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 Aug 25, 2016 at 10:04 PM

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


SUP2016-00067
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: Pending

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: Pending

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: Pending

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: Pending

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: Pending

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: Pending

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: Pending

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: Pending


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

SUP2015-00134
672 S. Pickett Street - Current Business: Tsedey Abeba
Administrative Special Use Permit request for a minor amendment to SUP2013-00094 to adjust hours of operation for a restaurant; zoned CG/ Commercial General.
Applicant: Seifu Tessema
Complete Application Received: 12/22/2015 
Last Day for Public Comment:  1/13/2016
Status: Approved - 1/22/2016 - View Staff Report 

SUP2015-00133

1603 Commonwealth Avenue - Current Business: Monroe's Cafe
Request for a new administrative Special Use Permit for a change of ownership of a restaurant; zoned CL/ Commercial Low.     
Applicant: Washout LLC
Complete Application Received: 12/17/2015 
Last Day for Public Comment:  1/6/2016
Status: Approved - 1/22/2016 - View Staff Report 


SUP2015-00132

7 King Street - Current Business: The Waterfront Market 
Request for a new administrative Special Use Permit for a change of ownership and a minor amendment to SUP2014-00128 to adjust hours of operation for a restaurant; zoned KR/ King Street Retail & WPR/Waterfront Park & Recreation.    
Applicant: Alexandria Restaurant Partners, LLC
Complete Application Received: 12/16/2015 
Last Day for Public Comment:  1/4/2016
Status: Approved - 1/22/2016 - View Staff Report 


SUP2015-00129

2201 Mount Vernon Avenue - Current & Proposed Business: Vital Body & Mind 
Request for a new administrative Special Use Permit for a change of ownership for a massage establishment; zoned CL/ Commercial Low.    
Applicant: Kristin Boyle 
Complete Application Received: 12/7/2015 
Last Day for Public Comment:  12/23/2015
Status: Approved - 1/11/2016 - View Staff Report 


SUP2015-00127

612 B South Pickett Street - Proposed Business: VAG Auto Body
Request for a new administrative Special Use Permit for a change of ownership for a general auto repair shop; zoned I/Industrial.   
Applicant: VAG Auto Body LLC
Complete Application Received: 11/19/2015 
Last Day for Public Comment:  12/9/2015
Status: Approved - 12-23-2015 - View Staff Report 

SUP2015-00125

5999 Stevenson Avenue – Proposed Business: Simply Therapeutic 
Request for a new administrative Special Use Permit for a massage establishment; zoned OCM50/ Office Commercial Medium  
Applicant: Jennifer Dipasupil 
Complete Application Received: 11/16/2015 
Last Day for Public Comment: 12/10/2015 
Status: Approved -12/18/2015View Staff Report 
 

SUP2015-00121

1617 King Street – Current & Proposed Business: OPT Massage & Spa  
Request for a new administrative Special Use Permit for a change of ownership of a massage establishment; zoned KR/ King Street Retail 
Applicant: Massage Relax Center LLC
Complete Application Received: 12/14/2015
Last Day for Public Comment: 12/30/2015
Status: Approved - 1/11/2016 - View Staff Report 


SUP2015-00120

725 King Street – Current Business: Bertucci’s Restaurant 
Request for a new administrative Special Use Permit for a minor amendment to SUP#99-00012 to add live entertainment inside a restaurant; zoned KR/ King Street Retail 
Applicant: Bertucci’s Restaurant 
Complete Application Received: 11/10/2015
Last Day for Public Comment: 11/25/2015
Status: Application Withdrawn 


SUP2015-00119

2121 Eisenhower Avenue 
Proposed Business: Massage by Marc LLC
Request for a new Administrative Special Use Permit for a change of ownership for a restaurant; zoned I/Industrial.  
Applicant: Marc Parsont 
Complete Application Received: 11/9/2015
Last Day for Public Comment: 12/3/2015
Status: Approved - 12/9/2015 - View Staff Report 


SUP2015-00118
 

446-A Calvert Avenue
Current & Proposed Business: Sicilian Pizza
Request for a new Administrative Special Use Permit for a change of ownership for a restaurant; zoned I/Industrial.  
Applicant: Kenan Yavuz
Complete Application Received: 11/6/2015
Last Day for Public Comment: 11/25/2015
Status: Application Withdrawn 


SUP2015-00117

2900 Potomac Avenue
Request for a new Administrative Special Use Permit for a change of ownership for Seagar's Lounge and Restaurant; zoned KR./ King Street Retail.  
Applicant: W-LCP Alexandria VII LLC
Complete Application Received: 11/2/2015 
Last Day for Public Comment: 11/24/2015
Status: Approved - 12/11/205 - View Staff Report

SUP2015-00114

206 Swamp Fox Road 
Request for a new Administrative Special Use Permit for a minor amendment of SUP #98-00042 in order to increase hours of operation for a movie theater; zoned CDD#2/ Coordinated Development District#2.
Applicant: American Multi-Cinema 
Complete Application Received: 10/29/2015
Last Day for Public Comment: 11/24/2015
Status: Withdrawn 

SUP2015-00111

2900 Potomac Avenue
Request for an administrative Special Use Permit to operate a temporary surface parking lot. Applicant: LBG Parcel B LLC  
Complete Application Received: 10/5/2015
Last Day for Public Comment: 11/30/2015
Status: Approved - 12/9/2015 - View Staff Report 


SUP2015-00110
2879 Duke Street
Request for a new administrative Special Use Permit to operate a massage establishment. Applicant: Chen Li
Complete Application Received: 10/22/2015
Last Day for Public Comment: 11/30/2015
Status: Approved - 12/4/2015 -View Staff Report 

SUP2015-0076

322 N Alfred St.

Request for a new administrative Special Use Permit to operate a daycare center.

