HEARING AGENDA REQUEST
Planning Commission Meeting Date:
Robert C. Counts Community Development
Service District: Bealeton 6889-31-7311-000
Resolution to Approve SE 02-L-27: A Category 23 Special Exception to Allow
the Crossing of a Floodplain to Construct a Required Roadway, D.C.
Diamond Corporation, Owner and Applicant
The Applicant is
requesting Special Exception approval pursuant to Category 23 - Floodplain
Uses. The purpose of this request is to allow the construction of a single
road crossing in the floodplain of Craig Run.
This proposed roadway is an extension of
Land Area, Location and
The subject property consists of 85.84 acres currently zoned Rural Agriculture (RA). It is located in the Bealeton Service District within the northeast quadrant of the intersection of Routes 29 and 28.
Neighboring Zoning/Land Use:
Action Requested of the Board of Supervisors:
The Board of Supervisors is requested to conduct a public hearing on SE 02-L-27 and consider the recommended resolution of approval.
its meeting on
Applicant is seeking Special Exception approval pursuant to Category 23 -
Floodplain Uses to construct a road crossing through the floodplain of
Craig Run, which splits the property.
As proposed by the Applicant,
In 1995, the rezoning for
In October of 2002, the
Applicant requested an amendment to the proffered conditions to change the
timing of the proffered second access point for the
At the time the proffer
amendment was considered, it was noted that the request did not
significantly change the approved use of the site, but that it did impose
potential financial risks to the County, and could result in the
degradation of traffic safety. It was further noted that, under the
existing proffers, the Applicant has the option to just post a bond rather
than build. This normally requires an approvable road design, but the
Applicant has requested that the County consider accepting a bond that
would include both design and construction of the required road. Staff has
been working with the Applicant and the
Applicant is making a consistent effort to honor the proffered commitment
to bring a second access to the