Planning Commission Vacancy: The Town Council of the Town of Amherst is accepting applications from individuals who desire to be appointed to a vacant seat on the Planning Commission. Interested individuals are invited to apply before April 11, 2017 by delivering a completed application form available at www.amherstva.gov to the Town Hall at 174 S. Main Street.
Comprehensive Plan: The Town Council of the Town of Amherst will hold a public hearing at 7:00 PM on April 12, 2017 in the Town Hall at 174 S. Main Street. The purpose of the hearing is to hear comments on a proposed comprehensive plan for the Town of Amherst. The draft document is available for review at www.amherstva.gov and in the Town Hall during normal working hours.
Draft Comprehensive Plan
Variance/195 Mount Olive Road: The Town of Amherst Board of Zoning Appeals will hold a public hearing at PM on April 4, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the Council Chambers of the Town Hall at 174 South Main Street. The subject of the hearing is a variance application by Clemson Investments, LLC for property located at 195 Mt. Olive Road. (TM#96A3-2-5, zoned Light Commercial District B-1) that would support the conversion of an existing accessory building into a multifamily dwelling. If approved:
1. The 25’ yard on the right side of the lot required by Section 18.1-804 of the Town Code would be reduced to 7’, and
2. A gravel parking lot and driveways for the proposed total 10 dwelling units on the site would be allowed instead of being constructed from concrete, asphalt, brick or paving stones as required by Sec. 18.1-602.04.1 of the Town Code.
Documents relating to the request are available for public inspection at www.amherstva.gov and in the Town Hall during normal working hours.
2017 Business Appreciation Award Nomination Form