Orange County is reviewing whether rules placed on a Millhouse Road property 30 years ago prevent the county from placing a solid waste transfer station there.

Mark Dorosin, senior managing attorney with the UNC-Chapel Hill-based Center for Civil Rights, has been working with the historically black Rogers Road community to oppose a possible transfer station on Millhouse Road just north of Chapel Hill. Community leaders consider the Paydarfar property part of their neighborhod.

On Wednesday Dorosin notified the county that covenants placed on the 10-acre property in 1979 restrict its use to “residential purposes only.”

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