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File #: 15-17036    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/8/2021 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 1/10/2022 Final action: 1/10/2022
Title: Public Hearing on a Resolution to Close an Unopened Right-of-Way off Rocky River Road Parallel to Rockland Drive
Attachments: 1. 2020-24A Rocky River Unopened ROW Abandonment Map, 2. 2020-24A Resolution to Close 01.10.pdf

Title

Public Hearing on a Resolution to Close an Unopened Right-of-Way off Rocky River Road Parallel to Rockland Drive

 

Action

Action:

A.                     Conduct a public hearing to close an unopened right-of-way off Rocky River Road parallel to Rockland Drive, and

 

B.                     Adopt a resolution and close an unopened right-of-way off Rocky River Road parallel to Rockland Drive.

 

Body

Staff Resource(s):

Liz Babson, Transportation

Krystal Bright, Transportation

 

Explanation

§                     NC General Statute Section 160A-299 outlines the procedures for permanently closing streets and alleys. 

§                     The Charlotte Department of Transportation (CDOT) received a petition to abandon public right-of-way and requests this City Council action in accordance with the statute.

§                     The proposed action removes land from public right-of-way and attaches it to the adjacent property.

§                     The right-of-way to be closed is located in Council District 4.

 

Petitioner

David Hughes of Nest Communities, LLC 

 

Right-of-Way to be Abandoned

Unopened right-of-way off Rocky River Road parallel to Rockland Drive

 

Reason

Per the petition submitted by David Hughes of Nest Communities, LLC, the abandonment is a part of the redevelopment of the site for multi-family development. The City has no objections.

 

Notification

As part of the City’s notification process, and in compliance with NC General Statute Section 160A-299, CDOT submitted this abandonment petition for review by the public and City departments.

 

Adjoining property owner(s)

John Clark, Jr. - No objections

Mecklenburg County - No objections

 

City Departments 

§                     Review by City departments identified no apparent reason this closing would:

-                     Be contrary to the public interest;

-                     Deprive any individual(s) owning property in the vicinity of reasonable means of ingress and egress to their property as outlined in the statutes; and

-                     Be contrary to the adopted policy to preserve existing rights-of-way for connectivity.

 

Attachments

Attachment(s)

Map

Resolution