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101-D Mounts Bay Rd.
Williamsburg, VA 23185

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Williamsburg, VA 23187

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County Code Supplement No. 30 Contains all Ordinances adopted by the Board between July 1, 2011 through December 31, 2011


55A-41 - July 26, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 2, Administration, by amending Article IV, Officers and Employees, Division 2, Specific Officers, Section 2-16.3, Disposition of unclaimed bicycles and mopeds. -   - 55A-42 - July 26, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 2, Administration, by amending Article IV, Officers and Employees, Division 1, Generally, Section 2-11.1, Disclosures of financial interest. 

81A-20 - July 26, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 4, Building Regulations, by amending Article I, Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, Division 1, Generally, Section 4-4, When and where copies may be obtained; Article VI, Well Construction, Section 4-52, Definitions; Section 4-53, Application and compliance; Section 4-54, Administration and enforcement; Section 4-61, Inspections; Section 4-62, Notice to correct; and Section 4-64, Exceptions.

85A-19 - July 26, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 8, Erosion and Sediment Control, by amending Section 8-2, Definitions; Section 8-3, Erosion and sediment control program; Section 8-4, Regulated land-disturbing activities; submission and approval of plans, contents of plans; Section 8-5, Permits, fees, bonding, etc.; Section 8-6, Monitoring, reports, and inspections; and Section 8-7, Penalties, injunctions, and other legal actions.   

131A-7 - July 26, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 10, Garbage and Refuse, by amending Article I, In General, Section 10-4, Maintenance of premises – Duty of owners, occupants, and persons in charge; and Section 10-5, Same-Recourse of county upon failure of owner or occupant. 

116A-39 - July 26, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 11, Health and Sanitation, by amending Article III, Swimming Pools, Section 11-18, Definitions; Section 11-19, Pool operation and maintenance; Section 11-20, Inspection; Section 11-21, Authority to order pools closed; and Article IV, Smoking, Section 11-33, Enforcement.  

16A-29 - July 26, 2011   - Amends and reordains Chapter 12, Licenses, by amending Article II, Specific Businesses and Activities, Section 12-72, Pawnbrokers. 

14A-2 - July 26, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 17, Sewers and Sewage, by amending Article III, Septic Tanks, Section 17-11, Permit required.

30A-39  - July 26, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 19, Subdivisions, by amending Article I, General Provisions, Section 19-2, Definitions; Article III, Requirements for Design and Minimum Improvements, Section 19-32, Land must be suitable; Section 19-50, Street drainage; Section 19-64, Streetlights;  and Article IV, Performance Assurances, Section 19-72, Installation of improvements and bonding. 

107A-60 - July 26, 2011   - Amends and reordains Chapter 20, Taxation, by amending Article I, In General, Section 20-7.5, Fee for passing a bad check to the county. 

65A-7 - July 26, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 22, Wetlands, by amending Article II, Use Permits, Section 22-5, Applications, maps, documents to be open to public inspection; and Section 22-7, Wetlands board action. 

31A-249 - July 26, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 24, Zoning, by amending Art. III, Site Plan, Sec. 24-159, Compliance with site plan required; Art. V, Districts, Div. 5, Residential Planned Community District, R-4, Sec. 24-289, Utilities; Sec. 24-290, Street improvements; Div. 6, Multi-family Residential District, R-5, Sec. 24-314, Requirements for improvements and design; Div. 13, Research and Technology District, RT, Sec. 24-466, Procedures; Sec. 24-470, Requirements for improvements and design; Div.14, Planned Unit Development Districts, Sec. 24-497, Requirements for improvements and design; Div. 15, Mixed Use, MU, Sec. 24-517, Procedures; and Art.VI, Overlay Districts, Div. 3, Floodplain Area Regulations, Sec. 24-595, Regulations for construction.   -  

81A-21 - August 9, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 4, Building Regulations, by amending Article I, Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, Division 2, Permit and Inspection Fees, Section 4-10, Exemptions. 

85A-20 - August 9, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 8, Erosion and Sediment Control, by amending Section 8-5, Permits, fees, bonding, etc.

154A-5 - August 9, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 16, Public Parks and Recreation Facilities, by amending Article II, Regulations Governing Public Parks and Recreation Facilities, Section 16-2, Alcoholic beverages and controlled substances prohibited.

30A-40 - August 9, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 19, Subdivisions, by amending Article I, General Provisions, Section 19-15, Fees. 

107A-61 - August 9, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 20, Taxation, by amending Article II, Exemptions of Certain Persons from Real Estate Taxes, Section 20-9, Definitions; and Section 20-10, Qualifications for exemption.

65A-8 - August 9, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 22, Wetlands, by amending Article II, Use Permits, Section 22-4, Required for certain activities; application generally; fee.

183A-8 - August 9, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 23, Chesapeake Bay Preservation, by amending Section 23-15, Applications for exemptions.

31A-250 - August 9, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 24, Zoning, by amending Article I, In General, Section 24-7, Administrative fees.

