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Building & Zoning – Zoning Ordinance Text

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ZONING ORDINANCE

WISE COUNTY, VIRGINIA

Effective Date:  April 15, 1991

(Includes Amendments up to June 2002)

Contents

Article Title Page

1   TITLE: APPLICATION: PURPOSE: INTERPRETATION

Sec. 1-1

Title

1-1

Sec. 1-2

Application and Effective Date

1-1

Sec. 1-3

Purpose

1-1

Sec. 1-4

Interpretation

1-2

2   DISTRICTS AND DISTRICT MAP

3   GENERAL PROVISIONS

 4   DISTRICT REGULATIONS

 5   SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS

 6   NONCONFORMING USES AND FEATURES

 7   ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT

Sec. 7-1

Enforcement

7-1

Sec. 7-2

Building Permits

7-2

Sec. 7-3

Certificates of Occupancy

7-2

Sec. 7-4

Plans of Development

7-4

Sec. 7-5

Compliance with Approved Plans

7-10

Sec. 7-6

Violations and Penalties

7-11

 8   SPECIAL USE PERMITS

 9   BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS

10   AMENDMENTS

Sec. 10-1

Generally

10-1

Sec. 10-2

Initiation of Amendments

10-1

Sec. 10-3

Action by Planning Commission

10-2

Sec. 10-4

Action by Board of Supervisors

10-2

Sec. 10-5

Joint Public Hearing

10-3

Sec. 10-6

Filing of New Petition After Rejection

10-3

Sec. 10-7

Fees

10-3

11   DEFINITIONS

Sec. 11-1

Applicability of Article

11-1

Sec. 11-2

Rules of Interpretation

11-1

Sec. 11-3

Certain Words Defined

11-1

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