandria Zoning Ordinance, the Director of Planning and Zoning may administratively approve, deny or refer to Planning Commission a request for an Administrative Special Use Permit (SUP) for specific new uses, as well as for a change of ownership or minor amendment request for current uses.

Page updated on Dec 8, 2016 at 10:31 AM

Members of the public may comment on a pending application within the noticing period for each request. The Director of Planning and Zoning will review public comments and decide on the appropriate action which may include further analysis of the application by staff, additional conditions of approval, referral to the Planning Commission, or denial of the application. 

Comments on any of the requests below may be sent by email, or by calling Planning and Zoning staff at 703.746.4666.

Please be sure to provide the case number and the address of the request. Also, provide as much information as possible about your concern or satisfaction with the proposed use, as well as your contact information. Planning and Zoning staff may want to contact you for more information.

Click the links below to view the application. Administrative SUP applications and staff reports from May 2009 to May 2015 are available here

SUP2016-00096
106 South Union Street-Current Business: Restaurant
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a minor amendment to previous SUP2010-00010 to operate year-round outdoor dining; zone CD/Commercial Downtown zone.
Applicant: 106 Union Dublin LLC
Planner: Sara Brandt-Vorel
Complete Application Received: 12/07/2016
Last Day for Public Comments: 12/29/2016
Status: Pending

SUP2016-00095
2310 Mt. Vernon Ave. -Current Business: Restaurant
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a minor amendment to previous SUP2000-0099 to increase hours of operation; zone CL/Commercial Low zone.
Applicant: Elizabeth Davis
Planner: Sara Brandt-Vorel
Complete Application Received: 12/05/2016
Last Day for Public Comments: 12/19/2016
Status: Pending
 


 SUP2016-00094
 480 King Street-Current Business: Hotel
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a change of ownership for an valet parking; zoned KR/King Street Urban Retail zone
Applicant: AB/FH Alexandrian Hotel Owner LLC
Planner: Ann Horowitz
Complete Application Received: 11/30/2016
Last Day for Public Comments: 12/15/2016
Status: Pending

SUP2016-00093
480 King Street-Current Business: Hotel
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a change of ownership for an existing restaurant; zoned KR/King Street Urban Retail zone
Applicant: AB/FH Alexandrian Hotel Owner LLC
Planner: Ann Horowitz
Complete Application Received: 11/30/2016
Last Day for Public Comments: 12/15/2016
Status: Pending


SUP2016-00092
116 South Alfred Street-Current Business: Catering
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a change of ownership for an existing catering use; zoned CD/Commercial Downtown zone
Applicant: AB/FH Morrison House Owner LLC.
Planner: Ann Horowitz
Complete Application Received: 11/30/2016
Last Day for Public Comments: 12/15/2016
Status: Pending

SUP2016-00091
901 North Washington Street-Proposed Business: Health and Athletic Club
Administrative Special Use Permit request to operate a Health and Athletic Club; zoned CD/Commercial Downtown zone
Applicant: S & S Centre Inc.
Planner: Sara Brandt-Vorel
Complete Application Received: 11/30/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 12/21/2016
Status: Pending

SUP2016-00089
5301 Eisenhower Ave- Current Business: Waste to Energy Facility
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a change of ownership and  minor amendment to previous SUP1648-B to increase hours of operation; zoned OCM (100)/Office Commercial Medium (100) Zone
Applicant: Covanta Alexandria/Arlington, Inc.
Planner: Ann Horowitz
Complete Application Received: 11/28/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 12/22/2016
Status: Pending

SUP2016-00088
325 North Henry Street Current Business: Church
Administrative Special Use Permit request for shared parking; zoned CL/Commercial Low Zone
Applicant: All Saints of American Orthodox Church
Planner:  Sara Brandt-Vorel
Complete Application Received: 11/17/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 12/14/2016
Status: Pending

SUP2016-00087
2121 Eisenhower Avenue Current Business: Massage Therapy
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a minor amendment to SUP2015-00119 to increase hours of operation and for a floor expansion; zoned CDD/Coordinated Development District.
Applicant: Marc Parsont
Planner: Sara Brandt-Vorel
Complete Application Received: 11/14/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 11/28/2016
Status: Pending


SUP2016-00082
1504 King Street Current Business: Restaurant
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a minor amendment to SUP2016-0052 to add delivery service to an existing restaurant; zoned KR/King Street Retail. 
Applicant: Namaste 2 F&B LLC by Atma Ram
Planner: Sara Brandt-Vorel
Complete Application Received: 10/18/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 11/07/2016
Status: Approved- 12/01/2016-View Staff Report


