Albemarle County Planning Commission

June 5, 2007


The Albemarle County Planning Commission held a meeting and public hearing on Tuesday, June 5, 2007 at 6:00 p.m., at the County Office Building Auditorium, Second Floor, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia. Members attending were Jon Cannon, Calvin Morris, Vice-Chairman; Marcia Joseph, Chairman; Bill Edgerton; Duane Zobrist and Pete Craddock. Absent was Eric Strucko. Julia Monteith, AICP, Senior Land Use Planner for the University of Virginia was absent. 


Other officials present were Wayne Cilimberg, Planning Director; David Benish, Chief of Planning; Megan Yaniglos, Planner; Gerald Gatobu, Planner; Amelia McCulley, Zoning Administrator/Chief of Zoning and Current Development; John Shepherd, Chief of Current Development; Allan Schuck, Senior Engineer; Sean Dougherty, Senior Planner; Scott Clark, Senior Planner and Greg Kamptner, Deputy County Attorney. 


Call to Order and Establish Quorum:


Ms. Joseph called the meeting to order at 6:05 p.m. and established a quorum.


Public Hearing Items


SP-2007-00010 Cutright – Development Right  (Sign # 111 & 112)

PROPOSED: Special Use Permit to acquire two additional development rights

ZONING CATEGORY/GENERAL USAGE: RA -- Rural Areas: agricultural, forestal, and fishery uses; residential density (0.5 unit/acre)

SECTION: 10.2.2 (28) Divisions of land as provided in section

and Section Where permitted by Special Use Permit

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN LAND USE/DENSITY:  Rural Areas - preserve and protect agricultural, forestal, open space, and natural, historic and scenic resources/ density ( .5  unit/ acre); Entrance Corridor - Overlay to protect properties of historic, architectural or cultural significance from visual impacts of development along routes of tourist access; Flood Hazard - Overlay to provide safety and protection from flooding


LOCATION: 3544 Red Hill School Road; southeast corner of Red Hill School Road (RT. 760) and Monacan Trail Road (RT 29) - North Garden



STAFF: Joan McDowell


Mr. Benish summarized the staff report.


Ms. Joseph asked that staff work this out prior to the next meeting.  If they have conflicting views, they need to get them together.


Mr. Benish asked Ms. Cutright if she would agree to defer to June 19, which would allow them to potentially maintain the Board July 11 date.


Ms. Cutright formally requested a deferral until June 19 so staff could assimilate the information better.


Ms. Joseph opened the public hearing and invited public comment.


George Stevens, of the North Garden Fire Department, said that they would work out the issues with Ms. Cutright.


Katherine Russell noted that she would speak at the next meeting.


There being no further public comment, the public hearing was closed and the matter before the Commission.


Motion: Mr. Morris moved, Mr. Craddock seconded, for approval of the applicant’s request for deferral of SP-2007-00010, Cutright – Development Right to June 19.


The motion passed by a vote of 6:0.  (Mr. Strucko was absent.)


Ms. Joseph stated that SP-2007-10, Cutright was deferred to June 19, 2007.


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