April 15, 2008
c/o Frank Stoner
Charlottesville, VA 22906
RE: ZMA 2006-008
Berkmar Business Park
Tax Map 45,
Parcels 112 and 112E
April 1, 2008, the Albemarle County Planning Commission, by a vote of 5:2,
approved a motion to recommend denial of the above-noted petition to the Board
of Supervisors. This recommendation of denial was based on the following staff
Appropriate proffers for
constructing the connector road.
Resolution of the
stormwater management approach since the applicant wishes to modify and use
the regional pond that is currently maintained by the County.
Provision for spatial
enclosure along Berkmar Drive.
Off-site easements for
grading and construction of the connector road (Applicant provided letter to
staff agreeing to off-site easements immediately prior to the hearing).
A commitment for no more
than 25% retail uses for the development.
A greater commitment to
landscaping and tree planting in the Code of Development to deal with loss
of trees identified on the Open Space Plan.
Information on special
conditions for Tier III wireless facilities and commercial recreational
establishments or removal of these uses from the proposal.
Information on how the
amenities for a significant residential use would be provided where
buildings are shown on the General Development Plan.
Provision of a
conceptual grading plan which works with the connector road as well as with
any option constructed that conforms to the General Development Plan.
Provision for a higher
level of stormwater management and erosion and sediment control.
Provision of standard
language for cash proffers for off-site impacts.
Provision of commitment
for bus shelter for transit.
A number of other small
technical changes are needed to the Code of Development, General Development
Plan, the Context Map showing Option 1 from Rezoning Narrative dated
2/18/08, and the Project Narrative.
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be advised that the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors will review this
petition and receive public comment at their meeting on June 4, 2008.
It is the Board of Supervisorís preference that a public hearing not be
advertised until all of the final materials for a zoning application have been
received by the County and are available for public review. Therefore any new
or additional information regarding your application, including final proffers
if applicable, must be submitted to our office at least twenty-three (23) days
prior to your scheduled hearing date, which is May 12, 2008.
should have any questions or comments regarding the above noted action, please
do not hesitate to contact me at (434) 296-5832.