Public Hearing Rescheduled

On Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 7:00 p.m., the Town Council of Duck, North Carolina was scheduled to conduct Public Hearings on the following items. As a result of Hurricane Irene and the temporary relocation of the Town Offices, the Duck Town Council has rescheduled the September 7, 2011 meeting to the mid month meeting date which is Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. This decision was made late Wednesday afternoon during an emergency meeting of the Town Council.

RZ-11-01 Application by Christopher Nason of Beacon Architecture, Inc., on behalf of Ken Forlano of Forlano Properties, LLC, property owner, to rezone Lot 1 of the Saltaire subdivision, located at 1221 Duck Road, from RS-1 – Single-Family Residential to VC – Village Commercial. The application states that the property owner desires to combine this lot with the adjacent lot, 1223 Duck Road, for the purpose of reconstructing an existing restaurant (Duck Deli).

Ord. 11-04 An ordinance to amend Title XV: Land Use, Chapter 156, to add Section 156.063 Encroachment of Structures on the Ocean Beach. The proposed ordinance establishes regulations to minimize the encroachment of erosion threatened structures onto the publicly used portion of the beach. The intent of the ordinance is to limit unsafe conditions associated with these structures, to preserve long shore access for emergency vehicles, and to preserve the aesthetic, natural, and recreational value of the ocean beach. A Public Hearing was held on this ordinance on July 6, 2011. The Planning Board and Town Council have made revisions to the ordinance since the initial Public Hearing and will accept comments on this revised proposal. As part of the public outreach associated with this hearing, town staff has prepared an updated information sheet, which includes draft ordinance language regarding this ordinance.Your comments are welcome and encouraged.

Any person may appear or be represented by an agent to present comments on these items. Written comments may be submitted to the Town Council, Town of Duck, P.O. Box 8369, Duck, North Carolina 27949 or via e-mail at info@townofduck.com. Staff reports will be available approximately five days in advance of the hearing; contact the Town Clerk at the mailing address above or at (252) 255-1234.