31A-251 - September 13, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 24, Zoning, by amending Article V, Districts, by adding Division 17, Economic Opportunity, EO; Section 24-536, Statement of intent; Section 24-536.1, Documents required for submission; Section 24-536.2, Minimum area of districts; Section 24-536.3, Density; Section 24-536.4, Use list; Section 24-536.5, Requirements for improvements and design; Section 24-536.6, Open space; Section 24-536.7, Height of structures; Section 24-536.8, Setback and buffer requirements; and Section 24-536.9, Street improvements.

56A-18  - September 27, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 15, Offenses – Miscellaneous, by amending Section 15-36, Discharge of firearms, etc., in certain areas; exceptions.

192A-4  - November 22, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 7, Enterprise Zone, by Amending Section 7-2, Boundaries of the James River Enterprise Zone; and Section 7-8, Enterprise zone administrator. 

31A-252 - November 22, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 24, Zoning, by amending Article II, Special Regulations, by adding Division 7, Outdoor Lighting, Section 24-129, Statement of intent; Section 24-130, Lighting plan submission; Section 24-131, Required lighting; Section 24-132, Standards; Section 24-133, Installation of lighting fixtures; Section 24-134, Maintenance; Section 24-135, Signs; and Section 24-136, Streetlights in residential subdivision. 

31A-253 - November 22, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 24, Zoning, by amending Article II, Special Regulations, Division I, In General, by deleting Section 24-41, Outdoor operations and storage; by amending Division 4, Landscaping, by amending and renaming Section 24-86, Landscaping and tree preservation Requirements with new name Statement of Intent; by amending Section 24-87, Administration; by renumbering Section 24-88, Modification, substitution, transfer, with new number 24-91; by amending and renumbering Section 24-89, Tree protection and criteria for tree removal for all uses requiring a landscape plan, with - new number 24-88; by renumbering Section 24-90, Size requirements for new plantings, with new number 24-92; by amending and renumbering Section 24-91, Summary of definitions for trees and shrubs, with new number 24-93; by renumbering Section 24-92, Plant material standards with new number 24-94; by amending and renumbering Section 24-93, Tree credits, with new number 24-95; by amending and renumbering Section 24-94, General landscape area standards, with new number 24-96; by renumbering Section 24-95, Landscape areas adjacent to buildings; with new number 24-97; by amending and renumbering Section 24-96, Landscape area(s) along right(s)-of-way, with new number 24-98; by amending and renumbering Section 24-97, Off-street parking lot landscaping, with new number 24-99; by amending and renumbering Section 24-98, Screening, with new number 24-100; by amending and renumbering Section 24-99, Landscape requirements by zoning district, with new number 24-101; and by adding new Section 24-89, Phased clearing plan; submittal requirements; and Section 24-90, General standards. 

31A-254 - November 22, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 24, Zoning, by amending Article II, Special Regulations, Division 2, Highways, Streets, Parking and Loading, Section 24-55, General provisions; Section 24-57, Parking lot design; and Section 24-59, Minimum off-street parking requirements.

31A-255 - November 22, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 24, Zoning, by amending Article II, Special Regulations, Division I, In General, by amending Section 24-42, Special provisions for townhouse and condominium development; Division 2, Highways, Streets, Parking and Loading, by amending and renaming Section 24-62, Provisions for private streets in qualifying industrial parks with new name Special provisions for private streets; Article IV, Manufactured Home Parks, Section 24-181, Streets required; Article V, Districts, Division 5, Residential Planned Community District, R-4, Section 24-290, Street improvements; Division 6, Multifamily Residential District, R-5, Section 24-314, Requirements for improvements and design; Division 14, Planned Unit Development Districts, Section 24-497, Requirements for improvements and design; and Division 15, Mixed Use, MU, Section 24-528, Street improvements. 

31A-256 - November 22, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 24, Zoning, by amending Article II, Special Regulations, Division I, In General, by amending and renaming Section 24-35, Sidewalks to pedestrian accommodations.  -  

31A-257 - November 22, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 24, Zoning, by amending Article II, Special Regulations, Division I, In General, by amending Section 24-43, Buffer and setback requirements for timbering activities; by amending Article V, Districts, Division 2, General Agricultural District, A-1, Section 24-212, Permitted uses; and by amending Section 24-215, Setback requirements. 

31A-258 - November 22, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 24, Zoning, by amending Article VI, Overlay Districts, Division 3, Floodplain Area Regulations, Section 24-588, Compliance and liability; Section 24-590, Designation of floodplain districts; Section 24-595, Regulations for construction; Section 24-596, Regulations for subdivisions and site plans; Section 24-597, Regulations for replacement manufactures homes; and Section 24-601, Watercourse modification.

55A-43 - December 13, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 2, Administration, by amending Article IV, Officers and Employees, Division 2, Specific Officers, by adding Section 2-15.3, Bonuses for county employees. 

71A-7 - December 13, 2011 - Approved adding an additional parcel to the Christenson’s Corner AFD (AFD-10-86-2011), the Newman Road  addition.   

55A-44 - December 20, 2011 - Amends and reordains Chapter 2, Administration, by amending Article II, Magisterial District, Election Districts and Election Precincts, Section 2-3, Designation and population of election districts. 

The end of Supplement No. 30.

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