October 17, 2007



Brian C. Young

19 Wildwood Drive

Palmyra, Va 22963


RE:    SP 2007-00034 First Church of the Nazarene (Church) – Signs # 9, 14, 41

           SP2007-00035 First Church of the Nazarene (Daycare)

           Tax Map 79, Parcel 10


Dear Mr. Young:


The Albemarle County Planning Commission, at its meeting on October 9, 2007, recommended approval of the above-noted petitions to the Board of Supervisors.


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


Regarding SP2007-00034

  1. The church’s improvements and the scale and location of the improvements shall be developed in general accord with the conceptual plan entitled “Conceptual Master Plan, Charlottesville First Church of the Nazarene”, prepared by TCS Engineering Co., LLC, and dated “15AUG07.”, provided that:
    1. Entrance improvements shall be approved by VDOT prior to final site plan approval, and shall include a right-turn lane at the entrance.
    2. All parking setbacks and undisturbed buffers required by Zoning Ordinance section 21.7, Minimum Yard Requirements, shall apply; and
    3. The number of parking spaces shall not exceed 150 without amendment of this special use permit.  Relegated parking should be used to the greatest extent possible.
  2. The area of assembly shall be limited to a maximum 374-seat sanctuary.
  3. Facilities on the site shall be used for church activities and shall not be rented or used for separate commercial uses available to the public.
  4. All outdoor lighting shall be arranged or shielded to reflect light away from the abutting properties.
  5. Virginia Department of Health approval of well and septic systems before final site plan approval.


The motion passed by a vote of 5:2.


SP2007-00034 First Church of the Nazarene (Church) will go before the Board of Supervisors on November 7, 2007 with a recommendation for approval.



Regarding SP2007-00035

The Albemarle County Planning Commission indefinitely deferred the above noted petition.


View executive summary and attachments
View staff report and attachments

View PC minutes

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






Scott Clark


Planning Division







Cc:       Charlottesville First Church of The Nazarene

            1011 Elliot Ave

            Charlottesville, Va 22902


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