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OCTOBER 13, 2022, 6:00 p.m.

101 Court Circle, Warsaw, VA 

Public Meeting Room


Notice is hereby given that the Richmond County Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors will conduct a joint public hearing on the following item. All interested parties are encouraged to present their views at this hearing.

The Commission and Board will receive and consider public input regarding the draft Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan is the County’s key policy document for land use, development, housing, infrastructure, transportation, and related economic and social issues. A complete draft of the plan may be examined at the County Admin Office at 101 Court Circle, Warsaw, Virginia 22572, and is also available online at: https://co.richmond.va.us/2023-comprehensive-plan

This Comprehensive Plan Amendment repeals and replaces the adopted 2013 Comprehensive Plan in its entirety. Content, maps, goals, objectives, and strategies for all chapters have been revised and/or replaced in entirety to address key issues and priorities identified through public outreach and to comply with the Code of Virginia. The revised plan consists of the following chapters: 1) Creating the Plan, describing the Comprehensive Plan purpose and process; 2) Defining our Future, describing County background information, demographics, and future vision and goals; 3) Shaping Character & Development, describes a policy framework for growth and development and includes a revised land use map, designates land use types, and provides development design principles and strategies; 4) Connecting People & Places, describes transportation inventory, needs, planning assumptions, and recommended projects and strategies; 5) Creating Livable Communities, describes existing housing conditions and provides ways to promote affordable housing, housing choice, and healthy, livable neighborhoods; 6) Protecting Valuable Resources, provides information on such topics as topography, water resources, flood hazards, cultural sites, and strategies to promote sustainable growth and development that respects the natural and cultural environment; 7) Creating a Resilient Economy, describes economic data and drivers, key industries, and strategies for economic growth based on tourism, recreation, and marine and agricultural economies; 8) Serving the Community, describes anticipated needs and improvements to public facilities and services such as recreation, educational needs, and other public and private assets. The implementation chapter categorizes the strategies from each chapter and provides a list of tools for successful implementation.

This meeting is being held at the Public Meeting Room, 101 Court Circle, Warsaw, VA  22572, in a public facility believed to be accessible to persons with disabilities. Any person with questions on the accessibility of the facility should contact County Admin Office at the above address or by telephone at 804-333-3415.




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