Recently Adopted Zoning Ordinance Amendments
The following Zoning Ordinance amendments have been adopted since the publication of the Zoning Ordinance Reprint dated March, 2012, which is available here.
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ZO-12-434 - Height Limits for Certain
Independent Living Facilities
Sets forth that the maximum building height of 35 feet for independent living facilities that are designed to look like single family detached dwellings that utilize the minimum required yards (setbacks) specified for single family detached dwellings in the R-E through R-8 Districts and to clarify the applicability of existing setback requirements for other independent living facilities in other structures or districts. Adopted September 11, 2012; Effective September 12, 2012.
ZO-12-435 - Truck Rental
Establishments in the PRC District
Allows truck rental establishments (U-Haul type trucks) in the Village Center areas of the PRC District as an ancillary or secondary use to a principal use, when shown on an approved development plan or by special exception approval. Adopted September 11, 2012; Effective September 12, 2012.
ZO-12-436 - Home Child Care
Facilities Substitute Care Providers
Allows substitute child care providers to operate a home child facility in the absence of the provider for up to 240 hours per calendar year in accordance with Chapter 30 of the Fairfax County Code and/or Title 63.2 Chapter 17 of the Code of Virginia. Adopted November 20, 2012; Effective November 21, 2012.
ZO-13-437 - Zoning Application Fee
Reduces the filing fee for riding and boarding stables, limitations on the keeping of animals, fence/wall height increases, change in special permit permittee and PRC plan concurrent with an SE or SP, and clarifies when a fee is required for a change to a pending application. Adopted April 23, 2013; Effective April 24, 2013.
ZO-13-438 - Vertical Datum
The proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment would revise the site plan survey boundary requirements to allow the use of GPS static data and to reference all elevations to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Adopted April 30, 2013; Effective May 1, 2013.
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