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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Notice of Public Hearing: Ordinance No. 19-23; 19-26; 19-27; & 19-28

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

  CITY OF COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VIRGINIA


Notice is hereby given to all persons affected or interested that at the Colonial Heights City Council meeting to be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, in Council Chambers of City Hall, 201 James Avenue, Colonial Heights, Virginia, the City Council shall hold a public hearings to accept comments on the following:

AN ORDINANCE NO. 19-23

To amend § 286-500.04 of City Code Chapter 286, “Zoning”, to allow the keeping of up to three female chickens as an accessory use on residentially-zoned property, subject to complying with various provisions in City Code Chapter 98, “Animals”. The ordinance also amends Chapter 98 by amending §§ 98-42 and 98-43 and adding new §§ 98-42.1 and 98-43.1; and the ordinance specifies that: (i) all chickens shall be kept at all times within an enclosed area in a backyard; (ii) any structure, pen, or coop for the keeping of chickens shall be a minimum area of 10 square feet per chicken; (iii) roosters, ducks, and geese shall not be kept anywhere in the City; and (iv) an Animal Control Officer may inspect the area in which chickens are kept to ensure compliance with the law.

AN ORDINANCE NO. 19-26

To change the land use classification of a tract of approximately 0.1358 acre of real property on the Land Use Plan map, which is part of the City Comprehensive Plan (i.e., Master Plan), from Transitional Office to Community Commercial. The approximate 0.1358 acre tract is known as Chesterfield Highlands, Block 5, Lots 19, 19A, 20, and 20A, parcel identification numbers 40000105020 and 4000010520A; with a physical address of 137 Pickwick Avenue.

AN ORDINANCE NO. 19-27

To change the zoning classification of an approximate 0.0819 acre parcel with parcel identification number 40000105020, and of an approximate 0.0539 acre parcel with parcel identification number 4000010520A, collectively known as 137 Pickwick Avenue, from RO Residential Office District to BB Boulevard Business District; and to amend the Zoning Map accordingly.

AN ORDINANCE NO. 19-28

To amend § 286-200 of Chapter 286, Zoning, of the Colonial Heights City Code by adding a definition of “donation collection bin” and adding a § 286-530.26 to Chapter 286, prohibiting the placement or location of donation collection bins anywhere in the City.

Copies of the proposed ordinances are on file for public examination during regular business hours in the City Clerk’s Office in City Hall, 201 James Avenue, Colonial Heights, Virginia and on the City’s website www.colonialheightsva.gov.  All persons affected or interested are invited to be present at the public hearings of the City Council, to be held at the time and place stated above, when an opportunity will be given for them to be heard.

Hugh P. Fisher, III

City Attorney

Any interested party whose participation in this meeting would require reasonable accommodation of a handicap should contact the City Manager’s Office at 520-9265 at least four days in advance.

To be published November 22 and November 29, 2019

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