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Pasquotank County Commerce Park

Located north of Elizabeth City at the intersection of US 17 and US 17 Bypass. The land is zoned I-1 (Industrial) and is in a state designated development zone.

Price $30,000 acre/2 acre minimum. Larger lots available to meet client needs.

Asphalt roads constructed to NC DOT standards, water, sewer, electric and natural gas.

Closest airports: Norfolk International - Norfolk, Virginia, approx. 40 miles, Elizabeth City/Pasquotank County Regional Airport, approx 8 miles.

Contact

Rodney Bunch, Assistant County Manager

Phone: 252-335-5177

email: bunchr@co.pasquotank.nc.us

 

Businesses Currently in the Park

Stateline Builders

Gateway Bank

Blackwater USA

Pepsi

ECG, Inc

Skills, Inc

Eastern Aluminum Supply

Just US Kids Daycare

 

 

PASQUOTANK COUNTY COMMERCE PARK
TYPICAL TIME LINE
TO ACQUIRE PROPERTY AND
OBTAIN PERMITS FOR CONSTRUCTION

 

Avg. Review Period Low Density Stormwater

Avg. Review Period High Density Stormwater

Purchase Property

30-60 days

30-60 days

Site Plan Review

 

 

     Plan Preparation (assuming low density stormwater permit &
     30 day review for erosion control permit from NCDWQ)

2-3 months

 

     Plan Preparation (includes 90 days to obtain high density
     stormwater permit & erosion control permit from NCDWQ)

 

4-6 months

     County Technical Review Committee & Board of Commissioner
     Reviews

2 months

2 months

Building Plan Review

 

 

     Board of Commissioners – Elevation & Color Scheme (may be
     concurrent with site plan review)

2 weeks

2 weeks

     Building Inspector

2 weeks

2 weeks

Total Average Time Line

5-7 months

8-10 months

NOTE:           TIME LINES ARE BASED ON PAST AVERAGES FOR INDIVIDUAL PROJECTS.  CLIENTS SHOULD CONSULT WITH THEIR ENGINEER TO CONFIRM THEIR SCHEDULE.  COMPLETE PLAN SUBMITTALS IS CRITICAL TO INSURE THE  SHORTEST REVIEW TIME PERIOD.  PASQUOTANK            COUNTY OFFICIALS CANNOT GUARANTEE REVIEW TIME LINES FOR STATE AND ENVIRONMENTAL AGENCIES. 

 

COMMERCE PARK
Purchase & Development
Of Property

Purchase:       Option to Purchase Received
                       
                        2-3 weeks      -  submit to Commerce Park Committee for recommendation
                                                -  submit to Finance committee for acceptance of option
                           2 weeks       -  advertise sale of publicly owned land
                                                -  conduct public comment session at BOC meeting

Plan Review
                       
Infrastructure (to include roads, water, sewer, electrical, etc.) is provided in the Commerce Park. A low density
stormwater permit has been issued by the NC Division of Water Quality for the lots within the Commerce Park.
A low density permit allows up to 30% impervious coverage (building, parking, etc.) for individual lots. Impervious
coverage can in increased upon issuance of a high density stormwater permit by the NC Division of Water Quality.

A site plan must be approved by the Pasquotank County Technical Review Committee and by the Board of
County Commissioners (declarent for the Commerce Park).  The site plan must be approved by the
Technical Review Committee prior to submittal to the Board of Commissioners.

 The building plans and specifications must be approved by the Pasquotank County Building Inspector.  The
exterior building elevation plan, color scheme, and signage must be approved by the Board of
Commissioners.  Concurrent review of the site plan and building plan is allowed.

Site work may be initiated prior to the issuance of a building permit but only after approval of the site plan.