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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE Any public hearings advertised herein will be held in the City Council Chamber, 4th floor, Room 450, Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building, 215 Church Avenue SW, Roanoke, Virginia. These public hearings may be conducted by electronic communication means due to the COVID-19 pandemic disaster, as permitted by Virginia Code Sections 2.2-3708.2(A) and 15.2-1413, Amendment 28 to House Bill (HB)29 (2020 Session), Ordinance No. 41703-032720, and Resolution No. 41704-032720. All persons shall be afforded an opportunity to speak and state their views concerning all aspects of these matters. Any applications will be digitally available for review online or may be obtained digitally by emailing planning@roanokeva.gov. The City of Roanoke Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on July 13, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matters may be heard, to consider the following matters and proposed amendments to Chapter 36.2, Zoning, and Chapter 31.1, Subdivisions. All persons wishing to address the Planning Commission must sign-up with the Secretary to the Planning Commission by emailing planning@roanokeva.gov or by calling (540)853-1330 by noon, Friday, July 10, 2020. Persons who register to speak will be provided with information to present their testimony via electronic communication means in the event the public hearing is conducted using electronic communication means. Written comments of interested persons will be received by the Secretary to the Planning Commission at planning@roanokeva.gov on or prior to 1:00 p.m., Friday, July 10, 2020. All persons shall be afforded an opportunity to speak and state their views concerning all aspects of these matters. Application by Glade Creek Development, LLC, to rezone and repeal the single condition proffered as part of a previous rezoning adopted through the enactment of Ordinance 40007-072114 for the following properties located as indicated below from MXPUD, Mixed Use Planned Unit Development, to R-5, Residential Single-Family District: 402 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060163 406 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060164 410 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060165 414 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060166 418 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060167 422 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060168 426 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060169 430 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060170 434 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060171 438 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060172 442 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060173 446 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060174 450 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060175 454 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060176 458 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060177 462 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060178 466 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060179 470 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060180 474 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060181 478 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060182 502 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060183 506 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060184 510 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060185 514 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060186 518 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060187 522 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060188 526 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060189 530 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060190 534 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060191 538 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060192 542 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060193 546 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060194 550 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060195 554 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060196 558 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060197 562 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060198 566 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060199 570 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060200 574 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060201 578 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060202 579 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060203 575 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060204 571 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060205 567 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060206 563 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060207 559 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060208 555 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060209 551 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060210 547 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060211 543 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060212 539 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060213 535 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060214 531 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060215 527 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060216 523 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060217 519 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060218 515 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060219 511 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060220 507 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060221 503 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060222 483 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060223 479 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060224 475 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060225 471 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060226 467 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060227 463 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060228 459 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060229 455 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060230 451 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060231 447 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060232 443 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060233 439 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060234 435 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060235 431 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060236 125 Brenda Way NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060113 583 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060260 