LAWRENCEVILLE – The Brunswick County Board of Supervisors approved a request for a Conditional Use Permit submitted by Mach 39 LLC, Jeffrey L. Davis to construct, operate and maintain a wedding and event venue in the Agricultural (A-1) Zoning District. A public hearing was held on the request on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021 and no one spoke in opposition. A total of 20 conditions are included.

According to information provided by George E. Morrison, III, Director of Planning, the subject property is located on the south side of Boydton Plank Road (State Route 1) at the intersection of Boydton Plank Road and Poor House Road (State Route 642), located in the Sturgeon Election District and the Red Oak Magisterial District. The proposed event venue’s main use will be for weddings. The applicant will be on site for every event to monitor the success of each event.

The Planning Commission conducted a public hearing on the request on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. Morrison said the Planning Commission recommended approval.

At the October meeting Joe Whitby spoke in favor of granting the request and stated he had known Davis for some time. He further stated the business would be an asset to the county.

Supervisor Dr. Alfonzo Seward said he was in favor of granting the request but wanted clarification on the applicant’s intention of being at every event to monitor the success of each event. Morrison said the applicant added the offer to be in attendance.