IOWC Planning Commission Public Notice

Published 4:32 pm Wednesday, August 12, 2015


Notice is hereby given that the Isle of Wight County Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 to consider for recommendation to the Board of Supervisors the following ordinance amendments:

An ordinance to amend and reenact the Isle of Wight County Code by amending and reenacting Appendix B, Zoning, Section 6-4000, Floodplain Management Overlay (FPMO) District – Applicability, to specifically reference the updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Isle of Wight County produced by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, to recognize the maps’ effective date of December 2, 2015, and to accept the accompanying updated Flood Insurance Study.

 An ordinance to amend and reenact the following sections of the Isle of Wight County Code, Appendix B, Zoning: Article III, Use Types, Article IV, Zoning Districts and Boundaries, Article V Supplementary Use Regulations; in order to make changes to the agricultural use types, expand the uses allowed in the Rural Agricultural Conservation (RAC) zoning district and allow for one “by-right” division of land around an existing residence in the RAC, to add an “Agritourism” section, and to add supplementary use regulations.

 Copies of said ordinance amendments are on file in the Department of Planning and Zoning at the Isle of Wight County Courthouse Complex, Isle of Wight, Virginia, and are available for public examination.

Any person desiring to be heard in favor of, in opposition to, or to express his or her views with respect to said ordinance admendments may appear before and be heard by said Planning Commission during the Public Hearing to be held in the Robert C. Claud, Sr. Board Room at the Isle of Wight County Courthouse Complex, Isle of Wight, Virginia, on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 beginning at 6:00 p.m.

The County of Isle of Wight is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you will require an accommodation or sign language interpreter to participate in the meeting, reasonable accommodations can be made upon request. Please make requests to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors at least five (5) days in advance of the meeting at (757) 365-6204.


By: Melinda J. Goodwyn, Secretary