OCTOBER 10, 2007







2:30 P.M.



1.         Call to Order.

2.         2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.Work Session:  Review of Revenue Alternatives.


3:45 p.m. - Recess


4:00 p.m. - Public Hearings: 

3.         PROJECT: SP-2007-00025. First Christian Church (Signs #1&2). PROPOSAL: Special use permit amendment for church, to change location and size of proposed picnic pavilion and change boundary of wooded area not to be disturbed. LOCATION: Northeast corner of Richmond Road (US 250) and Keswick Road (Rt 731). TAX MAP/PARCEL: Tax Map 79, Parcel 24A. MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT: Scottsville.

4.         PROJECT: CPA-2006-003 and ZMA-2006-00019. Willow Glen. (Signs #27&29). PROPOSAL:  Amend Comprehensive Plan from Industrial Service which allows warehousing, light industry, heavy industry, research, office uses, regional scale research, limited production and marketing activities, supporting commercial, lodging and conference facilities, and residential (6.01-34 units/acre) uses to Urban Density Residential which allows residential (6.01-34 units/acre) and supporting uses such as religious institutions, schools, commercial, office and service uses. Rezone 23.681 acres from Rural Areas which allows agricultural, forestal, and fishery uses; residential density (0.5 unit/acre) to Planned Residential District which allows residential (3-34 units/acre) with limited commercial uses for a maximum of 234 units. LOCATION: Property is east of Dickerson Road (Rt 606) across from Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport and approximately 1500 feet south of intersection with Airport Road (Rt 649) in Hollymead Community. TAX MAP/PARCEL: Tax Map 32, Parcels: 49F, 49G, 49I, 49J, 49K. MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT: Rio.

5.         CPA-2007-04 Cash Proffer Policy. PROPOSAL: Amend the Growth Management and Facilities Planning Sections of the Albemarle County Comprehensive Plan, Land Use Plan Chapter, and other appropriate sections as necessary, to incorporate expectations for addressing the fiscal impacts of development on the County's public facilities and infrastructure and to adopt a policy to address the impacts on schools, public safety, libraries, parks and transportation (the "public facilities") caused by residential development resulting from a rezonings through a voluntary cash contribution proffered by the landowner seeking the rezoning (the "cash proffer policy").  The cash proffer policy establishes general guidelines, the methodology for calculating the cost of the impact each new dwelling unit has on the public facilities, and the maximum cash proffer that will be accepted for various types of dwelling units.


5:15 p.m. - Recess.



6:00 P.M.



6.         Call to Order.

7.         Pledge of Allegiance.

8.         Moment of Silence.

9.         Recognition:

            a.         Proclamation recognizing October 15 through October 19, 2007 as Teen Driver Safety Week. 

10.        From the Board:  Matters Not Listed on the Agenda.

11.        From the Public:  Matters Not Listed for Public Hearing on the Agenda.

12.        Consent Agenda (on next sheet).   



13.        PROJECT: ZMA-2006-00015. Glenmore – Livengood. (Sign # 26&30). PROPOSAL: Rezone 32.24 acres from RA - Rural Area zoning district which allows agricultural, forestal, and fishery uses; residential density (0.5 unit/acre) to PRD - Planned Residential District - residential (3-34 units/acre) with limited commercial uses to allow for 43 dwelling units. This proposal is an expansion of the Glenmore PRD and does not include commercial uses. Proposed density is 1.4 units per acre. LOCATION: 2000 feet south of the intersection of Route 250 East and Hacktown Road, North of Pendowner Lane (in Glenmore), and east of Carroll Creek TAX MAP/PARCEL: Tax Map 80, Parcel 48 and Tax Map 94, Parcel 1. MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT: Scottsville.

