ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING BOARD
QUARTERLY PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA
JUDGE F. GORDON BATTLE COURTROOM
ORANGE COUNTY COURTHOUSE (new)
106 E. MARGARET LANE
HILLSBOROUGH, NORTH CAROLINA
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Board of County Commissioner public hearing on the proposed Orange County Middle School #3 located in the Buckhorn EDD on the north side of West Ten Road (SR 1144) and approximately 1.5 miles west of Mt. Willing Road. The 66.88 acres tract is located in the Cheeks Township and is composed of four parcels identified by the Orange County Land Records Office as Parcel Identification Numbers 9844-06-2013, 9844-14-0552, 9844-15-0506 and 9844-04-4953. The proposed middle school is intended to serve 700 students, have 100 employees, and contain 123,000 square feet of floor area. Accessory facilities include 120 parking spaces, two athletic practice fields, softball field, baseball field, and combination football/athletic field and track. The Planning Board recommendation was made at its April 7, 2004 meeting.
D. ORANGE COUNTY ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENTS (BOCC and Planning Board Public Hearings)
Amend the Zoning Ordinance, including but not limited to Article 6.18 and Article 8.8, and specifically Article 6.18.5, entitled "Master Telecommunications Plan", and Article 8.8.17a, entitled "Telecommunications Towers", to allow for the adoption of a "Master Telecommunications Plan" Map ("MTP") that will identify sites within the County where Telecommunications Tower facilities already exist and also pre-identified properties ("Pre-identified Properties") whose owners have expressed an interest in locating Telecommunications Towers in the future, subject to all Orange County Zoning Ordinance requirements.
Amend the zoning ordinance to create a new definition in the ordinance entitled ‘Land Clearing Waste Facility’ to allow the creation of an LCWF of less than 2 acres in size. An LCWF will be able to accept only land clearing debris such as stumps, roots, topsoil, yard waste debris, limbs, etc. An LCWF will not be allowed to accept inert debris such as bricks, asphalt, and concrete products. The Table of Permitted Uses will be amended to allow a LCWF as a permitted use by right in the AR, AS and RB zoning districts. Section 6 will be amended to create a new section establishing the use conditions upon approval of a LCWF.