Overview: The developer, Saussy Burbank Homes, submitted a conditional master plan amendment application on October 9, 2019. After a positive recommendation by the Planning Board on September 28, 2020, and approval by the Board of Commissioners on Oct. 27, 2020, the proposal received final master plan approval by Town of Davidson on December 3, 2020. The project also required approval to use the Built-Upon Area Averaging process, which the Davidson Board of Adjustment approved on March 31, 2021. The project team is currently working on construction documents and an affordable housing plan for review.
- Planning Area: Conditional
- Project Location: 209 Davidson Gateway Dr.
- Parcel IDs: 00323193
- Acres: 3.135
- Project Description: The proposal includes 30 single-family detached homes and two duplexes fronting Davidson Gateway Dr. and publicly-accessible internal courtyards (34 units total). Additionally, the plan proposes a trail connecting throughout the property and a small gathering space along the sidewalk towards the southwestern corner.
- Developer: Saussy Burbank Homes
Summer 2021: In June TOD and Meck. County staff performed the first round of review of the project's Construction Documents; revisions are required. Prior to Construction Document approval the project must record its BUAA plat and receive approval of its Affordable Housing Plan, which is currently being developed by the project team in conjuction with the Housing & Equity Director, Eugene Bradley, and the Davidson Housing Coalition.
March 31, 2021: The project received approval from the Board of Adjustment to use the Built-Upon Area Averaging process, which conserves land at 956 Shearer St. and transfers buildable area from that site to the approved Cottages development site at 209 Davidson Gateway Drive. This step is required by the Planning Ordinance and was part of the Board of Commissioners approval in October 2020.
December 3, 2020: Town of Davidson staff approved the master plan. The project will proceed to the Board of Adjustment for approval through the Built-Upon Area Averaging process.
October 27, Board of Commissioners Decision: The Board of Commissioners approved the Conditional Master Plan and associated conditions at their October meeting.
September 28, Planning Board Recommendation:
September 22, Board of Commissioners Decision: The Board of Commissioners will review the proposed Conditional Master Plan and associated conditions as part of the public hearing continued from August.
August 25, Board of Commissioners Public Hearing: The Board of Commissioners held a public hearing on the proposed Conditional Master Plan and associated conditions, listening to public comments before motioning to continue the hearing.
July 27, Planning Board FYI Review: The Planning Board informally reviewed the plans and draft conditions, offering comments for consideration.
July 14, Board of Commissioners Work Session: The project team met with the Board of Commissioners to discuss the project’s proposed conditions and site design.
July 27, Planning Board FYI Review: The Planning Board informally reviewed the plans and topics related to the conditions, offering comments for consideration.
March 10, Board of Commissioners Work Session: The project team met with the Board of Commissioners to discuss the project, reviewing comments from the Public Input Session in January and the resulting draft conditions.
January 29, Public Input Session: A Public Input Session was held from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at Davidson Town Hall, 216 South Main Street, Davidson, North Carolina. The purpose of the meeting was to review the master plan and solicit feedback. A copy of the Public Input Session Report summarizing the event is available under the Documents tab (see above).
January 14, Water/Sewer Decisions: The Davidson Board of Commissioners voted to approve water/sewer extension to the site.
October 9, Application Received: The project team submitted an application, including site plan documents, for review by Mecklenburg County and Town of Davidson staff. The next step is for staff to provide review comments on the plan and for the Board of Commissioners to make a decision on whether to permit water/sewer extension to the site.
- Site Notes & Conditions
- Master Plan Schematic Design - Site Plan Only
- Master Plan Schematic Design - Full Document Set
- Construction Documents - Full Document Set
- Statement of Compliance
- Statement of Intent
- Building Elevation 1, Elevation 2
- Street Rendering 1, Rendering 2
- Trip Generation Memo
- Water Quality Memo
- Board of Commissioners Meeting - Staff Analysis (10.27.2020)
- Planning Board Report
- Public Input Session Report
Developer - Saussy Burbank Homes
Peter Harakas, email@example.com
Town of Davidson - Project Manager
Trey Akers, firstname.lastname@example.org