May 18, 2009
David C Wyant
4686 Garth Road
Crozet VA 22932
RE: SP200800058 Harris’s Garage – Amendment
Tax Map 8, Parcel 35A
Dear Mr. Wyant:
The Albemarle County Planning Commission, at its meeting on May 5, 2009, by a vote of 5:0, recommended approval of the above-noted petition to the Board of Supervisors.
Please note that this approval is subject to the following conditions:
The size, height and location of the proposed buildings (16’ X 30’/maximum 24’ high);
The size, height and location of the existing buildings/structures (original garage – 1,936 square feet/24 feet high/3 vehicle bays; garage expansion – 1,496 square feet/24 feet high/1 vehicle bay; enclosed compressor room; paint mixing room; one outside lift; one dumpster pad/fence enclosure; 3 parking spaces carport; 2 parking spaces carport);
The number (maximum spaces public garage) and location of the vehicle parking spaces;
The two (2) signage locations at the entrance to the special use permit area. The signs shall state, “All vehicles beyond this point must be placed in a marked parking space” and be a maximum of four (4) square feet.
The sign location at the area designated as “Parking for Private Vehicles.” The sign shall state, “Parking for only personal vehicles of the Harris Family” and be a maximum of four (4) square feet.
Critical Slopes Waiver –
facing slope above the creak must be reshaped to a uniform grade not steeper
than 2H:1V, covered with erosion control matting, and permanently seeded.
2. The retaining wall proposed in the rear of the garage building must be at least 3’ high, and topsoil, matting, and permanent seed or mulch and shrubs must be applied to the cut slope for adequate stabilization.
stormwater management and replenish the buffer, the entire buffer area within
the property should be planted in accordance with the Chesapeake Bay Riparian
Buffers Modification and Mitigation Guidance Manual no later than three (3)
months following the approval of this critical slopes waiver.
is referred to the Restoration Establishment Tables in Appendix D, calling for
canopy trees at 6’ centers, understory trees at 4’ centers, and shrubs at 18”
centers.) These shall be bonded as a guarantee of survival for a minimum of
Please be advised that the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors will review this petition and receive public comment at their meeting on June 10, 2009. **PLEASE NOTE DUE TO AN ADVERTISEING ERROR THIS PROJECT WILL HAVE A SECOND HEARING AT THE PLANNING COMMISSION ON JUNE 9, 2009*
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If you should have any questions or comments regarding the above noted action, please do not hesitate to contact me at (434) 296-5832.