Press "Enter" to skip to content

Gloucester supervisors, planners discuss proposed zoning ordinance changes

Members of the Gloucester Board of Supervisors and the county’s Planning Commission met last Thursday, discussing proposed changes in the zoning ordinance and also engaging in a brief discussion about an application for construction of a gas station and convenience store.

Anne Ducey-Ortiz, Planning, Zoning and Environmental Programs director, led the discussion of the zoning ordinance at the meeting, which was held in the community room of Gloucester Library, Main Street Center. She spoke about the public input summary and results of the future zoning regulations; proposed changes to articles in the zoning ordinance; code enforcement challenges, particularly with home occupations and camping uses and enjoyment; as well as preparations for the public hearing in July. 

Proposed changes to Articles 10-12 included changes that would reduce regulations that may inhibit or delay business growth as well as updates to the parking and sign articles. There were updates to the Article 13 a...

To view the rest of this article, you must log in. If you do not have an account with us, please subscribe here.