SUP2016-00078
222 N. Lee Street Current Business: Restaurant
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a change of ownership of a restaurant. Removed previous minor amendment request for on-premises alcohol sales. ( updated 10/02/2016) ; zoned CD/ Commercial downtown.
Applicant: Tserendolgor Batjargal
Planner: 
Sara Brandt-Vorel 
Complete Application Received:9/29/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 11/21/2016
Status: Approved-12/02/2016-View Staff Report 

SUP2016-00073
1767 King Street Current Business: Restaurant
Administrative Special Use permit request for a change of ownership for an existing restaurant; zoned KR/ King Street Urban Retail zone. 
Applicant: W-LCP Alexandria VII, LLC. 
Planner: Sara Brandt-Vorel 
Complete Application Received:9/27/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 10/17/2016
Status: Approved -10/31/2016- View Staff Report

SUP2016-00072
3120 Colvin Street Current Business: Automobile Sales
Administrative Special Use permit request for a minor amendment to SUP #2016-00042 to expand the size of an existing temporary trailer; zoned I/Industrial.
Applicant: Bruce Raiszadeh
Planner: Ann Horowitz 
Complete Application Received:9/26/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 10/14/2016
Status: Approved-10/28/2016-View Staff Report

SUP2016-00071
107 N. Fayette Street Proposed Business: Restaurant with accessory catering operation 
Administrative Special Use permit request to operate a restaurant with accessory catering operation; zoned CD/ Commercial downtown zone.   
Applicant: Meggrolls, One
Planner: Sara Brandt-Vorel 
Complete Application Received:9/22/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 10/20/2016
Status: Approved-11/01/2016-View Staff Report

SUP2016-00070
500, 510, 520 N. Fayette Street Current Business: General Automobile Repair
Administrative Special Use permit request for a minor amendment to SUP#2015-00049 to expand the existing general automobile repair business location to include 520 N. Fayette Street; zoned CRMU/M – Commercial residential mixed use (medium).   
Applicant: Automotive Service Garage
Planner: Ann Horowitz 
Complete Application Received:9/8/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 10/6/2016
Status: Approved-11/23/2016-View Staff Report

SUP2016-00069
1767 King Street Current Business: Hotel 
Administrative Special Use permit request to change ownership of an existing hotel; zoned KR/ King Street urban retail zone. 
Applicant: W-LCP Alexandria VII, LLC.
Planner: Sara Brandt-Vorel 
Complete Application Received:9/6/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 9/23/2016
Status: Pending

SUP2016-00067
726 King Street Proposed Business: Restaurant
Administrative Special Use permit request to operate a restaurant; zoned KR/ King Street urban retail zone.   
Applicant: Sandra Tran 
Planner: Ann Horowitz 
Complete Application Received:8/25/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 9/22/2016
Status: Approved-10/13/2016- View Staff Report

SUP2016-00066
2762 Duke Street Current & Proposed Business: Church
Administrative Special Use permit request for a change of ownership and a minor amendment of SUP#2001-00009 to amend conditions #2,#4, and #5 to reduce the off site parking requirement and remove the shuttle requirement; zoned CG/ Commercial general zone. .   
Applicant: Victory Temple Missionary Baptist Church (VTMBC)
Planner: Sara Brandt-Vorel 
Complete Application Received:8/25/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 9/15/2016
Status: Approved- 11/07/2016- View Staff Report

SUP2016-00065
4124 Mount Vernon Avenue Proposed Business: Restaurant
Administrative Special Use permit request to operate a restaurant; zoned NR/ Neighborhood retail zone (Arlandria).   
Applicant: Oswaldo A. Salinas 
Planner: Ann Horowitz 
Complete Application Received:8/19/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 9/15/2016
Status: Pending

SUP2016-00064
442 N. Henry Street Current Business: Automobile Service Station 
Administrative Special Use permit request for a minor amendment to SUP#2014-00106 to extend the hours of operation for automobile service station; zoned CSL/Commercial service low zone.  
Applicant: 442 North Henry, Inc. 
Planner: Ann Horowitz 
Complete Application Received:8/22/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 9/8/2016
Status: Approved-12/02/2016-View Staff Report

SUP2016-00061
3575 Potomac Avenue Current/Proposed Business: Movie Theater
Administrative Special Use permit request for a minor amendment to SUP#2006-00009 to expand the area in which alcoholic beverages can be consumed within the cinema including the theater hall; zoned CDD-1/Coordinated Development District #1.  
Applicant: Regal Entertainment Group 
Planner: Sara Brandt-Vorel
Complete Application Received:8/15/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 9/5/2016
Status: Approved - 10/6/2016 - View Staff Report  

