MEMORANDUM

 

 

 

TO:                  Valerie W. Long, Williams Mullen.

                        321 East Main St, Suite 400

                        Charlottesville, Va 22902

 

FROM:                        Joan McDowell, Principal Planner

 

DATE:             April 25, 2008

 

RE:                  ZMA2007-00023 & ZTA2007-00006 Montalto

TAX MAP/PARCEL: TMP 77-31; TMP 77-31B; TMP 78

 

 

 

The Albemarle County Planning Commission, at its meeting on April 8, 2008, by a vote of 6:0, recommended approval of the above-noted zoning text amendment and Zoning Map Amendment as submitted.  Attached please find the action memo which outlines this amendment.

 

The Board of Supervisors is scheduled to review this amendment at their May 7, 2008 meeting.

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

 

 

ATTACHMENT April 8, 2008 action memo

 


 

ZMA-2007-23 Montalto (Sign # 87 & 90)

PROPOSAL:  Rezone 329.68 acres from RA Rural Areas zoning district which allows RA -- Rural Areas: agricultural, forestal, and fishery uses; residential density (0.5 unit/acre) to MHD Monticello Historic District zoning district, a planned historic district to permit the restoration, preservation, education, programs, research and business activities related to the operation of a historic house museum and historic site at Monticello; residential density (1 unit / 21 acres)

PROFFERS:  Yes

EXISTING 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: Yes__X__No____

LOCATION: 1400 Montalto Loop Road, Route 53 at the entrance to Monticello

TAX MAP/PARCEL: TMP 77-31; TMP 77-31B; TMP 78-25A

MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT: Scottsville

 

AND

 

ZTA-2007-06 - Monticello Historic District (MHD) - Monticello Scholar Residence

Zoning text amendment to amend the MHD regulations by adding Section 11.3.1(24) to allow "Monticello Scholar Residence" as a use permitted by right.  The existing density for new residential development authorized in the MHD is one dwelling unit per twenty-one acres, and the proposed zoning text amendment would not change that density.  (Joan McDowell)

 

Motion on ZMA-2007-23 Montalto:

 

Motion: Mr. Edgerton moved, Mr. Strucko seconded to approve ZMA-2007-23, Montalto, with the proffers.

 

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

 

Motion on ZTA-2007-06 Monticello Historic District (MHD) Monticello Scholar Residence:

 

Motion: Mr. Strucko moved, Ms. Porterfield seconded to approve ZTA-2007-06, Monticello Historic District Monticello Scholar Residence.

 

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

 

Motion on Critical Slopes Waiver:

 

Motion: Mr. Edgerton moved, Mr. Strucko seconded to approve the critical slopes waiver.

 

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

 

Mr. Morris stated that ZMA-2007-23 Montalto and ZTA-2007-06 Monticello Historic District (MHD) Monticello Scholar Residence would go before the Board of Supervisors on May 7 with the recommendation for approval.

 

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