December 20, 2001, the Planning Commission voted to deny the
Brookside Preliminary Plat, subject to the following motion:
PP01-S-08 for the following reasons and based upon the
deficiencies noted herein:
The provision of sewer beyond the former Waterfield site is not in
conformance with the Comprehensive Plan.
The required open space is not provided on the R-1 portions of the
property. Lot size
and bulk regulations must be adjusted to conventional R-1
standards for the Gerber and associated tracts.
Floodplain crossings have not been approved through the special
The location of utility sites has not been approved through the
special exception process.
addition, the following deficiencies were noted in the Brookside
The R-1 conventional lots do not satisfy bulk regulation requirements.
The use of pipe-stem lots is not permitted in the R-1 conventional or
Use of individual drainfields in the R-1 portions of the property will
drastically reduce the lot yield and necessitate a reconfigured
Open space areas are not sufficiently connected or public access
easements are not provided to allow accessibility.
Utility crossings at roadways are not provided at right angles.
Utilities are not to be located in VDOT right-of-way.
Duplicate street names with existing street names are not permitted.
Secondary access is not provided for the school site.
It is unknown whether the proposed library site and lot configurations
are acceptable to the Library Board.
Easement lines should follow lot lines and not be offset as currently
Certain lots have more than 25% floodplain coverage.
Irregularly shaped lots need to be reconfigured.
Planning Commission's previously stated deficiencies applicable to
Brookside Farms as set forth by motion on November 7, 2001 carry
forward and must also be addressed prior to final plat approval,
in addition to the deficiencies noted above.
note that, if the preliminary plat is denied, State Code and
County Subdivision Ordinance regulations empower the applicant to
return with final construction plans and the final record plat for
the development as long as the outstanding issues have been
Commission staff reports from the various meeting are available
for review upon request.