April 6, 2004






Gordon Giuliano

3054-A Berkmar Drive

Charlottesville, VA  22901


RE:          ZMA-03-11 Rio East Commercial Area and SP-03-58 Rio East Commercial Park (Veterinary Hospital); Tax Map 61, Parcels 124A and 124B part of


Dear Mr. Giiuliano:


The Albemarle County Planning Commission, at its meeting on March 30, 2004, by a vote of 6:0, recommended approval of the above-noted petition to the Board of Supervisors. Please note that this approval is subject to the following:


ZMA-03-11 Rio East Commercial Area Approved subject to the attached proffers dated 3/25/04 and signed by D. J. Wagner, Trustee.


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SP-03-58 Rio East Commercial Park (Veterinary Hospital) Approved subject to the following conditions:

1.     A site plan shall be submitted for approval that shall be in general accord with the sketch plan prepared by Keeney & Co, Architects dated 3/12/04.

2.     Any enlargement or expansion of the veterinary office and hospital use will require an amendment to this Special Use Permit (SP-2003-058).

3.     No overnight boarding use other than for those animals under medical care shall take place at the veterinary hospital.

4.     Granted a waiver of Section 5.1.11(b) of the Zoning Ordinance requires that a soundproofed building shall be located no closer than two hundred (200) feet to any agricultural or residential lot line. 


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Please be advised that the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors will review this petition and receive public comment at their meeting on April 14, 2004.  Any new or additional information regarding your application must be submitted to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors at least seven days prior to your scheduled hearing date.


If you should have any questions or comments regarding the above noted action, please do not hesitate to contact me (434) 296-5823.








Francis MacCall



Cc:          Ella Carey                                                                             Amelia McCulley

                Jack Kelsey                                                                          Steve Allshouse

Andrew Boninti                                                                     Rio East Land Tr