New Kent supervisors to vote on 120-acre ‘Liberty Landing’ development
Virginia Beach-based developer Boyd Homes is seeking zoning approval for a proposed development with a mix of uses that would rise on about 120 acres in the western part of New Kent County.
The New Kent Board of Supervisors is slated to vote on whether to OK the rezoning request tied to the project, which is being called Liberty Landing, at its meeting on Monday (today).
The proposal includes 60,000 square feet of commercial uses, 145 for-sale townhomes and 145 single-family lots, according to a staff memo. The commercial uses would be situated on about 16 acres of the project area. Anticipated development of the commercial area includes restaurants, retailers and offices.
The project also includes open spaces, recreational areas, clubhouses and walking trails.
A transportation analysis recommends road improvements such as new turn lanes on Route 60.
Proffers include payments to the county of $8,000 per single-family detached home and $4,000 per condo. Also included is $500,000 for the creation of a new traffic signal if needed, per the staff memo.
Boyd Homes is seeking to rezone the largely undeveloped project site in the Bottoms Bridge area to Planned Unit Development from its current mixture of business and agricultural zoning. The project site is across from the Five Lakes subdivision.
The New Kent Planning Commission recommends approval of the request. The meeting’s full agenda can be found here.
Tax collection changes, Rocketts Landing-area rezoning on City Council agenda
Richmond City Council meets in regular session Monday at 6 p.m. The full agenda can be found here.
Business on the consent agenda includes proposed changes to Richmond’s tax policy to address, among other things, interest and late-payment penalties applied on personal property taxes, which are currently assessed a 10 percent penalty with interest applied the first day a payment is delinquent. The changes are part of the city’s response to meals tax issues that have been plaguing Richmond restaurant owners.
A request from WVS Cos. seeks to rezone 3 acres at 4400 E. Main St. and 4500 Old Main St. near Rocketts Landing from M-2 Heavy Industrial District to TOD-1 Transit-Oriented Nodal District with conditions to allow for a mixed-use development.
Commonwealth Catholic Charities seeks TOD-1 zoning for a mixed-use development involving lower-income housing at the site of its youth and adult outreach center at 809 Oliver Hill Way. A special-use request from Shyndigz owners Nicole and Bryon Jessee would allow a four-story, 19-room hotel next to the mixed-use development that houses the bakery’s new location at 1904-1912 W. Cary St.
Also on the agenda is a special-use request for a five-story, 60-unit apartment building planned at 1401-1407 Hull St., and authorization of a grant agreement and purchase option between the city and Salvation Army to fund construction of its Center of Hope long-term shelter at 1900 Chamberlayne Ave.
85-home subdivision, apartments redevelopment on Henrico planning agenda
The Henrico County Planning Commission meets Thursday at 7 p.m. Full agenda here.
Business includes a rezoning request for Dorado Capital’s plan for an 85-home subdivision on 30 acres off Nine Mile Road between Westover Avenue and Orams Lane.
Deferred from November is a provisional-use request for Gateway II, a redevelopment of a portion of the Gateway Apartments complex at 1648 N. Parham Road with a five-story, 80-unit apartment building with ground-floor commercial space, a 2,500-square-foot single-story clubhouse and 201 parking spaces.
20-home cluster on Goochland Planning Commission docket
The Goochland Planning Commission is slated this week to consider a proposal to build 20 homes in the central part of the county.
Sidney & Sidney Developments LLC wants to rezone 55 acres at the intersection of Greenbriar Branch Drive and Glebe Road to tee up construction of a subdivision with up to 20 single-family, detached homes.
The applicant seeks to rezone the land to residential, limited (R-1) from the current agricultural, limited (A-2). The new homes would be an expansion of the Greenbriar Branch Estates subdivision. The project site consists of six parcels.
The development would include open space and a walking trail, according to a staff report.
Among the proffered conditions are construction of a left-turn lane on Fairground Road at the Greenbriar Branch Drive intersection, preservation and access to a cemetery on the project site, per the staff report.
The Planning Commission will vote on whether to recommend the Board of Supervisors provide final rezoning approval of the project. The board is expected to take up the proposal at a future meeting.
The full agenda for Thursday’s meeting can be found here.