Recently Adopted Zoning Ordinance Amendments



The following Zoning Ordinance amendments have been adopted since the publication of the Zoning Ordinance Reprint dated June, 2017, which is available here.

Recently adopted amendments are available in portable document format (PDF). In order to view these documents, you will need to have the free Adobe Reader installed on your computer.

ZO-17-463 - Planned Development District Recreational Facilities
Increases the minimum expenditure per dwelling unit for recreational facilities required in the PDH, PDC, PRM and PTC Districts from $1,800 to $1,900.  Adopted June 20, 2017; Effective July 1, 2017.

ZO-17-464 - Public Facilities and Modifications to Existing Wireless Towers or Base Stations
Adds new sections addressing the review of public facilities under § 15.2-2232 of the Code of Virginia and modifications to existing wireless towers and base stations under Sect. 6409 of the Spectrum Act (47 U.S.C. § 1455).  The proposed amendment also establishes an application fee requirement to cover the costs associated with these types of reviews. Adopted June 20, 2017; Effective July 1, 2017.

ZO-17-465 - Small Cell Facilities
As allowed by Senate Bill 1282 which was adopted by the 2017 Virginia General Assembly, the amendment requires Zoning Administrator approval of a zoning permit for the installation of a small cell facility by a wireless services provider or wireless services infrastructure provider on an existing structure subject to certain limitations and an application filing fee.  Adopted June 20, 2017; Effective July 1, 2017.

ZO-17-466 - Reorganization of the Department of Public Works and Environmental Services
The amendment recognizes the reorganzation of the Department of Public Works and Environmental Services to create a new Land Development Services department.  Adopted July 11, 2017; Effective July 12, 2017.

ZO-17-467 - Planned Residential Mixed Use District (PRM) - Use Limitations for Submission of Final Development Plan
Encourages, but does not require, the concurrent filing of a Final Development Plan with the Conceptual Development Plan for a rezoning to the PRM District. Adopted July11, 2017; Effective July 12, 2017.

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For additional information regarding recently adopted Zoning Ordinance amendments, please contact the Zoning Administration Division at 703-324-1314, TTY 711.

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