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Feb 24

Planning Commission Work Session February 25 on Draft Zoning Ordinance

Posted on February 24, 2023 at 12:48 PM by Nancy McCormick

The Loudoun County Planning Commission is scheduled to hold a work session on Saturday, February 25, 2023, at 9:00 a.m., on proposed changes to the Loudoun County Zoning Ordinance. 

The Planning Commission is scheduled to consider the following Zoning Ordinance chapters: 

  • Chapter 8: Signs (Specifically signs within Rural Policy Area zoning districts and Rural Villages) 
  • Chapter 2: Zoning Districts 
  • Chapter 3: Uses
  • Chapter 4: Use Specific Standards 
  • Chapter 13: Definitions Related to Uses

The work session will take place in the Board Room of the Government Center, 1 Harrison St. SE in Leesburg. 

The Planning Commission will discuss the draft Zoning Ordinance text provided for the January 24, 2023, Planning Commission public hearing. The staff report prepared for the work session includes an overview of comments by the public and feedback from the Planning Commission received during the Planning Commission public hearing January 24, 2023, and staff responses. It also includes a matrix summarizing key changes made between the Revised 1993 Zoning Ordinance and the draft text. 

Members of the public may view the February 25 work session in person at the Government Center, which is located at 1 Harrison St. SE, in Leesburg, or view the meeting online at

The Planning Commission is scheduled to hold several work sessions on the Zoning Ordinance Rewrite before forwarding its recommendations to the Board of Supervisors for review and adoption. Work session dates and times are listed on the online Loudoun County calendar

More information about the Zoning Ordinance Rewrite is online at

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