Arlington County Board November Recessed Meeting Highlights

Published on November 09, 2016

(Note: Resending this due to technical issues)

The Arlington County Board today took several actions at its November Recessed Meeting. Among the highlights:

Additional actions:

Hearings set on proposed Zoning Ordinance amendments to give the Board the authority to modify height, setbacks, and parking for elementary, middle and high schools in S-3A districts

The Board voted unanimously to authorize advertising public hearings by the Planning Commission and the County Board on proposed amendments to the Zoning Ordinance that would give the Board the authority to modify height, setbacks and parking for elementary, middle and high schools in S-3A districts, subject to use permit approval. The Planning  Commission will consider the changes at its Nov. 30 meeting and the County Board on Dec. 10. To read the staff report on the proposed changes, visit the County website. Scroll down to Item No. 31 on the Agenda for the Nov. 9, 2016 Recessed County Board Meeting..

The S-3A district is a unique zoning district,the primary zoning district for many public uses. The district is used for all the County's public schools. the proposed amendments were reviewed with the Zoning committee of the Planning Commission at two meetings on Sept. 20 and Oct. 19.

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