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PLANNING COMMISSION
 AGENDA
September 14, 2022 
 6:30 P.M. 
 
 
 
 
 
 




  
1.

Call to Order

2.

Pledge Of Allegiance

3.

Determination of a Quorum

4.

Approval of Agenda

5.

Discussion of Potential Policies, Ordinances or Applications

5.A.

Area 10 Small Area Plan

Review of July 21 Public Comments - Ron Sessoms, Rhodeside and Harwell

Next Public Meeting/Charrette at Walker-Grant Middle School, Saturday, October 15th 10:00am 

5.B.

Transportation Projects

Update on VDOT projects - Byrd Holloway, Senior Project Manager, VDOT

- Princess Anne St and Fall Hill Ave/US Rt 1 Intersections

- Route 3 STARS

- Route 1 STARS

- Lafayette Roundabouts at Kenmore Avenue and Charles Street

- Lafayette Blvd improvements

- Dixon Street/Lansdowne Road improvements

5.C.

Transmittal of the Status of Land Use Annual Report, FY22

5.D.

Council Priorities Review; October 6 - Chuck Johnston, CP&B Director

6.

Public Hearing

6.A.

The following items will be considered jointly:

- UDOTA2022-03 The City of Fredericksburg proposes to amend the Unified Development Ordinance § 72-34 “Overlay Districts” to establish a Special Tourism and Events Overlay District, and § 72-53 “Parking” to modify the minimum off-street parking standards for Convention Centers and Arenas or Stadiums.

- CPA2022-01 – The City of Fredericksburg proposes to amend the Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map and Chapter 11 Land Use Plan to change the transect designation on GPIN 7860-60-7626 and 7860-61-7176 from T-4 General Urban to SD Special District.  

- RZ-FY-22-002 – The City of Fredericksburg proposes to amend the zoning designation of 10 parcels locates on Hospitality Lane, Carl D. Silver Parkway, and Jackie Robinson Way to include them in the Special Tourism and Events Overlay District.  

6.B.

UDOTA 2022-04, Parking: The City of Fredericksburg proposes to amend the Unified Development Ordinance parking requirements:

- Changes to Section 72-53.1 (B)(2)(f), Exemptions to Off-street Parking Standards, to clarify the off-street parking exemption for the first 1,500 square feet of commercial uses.

- Modifications to Section 72-53.1(C), Off-Street Parking Requirements, which address the applicability of parking exemptions and standards for exceeding maximum parking limits.

- Amendments to the Minimum Off-street Parking Standards featured in Table 72-53.1(C)(2) to establish new parking standards for the ‘Automobile Service’ and clarify the standards for ‘Automobile Towing and Impoundment’.

6.C.

UDOTA 2022-05, Boundary Line Adjustments: The City of Fredericksburg proposes to amend the Unified Development Ordinance, Section 72-25.1, Administration, adding a new section: (F) Exemptions, to exempt certain boundary line adjustments from the subdivision regulations.

7.

Other Business

7.A.

Amend Planning Commission By-laws so as to align Commission Public Comment procedures with City Council procedures

8.

General Public Comments

A general public comment period is provided at each regular meeting for comments by citizens regarding any matter related to Commission business that is not listed on the agenda for Public Hearing.   The Chair will request that speakers state their name, address and zip code; observe the five-minute time limit; and yield the floor when the Clerk indicates that their time has expired.   No dialogue between speakers will be permitted.

 Citizens who wish to make general public comments without attending the meeting will be able to send their comments in writing by (1) dropping them in the Community Planning and Building drop box located in the lobby of the Executive Plaza located at 601 Caroline Street, (2) U.S. Mail at PO Box 7447, Fredericksburg, VA 22404, or (3) email to planning@fredericksburgva.gov. Comments must be received by 2:30 p.m. the day of the meeting. Such comments will be read aloud during the public comment portion of the Commission meeting. In written public comments, the writer must identify themselves by name and address, including zip code, and limit the remarks to three minutes, when read aloud. There will be a total 40-minute cap for all written comments read aloud.

Public comments submitted during the meeting, through the Facebook Live streaming video, will not be considered part of the official public comments of the meeting.  

9.

Approval Of Minutes

9.A.

January 12, 2022 – Regular Meeting

10.

Planning Commissioner Comment

10.A.

Chairman Comments

Committee Reports: CIP, Area 10, Text Amendment

10.B.

Commissioner Comments

Safe Routes to School - Commissioner Lynch 

11.

Planning Director Comment

11.A.

FY-23 Capital Improvements Plan - New Budget Due Date: November 14

11.B.

Unified Development Ordinance Text Amendments

PD-C 10%                                                         Council Public hearing     September 13, 2nd read

PD-MU                                                              Council Public hearing     September 13, 2nd read

Accessory Dwelling Units                                 Council Discussion            September 13    

PD-C / PD-R raise residential cap                    Council Discussion           October

Workforce Housing density incentive               Council Discussion           October

Capital Impacts Study                                       Study Adopted                  August 23 

Study guidelines                                                Council Discussion          September 27

11.C.

Reminder: Election of Officers at October 12 meeting

12.

Adjournment


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