Complete Application Received: 7/10/2015

Last Day for Public Comment: 10/28/2015

Status: Pending 


SUP2015-0104

815 1/2 King St.

Change of ownership for valet parking. Applicant: Jeffrey Yates

Complete Application Received: 9/21/2015

Last Day for Public Comment: 10/14/2015

Status: Approved 10/23/2015
Click here to view staff report


SUP2015-0103

815 1/2 King St.

Change of ownership of an amusement enterprise. Applicant: Jeffrey Yates

Complete Application Received: 9/21/2015

Last Day for Public Comment: 10/14/2015

Status: Approved 10/23/2015
Click here to view staff report


SUP2015-0102

1508 Mt. Vernon Ave.

Change of ownership of a restaurant. Applicant: Noe Landini

Complete Application Received: 9/25/2015

Last Day for Public Comment: 10/14/2015

Status: Approved - 11/12/2015 - View Staff Report 


SUP2015-0089

5770 Dow Ave.
Request for a new administrative Special Use Permit to operate a restaurant and outdoor dining.  Applicant: Portner Brewhouse, LLC
Complete Application Received: 8/13/2015
Last Day for Public Comment: 9/10/15
Status: Approved 10/29/2015
Click here to view staff report

SUP2015-0091

911 King St.
Change of ownership of a restaurant. Applicant: ARP-Majestic, LLC
Complete Application Received: 8/12/2015
Last Day for Public Comment: 8/31/15
Status: Approved - 12/21/2015 - View Staff Report

SUP2015-0087

1900 N Beauregard St., #100
Change of ownership of a restaurant. Applicant: Ji Eun Suh
Complete Application Received: 7/31/2015
Last Day for Public Comment: 8/19/2015
Status: Approved on 9/25/2015

Click here to view staff report

SUP2015-0083

3864 Mt Vernon Ave
New Administrative SUP request for outdoor dining.
Applicant: Maher Alaramin
Complete Application Received: 7/27/2015
Last Day for Public Comment: 8/20/2015
Status: Approved on 10/1/2015
Click here to view staff report

SUP2015-0082

330 John Carlyle St
Change of ownership and minor amendment to add a delivery vehicle for a restaurant.
Applicant: Madeline’s Business Group by John Eberhardt
Complete Application Received: 7/22/2015
Last Day for Public Comment: 8/7/2015
Status: Approved -11-16-2015 - View Staff Report  


SUP2015-0078

801 N Washington St
Change of ownership of an auto service station.  Applicant: Nova Petroleum Suppliers LLC by Monty Berhane
Complete Application Received: 7/15/2015
Last Day for Public Comment: 7/31/2015
Status: Approved on 9/15/2015

Click here to view staff report



SUP2015-0070

3830 Mt Vernon Ave
Change of ownership of a restaurant. Applicant: An Chen, LLC by Meirong Lian
Complete Application Received: 6/15/2015
Last Day for Public Comment: 7/2/2015
Status: Approved on 9/25/2015

Click here to view staff report

 

SUP2015-0068

5245 Duke St
Request to operate a restaurant.  Applicant: Yamrot Ayalew
Complete Application Received:  6/10/2015
Last Day for Public Comment: 7/9/2015
Status: 8/4/2015

Click here to view staff report



SUP2015-0065

2330 Mt Vernon Ave
Request for a change of ownership of a restaurant and minor amendment to sell alcohol on its premises.
Applicant: Culinary Concepts, LLC by Larry Ponzi
Complete Application Received: 6/5/2015
Last Day for Public Comment: 6/25/2015
Status: Approved on 7/7/2015
Click here to view staff report 

SUP2015-0061

410 E Glebe Rd  
Request to operate a restaurant.  Applicant: Betelhem Lando
Complete Application Received: 6/5/2015
Last Day for Public Comment: 7/2/2015
Status: Approved 7/14/2015
Click here to view staff report 

SUP2015-0060

111 N Pitt St
Change of ownership of a restaurant.  Applicant: DRG2, LLC by David J. Landry
Complete Application Received: 5/21/2015
Last Day for Public Comment: 6/9/2015
Status: Pending

SUP2015-0059

330 John Carlyle St
Change of ownership of a restaurant. Applicant: John Eberhardt
Complete Application Received: 5/21/2015
Last Day for Public Comment: 6/9/2015

Status: Approved - 6/12/2015 - View Staff Report 

SUP2015-0058

2309 Mt Vernon Ave
Change of ownership of a restaurant. Applicant: Stomping Ground, LLC by Erik Dorn
Complete Application Received: 5/19/2015
Last Day For Public Comment: 6/22/2015
Status: Approved  - 6/30/2015  - Click here to view staff report

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