The Town of Amherst Town Council will hold a public hearing at 7:00 PM on October 14, 2015 in the Council Chambers of the Town Hall at 174 South Main Street. The subject of the hearing is a proposal to amend the following portions of the Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance:
Sec. 18.1-908.03: Increasing the allowable size of temporary real estate signs to a height of eight (8) feet and an area of sixteen (16) square feet in the Commercial Business District CBD and a height of twelve (12) feet and an area of thirty two (32) in the agricultural, industrial and other business districts.
Sec. 18.1-302.144: Update the definition of “variance” to match the language in Sec. 15.2-2201 of the Code of Virginia.
Sec. 18.1-1402.03: Update the duties and powers of the Board of Zoning Appeals to match those articulated in Sec. 15.2-2309 of the Code of Virginia.
Documents relating to the request are available for public inspection in the Town Hall during normal working hours.