The Granville County Board of Commissioners at their meeting on Monday, April 19, 2021 will hold public hearings at 7:00 p.m. or later at the Granville Expo and Convention Center, 4185 US Highway 15 South in Oxford.
The purpose of the public hearings are to hear public comments on the following zoning map amendment (rezoning), land development code text amendment and Granville County Code of Ordinances amendment petitions:
Zoning Map Amendment (Rezoning) Petition
Z-1-2021: George Barnes, Applicant, Portion of Parcel with frontage on US Highway 158 east of Oxford
George Barnes is requesting to rezone a 1.91 acre portion of a parcel from Agricultural Residential 40 District (AR-40) to Highway Business District (HB). The proposed 1.91 acre parcel would front on US Highway 158 and is currently part of a larger tract currently owned by D.C. Critcher, Jr. and Cathy Critcher. The 1.91 parcel proposed for rezoning is currently part of a larger tract that is more specifically identified as Tax Map #193303247406.
Granville County Land Development Code Text Amendment Petition
AMENDMENTS TO THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE (LDC) THAT WOULD INCORPORATE THE STATE-MANDATED LAND USE REGULATION CHANGES AS REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 160D OF THE NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL STATUTES. THE AMENDMENTS AFFECT LAND USE REGULATIONS RELATED TO ZONING, PUBLIC AND QUASI-JUDICIAL HEARING PROCESSES, SUBDIVISIONS, AND ENFORCEMENT. THE AMENDMENTS ARE BEING MADE TO BE CONSISTENT WITH STATE LAW.
Granville County Land Development Code Text and Code of Ordinances Amendment Petition
AMENDMENTS TO THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE (LDC) AND CODE OF ORDINANCES THAT WOULD ASSIST IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE GRANVILLE COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN BY ALLOWING CLUSTER SUBDIVISIONS IN RURAL AREAS OF THE COUNTY. THE AMENDMENTS WOULD REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT ALL RESIDENTIAL LOTS LESS THAN 40,000 SQUARE FEET MUST BE SERVED BY PUBLIC WATER AND SEWER FACILITIES AND CANNOT BE SERVED BY SEPTIC TANK AND WATER WELL.
Changes may be made in the advertised proposals, which reflect debate, objections, and discussions at the hearings.
For additional information or public examination, contact the Granville County Planning Department, 122 Williamsboro Street, P.O. Box 877, Oxford, NC 27565; phone 919-603-1331 or fax 919-693-6794.