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File #: 14-0285    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/1/2014 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 10/7/2014 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 taking action related to 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 - Resolution - ASE changes to JPA and Related Comments .pdf
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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 taking action related to 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 the September 9, 2014 meeting, the Board of Aldermen continued its review of 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. Previous Board of Aldermen and advisory board recommendations and comments, considered at meetings on June 3rd and September 9th are available for review at https://carrboro.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx.

Board Comment
Response
1. Add "low-intensity" before "agricultural support" in the JPA and JPA Land Use Plan amendments
Included in the amendment language attached to resolution (Attachment A).
2. Feed mills and agricultural services should be added to list of possible uses
Uses continued to be included in the County's UDO am...

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