Public Hearings

February 25, 2021

The Caroline County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Services Center Auditorium, located at 17202 Richmond Turnpike, Milford, Virginia, to consider the following requests:

SPEX-02-2020 – Carter, Caroline, Owner; Rural Family Development, Inc. of Virginia, Council of Churches Head Start Program, Applicant: Request a Special Exception Permit in accordance with Article XVII, Section 13 (Standards for Special Use Permits) and Article VI (Low-Density Residential), Section 3.5 (Childcare Facility) of the Caroline County Zoning Ordinance on tax map #56-A-143 consisting of 6.64 acre, more or less. This property is located on Route 301 (Richmond Turnpike) between Route 695 (Edwards Road) and Route 640 (New Baltimore Road), Mattaponi Voting District. The 2030 Comprehensive Plan designates this property as being within the Bowling Green/Milford Community Plan as Planned Commercial and Low Density Residential. Proposed Use: Childcare Facility (Head Start Program).

SPEX-01-2020 – Haggerty, Joseph, Owner; Crown Castle, Applicant: Request a Special Exception Permit in accordance with Article XVII, Section 13 (Standards for Special Use Permits) and Article IV (Rural Preservation), Section 5.21 of the Caroline County Zoning Ordinance on tax map #26-A-35 (part of) consisting of 1 acre, more or less. This property is situated between Nancy Wrights Drive (Route 633) and I-95, north of Paige Road (Route 605), Port Royal Voting District. The 2030 Comprehensive Plan designates this property as Rural Preservation. Proposed Use: Construction of a new 285’ tower (and ground equipment) to replace a previously permitted and constructed 285’ tower located at 5721 Jefferson Davis Highway, Woodford, VA.

RZ-01-2017 – Woodlawn/Belmont, LLC, Owner/Applicant: Request an amendment to existing zoning proffers for Belmont North II, zoned Planned Residential Development (PRD) with conditions, (with a density of 2.8 dwelling units per acre), consisting of 184 acres +/-on tax map #83-A-1. This property is located at the intersection of Moncure Drive (Route 716) and McDuff Drive (Route 705) adjacent to the Belmont Subdivision, Mattaponi Voting District. Proposed Use: To modify proffers and the General Development Plan accepted with RZ-11-2007, including but not limited to amendments to 1) modify infrastructure (road and utilities), 2) eliminate certain proffers, including transportation improvements, 3) modify prepayment of utility fees, 4) increase cash proffers and 5) modify the land dedication and construction proffers for public uses including elimination of a fire station. The 2030 Comprehensive Plan identifies this area as being located within the Primary Growth Area, Carmel Church Community Plan, designated as Planned Residential Development.

2021/2022 – 2025/2026 Capital Improvement Program: The Capital Improvement Program is the program for guiding Capital Projects and purchases over a five year period and is based on the Comprehensive Plan. The Capital Improvements Program is developed pursuant to Title 15-2, Chapter 22, Article 5, of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended.

Any persons desiring to be heard in favor of or in opposition to the above are hereby invited to be present at the Public Hearing. Copies of the above applications are on file in the Department of Planning & Community Development, 233 West Broaddus Avenue, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427.

Due to the public health threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the in-person gathering size in the meeting room is limited to approximately 78 people based on guidance and executive orders from the Governor of Virginia and the Virginia Department of Health on social distancing and public gatherings.

Accordingly, written comments will be accepted and will be distributed to the Planning Commission prior to, or at, the meeting for inclusion in the public record. Comments will be accepted by mail or delivery at the Department of Planning & Community Development office at 233 West Broaddus Avenue, Bowling Green, VA 22427 or via email to Lisa Zech. Submissions of written comments must include the citizen’s name and voting district. ALL COMMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2021.

Citizens choosing to attend in person to address the Planning Commission at the public hearing will be required to wear cloth face coverings, maintain recommended social distancing at all times and have their temperature taken before entering the building

Michael A. Finchum

Director of Planning & Community Development