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Posted on: November 13, 2023

Planning Commission Public Hearings




The Cumberland County Planning Commission will meet on Monday, December 4, 2023, at 6:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as may be heard, in the Circuit Courtroom of Cumberland County in Cumberland, Virginia, to conduct public hearings pursuant to Virginia Code Section 15.2-2204, which such hearings may be continued or adjourned, as required under applicable law, and to consider the following items and taking actions in furtherance thereof:

Comprehensive Plan Amendment CP 23-01: Comprehensive Plan Update The Comprehensive Plan is the long-range plan for the physical development of the County. The Code of Virginia requires localities to adopt a comprehensive plan for the physical development of jurisdictions.   The Comprehensive Plan was most recently adopted in 2013 and updated in 2019 and 2022.  An updated plan has been prepared is being considered for adoption.   The updated plan recommends land use principles and future land use options to guide county decision-making.   Strategies proposed include efforts to retain and promote the rural character of the County and the creation and designation of village centers as growth areas in and around Cumberland Courthouse, Cartersville and Randolph, for the purpose of new development and economic growth.

A Copy of the planning documents are available for public review at the office of the Cumberland County Planning Department and County Administrator’s Office, County Administration Building, 1 Courthouse Circle, Cumberland, Virginia between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm of each business day.  The public is invited to attend these hearings at which persons affected may appear and present their views orally or in writing. Questions or comments may be directed to the Planning Department, at (804) 492-3520.  Persons with disabilities are urged to contact the County Administrator’s Office at (804) 492-3625 at least five (5) days prior to the meeting to arrange for any necessary accommodations.

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