- LCPCC ZONING-Cmte-GABLE-STOCKPILING Case Study-11-14-19 HANDOUT
- LCPCC – Gable Farm Mtg Summary-11-14-2019
- Stockpiling Case Study: Actions Summary-July, 2019
|ZONING INITIATIVES||DESCRIPTION / STATUS|
|Rural Uses Phase II:
· Outdoor Shooting Range in AR-1/AR-2
· Indoor Rec. in AR-1/AR-2
· Eco-tourism in open space
|ZOAM-2017-0004 – Rural Uses Phase II
STATUS: Nov. 21, 2019 BOS: Directed staff to include amendments involving “Sport Shooting Range, Outdoor” as part of the Rural Uses and Performance Standards – Phase 2 ZOAM.
· Outdoor Shooting Range: Majority of ZOAG and REDC voted to NOT allow this Special Exception use. See referral document text for other issues. Outdoor Shooting Range Issues Discussion–ZOAG 2018 Update
· Indoor Recreation: Special Exception use proposed allowed on UN-paved roads. Traffic volume for similar recreation uses exceed un-paved road § 5-654 Road Access Standards. Enforcement issues. Indoor-Outdoor Rec Issues Discussion-ZOAG- Aug-2018
· Eco-tourism in Open Space: No performance standards for noise, qty of attendees, yard setback, landscaping/buffering/screening.Organizations: Email comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Citizens: Comments on LOLA* Searchable list – Appl. # ZOAM-2017-0004*LOLA: Loudoun Online Land Application system
|Rural Uses Phase III||ZOAM: TLUC Rural Uses Phase III
STATUS: Nov. 21, 2019 BOS Meeting: Approved the Resolution of Intent to Amend (ROIA) for the Rural Uses and Performance Standards – Phase 3 ZOAM, as recommended by TLUC (Attachment 1 of the Action Item).
Scope of Rural Uses Phase III: farm restaurant, limited distillery, recreation establishment (outdoor), agritourism/agritainment, farm worker housing/tenant dwelling, noise standards, craft beverage manufacturing, and agricultural operations and products. Following topics require additional consideration prior to inclusion in the scope of any ZOAM initiative: bed and breakfast homestay and inn, camp (boarding).
|Buffer/Landscaping Revisions||ZOAM-2017-0005 / DOAM-2018-0001
STATUS: Nov. 21, 2019 BOS Meeting: Approved ZOAM-2017-0005/DOAM-2018-0001: Buffers, Screening, and Related Landscaping (effective January 1, 2020).
Purpose: Amend buffering and screening regulations to provide sufficient flexibility to facilitate innovative site design and enable resolution of common design challenges and constraints. Amendments will establish new regulations for preserving existing and historic cemeteries throughout the County.
|Lighting as Inherent Component of Uses||ZOAM-2018-0006 Staff Report
STATUS: Sent back for Staff revisions after 3/13/19 Public Hearing. Referral planned in August, to ZOAG in September to Planning Commission in October.
A recent Circuit Court ruling found that the lighting associated with sports fields is not a permitted component of an existing “Rural Recreation Establishment, Outdoor” use, which is a Permitted (by-right) use.
|Residential Density as Dwelling Units/Acre||ZOAM-2018-0006 Staff Report
STATUS: To be included in Zoning Ordinance Rewrite.
Express residential density as the maximum number of dwelling units permitted per acre (or other land area) in the following zoning districts: Agricultural Rural (AR)-1, AR-2, Agriculture (A-10), Agricultural Residential, (A-3), Countryside Residential (CR)-1, CR-2, CR-3 and CR-4, Transition Residential (TR)-10, TR-3, TR-2, TR-1, Single Family Residential (R-1), R2, R-3, and R-4.
|Legislative Application Review Process||Proposed ZOAM.
STATUS: Originally planned as a separate ZOAM. May be folded into Zoning Ordinance “overhaul,”(i) Implement a process whereby Zoning Amendment and Special Exception applications are sent to public hearing early in the application cycle so that public comments and concerns may be adequately addressed through the review process and to avoid circumstances in which the Board considers a legislative application for the first time on the critical action date; and
(ii) Amend provisions regarding the commencement and tolling of time-periods for Planning Commission recommendation and Board action on Zoning Amendment and Special Exception applications (i.e. critical action dates).
|Short-Term Residential Rentals||ZOAM-2018-0001
STATUS: Original Resolution of Intent to Amend (ROIA) July, 2019 REVISED on Oct. 17, 2019 to include commercial whole-house short-term rentals. Updated draft text to be developed and vetted through ZOAG in early 2020. Ordinance intended to help County monitor and evaluate growing industry of short-term residential rentals. Includes necessary registration, permits, fire regulations, collection of Transient Occupancy Tax and fines for violations.
ACTION: Comments on LOLA. Searchable List – Appl. # ZOAM 2018-0001