Board of Supervisors Meeting Date:

Raymond E. Graham, Cedar Run District Supervisor

April 10, 2008


Staff Lead:



Cynthia Porter-Johnson, Planner

Community Development


Magisterial District: 


Cedar Run





A Resolution to Approve a Family Request to Reduce the Ten Year Sale Restriction for a Family Transfer Lot – Cedar Run District


Topic Description:

In 2004, the County approved the creation of a 5.5308-acre lot as a family transfer. This lot is located off a private easement that connects to Tenerife Road (Route 767) in the Cedar Run Magisterial District (PIN # 7932-40-6552-000). The attached vicinity map shows the location of this parcel. The lot was conveyed to Rosalind P. Turner by her son, Ronald L. Harding, and the conveyance included the affidavit requiring that the grantee not transfer the property to a non-immediate family member for ten (10) years. The property was later conveyed to Ronald L. Harding by his mother, Rosalind P. Turner.

Mr. Harding is now requesting that the Board of Supervisors reduce the 10-year time requirement of Section 2-39.3.A.3 of the Subdivision Ordinance, so that he will not have to hold the property for ten (10) years before voluntarily transferring the property. Section 2-39.3A.14 of the Subdivision Ordinance states that, if the Board of Supervisors finds that an extraordinary hardship is caused by the ten (10) year restriction, it may reduce the time period to alleviate the hardship. If approved, Mr. Harding would have held the property for almost four (4) years.

The Applicant has encountered financial hardship and has had to take on the responsibility of the parcel since his mother’s illness. Mr. Harding can no longer sustain the financial impacts and needs to sell the property in order to alleviate that hardship. Mr. Harding’s letter requesting the reduction, along with the specific justification, and additional financial documents outlining his situation in more detail, are available for review under separate cover and these personal financial documents are exempt from release under Virginia Code Section 2.2-3705.A.2, 4 and 5.


Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors:

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.


Financial Impact Analysis:


Other Departments, Organizations or Individuals affected by this request:



Vicinity Map

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