Public Hearing Notice - Planning Commission
Date: June 5, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Case No. ZO-7-05. Zoning Ordinance Amendments Pedestrian-Oriented Signage in MU. Ordinance to amend JCC Code by amending Section 24-66, Definitions; Section 24-70, Freestanding signs; Section 24-73, Special regulations for certain signs and Section 24-75, Prohibited signs of the zoning ordinance; to permit pedestrian-oriented signage in Mixed-Use Districts governed by a binding master plan and a design review board. The amendments permit additional types of building face signage (e.g., “blade” signs) and ground-mounted directional signage to provide greater visibility for pedestrian traffic in the district. The amendment will not increase the total allowable square footage of building face signage.
Case Nos. Z-2-06/MP-3-06/SUP-19-06, Mason Park. Mr. Vernon Geddy, III has submitted an application to rezone 9.11 acres of land from R-8, Rural Residential District to R-2, General Residential District with a request for a special use permit to allow an open space cluster development to construct a maximum of 15 single family detached dwelling units with an overall density of 1.65 dwelling units per acre. The property is located at 1916 Jamestown Road and is further identified as Parcel No. (1-17) on JCC Tax Map No. (46-4). The property is designated Low Density Residential on the Comprehensive Plan Land Use Map. Recommended uses on property designated for Low Density Residential include very limited commercial establishments, single family homes, duplexes, and cluster housing with a gross density of 1 unit per acre up to 4 units per acre in developments that offer particular public benefits.
Case No. SUP-16-06, Hogan Homestead Children’s Nursery. Ms. Catherine Hogan has applied for a special use permit for the operation of a child day care service at
Case No. SUP-17-06, 8391 Richmond Road Veterinary Hospital: Mr. Matthew Burton has applied for a Special Use Permit on the parcels located at 8391 Richmond Road, which is currently zoned A-1, General Agriculture in order to allow for the construction of a veterinary hospital. The property is also known as parcel (1-1) on the JCC Tax Map (12-4). The site is designated as General Industrial by the James City County Comprehensive Plan. Recommended uses for General Industrial land include industrial uses while secondary uses include office uses and a limited amount of commercial development to support the primary use.