Albemarle County Planning Commission
May 22, 2007
The Albemarle County Planning Commission held a meeting on Tuesday, May 22, 2007, at 6:00 p.m., at the County Office Building, Auditorium, Second Floor, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia. Members attending were Pete Craddock, Duane Zobrist, Bill Edgerton, Eric Strucko, Calvin Morris, Vice-Chairman; Marcia Joseph, Chairman and Jon Cannon. Julia Monteith, Senior Land Use Planner for the University of Virginia was present.
Other officials present were Wayne Cilimberg, Planning Director; Amelia McCulley, Zoning Administrator/Chief of Zoning & Current Development; John Shepherd, Chief of Current Development; Judith Wiegand, Senior Planner; David Benish, Chief of Planning; Lee Catlin, Community Relations Manager and Greg Kamptner, Deputy County Attorney.
Call to Order and Establish Quorum:
Ms. Joseph called the regular meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. and established a quorum.
Item Requesting Deferral:
ZMA-2007-00001, Hollymead Town Center Area A-2 (Signs #93, 94)
PROPOSAL: Rezone approximately 45 acres from RA zoning district which allows agricultural, forestal, and fishery uses, residential density (0.5 unit/acre); and to rezone approximately .5 acres from C-1 Commercial which allows retail sales and service uses, and residential use by special use permit (15 units/ acre); and to rezone approximately .4 acres from NMD Neighborhood Model District zoning district which allows residential (3 - 34 units/acre) mixed with commercial, service and industrial uses; and to rezone approximately 3,000 square feet from PD-MC Planned Development Mixed Commercial which allows large-scale commercial uses, and residential by special use permit (15 units/ acre); to NMD Neighborhood Model District zoning district which allows residential (3 - 34 units/acre) mixed with commercial, service and industrial uses. The application proposes up to 1,258 dwelling units.
EXISTING COMPREHENSIVE PLAN LAND USE/DENSITY: Town Center -- Compact, higher density area containing a mixture of businesses, services, public facilities, residential areas and public spaces, attracting activities of all kinds. (6.01-34 dwelling units per acre).
ENTRANCE CORRIDOR: Yes
LOCATION: West and adjacent to the Hollymead Town Center Area B, which contains Target and Harris Teeter, east of the Forest Springs Mobile Home Park and Deerwood Subdivision and north of a tributary of Powell Creek west of Route 29.
TAX MAP/PARCEL Tax Map 32, Parcels 44 (portion), 45 (portion), and 50
MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT: Rio
STAFF: Sean Dougherty
APPLICANT REQUESTS DEFERRAL TO THE JULY 17, 2007 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING.
Ms. Joseph noted that the applicant has requested deferral to July 17, 2007. She opened the public hearing and invited public comment. There being none, the public hearing was closed and the matter before the Commission.
Mr. Craddock asked why the applicant requested deferral.
Mr. Cilimberg replied that the applicant was still working on design aspects with staff and just went before the Architectural Review Board yesterday.
Motion: Mr. Zobrist moved, Mr. Morris seconded, to approve the applicant’s request for deferral of ZMA-2007-00001, Hollymead Town Center Area A-2 to July 17, 2007.
The motion passed by a vote of 7:0.
Ms. Joseph stated that ZMA-2007-00001, Hollymead Town Center Area A-2 was deferred to July 17, 2007. She asked to talk about this rezoning request under old business concerning a telephone call she received yesterday from the Chair of the Architectural Review Board who is requesting that they might talk about this project with them. Therefore, the Commission could talk about that later under old business.
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