County Planning Commission recommends rezoning application for major development near Peletier | New

BEAUFORT The Carteret County Planning Commission voted late Monday to recommend county commissioners approve a development company’s application to rezone 82.31 acres of property off West Fire Tower Road and Amphitheater Drive near Peletier for a major residential project.

West Fire Tower Road is adjacent to Peletier Loop Road, which connects to Highway 58.

The Planning Commission meeting was held in the County Commission Chambers in the Courthouse Square Administration Building.

According to the county’s rezoning notice sent to nearby property owners, The Hamptons on the White Oak is to include 167 single-family homes, townhouses, bungalows and cabins with the possible amenities of a tennis court, chapel, d a dog park, a petanque and pickleball court. , walking trails and a marina.

The proposal comes from Dirt2Dreams LLC, which, according to the North Carolina Secretary of State’s website, has its main office at 8291 Crew Drive in Emerald Isle. Specifically, the request is to rezone the area from B-1 (General Business District), R-15 (Single Family Residential District and R-20 (Single Family Residential District) to R-10CZ (Conditional Single Family Residential District Zoning District) .

The site was once known as “Worthy of the Lamb”, after a long-running religious play performed in the amphitheater.

Also at Monday’s meeting, the committee:

O Recommended County Commissioners approve an application by James Johner to rezone a 12-acre property at 1671 Highway 101, Beaufort, from IW-CU (Industrial Use and Wholesale District to B-1CZ (District of general zoning for businesses).

O Filed an application by Bryan and Sherlene Leach to rezone a 1.64 acre property at 1212 Highway 24, Newport from R-20 (single family residential district) to B-1 (general business district).

O Recommended County Commissioners approve an application by Linwood Parker for Preliminary Approval of Dishes for Indian Trace Village.

This proposed subdivision would consist of nine residential lots on a 13.38 acre property at 1337 Route 101, Beaufort.

O Recommended County Commissioners Grant Preliminary Approval for Phases Two and Three of Ballantine Grove by Salt Creek Holdings, LLC.

This proposed development would consist of 53 residential lots on a 120.84 acre property near Highway 24, Newport.

None of the planning commission‘s recommendations are on the agenda for consideration by the county commissioners at their Monday evening meeting.

Contact Brad Rich at 252-864-1532; email [email protected]; or follow Twitter @brichccnt.

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