SUP2016-00059
10 S. Jordan Street  Current/Proposed Business: Restaurant inside an existing grocery store 
Administrative Special Use Permit minor amendment request for expansion of an existing grocery store to include  a restaurant use; zoned CL/Commercial Low zone.  Applicant: Elleni Anawet 
Planner: Sara Brandt-Vorel
Complete Application Received:8/12/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 9/8/2016
Status: Approved-10/13/2016- View Staff Report

SUP2016-00058
3846 King Street  Current/Proposed Business: Daycare & Private Academic School
Administrative Special Use Permit minor amendment request  to increase the number of classrooms for a daycare center and private academic school ; zoned RA/ Multifamily zone.  
Applicant: Northern Virginia Waldorf Initiative, Inc.
Planner: Sara Brandt-Vorel
Complete Application Received:8/5/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 9/1/2016
Status: Approved - 9/14/2016 - View Staff Report 

SUP2016-00057
1020 King Street  Proposed Business: Restaurant
Administrative Special Use Permit request to operate a restaurant ; zoned KR/King Street Retail. 
Applicant: Jimmy Lui 
Planner: Sara Brandt-Vorel
Complete Application Received:8/2/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 8/26/2016
Status: Approved -  9/7/2016 - View Staff Report 

SUP2016-00056
4116 Mount Vernon Avenue Proposed Business: Restaurant
Administrative Special Use Permit minor amendment request for expansion of an existing restaurant ; zoned NR/ Neighborhood retail zone (Arlandria). 
Applicant: Salinas Inc. 
Planner: Ann Horowitz 
Complete Application Received:8/3/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 8/29/2016
Status: Approved - 9/16/2016 - View Staff Report 


SUP2016-00052
1504 King Street Proposed Business: Restaurant
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a change of ownership of a restaurant ; zoned KR/King Street Retail. 
Applicant: Namaste 2 F&B, LLC
Planner: Sara Brandt-Vorel 
Complete Application Received:7/13/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 8/1/2016
Status:Approved - 8/8/2016 - View Staff Report 

SUP2016-00045
5201 Dover Place Proposed Business: Child Care Home
Administrative Special Use Permit request to operate a day care ; zoned RT/Townhouse zone. 
Applicant: Sara Tezera Berhanemeskel 
Planner: Ann Horowitz 
Complete Application Received: 6/30/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 7/28/2016
Status: Approved - 8/3/2016 - View Staff Report

SUP2016-00044
682 N. Saint Asaph Street Proposed Business: Restaurant
Administrative Special Use Permit request to operate a restaurant with a single delivery vehicle ; zoned CRMU-X/ Commercial residential mixed use (Old Town North)
Applicant: My Kieu Huynh 
Planner: Sara Brandt-Vorel 
Complete Application Received: 6/28/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 7/15/2016
Status: Approved: 7/28/2016 - View Staff Report 

SUP2016-00041
1400 Duke Street  Proposed Business: Restaurant
Administrative Special Use Permit request to operate a restaurant ; zoned OCM (50)/ Office Commercial Medium (50). 
Applicant: J & S Restaurant, LLC
Complete Application Received: 6/16/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 7/14/,2016 
Status: Pending

SUP2016-00040
619 Burnside Place Current Business: Professional Auto Body
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a change of ownership of an auto repair shop; zoned I/Industrial. 
Applicant: Minh Nguyen 
Complete Application Received: 6/15/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 7/1/2016 
Status: Approved - 7/7/2016 - View Staff Report  

SUP2016-00038
2879 Duke Street  Current Business: Tao Massage
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a change of ownership of a massage establishment; zoned CL/Commercial Low. 
Applicant: Furong Yu 
Complete Application Received: 6/7/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 6/24/2016 
Status: Approved - 6/28/2016 - View Staff Report 


SUP2016-00036
333 John Carlyle Street  Proposed Business: Fusion Academy
Administrative Special Use Permit request to operate a private academic school; zoned CDD#1/Coordinated Development District #1. 
Applicant: Fusion Learning Inc. 
Complete Application Received:5/23/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 6/23/2016 
Status: Approved - 7/1/2016 - View Staff Report

SUP2016-00034
10 East Glebe Road  Current Business: Chez Andree Restaurant 
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a change of ownership and a minor amendment for a restaurant; zoned CL/Commercial Low. 
Applicant: Meridian Place Food Group, LLC
Complete Application Received:5/19/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 6/16/2016
Status: Approved - 6/29/2016 - View Staff Report 

