Albemarle County Planning Commission

November 10, 2009

 

The Albemarle County Planning Commission held a public hearing and meeting on Tuesday, November 10, 2009, at 6:00 p.m., at the County Office Building, Lane Auditorium, Second Floor, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia.

 

Members attending were Marcia Joseph, Calvin Morris, Don Franco, Linda Porterfield, and Eric Strucko, Chairman.  Absent were Bill Edgerton, Thomas Loach, Vice-Chair and Julia Monteith, AICP, non-voting representative for the University of Virginia. 

 

Other officials present were Wayne Cilimberg, Director of Planning; Mark Graham, Director of Community Development; Bill Fritz, Chief of Current Development, Eryn Brennan, Senior Planner; Summer Frederick, Senior Planner, and Greg Kamptner, Deputy County Attorney. 

 

Call to Order and Establish Quorum:

 

Mr. Strucko called the regular meeting to order at 6:04 p.m. and established a quorum.

 

Public Hearing Items:

 

Agricultural/Forestal District Reviews/additions (See legal ad list) (Eryn Brennan)

 

Ms. Brennan presented a PowerPoint presentation and summarized the requests noted below. (See PowerPoint Presentation)

 

Step 10 Ad/Notice - Batesville – PC Public Hearing; Virginia Code § 15.2-4307

 

Notice is hereby given that the Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the addition of the following parcels to the Batesville Agricultural and Forestal District (Albemarle County Code § 3-222) on November 10, 2009, at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia: Tax Map 71, Parcels 29C, 29D, 29E, 29G, 29H, and 29I, and Tax Map 84, Parcel 69.  The parcels proposed for addition are approximately 146.38 acres in size and located north and southwest of Batesville. The Albemarle County Agricultural and Forestal Advisory Committee has recommended approval of these additions.   

 

Step 10 Ad/Notice - Blue Run – PC Public Hearing; Virginia Code § 15.2-4307

 

Notice is hereby given that the Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the addition of the following parcels to the Blue Run Agricultural and Forestal District (Albemarle County Code § 3-222) on November 10, 2009, at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia: Tax Map 35, Parcel 41A, Tax Map 49, Parcel 4A1, and Tax Map 35, Parcel 41E. The parcels proposed for addition is approximately 98.40 acres in size and located west of Stony Point Road. The Albemarle County Agricultural and Forestal Advisory Committee has recommended approval of these additions.   

 

Step 10 Ad/Notice – Buck Mountain - PC Public Hearing; Virginia Code § 15.2-4307

 

Notice is hereby given that the Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the addition of the following parcels to the Buck Mountain Agricultural and Forestal District (Albemarle County Code § 3-222) on November 10, 2009, at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia: Tax Map 8, Parcels 37, 44, and 43A, and Tax Map 17, Parcel 2D6.  The parcels proposed for addition are approximately 174.21 acres in size and located west of Markwood Road and north of Davis Shop Road. The Albemarle County Agricultural and Forestal Advisory Committee has recommended approval of these additions.   

 

Step 10 Ad/Notice – Buck’s Elbow - PC Public Hearing on Creation; Virginia Code § 15.2-4307

 

Notice is hereby given that the Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the creation of the Buck’s Elbow Mountain Agricultural and Forestal District on November 10, 2009 at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia.  The parcels that would compose the proposed District are Tax Map 25, Parcel 1, Tax Map 38, Parcels 4, 7, 8, 10, 20, Tax Map 39, Parcels 1, 1F, 1F1, 1G, 2B, 8, 10A, and 21Q.  The proposed District would be approximately 3,156.93 acres in size and located near Buck’s Elbow Mountain. The Albemarle County Agricultural and Forestal Advisory Committee has recommended approval of this district.    

