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Subdivision Regulations Revisions

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Project Name: A Legislative Public Hearing request by the Chatham County Board of Commissioners to adopt revisions to the Chatham County Subdivision Regulations to reflect recent legislative changes and recommendations by Planning Staff. These revisions include: Sec. 1.13, regarding changing the appeal process; Sec. 3.1 (B) (1) (2) (a) and (b) and Sec. 3.4, regarding changes to financial guarantee requirements; Sec. 4 (D), regarding a new “expedited review” classification for minor subdivision; Sec. 5.2 (B) (2), regarding a verb changes for “Mailed” and addition of time period requirement for notification of nearby property owners; Sec. 6.2 (B), regarding changing the development size threshold for environmental impact statements; Sec. 6.4 and 6.4 (B), regarding altering plat standards and General Statute reference; Sec. 7.1 (D), Sec. 7.4 (C) (1), and Sec. 7.7 (I), regarding limits on local riparian buffer regulations; Forms 16, 17, 18, 19, regarding adding lot numbers; Form 21, regarding adding a “Non-Building Lot” form. 

Agenda Attachment(s): Subdivision Regulations Redline, Attachment #1, Attachment #2Table 2 Planning Changes

Supplementary Documents: Planning Board Minority Report

Public Hearing Date: February 19, 2018

Planning Board:

Meeting Date(s): March 6, 2018, April 3, 2018 and May 1, 2018

Staff Report: Report, Report, Report (May)

Recommendation: Tabled until 4/3/18 meeting, Tabled until May 1, 2018 Approved

Board of Commissioners: 

Meeting Date(s): June 18, 2018

Agenda Abstract: Abstract

Action: Approved Ordinance Amendment Approval