RESOLUTION OF INTENT

(Adopted by Board September 2, 2009)

 

            WHEREAS, Section 35, Fees, of the Zoning Ordinance (Chapter 18 of the Albemarle County Code) establishes a schedule of fees for various zoning related applications and approvals under the Zoning Ordinance; and

 

            WHEREAS, the fees imposed are inadequate to cover the reasonable cost of the services provided by the County in the implementation and administration of the Zoning Ordinance; and

 

            WHEREAS, the County has conducted an extensive fee study to determine the cost of services provided by the County under the Zoning Ordinance; and

 

            WHEREAS, it is desired to amend Section 35 of the Zoning Ordinance in order to establish a schedule of fees that is adequate to cover the reasonable cost of the services provided.

 

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT for purposes of public necessity, convenience, general welfare and good zoning practices, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors hereby adopts a resolution of intent to amend Section 35 of the Zoning Ordinance to achieve the purposes described herein; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the Planning Commission shall hold a public hearing on the zoning text amendment proposed pursuant to this resolution of intent, and make its recommendations to the Board of Supervisors at the earliest possible date.

 

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