Another 3-2 vote pushes Grayson’s zoning repeal plan forward. Supervisors want a referendum so citizens can vote whether to keep zoning or repeal it. A zoning ordinance has never been repealed in Virginia.
By Patrick Smith
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 7:00 am (Updated: January 15, 7:00 am)
INDEPENDENCE — Despite the counsel of the Grayson County Planning Commission and many citizens, Grayson County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to continue the process of repealing the county’s zoning ordinance at its monthly meeting last Thursday night.
In another motion, the board directed staff to investigate the possibility of seeking special legislation in the General Assembly to allow the county to place the issue of zoning to a referendum vote.
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