PLANNING DIRECTOR’S REPORT
This report summarizes the status of selected Planning Division activities during the past month.
New Town. The Design Review Board met in April to consider several applications. The DRB
approved revised elevations for a tire center in WindsorMeade Marketplace and approved the
location for a Veterans Tribute Tower in Patriot Park (off Discovery Park Boulevard). They also
approved building footprint changes for several townhome units in Block 10 of Section 2 and 4, a
traffic calming measure for Casey Boulevard, and a revised dumpster enclosure and screen for
Courthouse Commons. Finally, the DRB provided additional guidance about treatment of common
areas and trails and approved the layout and infrastructure for 62 new single-family detached lots in
Section 7 Phase X (area behind current construction near the Goddard School).
Ordinance Update. Policy Committee meetings were held on April 13th and April 25th to discuss a
draft of the Economic Opportunity ordinance, traffic impact analysis submittal guidelines, and
wireless communications facilities and Urban Development Areas requirements. Additional
meetings are scheduled for May 5th and 11th to discuss draft ordinances for commercial districts.
Staff also held a work session with the Board of Supervisors on April 26th to finish receiving input on
the remaining Stage I ordinance topics.
Urban Development Areas (UDAs) certification. The Planning Commission held a special work
session on April 13th to discuss the certification of UDAs.
Monthly Case Report. For a list of all cases received in the last month, please see the attached
Board Action Results – April 12th and April 26th
SUP-0024-2009 Hospice House and Support Care of Williamsburg Wireless Communication Facility
Tower – Deferred until July 12, 2011
Allen J. Murphy, Jr.