CUMBERLAND COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION
The Cumberland County Planning Commission will meet on Monday, October 17, 2022, at 6:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as may be heard, in the Circuit Courtroom of Cumberland County in Cumberland, Virginia, to conduct public hearings pursuant to Virginia Code Section 15.2-2204, which such hearings may be continued or adjourned, as required under applicable law, and to consider the following items and taking actions in furtherance thereof:
Rezoning (REZ) 22-03: Clark Properties – A request to rezone from A-2 to B-1. The property is located at 1515 Cartersville Road, and is designated as tax map parcel 23-A-73; a 3.90-acre lot. The property is not located in a growth area in the Comprehensive Plan and is within election district 1.
Conditional Use Permit (CUP) 22-12 – Cumberland Solar – SunTribe Solar Development - A conditional use permit request to allow a 100 MW AC solar power generation facility, transmission switchyard and transformer substation in an A-2 zoning District. This project is proposed for the following parcels: Tax Maps 15-A-22, 15-A-21, 14-A-36, 21-A-23, 15-A-19, 20-A-16, 20-A-7, and 20-A-14 owned by Weyerhaeuser Company and containing approximately 1,941.3-acres, Tax Maps 14-A-21, 14-A-23, and 14-A-24 owned by P.L. Duncan and Sons, Inc., totaling approximately 211-acres, Tax Map 15-A-12, owned by Charles & Jean Nicely and totaling approximately 30.3-acres, Tax Map 21-A-22 owned by Rick & Stella Chambliss totaling approximately 73.3-acres, and Tax Map 21-A-16 owned by Wayne Rosson totaling approximately 124.5-acres. The project will be located south of the Colonial Gas Pipeline Storage Facility along Sports Lake Road, north and northwest of the Cumberland State Forest. The properties are located in Election District 1, and none are located within a growth area as designated in the Comprehensive Plan.
Conditional Use Permit (CUP) 22-13 – Boston Hill Solar – SunTribe Solar Development - A conditional use permit request to allow a 115 MW AC solar power generation facility, transmission switchyard and transformer substation in an A-2 zoning District. This project is proposed for the following parcels: Tax Map 11-A-15 owned by P.L. Duncan and Sons, LLC totaling approximately 352.2-acres, and Tax Map 12-A-5 owned by Belham LLC totaling approximately 660.4-acres. The project will be located north of RT. 690, Columbia Road, and west of Rt. 605 Boston Hill Road. The parcels in Election District 1, and none are located within a growth area as designated in the Comprehensive Plan.
Copies of the complete text of the proposed rezoning and development applications are available for public review at the office of the Cumberland County Planning Department, County Administration Building, 1 Courthouse Circle, Cumberland, Virginia between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm of each business day. The public is invited to attend these hearings at which persons affected may appear and present their views orally or in writing. Questions or comments may be directed to the Planning & Zoning Department, at (804) 492-3520. Persons with disabilities are urged to contact the County Administrator’s Office at (804) 492-3625 at least five (5) days prior to the meeting to arrange for any necessary accommodations.