Details for NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING POWHATAN COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING POWHATAN COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Notice is hereby given that the Powhatan County Board of Supervisors will conduct a Public Hearing on January 27, 2020, at 6:00 PM in the Powhatan County Village Building Auditorium, 3910 Old Buckingham Road, to consider and act upon the following request O-2019-39. This ordinance amendment will add provisions to assure that the most current Code of Virginia sections referenced will apply to any situation in the future. Powhatan County Code Chapter 74 (Traffic and Vehicles), Article I (In General), Section 74-1 (Incorporation of provisions of Code of Virginia) serves the function of incorporating various traffic laws of the Code of Virginia into the County Code. Two of the referenced sections do not include the text "as now or hereafter amended", which assures this timeliness. The cited sections are Va. Code § 16.1-278 (Appointment of Counsel and guardian ad litem) for juveniles under the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, and §18.2-266 (Driving Motor Vehicles, Etc., While Intoxicated). The amendment will add this omitted text. O-2020-01 (Case #19-09-REZC): Richard Lee Bucher (District #4: Powhatan Courthouse/Mt. Zion) requests the rezoning of Tax Map Parcel #39-4A from Agricultural-10 (A-10) to Village Residential (VR) with proffered conditions and amendment of the zoning district map of approximately 5.66 acres of land with frontage along the north side of State Route 13 (Old Buckingham Road) approximately 0.25 miles west of State Route 620 (Mill Quarter Road) (3780 Old Buckingham Road). Proffered conditions address maximum residential densities (up to 3 single-family dwelling units), minimum lot area (1.5 acres), building design, access, and right-of-way dedication. The 2019 Long-Range Comprehensive Plan designates the subject property as Village Residential (Courthouse Village Special Area Plan), which recommends maximum residential densities of four units per acre. O-2020-02 (Case #20-01-AZ): The County of Powhatan requests the amendment and reenactment of provisions set forth in Chapter 83 (Zoning Ordinance), Article XI (Definitions) by adding definitions for the terms attached, comprehensive plan, contractor's storage yard, detached, independent cooking facility, residential kitchen, corner lot line, pet, right-of-way, outdoor shed sales, and corner yard; adding language to clarify differences between duplex dwelling, three- or four-family dwelling, and townhouse dwelling; modifying the definition for the term private kennel, clarifying that permitted fowl includes chickens and ducks; modifying the definition for the term livestock, clarifying that goats, bison, ponies, alpacas, and llamas are all considered livestock; modifying the definition for the term flag lot to align with the definition for that term in the subdivision ordinance; modifying the definition of medical and dental lab to better reflect activities associated with that use; removing the term large lot development; correcting grammatical errors; removing incorrect references to other portions of the zoning ordinance; and adding references to certain definitions that identify related terms. All interested persons are invited to attend the hearing and to present their views and/or to submit written comments. Persons requiring special assistance to attend and participate in those hearings should contact the Powhatan County Administrator's Office at (804)598-5612 at least three days prior to the meeting. The full text of the proposed ordinance amendment in its entirety can be reviewed in the County Administration Building, located at 3834 Old Buckingham Road, Powhatan, Virginia 23139, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.