Public Hearings



The Caroline County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, February 22, 2024 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Services Center Auditorium, located at 17202 Richmond Turnpike, Milford, Virginia, to consider the following requests:

TXT-01-2024 - An Ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance of Caroline County by Amending Article II, Definitions, to add a definition for “Automated Vehicle Wash” with standards.

TXT-02-2024 - An Ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance of Caroline County by Amending Article XI Planned Unit Development, Division 4 Planned Shopping Center, Section 2 Permitted Uses to add Item “t” which establishes Automated Vehicle Wash as a permitted use.

SPEX-01-2024 – BDC Ladysmith, LLC Owner / Blackwood Development Company, Applicant: Request a Special Exception Permit in accordance with Article XVII, Section 13 (Standards for Special Use Permits) and Article XI, Planned Unit Development, Division 1, Section 6-Private Roads of the Caroline County Zoning Ordinance on tax map nos. 52-5-1; 52-5-1B and 52-5-1D consisting of 37 acres, more or less. This property, 8192 Ladysmith Road, is located at the southwest quadrant of Route 639 (Ladysmith Road) and Route 712 (Green Road), Ruther Glen, Virginia, Mattaponi Voting District: The 2030 Comprehensive Plan designates this parcel as Regional Business within the Ladysmith Community Plan. Proposed Use: To allow private roads within a Planned Shopping Center.

RZ-03-2023 – Carmel Church Station North, LLC, Owner; ADP Carmel Church Data Hub, LLC, Applicant: Request an amendment to existing proffers and development regulations for RZ-08-2009 Carmel Church Station zoned Planned Mixed-Use Development. The amendment includes approximately 97 acres of the approximately 253-acre parcel identified as tax map 82-9-A. The Applicant is proposing amendments to the proffers to allow a data center project to develop in phases. The subject property is bounded on the east by I-95, on the south by the CSX rail line and accessed via Rogers Clark Boulevard (Route 207). The 2030 Comprehensive Plan designates this parcel as Planned Mixed Use development within the Urban Development Area of the Carmel Church Community Plan, Reedy Church Voting District

CA-01-2023 – Ragland, Kenneth; Ragland, E.A., Jr.; Ragland, E.P., Owners / William W. Webb, Jr., Applicant request An amendment to Chapter 8 (Land Use), and the Future Land Use Map of the County of Caroline, Virginia, 2030 Comprehensive Plan to establish the Rogers Clark Growth Area, and to amend the Future Land Use Plan and Map to establish and identify the area that generally begins from the intersection of Rogers Clark Boulevard (Route 207) and Golansville Road (Route 601) running west for a distance of approximately 3,415 feet, then northwest approximately 1,170 feet, then northeast approximately 360 feet, then southeast approximately 300 feet, then northeast approximately 1,100 feet, then northwest approximately 220 feet, then northeast approximately 1,800 feet, then southeast approximately 2,400 feet to Rogers Clark Boulevard (Route 207), then south along Rogers Clark Boulevard (Route 207) approximately 2,365 feet to Golansville Road (Route 601). This area includes tax map parcel numbers 55-2-1; 55-2-2; 55-2-3; 55-2-4; 54-10-4; 54-10-5; 54-10-5A; 54-10-6; 54-10-7; 54-10-8; 54-10-9; 69-4-1; 69-4-1A; 69-4-1B; 69-4-1C; 69-4-1D; 69-4-1E; 69-4-2; 69-4-2A; 69-A-2A1; 69-4-2B; 69-4-2B1; 69-4-2C1; 69-4-2D; 69-4-2E; 69-4-3; 69-A-74 as an area for Low Density Residential Development with a density of one to four units per acre. The extension of any public; electric, water and sewer utility necessary to serve the area will be determined consistent with Section 15.2-2232 of the Code of Virginia. The current

Comprehensive Plan identifies this area as a Rural Preservation Area with a density of one unit per ten acres. Mattaponi Voting District

Any persons desiring to be heard in favor of or in opposition to the above are hereby invited to be present at the Public Hearing. Copies of the above application(s) may be examined in the Department of Planning & Community Development, 233 West Broaddus Avenue, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427 Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., (804) 633-4303.

The meeting will be streamed live on the Internet via YouTube channel Caroline County Virginia Government at the following link:

B. Leon Hughes, AICP

Director of Planning & Community Development