April 27, 2006



David L and Ellen C King

6640 Roseland Farm

Crozet, VA 22932



RE:      SP 2006-003 American Cancer Society, Pink Ribbon Polo (Signs #42,47)

            Tax Map 55, Parcels 80 & 81


Dear Mr. and Mrs. King:


The Albemarle County Planning Commission, at its meeting on April 25, 2006, unanimously recommended approval of the above-noted petition to the Board of Supervisors.

Please note that this approval is subject to the following conditions:


1.       Special Use Permit 2006-03 shall be developed in general accord with the sketch plan submitted March 16, 2005, prepared by the Pink Ribbon Polo Committee, and titled “American Cancer Society, Pink Ribbon Polo, SP2006-03” (Attachment A.).  However, the Zoning Administrator may approve revisions to the concept application plan to allow compliance with the Zoning Ordinance. 

2.       The event shall be held once a year between the dates of May 30th and July 1.  The event shall be limited to the hours of 10:00 am and 6:00 pm.  Amplified sounds shall be limited to the National Anthem and announcements related to the polo game.  The applicant shall arrange for traffic control personnel to be placed at all locations and for what period of time the Albemarle County Police Department deems necessary

3.       Annual approval of a zoning compliance clearance for not more than 2,000 attendees is required prior to commencing this use each year. The applicant shall apply for the zoning clearance no later than three (3) weeks prior to the date for the event.  Zoning approval will be contingent upon the Zoning Administrator determining that the provisions in Section 5.1.27 of the Albemarle County Code and all conditions of this special use permit have been satisfied and on confirmation from the Health Department, as well as the Departments of Fire / Rescue and Police, that they have been contacted by the applicant and can recommend approval.

4.       The special use permit is required to be renewed in 5 years.


View executive summary

View staff report and attachments

View PC minutes of April 11 and April 25, 2006

Return to regular agenda


Please be advised that the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors will review this petition and receive public comment at their meeting on May 3, 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.






Amy R. Arnold


Planning Division