ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING BOARD

 

QUARTERLY PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA

November 21, 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

 

 

 

 

NOTICE TO PEOPLE WITH IMPAIRED HEARING: Audio amplification equipment is available on request.  If you need this assistance, please call the County Clerk’s Office at (919) 245-2130.

 

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.    Carolina Friends School petition to modify an existing Class A Special Use Permit to expand school operations at their facility at 4809 Friends School Road (This is a large 42 MB file) To review a developer-initiated application to rezone several parcels to a Conditional Use Zoning classification and a Class A Special Use Permit application seeking to expand existing school operations.

  1. Comprehensive Plan Land Use Element Map and Zoning Atlas Amendments – To review government-initiated amendments to the Comprehensive Plan Land Use Element Map and to the Zoning Atlas to assign land use category classifications and to establish initial zoning for approximately 65 properties that will now be under Orange County’s planning jurisdiction as the result of the re-alignment of the Orange/Alamance County Line as described within Session Law 2011-88 (commonly referred to as the ‘91% line’) enacted by the North Carolina General Assembly on May 25, 2011. 

 

  1. Comprehensive Plan Land Use Element Map Amendment - To review a government-initiated amendment to the Comprehensive Plan Land Use Element Map to change the land use classification of approximately 47-acres near Efland and Brookhollow Road, along the south side of McGowan Creek from Agricultural Residential to 10-Year Transition.

 

4.    Comprehensive Plan Text Amendments- To review government-initiated amendments to the text of several sections of the Comprehensive Plan.  The purpose of the amendments is to correct many inconsistencies in the names of several land use categories/classifications and terms as they are used throughout the document, as well as to revise references to ordinances now incorporated in the adopted UDO.

 

  1. Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) Text Amendments - To review government-initiated amendments to the text of numerous sections of the UDO.  The amendments relate primarily to processes and standards regarding economic development and also include minor changes necessary due to the Comprehensive Plan Text Amendments proposed in #4 above. 

 

D.   ADJOURNMENT OF PUBLIC HEARING