14.        WPTA-2007-00001. Water Protection Ordinance; applicability of erosion impact area; agreements in lieu of plans; stream buffers on other rural land.  Amend Sections 17-104, Definitions, Sec. 17-200, Applicability, Sec. 17-317, Duty to retain or establish stream buffers, and Sec. 17-321, Types of development which may be allowed in stream buffer by program authority, of Chapter 17, Water Protection, of the Albemarle County Code.  This ordinance would amend the definition of “perennial stream” and add a definition of “rural areas” (Sec. 17-104); would clarify the chapter to expressly make activities otherwise exempt from erosion and sediment control regulations subject to such regulations if an erosion impact area is determined to exist (Sec. 17-200); would require that development on “other rural land” comply with the same stream buffer requirements as development in water supply protection areas by making those requirements applicable to intermittent streams in addition to perennial streams and nontidal wetlands contiguous thereto (Sec. 17-317); and would allow development within a stream buffer on other rural land, subject to a mitigation plan, only under certain prescribed circumstances (Sec. 17-321).

15.        ZTA-2007-00003. Zoning Ordinance; critical slopes; safe and convenient access.  Amend Sec. 4.2.3, Location of structures and improvements, Sec. 4.2.6, Exemptions, and Sec. 4.6.6, Lot access requirements, and repeal Sec. 4.2.4, Location of septic systems, of Chapter 18, Zoning, of the Albemarle County Code.  This ordinance would amend Sec. 4.2.3 by reorganizing the section and, for each structure for which a permit is required or an improvement shown on a site plan or subdivision plat, or a septic system, driveway or other improvement associated with a required permit: requiring on a lot in all zoning districts that each structure and improvement be located within an approved building site or on slopes determined by the county engineer to be slopes of less than 25%, prohibiting on a lot in the rural areas zoning district the disturbance of slopes of 25% or greater (“critical slopes”) in order to establish or maintain a street or driveway, deleting the exemption for fill and waste activities on critical slopes, authorizing the county engineer to waive the section’s requirements in specified circumstances and an establishing an appeal procedure related thereto, establishing a procedure by which a landowner could establish that slopes are not critical slopes, and defining “land disturbing activity” for purposes of Sec. 4.2.3; would repeal Sec. 4.2.4, which was a directive that the Dept. of Health be mindful of the intent of Sec. 4.2 and to discourage siting septic tanks and drain fields on slopes of 20% or greater; would amend section 4.2.6 by eliminating the conditional exemption for lots within the rural areas zoning district allowing the disturbance of critical slopes to establish accessways (including streets, driveways and alleys) and stormwater management facilities, and prohibiting on lots in the rural areas zoning district public utility lines and appurtenances and any other necessary public facilities to be located outside of the building site and/or on critical slopes unless the landowner demonstrated that no other reasonable alternative location or alignment existed; and would amend Sec. 4.6.6 by establishing vehicular access requirements (minimum standards for driveway grade, width, distance from dwelling unit, clear zone) for lots in the rural areas zoning district to assure that safety vehicles have safe and reasonable access to dwelling units, authorizing the county engineer to waive the driveway grade standard under prescribed criteria, and exempting lawful lots of record existing on the date of the amendment of this section from the minimum driveway standards for the first single family dwelling on the lot.

16.        STA-2007-00002. Subdivision Ordinance; family divisions; contour intervals; individual lot grading. Amend Sec. 14-212,  Family subdivisions; conditions of approval, and Sec. 14-302, Contents of preliminary plat, of Chapter 14, Subdivision of Land, of the Albemarle County Code.  This ordinance would require that the lands from which lots are created by family subdivision be held by a member of the immediate family for 15 years, which may be required before or after subdivision, and recordation of a restrictive covenant prohibiting transfer of the lot to a non-family member for such period (Sec. 14-212); and would amend the contour intervals at which topography must be shown on a preliminary subdivision plat and require that, in the rural areas zoning district, the preliminary subdivision plat include the proposed grading showing all individual lot grading, including access, clearing and all other lot improvements (Sec. 14-302).


17.        From the Board:  Committee Reports.

18.        Adjourn to October 11, 2007, 4:00 p.m., Joint Meeting with School Board.




C O N S E N T   A G E N D A





12.1      Approval of Minutes:  November 1, 2006 and April 4, 2007.


12.2      Amendment to Commission on Children and Families (CCF) Agreement.



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