Loading...
1984_01_11_O001The Town of Leesburg in Virginia PRESENTED January 11, 1984 ORDINANCE NO. 84-0-1 ADOPTED January 11, 1984 AN ORDINANCE: AMENDING THE LEESBURG ZONING ORDINANCE TO DESIGNATE THE NUMBER OF REQUIRED OFF-STREET PARKING SPACES AT HOUSING FOR THE ELDERLY. WHEREAS, on September 14, 1983, the following proposed amendment to the Leesburg Zoning Ordinance was initiated by this Council and referred to the Planning Commission; and WHEREAS, the Planning Commission on October 20, 1983 conducted a public hearing and heard all persons desiring to express their views on the proposed amendment; and WHEREAS, on November 3, 1983, the Planning Commission recommended to Council approval of the proposed amendment; and WHEREAS, this Council conducted a public hearing on December 14,~ 1983 and heard all persons desiring to express their views on the proposed amendment; and WHEREAS, the Planning Commission and this Council find that the following amendment is required by the public necessity, convenience, general welfare and good zoning practice because: (1):Elderly households are smaller and own fewer automobiles, and (2) One of the town's planning objectives is to promote the development of housing for the elderly: THEREFORE, ORDAINED by the Council for the Town of Leesburg in Virginia as follows: SECTION I. Section 2-7-2-(a) of the Leesburg Zoning Ordinance is amended to read as follows: -2- AMENDING LEESBURG ZONING ORDINANCE RE PARKING FOR THE ELDERLY Types of uses Required No. Parking Spaces (a) Residential (1) Single family dwelling, detached (2) Single family dwelling, attached (3) Multi-family dwelling (4) Rooming/boarding house (5) Tourist home (6) Family care homes (7) Group homes (8) Mobile home parks (9) Housing for the elderly 2.0 per dwelling 2.0 per dwelling 2.0 per dwelling 1.0 per sleeping room 1.0 per sleeping room 0.25 per occupant 0.25 per occupant 1.5 per dwelling 2.0 spaces for each three dwellings SECTION II. Article 15 of the Leesburg Zoning Ordinance is amended to add a new section to be known as Section 15-1-35.2 to read as follows: Housing for the elderly shall mean dwellings within multi'family dwelling projects, which projects are occupied by persons aged 62 years or over or by handicapped persons of any age. SECTION III. Ail prior ordinances in conflict herewith are repealed. SECTION IV. This ordinance shall be in effect upon its passage. iPASSED this llth day of January , 1984. Robert E. 'Se-v]l/i~, Mayn't Town of Leesburg ATTEST: Clerk of C~ncil