Details for PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Madison County's Planning


PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Madison County's Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors will hold a joint public hearing at the Madison County Administrative Auditorium located at 414 N. Main Street, Madison, Virginia on Wednesday, December 1st, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. to act on the following cases: Case No. OA-12-21-14: Amending the Zoning Ordinance, specifically article 14-19-3 (Conditions for the Establishment and Operation of Commercial Solar Energy Facilities), section B (Location/Setback), numbers two (2) and four (4). The amendments would reduce the required minimum perimeter setbacks for solar facilities from 300 feet to 100 feet, require perimeter fencing to be installed inside the vegetative buffer, and subject fencing placement to (other) potential conditions as specified in the special use permit. Case No. SU-12-21-15: Alison Shafer and Brent Wagner are seeking a special use permit to operate two (2) short-term lodging rental units/cabins on a property which they own. The subject property is roughly ten (10) acres and zoned A1 (Agriculture); and in the A1 zoning district short-term lodging facilities require a special use permit. The proposed one (1) bedroom lodging units would contain roughly four hundred (400) square feet in total floor area. The subject property has an existing single-family dwelling with a postal address of 629 Rider Hollow Drive, Etlan, Virginia; the property is further identified on Madison County's Tax Maps as 15-2B. The public is invited to attend the hearing and comment. Due to health concerns, written comments may be submitted prior to the meeting; written comments received prior to 1 p.m. November 24th, 2021, will be placed into the official staff packet and distributed to the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors prior to the meeting. The meeting will also be streamed live on the County's Official YouTube channel. Copies of the County's ordinances and documents related to these hearings are available for review. The documents can be viewed in person at Madison County's Building & Zoning Office, 410 North Main Street, Madison, VA 22727; documents can be inspected Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Comments or questions can be sent via email to or by calling 540-948-7513. Ligon Webb, County Planner

PO BOX 1206, MADISON, VA 22727


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