Chapel Hill Celebrates Arbor Day Nov. 17
The Town of Chapel Hill’s annual Arbor Day celebration will be held at 11:15 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Chapel Hill Town Hall, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., in the parking lot on the corner of Columbia and Stevens streets.
Suzie Roth’s third grade class from Northside Elementary School will participate and do a presentation of The Giving Tree.
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On-Street Parking Limit
The Council approved extending the maximum-allowed time for on-street parking from two hours to three hours. Feedback from visitors and central business district merchants was gathered by Town staff, developing this recommendation to extend the time.
Chapel Hill Retirement Residence – 700 N. Estes Dr.
The Council held a public hearing, continued from Feb. 13, 2017, for a zoning atlas amendment to rezone a vacant 6.44-acre site at 700 N. Estes Dr. from Residential-1 (R-1) to Residential-5-Conditional (R-5-C). The applicant is proposing construction of an approximately 139,000 sq. ft. independent senior living facility with 152 senior units and 99 motor-vehicle parking spaces. The Council closed the public hearing and approved the zoning atlas amendment.
The Council also held a public hearing, continued from Feb. 13, 2017, for a special use permit at 700 N. Estes Dr. The Council closed the public hearing and approved the special use permit.