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MOTION: CARDIGAN July 25, 2006 <br />Regular Meeting <br />SECOND: BARG Ord. No. 06-69 <br />RE: ZONING TEXT AMENDMENT #PLN2005-00581, VILLAGE ZONING <br />DISTRICT - DUMFRIES MAGISTERIAL DISTIRCT <br />ACTION: APPROVED <br />WHEREAS, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors is authorized to <br />enact zoning ordinances to promote the general health, safety, and welfare with regard to <br />factors such as "facilitat[ing] the creation of convenient and harmonious communities," under <br />Section 15.2-2283 of the Virginia Code; and <br />WHEREAS, the Prince William County Comprehensive Plan established the <br />Village Mixed Use designation with the adoption of the Potomac Communities Revitalization <br />Plan; and <br />WHEREAS, the Prince William County Zoning Ordinance does not currently <br />include a zoning district that implements the Village Mixed Use designation; and <br />WHEREAS, a zoning text amendment could provide development standards for <br />a mix of residential and neighborhood commercial uses that would contribute to the Potomac <br />Communities revitalization effort; and <br />WHEREAS, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on this matter on <br />May 17, 2006, and recommended adoption of the district with the elimination of patio homes as <br />an allowable single family development standard; and <br />WHEREAS, the general welfare and good zoning practice are served by <br />allowing such a development pattern through the adoption of a new zoning district, entitled <br />Village; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED that the Prince William Board of <br />County Supervisors does hereby adopt Zoning Text Amendment #PLN2005-00581, Village <br />Zoning District. <br />Votes: <br />Ayes:Barg, Caddigan, Connaughton, Jenkins, Nohe, Stewart, Stirrup <br />Nays: Covington <br />Absent from Vote: None <br />Absent from Meeting: None <br />CERTIFIED COPY <br />