The would-be WBITN studios in 2019 (image through WBITN/Facebook)

A tv studio for a new house advancement Television community will not, in simple fact, open up in the basement of an growing old condominium setting up in Rosslyn.

Programs for an elaborate 4,000+ square foot studio room for WBITN — which stands for We Establish It New — ended up 1st claimed by ARLnow in March 2020. It was intended to open up in a decreased level of the River Location South complicated at 1011 Arlington Blvd, complete with 15 assigned parking areas.

Irrespective of receiving a use permit for the studio from the Arlington County Board, however, the studio was by no means created and has cancelled its ideas.

The County Board voted to discontinue the use permit at its conference this previous Saturday.

In a report to the Board, county employees did not expose a explanation why the ideas fell by way of, but famous that the organization was cited for construction done devoid of a allow final 12 months.

From the report:

For the duration of the first a person-yr review in March 2021, Code Enforcement inspected the residence and cited the applicant for unpermitted work. The applicant worked with the Inspection Services Division to submit apps for the necessary permits, which expected inspection upon completion of the work prior to the issuance of a Certification of Occupancy for the audiovisual studio. At the time, team recommended an Administrative Critique in six (6) months to monitor the applicant’s progress toward compliance with the Virginia Uniform Statewide Constructing Code as well as a County Board evaluation in 1 calendar year (March 2022). The applicant has not still obtained the expected permits to function the audio-visual studio, and no longer designs to pursue the audio-visible studio use. Thus, staff suggests discontinuance considering the fact that the applicant does not program to pursue the audio-visible action.