Albemarle County Planning Commission

January 10, 2006


The Albemarle County Planning Commission held a meeting and a public hearing on Tuesday, January 10, 2006, at 6:00 p.m., at the County Office Building, Room 241, Second Floor, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia. Members attending were Bill Edgerton, Eric Strucko, Jon Cannon, Calvin Morris, Jo Higgins, Pete Craddock and Marcia Joseph.  Julia Monteith, Senior Land Use Planner for the University of Virginia, represented David J. Neuman, FAIA, Architect for University of Virginia. 


Other officials present were Wayne Cilimberg, Planning Director; Bill Fritz, Development Review Manager; David Pennock, Senior Planner; Steve Tugwell, Planner; Amelia McCulley, Zoning and Current Development Director/Zoning Administrator; Glenn Brooks, Senior Engineer; Mark Graham, Director of Community Development and Greg Kamptner, Deputy County Attorney.


            Deferred Item:


ZMA 2005-002 County Fire Station at UVA Research Park (Signs #22,23,24,44,70)

PROPOSAL:  Rezone 1.16 acres from RA - Rural Areas: agricultural, forestal, and fishery uses; residential density (0.5 unit/acre) to PDIP (with proffers) - Planned Development Industrial Park - industrial and ancillary commercial and service uses (no residential use), and rezone 477.67 acres from PDIP to PDIP (with amended proffers).  The 1.16 acre piece of land would be added to the UVA Research Park.  The property is also located in the EC Entrance Corridor which is an overlay zone to protect properties of historic, architectural or cultural significance from visual impacts of development along routes of tourist access.


EXISTING COMPREHENSIVE PLAN LAND USE/DENSITY:  Industrial Service -- warehousing, light industry, heavy industry, research, office uses, regional scale research, limited production and marketing activities, supporting commercial, lodging and conference facilities, and residential (6.01-34 units/acre).

LOCATION: The lands proposed for rezoning are a portion of Tax Map and Parcel 32-18 and Tax Map and Parcel 32-6A located on the north side of Airport Road (Route 649) approx. one half mile west of the intersection of Airport Road and Route 29 North, and more particularly described as follows: (1) the lands to be rezoned from RA to PDIP are a portion of Tax Map 32 Parcel 18 comprised of a 1.16 acre triangular-shaped piece of land beginning at a point along Tax Map 32 Parcel 18's shared boundary with Tax Map 32 Parcel 6A at a point that is 888 feet north of Tax Map 32 Parcel 18's southern boundary line at Airport Road, thence 168 feet N 59º 48' 41" W, thence 600 feet N 30º 11' 19" E, thence 623.1 feet S 07º 52' 53" W, back to the starting point (hereinafter "Parcel A"); (2) the lands to be rezoned from PDIP to PDIP (with amended proffers) are Tax Map 32 Parcel 6A, a 477.67 acre piece of land, a portion of which abuts and is east of Parcel A. 


STAFF PERSON:  Elaine Echols           



Ms. Joseph stated that the applicant has requested deferral to January 17, 2006.  She opened the hearing and invited public comment.  There being none, she closed the hearing to bring the matter before the Commission for action.


Motion:  Ms. Higgins moved, Mr. Morris seconded, to approve the applicant’s request for deferral of ZMA-2005-002, County Fire Station at UVA Research Park, to January 17, 2006.


The motion passed by a vote of 7:0.


Ms. Joseph stated that ZMA 2005-002, County Fire Station at UVA Research Park, was deferred to January 17, 2006.


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