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Mathews planners to hear about funding for CIP project

The Mathews County Planning Commission will hear a presentation on funding sources for capital improvements to county-owned properties on Tuesday.

The planners will meet at 7 p.m. in the historic courthouse on Court Street.

Staff has updated the list of the 54 properties to include data on zoning, acreage, and the presence of any development constraints. According to an agenda memorandum by Planning and Zoning Director Thomas Jenkins, the plan is to expand the list to include all capital assets.

In addition, the commission will consider proposed language for two different possible zoning ordinance changes to the category of home occupations. One such change would be to permit home occupations by right in conjunction with any legal residential use as long as the occupation adhered to a list of a dozen standards. The other would create two categories—one as a by right use for a home occupation and one as a conditional use, expanded to allow a home enterprise or business. Each of...

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