487 Savannah Drive NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060261 203 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060237 207 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060238 211 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060239 215 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060240 219 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060241 223 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060242 227 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060243 231 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060244 235 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060245 239 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060246 243 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060247 246 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060248 242 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060249 238 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060250 234 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060251 230 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060252 226 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060253 222 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060254 218 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060255 214 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060256 210 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060257 206 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060258 202 Georgia Court NE, bearing Official Tax Map No. 7060259 The land use categories permitted in R-5 District include residential; accommodations and group living; commercial; utility uses and structures; animal and agricultural uses; and accessory; with a maximum density of one dwelling unit per 5,000 square feet of lot area and no maximum floor area ratio specified. The Comprehensive Plan designates the property for single family, medium density. The proposed use of the properties remain detached single-family dwellings. Application by Northbridge Properties, LLC, to rezone and repeal all conditions previously proffered as part of previous rezonings for property located at 2006 Peters Creek Road NW, 4425 Northwood Drive NW, 4431 Northwood Drive NW, and a portion of 2032 Peters Creek Road NW, bearing Official Tax Map Nos. 6140612, 6140610, 6140609, and 6141403, respectively, from CG, Commercial-General District; R-7, Residential Single-Family District; and CG, Commercial-General District, with conditions, to CLS, Commercial-Large Site District, with conditions. All conditions previously adopted through enactment of Ordinance #28339 are proposed for repeal on a portion of property located at 2032 Peters Creek Road NW, bearing Official Tax Map No. 6141403. All conditions previously adopted through enactment of Ordinance #35253-040201 are proposed for repeal on property located at 4431 Northwood Drive NW and 4425 Northwood Drive NW, bearing Official Tax Map Nos. 6140609 and 6140610, respectively. The land use categories permitted in the CLS District include residential; accommodations and group living; commercial; industrial; assembly and entertainment; public, institutional and community facilities; transportation; utility; agricultural; and accessory, with no maximum density. The comprehensive plan designates the property for commercial and single family residential uses. The proposed use of the properties remain motor vehicle sales and service establishment, new and used. Application by Grandin Court Baptist Church to rezone property located at 2600 Sweetbrier Avenue SW and 0 Spring Road SW, bearing Official Tax Map Nos. 1561301 and 1561315, respectively, from IN, Institutional District, to R-7, Residential Single-Family District. The land use categories permitted in the R-7 District include residential; accommodations and group living; commercial; utility uses and structures; animal and agricultural uses; and accessory; with a maximum density of one dwelling unit per 7,000 square feet. The comprehensive plan designates the property for single family, medium density. The proposed use of the properties is single-family residential. Proposed amendments to Chapter 36.2, Zoning, of the Code of the City of Roanoke, (1979), as amended, by amending and reordaining, adding or deleting the following code sections to update, clarify and make the City's zoning ordinance easier to use for its citizens, and to make the City's zoning ordinance consistent with state code, such amendments not constituting a comprehensive rezoning or change of any densities that would decrease permitted density in any district, unless otherwise noted: 1. Sec. 36.2-205, Dimensional regulations, and Table 205-2, Application of Maximum Front Yard Requirements, to correct the amount of building facade that must be situated within the maximum front yard as noted in the exception. 2. Sec. 36.2-311, Use table for residential districts, to add Borrow or fill site and Composting Facility as special exception uses in the RA district. 3. Sec. 36.2-315, Use table for multiple purpose districts, to fix scrivener's error for Internet sales establishment and add Borrow or Fill Site as a special exception use in the MX, CN, CG, CLS, D, IN, ROS, and UF districts. 4. Sec. 36.2-322, Use table for industrial districts, to add Borrow or Fill Site as a special exception use in the I-1, I-2, and AD districts; to add Composting Facility as a special exception use in the I-1 District; to modify the descriptor for the Manufacturing: Wood products use to include the shredding or grinding of wood to create mulch; and to include a reference to supplemental regulations for a Workshop. 5. Sec. 36.2-327, Use table for planned unit development districts, to add Dwelling, single-family attached; Dwelling, single-family detached; Dwelling, two-family; Dwelling, multifamily; Dwelling, townhouse or rowhouse; Hotel or motel; Live-work unit; Mixed-use building; Amusement, commercial, indoor; Educational facilities, school for the arts; Fire, police, or emergency services; Library; Supply pantry as permitted uses in the IPUD district. Add Outdoor recreation facility lighting or sports stadium lighting as a special exception use in the IPUD district. Add Government offices or other government facility, not otherwise listed; Broadcasting studio or station as permitted uses in the MXPUD district. Add Broadcasting tower as a special exception use in the MXPUD district. Add workshop; Amusement, commercial, outdoor; Microbrewery or microdistillery as permitted uses in MXPUD and IPUD districts. Add Borrow or Fill Site as a permitted use in MXPUD, INPUD, and IPUD districts. 6. Sec. 36.2-410.1, Fill or Borrow Sites, to establish supplemental regulations related to the criteria for reviewing, establishing, and operating a borrow or fill site, including type of fill material, grading and drainage, operating times, storage of equipment, and reclamation. 