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File #: 20-0168    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Zoning Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/3/2020 In control: Planning and Zoning Board
On agenda: 2/13/2020 Final action:
Title: AM 2019-02, discussion and possible action to amend the B-3 zoning district to allow crematorium services. (Dean)
Attachments: 1. Item No. 5 (20-0168)
Title
AM 2019-02, discussion and possible action to amend the B-3 zoning district to allow crematorium services. (Dean)

Summary Explanation and Background

SUMMARY EXPLANATION AND BACKGROUND:
PROJECT DESCRIPTION / BACKGROUND:

DMJ Funeral Properties LLC (the “Applicant”) is requesting approval of an amendment to the General Business (B-3) Districts (Section 155.149(B)) of the City of Pembroke Pines’ Code of Ordinances to establish crematory uses as an accessory use to primary funeral home uses located within B-3 zoning districts throughout the City.
EXISTING CODE:

Presently, funeral homes are first permitted in the Community Business (B-2) Districts and crematoriums are allowed in Limited Agricultural (A-1) and Medium Industrial (M-2) Districts. See existing Code Sections below:
§ 155.146 COMMUNITY BUSINESS (B-2) DISTRICTS.
(B) Uses permitted. No building, structure, or part thereof, shall be erected, altered, or used, or land or water used, in whole or in part, for other than one or more of the following specified uses, provided, however, no more than one of the specified uses will be permitted on a single parcel of property except as permitted by subsection (H) "Out Parcels":
(8) The following miscellaneous uses: art, charm, dancing, dramatic, or music schools; business or commercial school; artist studio, auction of art goods, jewelry, rugs, and the like; costumer; dental laboratory; interior decorator; lawn furniture sale; photographic studio; radio and television studios; day nursery or nursery school; mortuary or funeral home, not including ambulance service, except for transportation of human remains.
§ 155.090 LIMITED AGRIGULTURAL (A-1) DISTRICTS; GENERAL AGRICULTURAL (A-2) DISTRICTS.
(B) Uses permitted. No building, structure, or part thereof, shall be erected, altered, or used, or land or water used, in whole or in part, for other than one or more of the following specified uses:
(1) In an A-1 Limited Agricultural District:
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