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November 1, 2019 

Notice of Upcoming Public Meetings and Planning Events

Please note: Agenda items are current at time of posting, but may not be available for review at this time. Items may be changed, updated, or added after the initial posting.

Announcements


ENGAGEDurham

link to Engage Durham website

Join us at the Listening and Learning Workshops, ENGAGEDurham’s first community engagement event. As someone who lives, works, owns a business, goes to school or simply cares about the future of Durham, your opinions and ideas are valued.

All five Listening and Learning Workshops (identical in format and content) are scheduled between November 14-19 in locations throughout the community. Doors open 30 minutes early. Each workshop will be about two hours long. Spanish interpretation, free child care and light refreshments will be provided.

If you’re passionate about shaping Durham’s future this is your chance for your voice to be an integral part of the Comprehensive Plan process. Bring your ideas to one of the workshops listed below:

  • Thursday, November 14 | 7:00-9:00 p.m. 
    Hillside High School
    3727 Fayetteville St
  • Saturday, November 16 | 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
    Carrington Middle School
    227 Milton Rd
  • Sunday, November 17 | 3:00-5:00 p.m. 
    Southern High School
    800 Clayton Rd
  • Monday, November 18 | 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. 
    Durham County Administration II Building
    201 E Main Street
  • Tuesday, November 19 | 7:00-9:00 p.m. 
    Rogers-Herr Middle School
    911 W Cornwallis Rd

You can RSVP to one of the five events through the following links: 
https://engagedurham.com/youre-invited/

en español
https://engagedurham.com/queda-usted-invitado/ 

Applicant-Sponsored Neighborhood Meetings


The John R. McAdams Company, INC. is hosting a neighborhood meeting to discuss a potential change to the Future Land Use Map for the properties located at 5321 and 5421 Chin Page Road. The proposal includes changing the land use designation from Industrial to Office. In addition, the proposal includes a zoning map change from Industrial Light (IL) to Office and Institutional (OI).
The meeting will be held on November 7, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Media Center at Bethesda Elementary School, 2009 S. Miami Boulevard, Durham, N.C. 27703.
Meeting Contact: Charlie Yokley, 919-287-0761 or yokley@mcadamsco.com 
 
Horvath and Associates is hosting a neighborhood meeting to discuss a potential change to the Future Land Use Map for the property located at 995 Old Oxford Road (intersection of Carver Street and Old Oxford Road). The proposal includes changing the land use designation from Industrial and Commercial to all Commercial. In addition, the proposal includes a zoning map change from Industrial Light (IL), Commercial Center (CC) and Commercial Neighborhood (CN) to Commercial General (CG).
The meeting will be held on November 13, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at Duke’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 807 Old Oxford Road, Durham, N.C. 27704.
Meeting Contact: Tim Sivers, 919-490-4990 or tim.sivers@horvathassociates.com
 
Horvath and Associates is hosting a neighborhood meeting to discuss a potential Zoning Map change with an associated Traffic Impact Analysis for the property located at 1110 Old Oxford Road (intersection of Hamlin Road and Old Oxford Road). The proposal includes a zoning map change from Residential Suburban-20 (RS-20) to Commercial General (CG).
The meeting will be held on November 18, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at Duke’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 807 Old Oxford Road, Durham, N.C. 27704.
Meeting Contact: Tim Sivers, 919-490-4990 or tim.sivers@horvathassociates.com

Upcoming Public Meetings


Durham City Council

Monday, November 4, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
City Council Chambers, 1st Floor
City Hall,101 City Hall Plaza
Link to the Durham City Council Agenda


The Durham City Council will hold a public hearing on November 4, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 1st Floor, 101 City Hall Plaza, to hear the following requests:

Plan Amendment

  • 4809 Farrington Road (A1900010) generally located at 4809 Farrington Road is a request to change the future land use designation from Industrial to Low-Medium Density Residential.

Zoning Map Change

  • 4809 Farrington Road (Z1900028) generally located at 4809 Farrington Road is a request to change the zoning from Industrial Light with a Development Plan (IL(D)), Falls/Jordan Lake Watershed Protection Overlay District B (F/J-B), MTC I-40 Overlay to Residential Suburban-Multifamily (RS-M), Falls/Jordan Lake Watershed Protection Overlay District B (F/J-B), MTC I-40 Overlay.

