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Notice of Public Hearing
Notice of Public Hearing
Public Hearing to consider amendments to the City of Franklin Zoning Ordinance and the Official Zoning Map

Notice is hereby given in accordance with Virginia Code Section 15.2-2204 that the Franklin City Council and the Planning Commission of the City of Franklin, Virginia will hold a joint public hearing on Monday, August 26, 2019 at 7:00PM at the City Council meeting being held in the City Council Chambers at the City Hall, 207 W Second Avenue, Franklin, Virginia to consideramendments to the City of Franklin Zoning Ordinance and the Official Zoning Map as follows:

  1. Amend Section 3.5 and 3.7 of the Zoning Ordinance ad the table in Section 19.2 of the Zoning Ordinance in the R-O Single Family Residence District regulations to decrease the minimum lot size for detached single family dwellings from forty thousand (40,000) square feet to twenty thousand (20,000) square feet per lot, and to reduce the minimum lot width from one hundred fifty (150) feet to one hundred (100) feet.

  2. Amend the Official Zoning Map to change that portion of the B-3 General Business District which is located in the Downtown Central Commercial Area from B-3 General Business District to B-3A General Business District.

A map with the R-O zoning district shaded and the proposed B-3A area appears on the attachment enclosed in the this notice. In the event of any discrepancy between that map and the official zoning map, the official zoning map shall control. Full texts of the proposed ordinance amendments are available for insepection at the office of the secretary of the Planning Commission located at 207 West Second Avenue, Franklin, Virginia durning regular business hours. Any person desiring to express his or hr views with respect to the proposed amendments should appear at the aforesaid time and place. The public hearing is to be held at a public facility designed to be accessible to persons with the disablities. Any persons with questions concerning should contact Shelia Baker at (757) 562-8501. Persons needing interpreter services for the deaf must notify Ms. Baker at least seven (7) days in advance of the hearing 

City of Franklin Planning Commission
Donald E. Goodwin, CBO, CFM

You may also access a FAQ's document about these admendments by logging into www.franklinva.com. You will find a link on the home page called FAQ's about the R-O - B-3A

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