ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING BOARD

 

QUARTERLY PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA

May 23, 2011

7:00 P.M.

Department of Social Services

Hillsborough Commons

113 Mayo Street

Hillsborough, North Carolina

 

NOTE: Information is

 Available in the Planning

 Department or the

 Clerk’s Office

 

 

 

 

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A.   OPENING REMARKS FROM THE CHAIR

B.   PUBLIC CHARGE

The Board of Commissioners pledges to the citizens of Orange County its respect.  The Board asks its citizens to conduct themselves in a respectful, courteous manner, both with the Board and with fellow citizens.  At any time should any member of the Board or any citizen fail to observe this public charge, the Chair will ask the offending member to leave the meeting until that individual regains personal control.   Should decorum fail to be restored, the Chair will recess the meeting until such time that a genuine commitment to this public charge is observed.  All electronic devices such as cell phones, pagers, and computers should please be turned off or set to silent/vibrate.

C.   PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS

 

  1. Conditional Use District (CUD) Rezoning Application in Conjunction with a Major Subdivision To review a developer-initiated project that would allow for a 27-lot major subdivision at the northwest intersection of Tinnin Road (SR 1313) and School House Road (SR 1314).  The rezoning request is from Rural Residential (R-1) to High Intensity Residential Conditional Use (R-8-CU).

 

2.    Class A Special Use Permit (SUP) Application Proposing Development of a Montessori SchoolTo review a developer-initiated project that would allow for development of a Montessori School at the intersection of Lawrence Road and Old NC 10.

3.    2030 Comprehensive Plan Text Amendment - To review a government-initiated amendment to clarify language as it pertains to economic development and mixed uses currently allowed within the existing Commercial-Industrial Transition Activity Node land use category.

4.    2030 Comprehensive Plan Land Use Element Map Amendment - To review a government-initiated amendment to change the land use category of approximately 423-acres bounded by Ben Wilson Rd., Bowman Rd., West Ten Rd., and Interstates 85/40 from Agricultural Residential to Commercial Industrial Transition Activity Node.

5.    2030 Comprehensive Plan Land Use Element Map Amendment - To review a government-initiated amendment to change the land use category of approximately 118-acres along the general corridor of Interstates 85/40 in the Efland area from Agricultural Residential to Commercial Industrial Transition Activity           Node and approximately 16-acres at the southern end of Gaines Chapel Rd from Agricultural Residential to 10-year transition.  These amendments are a follow-up to the Upper Eno Watershed Critical Area zoning amendments that occurred in June 2010.

6.    Unified Development Ordinance Text Amendments - To review a government-initiated text amendment to the following sections of the Unified Development Ordinance: Section 3.4 -  General Commercial Districts (modify the Office/Institutional [O/I] Zoning District including the   Purpose, Applicability, Dimensional and Ratio Standards, and Specific Development Standards sections);             Section 5.2 - Table of Permitted Uses (modify the Permitted Uses allowed in the OI General Use Zoning District); and            Article 10 – Definitions (modify definitions of ‘Open Space Ratio’ and ‘Recreation Space Ratio’).

7.    Zoning Atlas Amendment - To review a government-initiated amendment to rezone all undeveloped parcels of property north of Interstates 85/40, east of Mt. Willing Road, south of the railroad right-of-way, and west of the US 70 Connector from Rural Residential (R-1) and Agricultural Residential (AR) to Office/Institutional (O/I).  Four undeveloped parcels and a portion of a fifth parcel totaling 112.35 acres are proposed to be rezoned.  No project is proposed at this time.  This rezoning is proposed in order to ‘pre-zone’ the area for potential economic development projects.    

 

D.   ADJOURNMENT OF PUBLIC HEARING