The Lovettsville Town Council will hold a public hearing on the following item at their meeting at 7:30 pm on October 22, 2020.  Pursuant to and in compliance with Town of Lovettsville Ordinance 2020-03-0006 (adopted by the Lovettsville Town Council on March 26, 2020) this meeting will be held electronically.

Written comments regarding this item can be submitted to by 3:00PM on the day of the meeting.

Members of the public may access and participate in this meeting electronically.

Add Limited Residential Lodging as a Permitted Use in Certain Zoning Districts.

Consideration of an amendment to Article I, Section 42-2. Amendments to Definitions and rules of construction; Article VIII, Section 42-297, Bed and breakfast homestays, bed and breakfast inns and country inns; and Article VI, Section 42-233. – CRA-1 Commercial and Residential Annexation District, Section 42-234. – R-1 Residential District, Section 42-235. – R-2 Residential District, Section 42-236. – R-3 Residential District, and Section 42-238. – T-C Town Center Planned Development District.

The purpose of the amendment is to establish Limited Residential Lodging as a permitted use in certain residential districts. The use would permit homeowners to rent space in their homes to lodgers for up to 30 days subject to performance standards including but not limited to annual registration, limits on the number of guests, required safety equipment, and limits on signs and activities.

In the event the meeting is postponed, the public hearing will be convened on the next regularly scheduled meeting at the same time and place.