Public Hearings

April 22, 2021

The Caroline County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Services Center Auditorium, located at 17202 Richmond Turnpike, Milford, Virginia, to consider the following requests:

RZ-02-2021 – Quality Land Group, LLC, Owner/Applicant: Request a Rezoning from RP, Rural Preservation (density of one dwelling unit per 10 acres of land) to M-1 Industrial (no specified density), on tax map #85-A-52A, consisting of 10 acres, more or less. This property is located at 23039 Richmond Turnpike (Route 301), Mattaponi Voting District. Proposed Use: Industrial. The 2030 Comprehensive Plan designates this area as being Rural Preservation/Flood Plain. 

TXT-01-2021 - An Ordinance to amend the Subdivision Ordinance of Caroline County by Amending Section 2 Definitions to amend the definition of “Subdivision”. The purpose of this amendment is to exempt property acquired or created by the Board of Supervisors from the definition of a subdivision with regard to future division of the property. 

TXT-02-2021 - An Ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance of Caroline County by Amending Article XII, Lot Area & Other Dimensional Requirements, Section 2, Exemptions & Reductions, to exempt public facilities or utilities of Caroline County from lot size or other requirements as found in this section. 

TXT-03-2021 - An Ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance of Caroline County by Repealing Article XV, Supplemental Regulations, Section 6-Flood Hazard Zones. This section was replaced by Chapter 45, Article II of the Code of Caroline. 

TXT-04-2021 - An Ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance of Caroline County by Amending Article II, Definitions, to repeal and replace the definition of “Car Wash”. The purpose of this amendment is to qualify that a car wash is intended to provide services to motor vehicles with a maximum registered gross weight of less than 7,500 lbs. 

TXT-05-2021 - An Ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance of Caroline County by Amending Article IX, B-1 Business, Section 2, Uses Permitted by Right, to add paragraph 33 “Car Wash” as a permitted use in the B-1 zoning district.

TXT-06-2021 - An Ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance of Caroline County by amending Article XV (Supplemental Regulations), Section 8 (Development Standards), to add Paragraph X. The purpose of this amendment is to establish Development Standards for a Car Wash. 

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 applications are on file in the Department of Planning & Community Development, 233 West Broaddus Avenue, Bowling Green, Virginia 22427.

Due to the public health threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the in-person gathering size in the meeting room is limited to approximately 86 people based on guidance and executive orders from the Governor of Virginia and the Virginia Department of Health on social distancing and public gatherings. Accordingly, written comments will be accepted and will be distributed to the Planning Commission prior to, or at, the meeting for inclusion in the public record. Comments will be accepted by mail or delivery at the Department of Planning & Community Development office at 233 West Broaddus Avenue, Bowling Green, VA 22427 or via email to Lisa Zech. Submissions of written comments must include the citizen’s name and voting district. ALL COMMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:00 P.M. ON FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 2021. Citizens choosing to attend in person to address the Planning Commission at the public hearing will be required to wear cloth face coverings, maintain recommended social distancing at all times and have their temperature taken before entering the building. 

Michael A. Finchum, Director of Planning & Community Development.