Public Hearings

CAROLINE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

PUBLIC HEARING

The Caroline County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Services Center Auditorium, located at 17202 Richmond Turnpike, Milford, Virginia, to consider the following requests:

TXT-07-2022: An Ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance of Caroline County, 1) by amending Article XV, Supplemental Regulations, by adding Section 24, Overlay Districts, and 2) to include Section 1 Chesapeake Bay Preservation Areas.

TXT-08-2022: An Ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance of Caroline County by Repealing Article XV, Supplemental Regulations, Section 17, Chesapeake Bay Area Overlay District. This section will be replaced by Article XV, Section 24 of the Caroline County Zoning Ordinance.

TXT-09-2022: An Ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance of Caroline County by repealing and replacing Article XIII, Parking. The purpose of the amendment is to modify the general standards, and establish provisions for reducing the number of required parking spaces and providing opportunities for shared parking.

TXT-10-2022: An Ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance of Caroline County by Amending Article XV, Supplemental Regulations, Section 14 Site Plans, by repealing and replacing subparagraph 18 Chesapeake Bay Preservation Areas. The purpose of this amendment is to cross reference requirements of the Chesapeake Preservation Area Overlay District with Site Plan regulations.

TXT-11-2022: An Ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance of Caroline County by Amending Article II, Definitions, to amend the definition for “Special Events Facility” to allow the venue to host a ticketed or public event with Board of Supervisor approval.

SO-01-2022: An Ordinance to amend the Subdivision Ordinance of Caroline County by adding section 6.3.xxxvi and 6.9.xxi Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area delineation requirements. The purpose of this amendment is to cross reference the requirements of the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area regulations in the Zoning Ordinance with the platting requirements of the Subdivision Ordinance.

SO-02-2022: An Ordinance to amend the Subdivision Ordinance of Caroline County by amending Section 5-22, Minimum Widths, to require a minimum roadway width of 26 feet for Fire and EMS purposes.

SO-03-2022: An Ordinance to amend the Subdivision Ordinance of Caroline County by amending Section 5-24, Cul-de-Sacs, to require a dead-end street to have adequate turn-around areas for Fire and EMS vehicles.

Any persons desiring to be heard in favor of or in opposition to the above are hereby invited to be present at the Public Hearing. Copies of the above applications are on file in the Department of Planning & Community Development, 233 West Broaddus Avenue, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427.

The meeting will be streamed live on the Internet via YouTube channel Caroline County Virginia Government at the following link:


https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPjBwPjQnTZdfcy5ySZcqAg/live


Michael A. Finchum

Director of Planning & Community Development