Public Hearing on Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment

LEGAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

In accordance with Volume 3A, Title 15.2, Counties, Cities and Towns, of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, and pursuant to §15.2-2204, §15.2-2285 and §15.2-4307, the Nelson County Board of Supervisors hereby gives notice that a Public Hearing will start at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 9, 2022 in the General District Courtroom on the third floor of the Nelson County Courthouse located at 84 Courthouse Square, Lovingston, to receive public input for the following:

1. Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment
Consideration of Zoning Ordinance Amendments to amend current definition of “Kennel.”  “Kennel: A place where the primary use is to house board, breed, handle, groom, train, or otherwise keep or care for dogs, cats or similar small animals for sale or in return for compensation. Kennels may include associated facilities necessary to support the operation including but not limited to office space, meeting space, and temporary lodging accommodations exclusive to those clients training with the animals.” Remove from by-right use in A-1 (Agriculture) and SE-1 (Service Enterprise), add as Special Use Permit (SUP) in A-1 (Agriculture) and SE-1 (Service Enterprise). Keep as by-right use in M-2 (Industrial). Add as by-right use in B-1 (Business). Existing kennels, and kennels as a secondary use in conjunction with a dwelling (home occupation) remain permitted by-right.

Copies of the above files and the full text of the proposed amendments are available for review in the Dept. of Planning & Zoning office, 80 Front Street, Lovingston, Virginia, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., or the Office of the County Administrator, 84 Courthouse Square, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information, call the Dept. of Planning & Zoning, (434) 263-7090, or toll free at 888-662-9400, selections 4 and 1 or the County Administrator’s Office at (434) 263-7000. EOE.

BY AUTHORITY OF NELSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

Draft Kennel Ordinance

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