 

Step 10 Ad/Notice - Carter’s Bridge – PC Public Hearing; Virginia Code § 15.2-4307

 

Notice is hereby given that the Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the addition of the following parcels to the Carter’s Bridge Agricultural and Forestal District (Albemarle County Code § 3-222) on November 10, 2009, at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia: Tax Map 114, Parcels 57, 57C, and 57D, Tax Map 130, Parcel 19B, Tax Map 123, Parcel 13B, Tax Map 112, Parcel 1, Tax Map 122, Parcels 12D and 12E, Tax Map 114, Parcel 2, and Tax Map 102, Parcel 17C. The parcels proposed for addition is approximately 470.51 acres in size and located west of Pig Mountain Road, north of Fox Mountain Road, and south of Tasmania Drive. The Albemarle County Agricultural and Forestal Advisory Committee has recommended approval of these additions.   

 

Step 10 Ad/Notice - Chalk Mountain – PC Public Hearing; Virginia Code § 15.2-4307

 

Notice is hereby given that the Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the addition of the following parcels to the Chalk Mountain Agricultural and Forestal District (Albemarle County Code § 3-222) on November 10, 2009, at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia: Tax Map 97, Parcels 2, and Tax Map 97, Parcel 27. The parcels proposed for addition is approximately 65.17 acres in size and located west of Pig Mountain Road, north of Fox Mountain Road, and south of Tasmania Drive. The Albemarle County Agricultural and Forestal Advisory Committee has recommended approval of these additions.   

 

Step 10 Ad/Notice - Eastham – PC Public Hearing; Virginia Code § 15.2-4307

 

Notice is hereby given that the Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the addition of the following parcels to the Eastham Agricultural and Forestal District (Albemarle County Code § 3-222) on November 10, 2009, at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia: Tax Map 46, Parcels 91, 91B, and 91E. The parcels proposed for addition is approximately 101.46 acres in size and located west of Quarles Road. The Albemarle County Agricultural and Forestal Advisory Committee has recommended approval of these additions.   

 

Step 10 Ad/Notice – Fox Mountain - PC Public Hearing on Creation; Virginia Code § 15.2-4307

 

Notice is hereby given that the Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the creation of the Fox Mountain Agricultural and Forestal District on November 10, 2009 at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia.  The parcel that would compose the proposed District is Tax map 15, parcel 10A.  The proposed District would be approximately 283.77 acres in size and located east of Brown’s Cove. The Albemarle County Agricultural and Forestal Advisory Committee has recommended approval of this district.    

 

Step 10 Ad/Notice - Free Union – PC Public Hearing; Virginia Code § 15.2-4307

 

Notice is hereby given that the Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the addition of the following parcels to the Free Union Agricultural and Forestal District (Albemarle County Code § 3-222) on November 10, 2009, at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia: Tax Map 7, Parcel 33, Tax Map 16, Parcels 15C and 37, and Tax Map 29, Parcels 1D, and 31A. The parcels proposed for addition is approximately 261.65 acres in size and located west of Pig Mountain Road, north of Fox Mountain Road, and south of Tasmania Drive. The Albemarle County Agricultural and Forestal Advisory Committee has recommended approval of these additions.   

 

Step 10 Ad/Notice - Hardware – PC Public Hearing; Virginia Code § 15.2-4307

 

Notice is hereby given that the Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the addition of the following parcel to the Hardware Agricultural and Forestal District (Albemarle County Code § 3-222) on November 10, 2009, at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia: Tax Map 74, Parcel 6N. The parcel proposed for addition is approximately 21 acres in size and located north of Blandemar Drive. The Albemarle County Agricultural and Forestal Advisory Committee has recommended approval of this addition.   

 

Step 10 Ad/Notice - High Mowing – PC Public Hearing; Virginia Code § 15.2-4307

 

Notice is hereby given that the Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the addition of the following parcel to the High Mowing Agricultural and Forestal District (Albemarle County Code § 3-222) on November 10, 2009, at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia: Tax Map 84, Parcel 69A. The parcel proposed for addition is approximately 63.20 acres in size and located west of Stillhouse Creek Road. The Albemarle County Agricultural and Forestal Advisory Committee has recommended approval of this addition.   

