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Special Use Permit Application

Applicant Name: Leon Capital Group

Description: The Town has received a Special Use Permit application from Leon Capital Group for the redevelopment of the Performance AutoMall site, located at 1810 Fordham Boulevard. The site is located on the east side of US 15-501, Fordham Boulevard. The buildings associated with the AutoMall are proposed to be demolished. The project proposes to construct a grocery store totaling approximately 130,000 square feet of floor area. Parking for 750 vehicles is also proposed. Access to the site is proposed from Fordham Boulevard (US 15-501) and Old Durham-Chapel Hill Road. The 14-acre site is located in the Community Commercial-Conditional (CC-C) and the Neighborhood Commercial (NC) zoning districts.

Proposed Land Use Category: Retail

Proposed Floor Area, Parking
     - 130,000 square feet of floor area
     - 750 parking spaces

Project # 16-121

Property Identification Nos. PINs 9799-78-2859, 9799-78-2464, 9799-78-0316, and 9799-68-9335. 

Zoning-existing: Community Commercial - Conditional (CC-C) and Neighborhood Commercial (NC)

Review Schedule 

Update 6-29-17
 Event  Date  Location and Time
 Application Submitted 10-13-16   NA
 Community Design Commission Review 10-25-16  6:30pm at Town Hall, Council Chamber 
 Town Council Review 11-14-16  7:00pm at Town Hall, Council Chamber
 SUP Application Submitted 11-28-16  NA
 SUP Application Resubmitted 5-17-17   
 Public Information Meeting 6-8-17  5:15pm at Town Hall, First Floor Conf Room 
 Transportation & Connectivity Advisory Board  6-27-17  6:30pm at Town Hall, First Floor Conf Room 
 Community Design Commission Review 6-27-17  6:30pm at Town Hall, Council Chamber
 Environmental Stewardship 7-11-17  6:30pm at Town Hall, Second Floor Training Room 
 Planning Commission Review 8-1-17  7:00pm at Town Hall, Council Chamber
 Town Council, Public Hearing 9-13-17*  7:00pm at Town Hall, Council Chamber
 Town Council, Possible Action 10-25-17*  7:00pm at Town Hall, Council Chamber
 Traffic Calming Meeting  2-25-19  6:30pm at Chapel Hill Public Library, Room B
 Traffic Calming Meeting #2  6-11-19  6:30pm at Chapel Hill Public Library, Room B
 Traffic Calming Meeting #3  3-5-20  6:00pm at Chapel Hill Public Library, Room A

 * dates are tentative

Traffic Calming Plan 03-02-2020

Traffic Calming Plan  06-11-19 

Traffic Calming Plan  02-21-19 

Zoning Compliance Permit Application Phase 3B-Offsite Roadway Improvements  12-28-18

Zoning Compliance Permit Application Phase 3A-Offsite Roadway Improvements  05-15-18


Zoning Compliance Permit Application Phase 2- Building 3-21-18


 Zoning Compliance Permit Application Phase 1-Demolition 12-18-17


Revised Access Exhibit (10-11-17) 

Advisory Board Memorandum 

Special Use Permit 05-17-17


Special Use Permit 03-15-17

Concept Plan Review 10-13-16



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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