TOWN OF LOVETTSVILLE

PLANNINC COMMISSION

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

LVZA 2022-0002 AMENDMENTS TO

ARTICLE 42, ZONING,

TO AMEND Article 42-I, IN GENERAL,

TO ADD A DEFINITIONS OF LIVESTOCK AND FOWL

ARTICLE 42-VIII-2, ADDITIONAL STANDARDS,

TO ADD SECTION 42-306, KEEPING LIVESTOCK AND FOWL

The LOVETTSVILLE PLANNING COMMISSION will hold a public hearing on the following item at their meeting on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers, 6 E. Pennsylvania Avenue, Lovettsville, Virginia. Written comments regarding this item can be submitted to [email protected] by 3:00PM on the day of the meeting.  Members of the public may access and participate in this meeting electronically.

The purpose of the amendment is to create definitions for “livestock” and “fowl”, and to establish standards for keeping certain livestock and fowl in Lovettsville. Proposed standards would limit the type and number of livestock and fowl, set minimum lot sizes and setbacks from neighboring properties, and establish requirements for storing feed, disposing of waste, and constructing enclosures.

All persons desiring to speak will be given an opportunity to do so at this meeting.

The proposed zoning amendment is available for review on the Town website at: Planning Commission | Town of Lovettsville, VA (lovettsvilleva.gov).  You may also request a copy be sent to you via email by contacting John Merrithew, Planning Director at (540) 822-5788 between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm weekdays, holidays excepted.  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.

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