 

Step 10 Ad/Notice - Ivy Creek – PC Public Hearing; Virginia Code § 15.2-4307

 

Notice is hereby given that the Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the addition of the following parcels to the Ivy Creek Agricultural and Forestal District (Albemarle County Code § 3-222) on November 10, 2009, at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia: Tax Map 44, Parcels 19, 19A, 19B, 21A1, and 21A2. The parcels proposed for addition are approximately 128.99 acres in size and located north of Barracks Farm Road. The Albemarle County Agricultural and Forestal Advisory Committee has recommended approval of these additions.   

 

Step 10 Ad/Notice - Jacob’s Run – PC Public Hearing; Virginia Code § 15.2-4307

 

Notice is hereby given that the Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the addition of the following parcels to the Jacob’s Run Agricultural and Forestal District (Albemarle County Code § 3-222) on November 10, 2009, at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia: Tax Map 20, Parcel 6J, Tax Map 30, Parcel 32B, and Tax Map 31B, Parcel 1B. The parcels proposed for addition are approximately 107.29 acres in size and located north of Fray’s Mountain Road and north and west of Happy Hollow Road. The Albemarle County Agricultural and Forestal Advisory Committee has recommended approval of these additions.   

 

Step 10 Ad/Notice - Keswick – PC Public Hearing; Virginia Code § 15.2-4307

 

Notice is hereby given that the Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the addition of the following parcels to the Keswick Agricultural and Forestal District (Albemarle County Code § 3-222) on November 10, 2009, at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia: Tax Map 48, Parcels 30D, 30, 30B, 30A, 30E, and 30C. The parcels proposed for addition are approximately 453.37 acres in size and located south of Stony Point Pass. The Albemarle County Agricultural and Forestal Advisory Committee has recommended approval of these additions.   

 

Step 10 Ad/Notice - Kinloch – PC Public Hearing; Virginia Code § 15.2-4307

 

Notice is hereby given that the Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the addition of the following parcels to the Kinloch Agricultural and Forestal District (Albemarle County Code § 3-222) on November 10, 2009, at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia: Tax Map 49, Parcels 5C and 6A1, and Tax Map 50, Parcel 13. The parcels proposed for addition are approximately 101.96 acres in size and located north of Turkey Sag Road. The Albemarle County Agricultural and Forestal Advisory Committee has recommended approval of these additions.   

 

Step 10 Ad/Notice - Lanark – PC Public Hearing; Virginia Code § 15.2-4307

 

Notice is hereby given that the Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the addition of the following parcels to the Lanark Agricultural and Forestal District (Albemarle County Code § 3-222) on November 10, 2009, at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia: Tax Map 103, Parcels 2B, 43D, 43F, and 43J, and Tax Map 92, Parcel 64C. The parcels proposed for addition are approximately 150 acres in size and located east of Carter’s Mountain Road and south of James Monroe Parkway. The Albemarle County Agricultural and Forestal Advisory Committee has recommended approval of these additions.   

 

Step 10 Ad/Notice - Moorman’s River – PC Public Hearing; Virginia Code § 15.2-4307

 

Notice is hereby given that the Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the addition of the following parcels to the Moorman’s River Agricultural and Forestal District (Albemarle County Code § 3-222) on November 10, 2009, at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia: Tax Map 29, Parcels 45, 45H1, 45H2, and 78A1, Tax Map 30, Parcel 23, Tax Map 43, Parcels 1F and 2A1, Tax Map 44, Parcel 31H, and Tax Map 60E3, Parcel 1.  The parcels proposed for addition are approximately 230.80 acres in size and located south and west of Ridge Road and south of Barracks Road. The Albemarle County Agricultural and Forestal Advisory Committee has recommended approval of these additions.   

 

Step 10 Ad/Notice - South Garden – PC Public Hearing; Virginia Code § 15.2-4307

 

Notice is hereby given that the Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the addition of the following parcels to the South Garden Agricultural and Forestal District (Albemarle County Code § 3-222) on November 10, 2009, at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia: Tax Map 99, Parcel 35, Tax Map 109, Parcel 70, and Tax Map 11, Parcels 8 and 18E.  The parcels proposed for addition are approximately 308.11 acres in size and located west and south of Plank Road. The Albemarle County Agricultural and Forestal Advisory Committee has recommended approval of these additions.   

