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File #: 18-4801    Version: 1 Name: Public Hearing on Closing of a portion of right-of-way for Sample Road
Type: Public Hearing Status: Public Hearing
File created: 6/22/2018 In control: LUESA
On agenda: 7/10/2018 Final action:
Title: : Public Hearing on Closing of a portion of right-of-way for Sample Road
Attachments: 1. BA 18-4801 Order of Closing Sample Road (7-10-2018), 2. BA 18-4801 Sample Rd RFBA___Exhibit A (Map), 3. 18-4801 Affidavit Phg Sample Road.pdf
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Title:
Public Hearing on Closing of a portion of right-of-way for Sample Road

Summary
ACTION:
1. Open public hearing to receive comments on the proposed closing of a portion of right-of-way for Sample Road

2. Close public hearing

3. Adopt the Order of Closing for a Portion of Sample Road Right-of-Way

Staff Contact: Ebenezer Gujjarlapudi, LUESA


Presentation: No


BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION:
As the current property owner, Mecklenburg County now petitions to close an 11.47-acre portion of the public right-of-way for Sample Road. The portion of said right-of-way currently provides access to the Latta Plantation Nature Preserve. The County is planning to construct a new visitors center closer to Beatties Ford Road. Because this would place the facility outside the existing gate, a new location for the gate is planned along Sample Road to make the new visitors center more secure. Before the gate can be relocated, rights-of-ways must be abandoned and/or closed including the currently petitioned 11.47-acre public right-of-way.

Mecklenburg County Land Use and Environmental Services Agency (LUESA) has determined that in its opinion the closing of the portion of said right-of-way of Sample Road would not deprive any individual owning land in the vicinity of said right-of-way of reasonable ingress and egress to their property and would not be contrary to the public interest. LUESA consulted Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department and the Mecklenburg County Fire Marshal’s office prior to formulating that opinion. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department and the Mecklenburg County Fire Marshal’s office reviewed the petition and have no objection to the closing of the portion of said right-of-way of Sample Road.

General Statute 153A-241 requires a public hearing and approval of the order for closing by the Board of County Commissioners in order to abandon and close a right-of-way in an unincorporated part of the County. The attached Exhibit A map sho...

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