Public Reviews: The application, staff reports, and maps can be reviewed at the City-County Planning Department, 101 City Hall Plaza, Ground Floor, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., email or call 919-560-4137. Contact Jamie.Sunyak@DurhamNC.gov ext. 28235 for cases: A1900010/Z1900028.

Public Participation:  Interested parties may appear at the meeting. Any person wishing to speak at the public hearing should be present at 7:00 p.m. and sign up on the sheet provided. The mayor will recognize all persons wishing to speak. Substantial changes to the proposed action may be made following the public hearing for each case.



Historic Preservation Commission

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 8:30 a.m.
Committee Room, 2nd Floor,
City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza
Link to the Durham Historic Preservation Commission Agenda


The Durham Historic Preservation Commission will hold public hearings on November 5, 2019, at 8:30 a.m. in the Committee Room, 2nd Floor, 101 City Hall Plaza, to consider the following:

Certificates of Appropriateness

  • 2403 West Club Boulevard (COA1900089): A request submitted to enclose the existing engaged side porch, finish the attic, and replace the deteriorated rear addition with a new breakfast room and laundry room on the same footprint.
  • 808 Berkeley Street (COA1900090): A request submitted for the installation of a shed dormer to be erected on the back side of an existing A-frame roof.

Public Review: The applications, staff reports, and maps may be reviewed in the Development Services Center, Ground Floor, 101 City Hall Plaza, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. For further information contact Preservation@DurhamNC.gov, or call 919-560-4137. Please reference the project case number.

Public Participation: Any person may attend the public hearing and should be present at 8:30 a.m. The Chair will recognize all persons wishing to speak and will allocate time to individual speakers based upon the number of persons to be heard. Substantial changes to the proposed action may be made following the public hearing. The Chair reserves the right to limit repetitive or hearsay testimony.


Durham County Board of County Commissioners

Monday, November 12, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
Commissioners' Meeting Room, 2nd Floor
200 E. Main Street
Link to the Durham County Board of County Commissioners

  • No items will be presented by Planning



Durham Planning Commission

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
Council Chambers, 1st Floor
City Hall,101 City Hall Plaza
Link to the Durham Planning Commission Agenda


The Durham City-County Planning Commission will hold public hearings on November 12, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 1st Floor, 101 City Hall Plaza, to consider the following:

UDO Text Amendments

  • TC1900002 –Outdoor Lighting is a privately-initiated amendment to Sec. 7.4.2B.2 of the UDO regarding lighting for outdoor recreational activities.
  • TC1900005 – Affordable Housing Dwelling Unit Definition is an amendment to revise the definition of “affordable housing dwelling unit” in Sec. 17.3, Defined Terms.

Zoning Map Changes    

  • 600 North Roxboro (Z1900004) located at 600 North Roxboro Road, is a request to change the zoning from Residential Urban-Multifamily (RU-M) to Residential Urban-Multifamily with a development plan (RU-M(D)).
  • Hebron Village (Z1900016) located at 4728 Denfield Street is a request to change the zoning from Residential Suburban-20 (RS-20), Residential Suburban-10 (RS-10), Eno River District B (E-B), Falls/Jordan District B (F/J-B) to Planned Development Residential 5.117 (PDR 5.117), Eno River District B (E-B), Falls/Jordan District B (F/J-B).
  • Glenn Road Townhomes (Z1900018) located at 3516 Glenn Road is a request to change the zoning from Residential Rural (RR), Falls/Jordan Watershed Protection Overlay District-B (F/J-B), Major Transportation Corridor Overlay I-85 (MTC I-85), County Jurisdiction to Planned Development Residential 7.046 (PRD 7.046), Falls/Jordan Watershed Protection Overlay District-B (F/J-B), Major Transportation Corridor Overlay I-85 (MTC I-85), City Jurisdiction.

