STEELE CREEK NEWS
Meeting for Rezoning to Allow 291 Apartments at Sandy Porter/Brown-Grier
is March 18
14, 2015) TWO
Capital Partners has submitted
Rezoning Petition No. 2015-045 to allow the construction of up
to 291 apartments on 16.98 acres on the southwest corner of Sandy Porter Road and
Brown-Grier Road. Representatives of the petitioner will be holding
a Community Meeting on Wednesday, March 18 at 7:00 PM at Steele
Creek Presbyterian Church (7407 Steele Creek Road, in the Billy Watt
The largest portion of the property,
the corner, currently is zoned for a day care center and 31
Rezoning Petition No. 2008-111.) Three additional parcels
currently are zoned R-3 (Residential, 3 units per acre). There
currently are several single-family houses on the site, some in
zoning requested is UR-2(CD) (Urban Residential Conditional
District), which would allow up to 291 apartments for rent. This use is inconsistent
Steele Creek Area Plan, which calls for low density
residential development of up to four dwelling units per acre.
The Community Meeting provides area
residents with an opportunity to learn more about the developer's
plans and to provide feedback. Residents also will have an
opportunity to speak at a Public Hearing before the Charlotte City
Council. This currently is scheduled for the City Council's monthly rezoning
meeting on April 20 at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.
|Background and Summary
This Petition involves a
request to rezone a 16.98 acre Site from R-3 (Single-Family
Residential), R-8MF(CD) (Multi-Family Conditional District),
and INST(CD) (Institutional Conditional District) to
UR-2(CD) (Urban Residential Conditional District) to allow
the Site to be developed with a residential community with
up to 291 high quality multi-family residential dwelling
A portion of the property, approximately 7.8
acres, was rezoned in 2008 to allow the development of a
large child care center and 31 townhomes.
rezoning request proposes to develop the area previously
rezoned plus an additional 9.2 acres with up to 291 high
quality multi-family residential dwelling units. The
proposed residential dwellings units will be arranged on the
Site in a combination of three story and two story
buildings. The majority of smaller two story buildings will
be located on the perimeter of the Site adjacent to existing
single-family uses. The three story buildings will be
located on the interior of the Site or along Sandy Porter
Road and Brown Grier Road.
Adjacent to the homes in the Griers Fork neighborhood, and
along the western property boundary, a 50 foot Class C
Buffer will be provided. Portions of this buffer will also
be used as a tree save area. A black vinyl coated chain link
fence will also be provided in the area of the Site that
abuts the Griers Fork Neighborhood.
Access to the
Site will be from Brown-Grier Road and Sandy Porter Road.
These access points will be constructed as new public
streets that will extend through the Site. Sandy Porter Road
and Brown-Grier Road will be improved with curb and gutter,
eight (8) foot sidewalks and street trees. Sidewalks and
street trees will also be provided on the interior of the
Site along the new public streets.
to Keith MacVean (704-331-3531) or Jeff Brown (704-331-1144)
of Moore & Van Allen.
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