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File #: 19-1491    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/1/2019 In control: Town Council Meeting
On agenda: 12/9/2019 Final action:
Title: Request to set a public hearing for February 3, 2020 to amend the Comprehensive Plan as it relates to Town-owned properties at 114 Locust Street SW and 440 Beulah Road NE and refer the matter to the Planning Commission for consideration.
Attachments: 1. 440 Beulah Rd NE Context Map, 2. 114 Locust St SW Context Map, 3. Town Comprehensive Plan - 2015 Update - Chapter 3 - Land Use - Future Land Use Plan, 4. Town Comprehensive Plan 2015 Update, 5. Regulatory Requirements for Agenda Items - Public Hearing to Amend Comp Plan
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Request to set a public hearing for February 3, 2020 to amend the Comprehensive Plan as it relates to Town-owned properties at 114 Locust Street SW and 440 Beulah Road NE and refer the matter to the Planning Commission for consideration.
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EXPLANATION AND SUMMARY:

The Town of Vienna purchased property located at 114 Locust St SW in April 2013 and property located at 440 Beulah Road NE in May 2018. Town Council adopted the current Comprehensive Plan May 23, 2016.

In order to utilize any public building or structure that is not already being utilized as such, the Planning Commission must complete a "2232 review." A "2232 review" refers to Section 15.2-2232 of the Code of Virginia. According to Section 15.2-2232, the general location, character, and extent of any future public building must be shown on the adopted comprehensive plan.

Prior to any "2232 review," the Comprehensive Plan must be amended. Specifically, the Future Land Use Plan must be amended to demonstrate "governmental" use and the Community Facilities and Services chapter must be amended to include public use of the 114 Locust Street SW and 440 Beulah Road NE properties.

Section 15.2-2232.A states the following:
"A. Whenever a local planning commission recommends a comprehensive plan or part thereof for the locality and such plan has been approved and adopted by the governing body, it shall control the general or approximate location, character and extent of each feature shown on the plan. Thereafter, unless a feature is already shown on the adopted master plan or part thereof or is deemed so under subsection D, no street or connection to an existing street, park or other public area, public building or public structure, public utility facility or public service corporation facility other than a railroad facility or an underground natural gas or underground electric distribution facility of a public utility as defined in subdivision (b) of ? 56-265.1 within its certifica...

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