Current Interest Projects
Class B Special Use Permit - Camp Chestnut Ridge
- Response to Findings of Fact
- 1st SUP Submission
- Original Class B SUP
- Class B SUP Modification
- Wastewater Report
- Environmental Assessment Form
- Signed SUP Application
- Site Assessment Map
- Environmental Assessment
- Revised Site Plan
Special Use Permit - Class 2 Kennel
Orange County is in receipt of a Class B Special Use Permit (SUP) proposing the development of a Class 2 Kennel operation on an approximately 5 acre parcel of property off of NC Highway 86 in the Chapel Hill Township of Orange County. The property, further identified by Orange County Property Identification Number (PIN) 9881-02-5110, is zoned Rural Buffer (RB).
The request involves the development of a 2-story building to house a kennel facility allowing for the boarding of approximately 88 animals according to the submitted site plan. The facility, as designed, will also offer grooming/medical services and an indoor exercise area for the animals in their care. The primary use of the facility, according to the applicant, will be the boarding/care of animals.
Per Article 10 Definitions of the Orange County Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) a Class 2 Kennel is defined as:
An establishment involving animals of any species, excluding domesticated livestock, engaged in any of the following:
a) The owning or keeping, for any purpose, of 20 or more animals
b) The selling and/or training of guard dogs or security dogs
c) The keeping of more than five animals at any given time for the purpose of breeding, boarding, or rehabilitation.
The operator of a Kennel (Class II) shall be allowed to reside on the property to ensure the continuous care of the animals kept on-site.
Section 5.2 Table of Permitted Uses of the UDO indicates a Class 2 Kennel is a permitted use in RB zoning district subject to the review and approval of the a Class B SUP by the Orange County Board of Adjustment.
The site plan can be accessed here: Site Plan