The applicant is requesting approval of a Land Use Permit application to legalize an existing horse boarding facility and horse-riding facility for up to 50 horses. All buildings and structures exist. No development, beyond establishing unpaved parking spaces (a total of 20 on-site parking spaces) and moving four existing horse shelters to the interior of the parcel is proposed at this time. The proposed hours of operation are Sunday through Saturday from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM and the proposed hours of operation for the riding academy are Monday through Saturday from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM. The riding academy will have a maximum of 12 riding lessons per day (with a maximum of 6 riders per lesson). The applicant is also proposing to hold special events, which includes two summer camps, one Halloween camp, one Easter camp and two birthday parties. The maximum number of people at special events is 16 participants. The business will have 3 full-time employees. The project includes a Variance Permit from the Off-Street Parking requirements for: access requirements; driveway aisles, parking lot surfacing; striping, markings, and signage; lighting; and landscaping.
The project also includes an exception request from the collect and convey requirements in Chapter 914-2 of the County Subdivision Ordinance.
The project was approved on June 5, 2023 by the Zoning Administrator.