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Apr 24

Planning Commission Uses Subcommittee to Meet April 25

Posted on April 24, 2023 at 12:28 PM by Heather Smith

The Loudoun County Planning Commission’s Uses Subcommittee is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. to continue its work on the Zoning Ordinance Rewrite project. The meeting will be held in the Board Room of the Loudoun County Government Center, 1 Harrison St., SE, in Leesburg.

The Uses Subcommittee was formed to focus on uses in zoning districts, which are addressed in three chapters of the draft Zoning Ordinance: 

  • Chapter 3: Uses
  • Chapter 4: Use-Specific Standards
  • Chapter 12: Definitions

The subcommittee’s April 25 agenda is scheduled to include discussions about the following uses to assist the subcommittee and the full Planning Commission in its deliberations of the proposed Zoning Ordinance revisions:

  1. Energy Storage (Fire Marshal recommendation) 
  2. Solar Facility decommissioning
  3. Limited Brewery, Limited Distillery, Virginia Farm Winery
  4. Botanical Garden 
  5. Stables/Equine Event Facilities
  6. Indoor Recreation in Rural Policy Area
  7. Automobile Storage in Suburban Policy Area
  8. Amphitheater in Rural Policy Area

Details for the discussion topics are included in the April 25, 2023 Staff Memorandum

Members of the public are invited to listen to the discussion in person or online. The meeting will be live streamed on the county’s website at

More Information

The Planning Commission and the Uses Subcommittee have additional work sessions scheduled on May 4, May 11 and May 18, as well as June 5, to continue work on the Zoning Ordinance Rewrite project. The meeting schedule is posted at

All of the county’s public meetings, including dates, times and locations, also are posted at

More information about the Planning Commission, including a link to its meeting agendas and packets, is posted at