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Chapel Hill Cooperative Preschool 2017 Site Plan Review

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Site Plan Review

Update 8-22-17: A Concept Plan Application for an expansion to the parking lot has been submitted. Please see the project web page for this project (17-068) for more details.

Project Status: On April 24, 2016, the Board of Adjustment upheld the Planning Commission's January 25, 2017 decision to approve the Site Plan Review Application for the preschool. The preschool has the ability to take the next steps of submitting a final plans zoning compliance permit and then applying for a building permit to construct the preschool. Please refer to the project history below for additional information and links to meeting minutes, videos, and documents. 

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Applicant: Maria Dickinson, Chapel Hill Cooperative Preschool108 Mt Carmel Map

Property Location: 108 Mt Carmel Church Rd 

Project #: 16-088

Property ID's: Orange County PIN 9787-39-9407

Proposed Floor Area: 9,000 square feet

Zoning: Residential - 1 (R-1)

Description: Application proposes to construct a new 9,000 square foot preschool for approximately 80 children, a parking lot and associated site improvements on a 3.97 acre property.


Project History

Event and
Meeting Materials
Date  and link to
Meeting Minutes
Application Submitted  8-25-2016  NA
Public Information Meeting   9-21-2016 First Floor Conference Room, Town Hall 
Planning Commission Review   1-17-2017 Minutes 7:00pm Council Chamber, Town Hall
 Planning Commission Approval   1-25-2017 Minutes  7:00pm Council Chamber, Town Hall
Appeal Application Filed  2-24-2017 An appeal of the Planning Commission's decision to approve the Site Plan Review Application was filed. View the Meeting Materials of the Board of Adjustment Meeting to see the appeal application.
Community Meeting  3-2-2017 6:00pm Chapel Hill Public Library Meeting Room A
Board of Adjustment Meeting  4-26-2017 Minutes The Board of Adjustment Upheld the Planning Commission Approval and added two conditions. These two conditions are the subject of an appeal to the Orange County Superior Court by the preschool. This court case has not yet been scheduled on the court's docket.
Town Council Waiver of Fees  6-12-2017

The Town Council adopted a resolution waiving the fees for a special use permit application that would allow the preschool to seek approval to add additional parking space

 Planning Commission  05-01-2018  7:00 PM Town Hall, Council Chamber - Planning Commission review of the construction start time extension
 Board of Adjustment  06-07-2018

 6:30 PM Town Hall, Council Chamber - Board of Adjustment hearing on two appeals:


Click Here to view Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment Videos

Click Here to view Town Council Videos

 Final Plan Application

Site Plan Review Application 8-25-16

Revised Site Plan Review Application 11-21-16


Meeting dates are subject to change, please confirm that this item is on the agenda of the meeting you are planning on attending. The Town Council's agenda can be confirmed on the Council Meeting Agendas, Minutes and Videos page and Advisory Board agendas can be confirmed on the Advisory Board Agendas & Minutes page. Agendas are typically posted the Friday before the meeting.

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