UPDATE 12/13/16: final plat for Beau Coast Phase I Subdivision was approved during the regular meeting of the Beaufort Board of Commissioners held Dec. 12.
UPDATE 08/25/2016: During the Board of Commissioners Aug. 24 work session, a Traffic Assessment for the proposed Beaufort East Village, Beau Coast and Front Street Village Developments was presented. This is an addendum to the original TIA performed for Beaufort East Village and Front Street Village by Kimley-Horn, dated May 2009. This addendum studies the following four intersections and the traffic impact that would be anticipated by Beaufort East Village, Beau Coast and Front Street Village at each. The Power Point presentation is available here for review.
UPDATE 06/09/15: The Beaufort Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the rezoning request with conditions to revise a Planned Unit Development (PUD) Master Plan for Beaufort East Village during its regularly scheduled meeting June 8. This revised plan showed the development being divided into two separate projects: Beau Coast and Beaufort East Village.
06/08/15: The Town of Beaufort Planning Board during its May 18, 2015, meeting unanimously endorsed the rezoning request to revise the original PUD Master Plans of 282.99 acres for Beaufort East Village, which was approved by the Board of Commissioners in 2008, go before the Board, with the Planning Board's recommendation for approval.
A public hearing, as required by the LDO, was held during the May 18, 2015, meeting and there were numerous comments made. Most of the comments were regarding new traffic patterns on existing smaller roads not built for such traffic; protecting the wetlands, trees, and wildlife when construction begins; bicycle paths and sidewalks (in both the new area and established areas); and construction noise issues. All of the comments raised by the public were addressed by the applicant and his engineers.
The Board of Commissioners will hear this item and hold another public hearing on the PUD Master Plan at the June 8, 2015, regular meeting in the Town Depot, 614 Broad St.
The 2008 Beaufort East Village Book is available to view here. The Sept. 8, 2008, regular meeting minutes of the Beaufort Board of Commissioners, when the original plan was approved, are available here.
The Traffic Impact Analysis for Beaufort East Village and Front Street Village, Beaufort NC, is available for viewing here.
For more information, contact Kyle Garner, Town Planner, at 728-2141.