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File #: [19-0937]    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Discussion Item Status: Filed
File created: 9/30/2019 In control: Town Council
On agenda: 11/13/2019 Final action: 11/13/2019
Title: Discuss On-Street Parking Regulations in the Burch Kove Neighborhood.
Attachments: 1. Draft Staff Presentation, 2. Staff Presentation, 3. Council Questions with Staff Response, 4. Emails from the Public

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Discuss On-Street Parking Regulations in the Burch Kove Neighborhood.
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Staff:
Department:
Matt Sullivan, Chief
Fire
Chris Blue, Chief/Executive Director of Community Safety
Police
Lance Norris, Director
Public Works
Kumar Neppalli, Traffic Engineering Manager
Public Works
Tommy Gregory, Fire Marshal
Fire

Overview: On-street parking in the Burch Kove neighborhood has created conditions that prevent the safe traverse of emergency and other service vehicles through the neighborhood. Staff have met with community members, assessed the conditions and developed several recommendations that attempt to balance community safety interests and requirements of the North Carolina Fire Code with the community need for parking.

Staff will provide an overview of current parking conditions in Burch Kove, discuss related fire code requirements and provide potential solutions that will address the issues. Council input and feedback will provide direction for the development of an ordinance establishing parking restrictions.


Recommendation(s):
That the Council provide direction related to parking regulations in the Burch Kove neighborhood.

Background and Key Issues
* An application to develop Burch Kove, a Planned Unit Development-Housing (PD-H), was submitted to the Town of Chapel Hill in February of 2006. Council approved the development in May of 2007. At the time of approval the development was located in our Extra Territorial Planning Jurisdiction.
* The development consists of 72 units (duplex) and pool/pool house over 19.5 acres.
* The Town of Chapel Hill annexed the development in October of 2014. Since annexation, all streets within the neighborhood are Town right-of-way.
* Over the past 18 months, the Town has received multiple concerns about on-street parking in the neighborhood. In addition to impeding emergency vehicle access, school buses and delivery vehicles have also experienced problems traversing the neighborhood.
* Currently parking occurs on ...

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