Ask A Planner: Planning Department staff will be available to provide information about public hearing items on the agenda for that evening’s meeting. The case planners will be in the City Council Chambers, located on the first floor of City Hall at 101 City Hall Plaza, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Public Review:  The staff report is available in the City-County Planning Department, 101 City Hall Plaza, Ground Floor, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Call 919-560-4137 and extension number for the following:
For case Z1900018, contact  Jamie.Sunyak @DurhamNC.gov x28235;
for cases Z1900004 and Z1900016, contact  Emily.Struthers @DurhamNC.gov x28263;
for cases TC1900002 and TC1900005, contact Michael.Stock@DurhamNC.gov x28227. 

Public Participation: Interested parties may appear at the meeting. Any person wishing to speak at the public hearing should be present at 5:30 p.m. and should sign up on the sheets to be provided. The Chair will recognize all persons wishing to speak. Substantial changes to the proposed action may be made following the public hearing for each case.
 


Durham City Council

Monday, November 18, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
City Council Chambers, 1st Floor
City Hall,101 City Hall Plaza
Link to the Durham City Council Agenda


The Durham City Council will hold a public hearing on November 18, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 1st Floor, 101 City Hall Plaza, to hear the following requests:

UDO Text Amendments

  • TC1900001 - Omnibus 13 includes technical and other amendments to various sections of the UDO, including amendments regarding the current process for permitting chickens, Sedimentation and Erosion Control standards, additional sidewalk requirements, and accessory solar installations.
  • TC1900003 FEMA Firm Updates is a text amendment to Sec. 8.4, Floodplain and Flood Damage Protection Standards, to adopt revised flood insurance rate map (FIRM) panels issued by FEMA. 
Plan Amendment
  • A1800009 Bethpage Office, 5621 Chin Page and 3824 Page Road, is a request to change the future land use designation from Industrial, Recreation Open Space to Office, Recreation Open Space.

Zoning Map Changes

  • Z1800033 Bethpage Office, 5621 Chin Page and 3824 Page Road, is a request to change the zoning from Industrial Light with a Development Plan (IL(D)) to Office and Institutional (OI).
  • Z1900007 Chalk Level Road, 1107 Chalk Level Road, is a request to change the zoning from Residential Suburban-10 (RS-10), Eno River Watershed Protection Overlay District (E-B) to Residential Suburban Multi-family  with a Development Plan (RS-M(D)), Eno River Watershed Protection Overlay District (E-B).
Street Closing
  • SC1700001 - Urban Avenue is a request to permanently close a 934.31–linear foot portion of Urban Avenue located between Ellerbee Creek and Washington Street.
Landmark Designations
  • LD1900002 is a request submitted by MDM Historical Consultants for local landmark designation for Mutual Plaza. The property is located at 411 West Chapel Hill Street. 
  • LD1900003 is a request submitted by MDM Historical Consultants for local landmark designation for W. C. and Mary Hinton Lyon House. The property is located at 2423 West Club Boulevard. 


Public Reviews: The application, staff reports, and maps can be reviewed at the City-County Planning Department, 101 City Hall Plaza, Ground Floor, weekdays between 8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m., e-mail or call 919-560-4137. Contact:
Michael.Stock@DurhamNC.gov, ext. 28227 for cases TC1900001 and TC1900003;
Emily.Struthers@DurhamNC.gov, ext. 28263 for cases: A1800009, Z1800033 and SC1700001;
Jamie.Sunyak@DurhamNC.gov , ext. 28235 for case Z1900007;
Karla.Rosenberg@DurhamNC.gov, ext. 28259 for cases LD1900002 and LD1900003.



Public Participation:  Interested parties may appear at the meeting. Any person wishing to speak at the public hearing should be present at 7:00 p.m. and sign up on the sheet provided. The mayor will recognize all persons wishing to speak. Substantial changes to the proposed action may be made following the public hearing for each case.



Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act 

A person with a disability may receive an auxiliary aid or service to effectively participate in City government activities by contacting the ADA Coordinator, voice 919.560.4197, or ADA@DurhamNC.gov, as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the event or deadline date.


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The City's Agenda Center web page has the latest agenda materials and minutes for all City-County Boards and Commissions. See also the Public Hearings and Notices page on the City Clerk's web site.

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