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1984_06_27_O023The Town of Leesburg in Virginia ORDINANCE NO. AN ORDINANCE: PRESENTED 84-0-23 ADOPTED AMENDING THE LEESBURG ZONING ORDINANCE June 27, 1984 June 27, 1984 WHEREAS, the final plat of all cluster developments approved under Section 8-2-11-8 of the Leesburg Zoning Ordinance shows lot areas, yards and lot widths as varied by approval of the plat and governs the location of buildings on each lot; and WHEREAS, cluster developments may contain lots on which side yard require- ments have been varied to zero feet thereby permitting, as intended by the Council, single-family dwellings on separate lots to abut or adjoin or utilize common or party walls; and WHEREAS, Council initiated amendment of the Zoning Ordinance to add a new section 8-2-11-7 on March 21, 1984; and WHEREAS, the Planning Commission conducted a public hearing on May 17, 1984 and made its required recommendation; and WHEREAS, Council conducted a public hearing on June 27, 1984 at which persons affected appeared to present their views; and WHEREAS, Council finds that the proposed amendment of the Zoning Ordinance is required for the public necessity, convenience, general welfare and good zoning practice because: (1) it provides flexibility in the siting of cluster develop- ments,, and (2) it eliminates questions about permissible dwelling configurations in a cluster development: THEREFORE, RESOLVED by the Council of the Town of Leesburg in Virginia as follows: SECTION I. The Leesburg Zoning Ordinance is amended to add a new section, to be known as Section 8-2-11-7 to read as follows: -2- 8-2-11-7 A dwelling designed for, or occupied by, one family, including not more than two rooms for roomers, which is situated on a separate lot in a cluster development may be attached at the side or rear to not more than one such other dwelling by a party wall without openings, pro- vided that the approved final plat of the cluster subdivision establishes yard requirements per.- mitting such attachment. SECTION II. Ail prior ordinances in conflict herewith are repealed. SECTION III. This ordinance shall be in effect upon its passage. PASSED this 27th day of June , 1984. Robert E. Sevila, Mayor Town of Leesburg ATTE ST: Clerk of