December 22, 2005


Mike Harding

1150 Richmond Road

Charlottesville, VA 22911



RE:      SP 2005-025 Jarman’s Sportcycles (Sign #32) - Tax Map 78, Parcel 33B


Dear Mr. Harding:


The Albemarle County Planning Commission, at its meeting on December 13, 2005, unanimously recommended approval of the above-noted petition to the Board of Supervisors.

Please note that this approval is subject to the following conditions as amended that reference the “Jarman’s Sportscycles Preliminary Site Development Plan” with revision date of 10/21/05 (two sheets) prepared by B. Aubrey Huffman and Associates, LLC.


  1. The outdoor display of vehicles shall be limited to the covered porches of the building only.  Vehicles shall not be displayed elsewhere on the site, or between the northern parcel boundary and the EC. 
  2. Vehicles shall not be elevated anywhere on site.
  3. The existing woodland on site, as indicated by the “existing tree line,” shall be retained in its entirety, with the exception of that area necessary for installation of the septic field.
  4. The existing four Sycamore (or London Plane) trees (Platanus x acerifolia or Platanus occidentalis) located along the Route 250 East side of the property shall be preserved.
  5. Tree preservation measures shall be included on the E&S plan and the grading plan (submitted with the final site plan) to provide for conditions #3 and #4, above. The E&S plan and grading plan shall include notes and details consistent with chapter 3.38 “Tree Preservation and Protection” of the Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Handbook (current edition). Tree preservation measures shall be coordinated throughout the site plan set and E&S drawings. In the event that any site plan or E&S drawings show inconsistent information regarding tree protection, the drawing(s) showing the greatest tree protection shall prevail.
  6. Site and building lighting shall be limited to the satisfaction of the ARB as illustrated in an ARB approved lighting plan submitted with the final site plan.  
  7. Site and building signage shall be limited to the satisfaction of the ARB as illustrated in an ARB approved drawing included with the applicant’s final submittal for a Certificate of Appropriateness. 
  8. The three board fence proposed along the Route 250 East side of the property shall align with the fence on the adjacent property to the west. The color of the proposed three board fence shall match the color of the fence on the adjacent property to the west.  
  9. Shade tolerant understory evergreen trees, similar to Hollies, shall be installed and maintained on the east side of the building from the Route 250 right-of-way to the back of the building.


View executive summary

View staff report and attachments

View PC minutes

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Please be advised that the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors will review this petition and receive public comment at their meeting on January 11, 2006.


If you should have any questions or comments regarding the above noted action, please do not hesitate to contact me at (434) 296-5832.






Margaret Maliszewski

Design Planner

Planning Division