Planning Commission Public Hearings

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 15.2-2204 of the Code of Virginia, as amended that the Planning Commission shall hold a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 2023, in the Board of Supervisors Meeting Room, located in the County Government Building, 103 South Court Street, 2nd Floor, Luray, VA, to receive public comments and to consider the following amendments: 

  • In Chapter 125 (Zoning Ordinance), Article IV (District Regulations), Section 125-9 (Woodland-Conservation):
    1. Add “Riding stables or academies” by special use permit to Section 125-9.D(19) 
  • In Chapter 125 (Zoning Ordinance), Article IV (District Regulations), Section 125-10 (Agriculture): 
    1. Add “Riding stables or academies” by special use permit to Section 125-10.D(26)
    2. Add “Intensive Agriculture” by special use permit to Section 125-10.D(27) 
  • In Chapter 125 (Zoning Ordinance), Article V (Supplementary Regulations), Section 125-30.18 (Riding stables or academies): 
    1. Multiple amendments 
  • In Chapter 125 (Zoning Ordinance), Article II (Word Usage and Definitions), Section 125-4 (Definitions):
    1. Add the following new definitions: Intensive Agriculture, Meat, and Meat Products
    2. Amend the current definition of riding stables or academies 
  • In Chapter 125 (Zoning Ordinance), Article IV (District Regulations), Section 125-13 (Industrial):
    1. Add “meat and meat products” to Section 125-13.B(5)
    2. Add language to allow retail sale of products to Section 125-13.B(5)
    3. Add “Intensive Agriculture” as a by-right use to Section 125-13.B(21) 

The full text of the proposed amendments to the zoning ordinance may be reviewed in the Planning & Community Development Office, 103 South Court Street, Suite B, Luray, VA, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. NOTE: Hearing impaired individuals who need an interpreter must notify the Zoning Office at least seven (7) days prior to the hearing.