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File #: 21-71    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/3/2021 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 3/9/2021 Final action:
Title: Decision Regarding Proposed Text Amendments to the Land Use Ordinance Relating to Stormwater Management PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is for the Town Council to come to a decision on a request for a proposed text amendment to the stormwater management provisions of the Land Use Ordinance submitted in association with the ArtsCenter conditional use permit application.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Consistency Resolution ArtsCenter_03-09-2021, 2. Attachment B - Option A, 3. Attachment C - Option B, 4. Attachment D - Option B (modified), 5. Attachment E - Staff Memo (02-19-2021), 6. Attachment F - Stormwater Utility Manager Memo (01-29-2021), 7. Attachment G - Application for Text Amendment, 8. Attachment H - LUO Article XVI, Part II Stormwater Management, 9. Attachment I - Comments
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Decision Regarding Proposed Text Amendments to the Land Use Ordinance Relating to Stormwater Management
PURPOSE: The purpose of this item is for the Town Council to come to a decision on a request for a proposed text amendment to the stormwater management provisions of the Land Use Ordinance submitted in association with the ArtsCenter conditional use permit application.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning Department

CONTACT INFORMATION: Christina Moon - 919-918-7325, cmoon@townofcarrboro.org; Marty Roupe - 919-918-7333, mroupe@townofcarrboro.org; Randy Dodd - 919-918-7341, rdodd@townofcarrboro.org; Nick Herman - 919-929-3905, herman@broughlawfirm.com; Patricia McGuire - 919-918-7327, pmcguire@townofcarrboro.org

INFORMATION: On February 23, 2021, the Town Council held a public hearing on a request for a text amendment to the Land Use Ordinance relating to the volume control provisions in Section 15-263(g) (Town of Carrboro - Meeting of Town Council on 2/23/2021 at 7:00 PM (legistar.com)). The request was submitted by Dan Jewell of Coulter, Jewell, Thames, PA, on behalf of the ArtsCenter and in association with an application for a conditional use permit for the ArtsCenter to develop a new facility on Jones Ferry Road. (See separate agenda item for the conditional use permit.)

Information submitted as part of the conditional use permit application did not appear to comply with the standards in 15-263(g)(3), in that the post development annual runoff volume exceeded the allowable increase per the ordinance. The deviation was not insignificant and the applicant's submittal did not appear the meet the standard of having incorporated all stormwater measures to the maximum extent practicable for the site in comparison to how the standard had been applied to previous projects. The suggested remedy was for the applicant to submit a request for a text amendment to modify the applicable standard and they did so.

Three draft ordinances were prepared, ...

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