SUP2016-00033
1707 Osage Street Suite #400  Proposed Business: Amy E. Smith, CMT
Administrative Special Use Permit request to operate a massage establishment; zoned CG/Commercial General. 
Applicant: Amy E. Smith
Complete Application Received: 4/25/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 5/26/2016
Status: Approved - 6/6/2016 - View Staff Report 

SUP2016-00032
1640 King Street  Current & Proposed Business: Dunkin Donuts
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a change of ownership of a restaurant; zoned KR/ King Street Retail.
Applicant: DVA King- 1640, LLC (DBA Dunkin Donuts) 
Complete Application Received: 4/25/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 4/16/2016
Status: Approved - 7/13/2016 - View Staff Report 

SUP2016-00022
103 North Alfred Street  Proposed Business: Bittersweet 
Administrative Special Use Permit request to operate a restaurant; zoned KR/ King Street Retail.
Applicant: Serendipitous Inc.
Complete Application Received: 3/9/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 4/7/2016
Status: Approved - 5-12-2016 - View Staff Report


SUP2016-00020

3250 Duke Street Current & Proposed Business: Sinbad Restaurant
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a change of ownership for a restaurant; zoned CG/Commercial General.   
Applicant: Ahmed Fahmy
Complete Application Received: 3/3/2016
Last Day for Public Comment: 3/24/2016
Status: Pending 

SUP2016-00016
320 N. Montgomery Street Current Business: Casa Felipe 
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a change of ownership for a restaurant; zoned CRMU-X/ Commercial Residential Mixed Use.  
Applicant: Thanida Thai LLC
Complete Application Received: 3/1/2016
Last Day for Public Comment:
Status: Approved - 4/1/2016 - View Staff Report 

SUP2016-00015
2003 A Mount Vernon Avenue Proposed Business: Dolce and Bean, LLC
Administrative Special Use Permit request to operate a restaurant with outdoor dining; zoned CL/ Commercial Low.  
Applicant: Hewan Seifu
Complete Application Received: 3/1/2016
Last Day for Public Comment:3/24/2016
Status: Approved - 4/1/2016 - View Staff Report 

SUP2016-00013
2320 Jefferson Davis Highway- Current Business: Exxon Tiger Mart
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a minor amendment to SUP2003-00122 to add a delivery vehicle for a restaurant; zoned I/Industrial. 
Applicant: Fannon Mart, Inc. 
Complete Application Received: 2/10/2016
Last Day for Public Comment:3/10/2016  
Status: Approved - 5/9/2016 - View Staff Report 

SUP2016-00012
510 John Carlyle Street- Current Business:
 Sweet Fire Donna's
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a minor amendment to SUP2013-00032 to add sale of liquor for a restaurant; zoned CDD #1/ Coordinated Development District #1. 
Applicant: PTO BBQ, LLC
Complete Application Received: 2/1/2016
Last Day for Public Comment:  3/2/2016
Status: Approved - 3/22/2016 - View Staff Report 

SUP2016-00006
3801 Russell Road - Current Business:
 St. Rita School 
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a minor amendment to SUP2010-00049 to adjust the number of students & staff for a day care center; zoned RA/Multifamily. 
Applicant: St. Rita School 
Complete Application Received: 1/14/2016 
Last Day for Public Comment:  2/16/2016
Status: Approved - 3/4/2016 - View Staff Report 


SUP2016-00004
804 N. Henry - Current Business:
Sugar Shack/Captain Gregory's 
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a minor amendment to SUP2014-00076 to adjust hours of operation for a restaurant; zoned CRMU/h /Commercial residential mixed use (high).
Applicant: Orange Dough LLC 
Complete Application Received: 1/13/2016
Last Day for Public Comment:  February 4, 2016
Status: Approved - 2/25/2016 - View Staff Report 


SUP2016-00003
333 John Carlyle Street - Proposed Business: 
Oshun 
Administrative Special Use Permit request to operate a restaurant; zoned CDD #1/ Coordinated Development District #1. 
Applicant: PTO Seafood, LLC
Complete Application Received: 1/7/2016
Last Day for Public Comment:  2/4/2016
Status: Approved - 3/22/2016 - View Staff Report 

SUP2016-00002
700 W. Braddock Road - Proposed Business:
YMCA Alexandria
Administrative Special Use Permit request to operate a day care center; zoned R-8/Single Family Use.    
Applicant: YMCA Alexandria- Velma Tinner
Complete Application Received: 12/23/2015
Last Day for Public Comment:  2/4/2016
Status: Approved - 2/19/2016 - View Staff Report

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