PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA
RESOURCE PROTECTION AREA TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Call to Order
1. 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 60% 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) (SLD App. 2021-0287), TP: 13-011.00-001, 13-011.00-002, 13-011.00-033, 13-011.00-162 and 13-011.00-163.
2. Hindu Temple
Council District 3
Address: 760 Yorklyn Rd., Hockessin, DE 19707
Hindu Temple Association, Inc. requests a recommendation from the Resource Protection Area Technical Advisory Committee to the Department of Land Use for a variance from the Water Resources Protection Areas (WRPA) standards outlined in Unified Development Code Section 40.10.160, 40.10.161 and 40.10.163 to provide 44% impervious cover within Cockeysville Formation and the Drainage Area for the Cockeysville Formation WRPA (20% allowed) in order to build a 7,200 gross-sf 2-story mediation and multi-purpose hall, a 1,216sf temple, and 600sf garage. Mitigation is provided via new pervious pavement, a green roof installation, and sidewalk elimination. The site will remain within the 85% total disturbance previously granted for the site (Refer to Application 2005-0348-A); 50% disturbance permitted per UDC Section 40.10.110 and Table 40.10.010.
The property is zoned Suburban (S), (RPATAC App. 2022-0826) (SLD App. 2022-0671), TP: 08-008.10-067.
Comments from the Public
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