Woodruff at Sunnydale Planned Development (18 acre parcel)
McRae Park Neighborhood Meeting
Immanuel Lutheran Church 2820 Woodruff Rd
June 29, 2015
Zoning per East Woodruff Rd Area Plan https://www.greenvillecounty.org/gcpc/long_range_planning/pdf/east_woodruff_road_plan_document.pdf
- Local Architects, Engineers to be used.
- Material presented by president, Mike McNicholas
- Zoning: All planning done in accordance w/ East Woodruff Rd Area Plan (public record since 2007)
- Residential/Office Transitional Zone: (Rear of property backing to McRae Park) to house residential scale general use or medical offices not to exceed 5K ft2 each, approx. 20 parking spaces around
- Minimum of 25ft buffer to provide screening between properties (McRae Park & New Development)
- Commercial Zone: “Anchor” tenant determined by the developer, which will be a 60K+ ft2 grocery store. (“high end”, farm to table grocer, drive-thru grocery pick-up, associated gas station)
- Grocery store name not disclosed, but Lowes Foods suspect!
- Other Retail & Restaurants
- Fuel Station on Woodruff frontage
- 2-story medical office on the front left of the property (Woodruff Rd frontage)
Rendering of Main Entrance from Woodruff Rd (Future Traffic Light):
Two Entrances from Sunnydale:
- Upgrade to sewer system (We are all on septic!)
- Professionally landscaped grounds
- Woodruff Road to be widened to 3 lanes
- Traffic Light at the main entrance of the new development (entrance before Sunnydale)
- Light to be timed w/ Bennetts Bridge & Scuffletown traffic lights
- Traffic Engineer hired to consult on connectivity to accommodate people getting to Woodruff Rd
- Sunnydale widened from 18ft to 30 ft
- Cross walks to Library
- Note: Library plans would not be made available to Carolina Holdings, but they will work w/ the library to facilitate entrance, etc.
- Sidewalk access from front (Woodruff Rd) to rear of the development
- Two entrances to the development from Sunnydale (one of which will be used for deliveries for grocery store, etc)
- Runoff not to exceed what it was prior to the new development presence
- Storm water piping onto Woodruff Rd
- Sunnydale swale onto Woodruff
- Dry retention pond to hold the water & release at acceptable rate
- Signage for the development will be no greater than allowed by the county (approx. 30 ft)
- TIMELINE: Carolina Holdings has NOT yet filed w/ the county for zoning. They estimate it will be prior to year end & construction to be completed by November 2016. (~10 mos to completion)
- July 9, 2015 Carolina Holdings to file w/ Greenville City Zoning
- Applying for a “planned development” which means they must represent the site plan completely (architectural, landscaping, traffic, etc). Usage must be carefully specified & they must live by this specification w/o deviation. If anything is changed, they must re-present to the county.
- All material they present will be made public. We must contact the head of zoning and they will provide the information. (Meeting materials would not be shared w/ attendees)
- Including: Zoning Appeals, Current Rezoning application search, Planned Development approval process overview, County planning calendar
- Greenville County Office of the Zoning Administrator: The Office of the Zoning Administrator is responsible for Rezoning Applications; Zoning Interpretations; Zoning Enforcement; Project Review of Proposed Development Projects; Maintenance of the Greenville County Zoning Map and Zoning Ordinance and liaison with the Greenville County Board of Zoning Appeals.
- Greenville County Zoning Administrator: Responsible for the oversight and operations of the office of the Zoning Administrator for the zoned portions of the unincorporated areas of Greenville County.
- Deputy Zoning Administrator, Reviews plans for proposed developments, rezoning applications and general support of the Office of the Zoning Administrator.
- Zoning Enforcement Officer, Zoning Interpretations, Zoning Ordinance Violation Investigations, project plan review, and secretary to the Board of Zoning Appeals.
- GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. —Dozens made a plea to Greenville County Council Monday night to stop the development of a grocery store on East Woodruff Road.