Details for PUBLIC NOTICE Albemarle County Board of Supervisors April 21


PUBLIC NOTICE Albemarle County Board of Supervisors April 21, 2021 Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Supervisors of Albemarle County, Virginia, will conduct a public hearing on April 21, 2021 at 6:00 p.m., by electronic means, to consider the following: SP202000007 Rappahannock Electric Cooperative. PROJECT: SP202000007 Rappahannock Electric Cooperative MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT(S): Rio, White Hall, Rivanna TAX MAP/PARCEL(S): 02100-00-00-01200, 02100-00-00-012D0, 02100-00-00-01500, 02100-00-00-015G0, 02100-00-00-015B0, 02100-00-00-016C0, 02100-00-00-01600, 02100-00-00-017C0, 02100-00-00-017A0, 02100-00-00-01900, 02100-00-00-007A0, 02100-00-00-007A0, 02100-00-00-00700, 02100-00-00-006B0, 02100-00-00-006E2, 02100-00-00-006D0, 02100-00-00-006I1, 02100-00-00-006H0, 02100-00-00-006A0 LOCATION: Parallel to the west side of Route 29 (Seminole Trail) from the southwest side of the intersection of Dickerson Lane and Route 29, north to the Greene County municipal boundary, a corridor of approximately 1.6 miles. PROPOSAL: Install "pole topper" extensions on existing power line poles to increase the height of the poles from an average of 46 feet to a new height of an average of 82 feet in order to install a new 115-kiloVolt powerline, on an existing transmission line route of approximately 1.6 miles, along an existing utility easement proposed to increase from 40 feet in width to 75 feet in width. PETITION: Energy and communications transmission facilities under Section 26.2(a) and Section 10.2.2(6) of the Zoning Ordinance, on 19 parcels of land totaling approximately 216.62 acres. No dwelling units proposed. ZONING: LI Light Industrial, which allows industrial, office, and limited commercial uses (no residential use). RA Rural Area, which allows agricultural, forestal, and fishery uses; residential density (0.5 unit/acre in development lots) ENTRANCE CORRIDOR: Yes OVERLAY DISTRICT(S): Airport Impact Area; Steep Slopes Managed COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: Office/R&D/Flex/Light Industrial commercial, professional office; research and development, design, testing of prototypes; manufacturing, assembly, packaging; residential is a secondary use (no maximum density), within the Community of Piney Mountain of the Places29 Master Plan area. Rural Area preserve and protect agricultural, forestal, open space, and natural, historic and scenic resources; residential (0.5 unit/ acre in development lots). Stream Health Initiative - Phase 1a WPO Revisions. To receive public comment on a proposed ordinance to amend County Code Chapter 17, Water Protection. In addition to minor revisions, the proposed ordinance would amend § 17-201 by updating the name of the Facilities and Environmental Services Department; amend the definition of "Agricultural road" in § 17-205 to require construction in compliance with the water quality protection procedures established by the Virginia Department of Forestry; update the Virginia Stormwater BMP Clearinghouse Website hyperlink in the definition of "Best management practice" in § 17-205; amend the definition of "Nonstructure best management practices" in § 17-205 to include "forest and open space;" add a definition of "Forest and Open Space" to § 17-205; amend the definition of "Land disturbance or land disturbing activity" in § 17-205 to include filling; add a definition of "Streamside Management Zone" to § 17-205; amend the definition of "Water supply protection area" in § 17-205 to delete Chris Greene Lake from the list of reservoirs; amend § 17-209(A) to allow payment of fees through the County online payment system; amend § 17-209(B)(4) to change the billing and due dates of maintenance fees; amend § 17-301(F) to require that forestry activities comply with Virginia Department of Forestry Best Management Practices, including streamside management zones, to be exempt from VESCP requirements; amend § 17-303(B) to require that forestry activities comply with Virginia Department of Forestry Best Management Practices, including streamside management zones, to be exempt from VSMP requirements; add § 17-402(D)(1)(a) to require a Critical Resources Plan with each agreement in lieu of an erosion and sediment control plan; add § 17-402(D)(1)(b) to identify land disturbances not eligible for agreements in lieu of an erosion and sediment control plan; amend § 17-402(D)(2) to allow the administrator to require additional information for an agreement in lieu of an erosion and sediment control plan or to not accept an agreement; amend § 17-414 to require an agreement with surety before any land disturbance activity; amend § 17-414(A) to require an agreement with surety as a condition of a land disturbance permit; add § 17-423(C) to require developers, prior to release of construction performance security, to either (1) transfer maintenance responsibilities of stormwater management facilities to a Property Owners Association or (2) provide the County with a maintenance security; delete temporary erosion and sediment control measures from the types of structures, improvements and activities allowed in a stream buffer without mitigation under § 17-603(B); and add § 17-604(G) to permit temporary erosion and sediment control measures within the outer 50-feet of a stream buffer, provided that the measures are located outside of the stream buffer to the extent practical and that the disturbance impacts are minimized. Anyone desiring further information about the above may contact the Department of Community Development, County Office Building, North Wing, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., at telephone number 434-296-5832 ext. 3255. The public hearing is being conducted through electronic communication means pursuant to Ordinance No. 20-A(16) and the opportunities for the public to access and participate in the public hearing are posted on the Albemarle County website at, including access by telephone at 888-475-4499 (Toll Free), Webinar ID: 872 3327 1783. The full text of the ordinance is available online for examination at and is also on file in the Office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia, and will be provided for inspection by calling the Office of Clerk at 434-296-5843 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday to obtain a copy. This meeting is being held pursuant to Ordinance No. 20-A(16), adopted November 4, 2020. Comments for public hearing items can be submitted to the Clerk by accessing and selecting "eComment" on the details row of the specified Board meeting. Comments may also be submitted to Board of Supervisors members directly at or by letter addressed to Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA, 22902. For information on how to participate in the meeting using your telephone, please call the Office of the Clerk to the Board of Supervisors at (434) 296-5843. Claudette K. Borgersen, Clerk



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