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Rural Uses and Historic Structures Zoning Ordinance Amendment (ZOAM)
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November 1, 2016new
Staff presented proposed amendments to Articles 2, 4, 5, 6 and 8 of the Revised 1993 Loudoun County Zoning Ordinance in regards to rural districts, rural uses, historic structures, and various text errors or “quick-fix” items at the business meeting of the Board of Supervisors. The item prepared for the meeting is below, as well as, the summary of the Board's action. The archived webcast of the meeting is available here.

October 20, 2016 
The Board of Supervisors deferred this item to November 1, 2016.  The item prepared for the October 20, 2016 business meeting is posted below.

July 15, 2016
Staff presented proposed amendments to Articles 2, 4, 5, 6 and 8 of the Revised 1993 Loudoun County Zoning Ordinance in regards to rural districts, rural uses, historic structures, and various text errors or “quick-fix” items at the next meeting of the Board of Supervisors' Transportation and Land Use Committee on Friday, July 15, 2016.  The item prepared for the meeting is below. The archived webcast of the meeting is available here.

Background
June 15, 2016 
The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on the "Rural Uses and Structures and Historic Structure Exemption" Zoning Ordinance Amendment on June 15, 2016. At the conclusion of the Public Hearing, the Board voted to forward the ZOAM to the Transportation and Land Use Committee for further discussion and to address the outstanding issues identified in the Staff Report. The archived webcast of the meeting is available here.

April 26, 2016

The Loudoun County Planning Commission held a public hearing on the "Rural Use and Structures and Historic Structure Exemption" Zoning Ordinance Amendment on April 26, 2016. At the conclusion of the Public Hearing, the Planning Commission voted 6-2-1 (Douglas and Scheel opposed; Klancher absent) to forward the ZOAM to the Board with a recommendation of approval, as provided in Attachment 1. The Planning Commission also recommended that certain Zoning Ordinance Action Group (ZOAG) proposed amendments be separated from ZOAM 2015-0006 and processed as a new ZOAM in order to conduct further review and public outreach, as provided in Attachment 2.  The archived webcast of the meeting is available here.

October 21, 2015
The Loudoun County 
Board of Supervisors adopted a Resolution of Intent to Amend the Revised 1993 Loudoun County Zoning Ordinance. 

Current Zoning Ordinance
Regulations regarding Rural Uses and Standards and Historic Structure Exemption are described in detail in Articles 2, 4, 5, 6, and 8 of the Loudoun County Zoning Ordinance, which is online here.

For More Information
Contact Mark Depo, Project Manager, Department of Planning and Zoning at 703-777-0246 or via e-mail.

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