 

Step 10 Ad/Notice - Sugar Hollow – PC Public Hearing; Virginia Code § 15.2-4307

 

Notice is hereby given that the Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the addition of the following parcels to the Sugar Hollow Agricultural and Forestal District (Albemarle County Code § 3-222) on November 10, 2009, at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia: parcels, Tax Map 27, Parcels 24A and 25, and Tax Map 39, Parcel 13C3.  The parcels proposed for addition are approximately 91.47 acres in size and located on Sealville Road and Bourne Farm Road. The Albemarle County Agricultural and Forestal Advisory Committee has recommended approval of these additions.   

 

Step 10 Ad/Notice - Yellow Mountain – PC Public Hearing; Virginia Code § 15.2-4307

 

Notice is hereby given that the Albemarle County Planning Commission will hold a hold a public hearing to receive public comments regarding the addition of the following parcels to the Yellow Mountain Agricultural and Forestal District (Albemarle County Code § 3-222) on November 10, 2009, at 6 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia: Tax Map 54, Parcels 41, 43, 43A, and 43D, Tax Map 70, Parcel 15G, and Tax Map 71, Parcel 22K.  The parcels proposed for addition are approximately 111.09 acres in size and located north of Dick Woods Road and northeast of Ortman Road. The Albemarle County Agricultural and Forestal Advisory Committee has recommended approval of these additions.   

 

Jacob’s Run Legal Ad Text for Review of a District

 

Periodic (10-year) review of the Jacob’s Run Agricultural & Forestal District, as required in Section 15.2-4311 of the Code of Virginia. The district includes the properties described as Tax Map 18, Parcel 40F; Tax Map 19, Parcels 25 and 25A; Tax Map 31, Parcels 8, 8E, 16, 16B, 23, 23D, 23D2, 23K, 44C, 45, 45B, and 45C. The district includes a total of 1,235.178 acres. The area is designated as Rural Area in the Comprehensive Plan and the included properties are zoned RA Rural Areas.

 

Staff recommends that the Planning Commission recommend approval of all the proposed additions and the creation of the Fox Mountain Agricultural and Forestal District with the following exceptions: 

 

·         Buck Mountain - Note that for Buck Mountain and Free Union the tax map 38, parcel 10 should not be included in the list of proposed additions and in Free Union tax map 29, parcel 45H2 should not be included in the proposed additions. 

·         The Buck’s Elbow Mountain and the Moorman’s River Mountain should be deferred to December 1, 2009.

 

Mr. Strucko opened the public hearing and invited public comment on any or all of the agricultural forestal districts that they have on the agenda tonight.  There being none, the public hearing was closed and the matter was before the Planning Commission for further comment and action.  He had been advised by the legal department to ask if there was general consensus that they can act on all of the agricultural forestal districts with one action with the provisions shown on the screen.

 

It was the general consensus of the Planning Commission to act on all of the districts as outlined in one motion. 

 

Motion to defer Buck’s Elbow Mountain and Free Union Agricultural Forestal Districts

 

Motion:   Ms. Porterfield moved and Mr. Morris seconded to defer Buck’s Elbow Mountain and Moorman’s River Agricultural Forestal District Reviews/additions to December 1, 2009.

 

The motion passed by a vote of 5:0.

 

Mr. Strucko noted that the Buck’s Elbow Mountain and Free Union Agricultural/Forestal Districts were deferred to December 1, 2009.

 

 

Motion on Other Requests:

 

Motion:  Ms. Porterfield moved and Mr. Morris seconded to recommend approval of the Chalk Mountain and Jacob’s Run District Reviews, all the proposed additions and the creation of the Fox Mountain Agricultural and Forestal District.

 

The motion passed by a vote of 5:0.

 

Mr. Strucko noted that the motion passed and the Agricultural/Forestal District Reviews/additions will go to the Board of Supervisors on December 2, 2009.

 

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