Albemarle County Planning Commission

July 21, 2009


Public Hearing Items:


AFD-2009-00001 Buck Mountain Ag Forestal District Review. Review of the Buck Mountain Agricultural/Forestal District: Periodic (10-year) review of the Buck Mountain Agricultural/Forestal District, as required in Section 15.2-4311 of the Code of Virginia. The district includes the properties described as Tax Map 8, Parcels 16A, 16C, 17E, 17F; and Tax Map 17, Parcels 26B, 26C, 26C1, 26C2, 26C3, 31 (part), and 32.  The district includes a total of 503.89 acres. The area is designated as Rural Area in the Comprehensive Plan and the included properties are zoned RA Rural Areas. (Eryn Brennan)


Ms. Brennan presented a PowerPoint presentation and summarized the staff report.

        Staff recommends the Planning Commission recommend renewal of the District for another ten-year period.


Mr. Edgerton questioned the actual size of the district.


Ms. Brennan replied that it was 504 acres total.


Mr. Edgerton opened the public hearing and invited public comment.  There being none, the public hearing was closed and the matter before the Commission. 


Motion:  Ms. Porterfield moved and Ms. Joseph seconded, to recommend approval of AFD-2009-0001, Buck Mountain Agricultural Forestal District Renewal for a ten-year period.


The motion passed by a vote of 4:0. 


Mr. Edgerton stated that AFD-2009-00001, Buck Mountain Renewal would go before the Board of Supervisors on September 2, 2009 with a recommendation for approval.


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