Currituck County
NC

Board Agenda

Consideration of an Order Approving the Use Permit for PB 94-49: The Currituck Club

Information

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Category:BOC Miscellanous/Consent

Attachments

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  2. 94-49 The Currituck Club - Surf Shack UP (BOC 10.02.17) (This file has not yet been converted to a viewable format)

Meeting History

Oct 16, 2017 6:00 PM Video Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting
draft Draft

Ms. LoCicero reviewed the document granting approval of the use permit for PB 94-49: The Currituck Club, previously heard by the Board at their October 2, 2017, regular meeting . She reviewed the document to ensure all conditions of approval were included and acceptable and responded to questions. After review, Commissioner White moved to approve as submitted by staff. The motion was seconded by Commissioner Payment and carried unanimously.

COUNTY OF CURRITUCK

Planning and Community Development Department

Planning and Zoning Division

153 Courthouse Road, Suite 110

Currituck, North Carolina 27929

Telephone (252) 232-3055 / Fax (252) 232-3026

USE PERMIT GRANTED

On the date(s) listed below, the Board of Commissioners for the County of Currituck met and held a public hearing to consider the following application:

Owner: The Currituck Club Property Owner’s Association, Inc.

619 Clubhouse Drive

Corolla, NC 27927

Applicant: The Currituck Club Property Owner’s Association, Inc. by Heidi Corsello, General Manager

619 Clubhouse Drive

Corolla, NC 27927

Property Location: 475 Yaupon Lane, Corolla NC

“Surf Shack”

The Currituck Club Oceans Subdivision, Tax Map 127E, Parcel OPEN003, Poplar Branch Beach Township.

Project: PB 94-49 The Currituck Club Planned Unit Development

Proposed Use: Amenity Area in Open Space

Meeting Dates: October 2, 2017 - Board of Commissioners’ Public Hearing/Action

Having heard all the evidence and argument presented at the hearing, the Board of Commissioners finds that the application is complete, that the application complies with all of the applicable requirements of the Currituck County Unified Development Ordinance for the development proposed, and that therefore the application to make use of the above described property for the purpose indicated is hereby approved subject to all applicable provisions of the Unified Development Ordinance and the following conditions:

(A) The applicant shall complete the development in compliance with the conceptual development plan prepared by Quible and Associates, P.C. entitled “Conceptual Sketch Surf Shack The Currituck Club” and dated September 25, 2017, as modified by the conditions of this permit. The conceptual development plan was submitted to and approved with conditions by this Board, a copy of which is filed in the office of the Planning and Community Development Department.

(B) If any of the conditions affixed hereto or any part thereof shall be held invalid or void, then this permit shall be void and of no effect.

(C) This permit shall remain valid so long as the conditions under which it was granted are met.

Use Permit Approval Standards

(D) The use will not endanger the public health or safety.

1. The proposed use allows the continued historical use of the parcel for amenities and reduces the number of pedestrian and vehicular trips made across NC12 to access the beach.

2. Testimony from expert witness, Cathleen Saunders, Professional Engineer with Quible and Associates PC, verified that the use will not endanger the public health or safety. There is adequate infrastructure to serve the use.

(E) The use will not injure the value of adjoining or abutting lands and will be in harmony with the area in which it is located.

1. The proposed use is similar to that of many Outer Banks communities that offer similar recreational amenities for their members and guests.

2. Testimony from M. Curtis West, certified North Carolina appraiser, verified that the use will not injure the value of adjoining or abutting lands and will be in harmony with the area in which it is located. Adjoining and abutting properties include the Southern Beach Public Access owned by Currituck County, open space owned by Spindrift property Owners Association, single family residential property owned by Blue Marlin Development, LLC.

(F) The use will be in conformity with the Land Use Plan or other officially adopted plans.

1. The 2006 Land Use Plan classifies this site as Full Service within the Corolla subarea.

2. The property is part of The Currituck Club Planned Unit Development that meets the bulk and dimensional standards of the UDO with respect to density, required open space and commercial use areas.

3. Testimony from expert witness, Laurie LoCicero, County Planning Directory, verified that the use is in conformity of with the 2006 Land Use Plan.

(G) The use will not exceed the county’s ability to provide adequate public facilities, including, but not limited to: schools, fire and rescue, law enforcement, and other county facilities. Applicable state standards and guidelines shall be followed for determining when public facilities are adequate.

1. The proposed use will have no impact on schools.

2. Currituck County has adequate public facilities to serve the proposed use of the Surf Shack parcel.

3. Testimony from expert witness, Laurie LoCicero, County Planning Directory, verified that the use will not impact schools or the County’s ability to provide fire, rescue or law enforcement services.

Conditions of Approval

(H) The application complies with all applicable review standards of the UDO.

(I) The conditions of approval necessary to ensure compliance with the review standards of the UDO and to prevent or minimize adverse effects of the development application on surrounding lands include:

a. The designation of the property shall remain open space.

b. The use of the property shall be limited to Active or Passive Recreation Uses, restricted to picnic/eating areas, sail shelters, and golf cart parking areas. Allowable accessory uses are food and beverage sales, sales of beach related sundries and limited storage and rental of beach equipment.

c. Improvements shall be limited to those shown on the Conceptual Site Plan dated September 25, 2017, as modified by the conditions of this permit. Expansions of golf cart parking on the Conceptual Site Plan are approved as to use and location. Expansions of bocce ball, putting green and shuffleboard courts are not approved.

d. The applicant shall submit a more detailed site plan, substantially consistent with the use and location of improvements shown on the Conceptual Site Plan, as modified by the conditions of this permit, to be reviewed and approved by the County’s Technical Review Committee prior to construction of proposed expansions or relocation of existing structures.

e. Required storm water features shall maintain the same level of functionality as on the existing site.

f. Future expansion of use or structures, or future changes of use, will require an amendment to this Use Permit.

g. On-site storage of recreational equipment is limited to existing or proposed structures shown on the Conceptual Site Plan. Temporary storage containers including but not limited to trailers or beach boxes are prohibited.

h. Use of the property and amenities shall be limited to owners, tenants and their guests from The Currituck Club PUD, The Currituck Club Oceans Subdivision, and the Spindrift Subdivision. TCCPOA shall implement a system to identify qualified users and shall notify County staff on the system. If the system fails and does not identify qualified users, County staff will require a revision to the identification system.

i. Hours of operation shall be limited to 6:00 am to 7:00 pm. Staff hours may exceed the hours of operation of the Surf Shack and related amenities.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the County has caused this permit to be issued in its name, and the property owners/applicants of the property above described, do hereby accept this Use Permit together with all its conditions, as binding on them and their successors in interest.

ATTEST:

(Seal)

Clerk to the Board Chairman

Board of Commissioners

Date

(NOT VALID UNTIL FULLY EXECUTED)

RESULT:APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Bob White, Commissioner
SECONDER:Mike H. Payment, Vice Chairman
AYES:Bobby Hanig, Mike H. Payment, Paul M. Beaumont, Mary "Kitty" Etheridge, Marion Gilbert, Mike D. Hall, Bob White