Misty Mountain Road
Greenwood, VA 22943
RE: SP200900016 Music
Albemarle County Planning Commission, at its meeting on August 18, 2009, by a
vote of 7:0 recommended approval of the above-noted petition to the Board of
note that this approval is subject to the following conditions:
The use shall conform to
any existing applicable special use permits, including but not limited to SP
1994-30, whose terms are hereby incorporated by reference.
Development of the use
shall be in conformity with the Concept Plan entitled Misty Mountain Camp
Resort SP2009-16 Music Festival, prepared by Albemarle County Office of
Geographic Data Services, and signed by Mike Leo and dated August 6, 2009,
(hereinafter, the “Conceptual Plan”), as determined
by the Director of Planning and the Zoning Administrator.
To be in conformity with the
plan, development shall reflect the following central features within the
development essential to the design of the development:
temporary parking areas 1,2, and 3
related to the music festival shall take place within the area of the site bound
by the Rockfish Gap Turnpike, Misty Mountain Road, Stockton Creek and the
western parcel boundary.
Minor modifications to the
plan which do not conflict with the elements above may be made to ensure
compliance with the Zoning Ordinance.
A music festival special
event shall be permitted once every twelve (12) month period, for a maximum
of three (3) consecutive days consisting of one week day and two weekend
days. Any increase in the number of special events shall require an
amendment to this special use permit.
A maximum of fifteen
(15) vendors shall be allowed to operate on any given day during the music
Written approval from
the Police Department, Fire and Rescue, and the Health Department shall be
required each year prior to the issuance of a zoning clearance to allow the
special event use.
No tree removal,
grading, or disturbance shall take place within the driplines of the trees
as shown on the Concept Plan prepared by Mike Leo, and dated March 25, 2009.
Any grading or disturbance within ten (10) feet of any dripline shall
necessitate submittal of a "Tree Protection Plan" in accord with section
188.8.131.52 of the Zoning Ordinance. No grading or disturbance within ten (10)
feet of any dripline shall be permitted until a) a survey and fencing have
been completed and b) the Planning Director approves a plan which shows the
grading or disturbance and the surveyed dripline of the existing trees.
Hours of operation for
the music event shall be between 12:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
Off-site parking shall
not be permitted.
The maximum number of
people allowed on the site for the special event on each day shall not
exceed 500 persons.
A maximum of 224
vehicles shall be allowed to be parked on site on any given day of the music
A minimum of 20 private
security, parking, and traffic control staff members shall be required on
site each day of the music festival.
outside the designated camping areas shall be prohibited.
All outdoor lighting
shall be only full cut-off fixtures and shielded to reflect light away from
all abutting properties. A lighting plan limiting light levels at all
property lines to no greater than 0.3 foot candles shall be submitted to the
Zoning Administrator or their designee for approval.
The maximum level of
noise shall not exceed 65 dBA as measured from an adjacent property.
The applicant shall
reseed and restore the parking area site(s) as required by the zoning
administrator within 30 days of the last day of the special event.
The site shall be
restored and cleared of all trash, debris, and temporary structures
associated with the special event within two days after the final day of the
Special use permit
2009-16 shall be valid until June 30, 2011.
be advised that the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors will review this
petition and receive public comment at their meeting on September 9, 2009.
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should have any questions or comments regarding the above noted action, please
do not hesitate to contact me at (434) 296-5832.
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