ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

ORANGE COUNTY PLANNING BOARD

 

QUARTERLY PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA

August 22, 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 732-8181 or 967-9251.

 

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. Unified Development Ordinance Text Amendment - To review a government-initiated text amendment to Section 2.5.3 (Plan Specifications) of the Unified Development Ordinance which will add language requiring development projects subject to site plan approval to demonstrate compliance with adopted County access management and connectivity plans.

 

2.    Unified Development Ordinance Text Amendment - To review a government-initiated text amendment to the following Sections of the Unified Development Ordinance:  5.1.4(E), 5.2.1, 5.2.2, 5.2.3, 5.6, and Article 10.  The amendment will uncouple kennels and riding stables as a land use.  No changes to the existing standards or approval processes are being proposed with this action.

 

3.    Unified Development Ordinance Text Amendment - To review a government-initiated text amendment to Article 10 (Definitions) of the Unified Development Ordinance which will modify the definition of “Commercial-Industrial Transition Activity Node Land” to be consistent with the definition contained in the 2030 Comprehensive Plan.  The definition contained in the 2030 Comprehensive Plan was modified on June 21, 2011.

 

D.   ADJOURNMENT OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

E.   CLOSED SESSION - To establish, or to instruct the public body's staff or negotiating agents concerning the position to be taken by or on behalf of the public body in negotiating the price and other material terms of a contract or proposed contract for the acquisition of real property by purchase, option, exchange, or lease.  (NCGS 143-318.11 (a) (5))