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File #: 14-0261    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/2/2014 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 9/9/2014 Final action:
Title: Continuation of Discussion on Joint Planning Public Hearing Item - Amendments to Allow for the Possibility of Locating Agricultural Support Enterprises in the Rural Buffer PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to continue the discussion and consider coming to a decision on proposed amendments to the Joint Planning Area Land Use Plan and Joint Planning Agreement which will make agricultural support enterprises allowable within the Rural Buffer portion of the Joint Planning Area. These changes are necessary in order for Orange County to approve proposed text amendments to its Unified Development Ordinance that will allow the new uses to occur within the Rural Buffer.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Potential ASECZ Uses in RB - RHO 61314 Revised 90514.pdf, 2. Attachment B - MEMORANDUM to Board on new uses in rural buffer 6-11-14, 3. Attachment C - Memo from OC Staff 082814, 4. Attachment D - Memo from OC Staff 060414, 5. Attachment E - Draft Resolution - ASE changes to JPA documents
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Continuation of Discussion on Joint Planning Public Hearing Item - Amendments to Allow for the Possibility of Locating Agricultural Support Enterprises in the Rural Buffer

PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is to continue the discussion and consider coming to a decision on proposed amendments to the Joint Planning Area Land Use Plan and Joint Planning Agreement which will make agricultural support enterprises allowable within the Rural Buffer portion of the Joint Planning Area. These changes are necessary in order for Orange County to approve proposed text amendments to its Unified Development Ordinance that will allow the new uses to occur within the Rural Buffer.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning

CONTACT INFORMATION: Patricia McGuire - 919-918-7327; pmcguire@townofcarrboro.org; Christina Moon - 919-918-7325 - cmoon@townofcarrboro.org; Perdita Holtz - 919-245-2578 - pholtz@orangecountync.gov

INFORMATION: At its June 3, 2014 regular meeting, the Board of Aldermen reviewed a proposal from Orange County to adopt text amendments to the Joint Planning Area Land Use Plan and Joint Planning Agreement, and subsequently to the County's Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) to allow agricultural support enterprises in the Rural Buffer. County staff presented the amendments to all three parties of the joint planning agreement-Orange County, Chapel Hill and Carrboro--at a joint public hearing on March 27, 2014. As part of its review, the Board of Aldermen referred the item to advisory boards, and it was presented at the May 1, 2014 joint review meeting. Advisory board recommendations and comments were included in the June 3rd materials as well as supplemental materials prepared by Orange County staff in response to questions from the May meetings (See Item #14-0186).

The culmination of several years of preparation, the ASE agenda materials are extensive and challenging to digest in a single meeting. During the June 3rd meeting, Board members re...

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