COUNTY OF ALBEMARLE

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

 

AGENDA TITLE:

ZMA-2004-017 Wickham Pond  

 

SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST:

Weather Hill Development, LLC has requested a rezoning from Rural Area, R-A zoning district, to Neighborhood Model – NMD for 107 residential units of a property located at 5023 Three Notch’d Road, Route 240, (also known as Last Nickel Farm).

 

STAFF CONTACT(S):

Cilimberg, Benish, Echols, Grant

 

 

 

AGENDA DATE:

October 12, 2005

 

ACTION:     X          INFORMATION: 

 

CONSENT AGENDA:

  ACTION:              INFORMATION:   

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:   Yes

 

REVIEWED BY:

 

 

BACKGROUND:

On July 19, 2005, the Planning Commission reviewed the request by Weather Hill Development, LLC for approval of Wickham Pond.

 

The Planning Commission endorsed the Wickham Pond proposal and recommended approval to the Board of Supervisors subject to the following directions to staff:

 

  1. A written agreement between the applicant/developer and the adjacent property owner regarding the stormwater management use of the pond must be submitted prior to the Board of Supervisors public hearing and final wording of the proffers will be worked out between the Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors meeting.
  2. Critical slope impacts will need to be formally resolved with engineering and current development staff during the site plan stage.
  3. The proffers regarding affordability and the long term application of the affordable units need to be worked out and be acceptable to staff before it goes to the Board.
  4. The proffer stipulating substantial compliance with the location of the houses and the configuration of the units needs to be worked out between the Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors meeting. 

 

DISCUSSION:

Staff and the applicant have worked on resolving most of these issues.

 

1.      A written agreement between the applicant/developer and the adjacent property owner regarding the stormwater management use of the pond has been submitted. (See Attachment A)

2.      All issues regarding the proffers have been resolved to the satisfaction of staff and the applicant.  (See Attachment B)

 

RECOMMENDATIONS:

Based on the Planning Commission recommendation, staff recommends approval of the rezoning.

 

Attachments:

Attachment A:  October 4, 2005 letter of agreement regarding stormwater management from the adjacent property owner.

Attachment B:    Proffers dated September 28, 2005
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