PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA
RESOURCE PROTECTION AREA TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Call to Order
1. Stanton Christiana Industrial Development
Council District 1
Address: 205 Stanton Christiana Rd., Newark, DE 19702
Executive Land Holdings IV, LLC requests a recommendation from the Committee to the Department of Land Use and the Board of Adjustment for a variance from the protection level for the preservation of wetlands established in Table 40.05.420 and Table 40.10.010, as permitted in Section 40.10.120.B Wetlands, to fill 0.94-acres of non-jurisdictional man-made wetlands, and the provisions of the Resource Protection Standards Table 40.10.010 of the Unified Development Code to disturb 0.42-acres of riparian buffer area. The project is to construct a +/-442,800sf warehouse with associated site improvements. Mitigation is proposed through 7.7-acres of site enhancements to control exotic invasives and to plant native species in addition to the implementation of conservation design principles.
The property is zoned Business Park (BP), RPATAC App. 2022-0675, TP: 09-024.00-002.
2. Country Club Estates
Council District 6
Address: Churchtown Road, Middletown, DE 19709
*Country Club Estates LLC requests a recommendation from the Committee to the Department of Land Use and the Board of Adjustment for a Resource Protection Standards variance from the provisions of Table 40.10.010 of the Unified Development Code in order to disturb 199.80-acres (69%) of the WRPA Recharge Area (50% Resource Protection Level) in order to construct a residential community with 324 single family lots and 1 apartment lot, for a total of 540 dwelling units. Relief is required to facilitate the conversion of the open space areas within the proposed community from row crops (existing condition) to grass for open space areas and infiltration (proposed condition) to mitigate impervious cover, which is proposed to remain below the 20% allowable, in the developed areas.
The property is zoned Suburban (S), (RPATAC App. 2022-0832), TP: 13-011.00-001, 13-011.00-002, 13-011.00-033, 13-011.00-162 and 13-011.00-163.
Comments from the Public
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