Brandermill Community Association

County Supervisors expected to approve Cloverleigh rezoning on November 16

published: November 8th, 2022 by in Uncategorized

By Greg Pearson

BCA Board member

The Cloverleigh rezoning request is likely to receive approval from the Chesterfield Board of Supervisors at its November 16th meeting. Last month, on a 4-1 vote, the Chesterfield Planning Commission recommended approval. Previously, the county Planning Department and Transportation Department also endorsed the rezoning.

The 103-acre site off Old Hundred Road next to Market Square includes 450 homes, a seven-story hotel and a 5,000-square-foot restaurant. Entry into the development would be from Old Hundred Road at Market Square Lane and also south of Living Hope Lutheran Church. A traffic light at Market Square Lane is projected to be installed after 20% residential occupancy is reached.

The BCA Board had previously written county leaders requesting a denial of Cloverleigh. The thrust of that letter pointed out that Old Hundred was not designed to accommodate the increase in traffic and the persistent delays at the Route 360 traffic light. More than 770 Brandermill residents signed an online petition opposing the rezoning.

According to BCA Board VP John Hughes, recognizing the zoning was likely to be approved, he pointed out to the Communications & Marketing Committee that the Board was able to get Cloverleigh to agree to construct and maintain a fence along the impacted homes of Old Well and Morning Hill neighborhoods adjacent to Old Hundred. Cloverleigh also committed to connecting a bike trail along Old Hundred at the intersection of Market Square Lane.

Students from Cloverleigh would attend Swift Creek Elementary, Swift Creek Middle and Clover Hill High. None of those schools are projected to be over capacity when buildout of Cloverleigh is completed in 2026. Including multifamily, Cloverleigh would feature homes priced from $400,000 to $550,000. It will have five parks, a pool and bath house within the community. Its trails would connect to Market Square. For more details on the rezoning case, click on Planning Commission gives Cloverleigh the green light to move forward | (brandermill.com).