7. Sec. 36.2-407.2, Composting Facilities, to establish supplemental regulations related to the criteria for reviewing, establishing, and operating a composting facility, including compliance with applicable state regulations, providing details on operations and materials to be composted, implementing and updating an operations plan, and final approval of a composting facility by the state prior to issuance of a certificate of occupancy. 8. Sec. 36.2-423, Outdoor storage, to add requirements for storage of bulk materials, including but not limited to sand, gravel, mulch, or soil. 9. Sec. 36.2-429, Temporary uses and Table 429-1, to change the column titles "Maximum Number per Calendar Year for Lot" to "Maximum Frequency per Lot" and update time frame for each use accordingly and to add Temporary, short-term filling, grading, or borrow operation, subject to subsection (f) below as a temporary use. 10. Sec. 36.2-429, Temporary uses, to add off-site fill sites or borrow sites associated with a specific construction site as temporary construction-related activity and to add a definition and parameters of operation for a Temporary, short-term filling, grading, or borrow operation. 11. Sec. 36.2-552, Basic development plans, to reverse the order of items (3) and (4) so the section reads more clearly. 12. Sec. 36.2-553, Comprehensive development plans, to clarify that an initial review will occur to determine if a plan is complete. Once determined to be complete, the plan review will be completed within 12 business days, resulting in comments regarding missing information, errors, required revisions, etc. or that the plan is sufficient and is approved. 13. Sec. 36.2-630, General development standards, to add bicycle facilities to the list of right-of-way improvements that may be required by the Agent to the Planning Commission and that the Agent to the Planning Commission may require removal or replacement of existing right-of-way improvements when new development necessitates or no longer requires such improvements. 14. Sec. 36.2-642, General landscaping and screening standards, to update a reference to the Tree List, to update the reference to the trade association that publishes standards for vegetative plantings, and to clarify that the Zoning Administrator may limit plantings of trees in close proximity to sewer lines and laterals. 15. Sec. 36.2-643, Preservation of existing landscape features, to update a reference to the Tree List and to allow the Zoning Administrator to establish credits for existing trees to be preserved trees that are not included in the Tree List. 16. Sec. 36.2-648, Parking area landscaping, to update a reference to the Tree List. 17. Sec. 36.2-652, Minimum parking and Table 652-2, Required Parking Spaces, to increase the decimal places in the number of parking spaces required for Dwelling, single-family attached; Dwelling, two-family; Dwelling, multifamily; elderly (intended and designed exclusively to house the elderly); Dwelling, multifamily, other than elderly dwelling; and Townhouse or row house; and to replace the parking standard for mini-warehouses with a standard for Self-storage buildings and Self-storage facilities. 18. Sec. 36.2-661, Applicability, to amend to increase the size of temporary real estate signs from six to 12 square feet in the RA, R-12, R-7, R-5, R-3, RM-1, and RM-2 districts; to increase the size of temporary off-site real estate signs from five to 12 square feet; and increase the size of temporary construction signs from six to 12 square feet in the RA, R-12, R-7, R-5, R-3, RM-1, and RM-2 districts. 19. Sec. 36.2-662, Definitions, to add definition of a feather sign. 20. Sec. 36.2-663, Prohibited signs, to expand the prohibition on animated signs to include feather signs. 21. Sec. 36.2-664, Zoning permits for signs, to expand exemption for signs not requiring a permit to those set forth in Sec 363.2-673(a). 22. Sec. 36.2-673, Temporary on-premises signs, to delete Table 673-1. Temporary Signs: Maximum Square Footage of Sign Area; to permit temporary signs in Multiple Purpose, Industrial and Planned Unit Development districts, subject to limits on size, height, number of signs displayed, and maximum time limits for temporary signs; and to provide additional requirements and limits for inflatable, laser light, or image projection, or search light or beacon signs. 23. Appendix A, Definitions, to modify definition of Composting Facility, and to add definition for Borrow or Fill Site. 24. Appendix B-1, Basic Development Plan, to add requirement that Zoning Administrator may require a basic development plan to be required by a design professional; to allow the Zoning Administrator rather than the Agent to the Planning Commission waive standards for a basic development plan; to require that existing and proposed improvements in the right-of-way and proposed waterlines, sewer laterals, or septic systems be included on a plan; and to clarify applicability of agreements in lieu of an erosion and sediment control plan. Proposed amendments to Chapter 31.1, Subdivisions, of the Code of the City of Roanoke (1979), as amended: 25. Section 31.1-203, Subdivision application, review, and approval, update to require electronic submissions, excepting final signature sets to be recorded. 26. Section 31.1-400, Standards for streets, add current Virginia Department of Transportation reference documents and most applicable sections for use by the Subdivision Agent; update Tables 400-1 and 400-2 to reflect standards for streets with average daily traffic (ADT) greater than 4,000; and note that bicycle accommodations may be required on collector and arterial streets; include specific reference for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance; and 27. Appendix B-4, Requirements for final subdivision site plan, add requirement to show average daily traffic (ADT) for street and to show site distance for entrances when directed by the Subdivision Agent. The ordinances adopting the amendments described above shall be effective upon adoption by the City Council for the City of Roanoke. The proposed amendments are digitally available for review online or may be obtained digitally by emailing planning@roanokeva.gov. Tina M. Carr, Secretary, City Planning Commission City Council will hold a public hearing on the aforesaid matters and proposed amendments to Chapter 36.2, Zoning, and Chapter 31.1, Subdivisions, on July 20, 2020, at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matters may be heard, in the City Council Chamber, fourth floor, Room 450, Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building, 215 Church Avenue SW, Roanoke, Virginia. Any person with a disability requiring any special accommodation to attend or participate in the public hearings should contact the City Clerk's office at (540) 853-2541 at least five days prior to the scheduled public hearings. Cecelia F. McCoy, CMC, City Clerk (1109059)

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