the appropriate referral agencies have reviewed this request
for conformance with the Comprehensive Plan, the Zoning
Ordinance, and other relevant policies and regulations.
Staff and referral agency findings, comments, and
recommendations are summarized below. The actual responses
from referral agencies are available upon request.
provided the following comments:
The application/justification identifies a Special
Exception requested for two roadway crossings and a
pedestrian crossing. However, additional grading and
facilities appear to be located within the FEMA 100-Year
floodplain and request for approval of this work should also
be incorporated into the application. Improvements on the
plan within the floodplain include a parking lot, portions
of the ball field, plus others. Every element located
within the floodplain should be specifically identified on
the plat and addressed in the justification statement by the
5-006, General Standards
5-2301, Standards for All Category 23 Uses.
The following findings are required by the Board of
Supervisors in order to grant this Special Exception: That
the granting will not result in (a) unacceptable or
prohibited increase in flood heights, (b) additional threats
to public safety; (c) extraordinary public expense, (d)
create nuisances, (e) cause fraud or victimization of the
public, or (f) conflict with local law or ordinance (Section
5-2301.6). The Board of Supervisors must also find that the
Special Exception will be “necessary to provide the
applicant with reasonable use of the parcel of land in
question, taken as a whole” (Section 5-2301.7).
C. 4-407, Use Limitations in the Floodplain
The Engineering Office has
reviewed the above stated referenced plan and waiver request
and has the following comments:
There is to be no storage of materials in the
floodplain that cannot be readily moved or firmly anchored
to prevent floatation or movement.
All structures (e.g. pavilions, pedestrian bridges)
must be securely anchored so as to prevent movement or
Summary and Recommendation:
recommends that the Board of Supervisors consider the
Planning Commission’s recommendation for this item.
Identify any other Departments, Organizations or
Individuals that would be affected by this request:
County Department of Community Development
Statement of Justification
Special Exception Plat