PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA *THIS HEARING HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND RESCHEDULED FOR MARCH 16, 2022
RESOURCE PROTECTION AREA TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 9:30 a.m.
Call to Order
1.Parkway Gravel, Inc.
Council District 12
Address: 1871 DuPont Pkwy & 0 Lorewood Grove Rd.
Middletown, DE 19709
Parkway Gravel, Inc. requests a recommendation from the Committee to the Department of Land Use for a Resource Protection Standards variance from the provisions of the Unified Development Code Section 40.10.160.B in order to construct 48% impervious cover in a WRPA Recharge Area (20% permitted) and a recommendation to the Department of Land Use and the Board of Adjustment for a Resource Protection Standards variance from the provisions of the Unified Development Code Section 40.10.110 and Table 40.10.010 to disturb 89% of a WRPA Recharge Area (50% allowed) in order to build a Village Community with 910 residential units and 82,600-sf of non-residential GFA. Applicant proposes to recharge roof-top runoff to mitigate groundwater recharge and reforestation.
The property is zoned Suburban (S), (App. 2021-0586), TP: 13-003.00-014 & 12-035.00-001.
2. First State Crossing
Council District 8
Address: 5988 Philadelphia Pike
Claymont, DE 19703
Claymont Properties, LLC requests a recommendation from the Committee to the Department of Land Use and the Board of Adjustment for a variance from the provisions of the Floodplain Management Regulations, Requirements in all Special Flood Hazard Areas of the Unified Development Code (UDC) Section 40.10.320.E.1, to allow 44,220 CY net loss of floodplain storage where none is permitted. Applicant proposes floodplain storage and wetland creation at a nearby site in the City of Wilmington.
The property is zoned Heavy Industrial (HI), (App. 2021-0709), TP: 06-073.00-001.
Comments from the Public
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