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Charles County Maryland - Public Hearing Zoning Text Amendment ZTA 22 171 Transit Oriented Development TOD Zone Parking Facilities 24 May 2022 ( news )
Charles County , state Maryland ( By Press Release office)
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Zoning Text Amendment ( ZTA ) 22 - 171 , Transit Oriented Development ( TOD ) Zone & Parking Facilities
Notice is hereby given that the Planning Commission of Charles County , Maryland will conduct a Public Hearing on June 27 , 2022 , at 6:00 p . m . to consider a proposed Zoning Text Amendment ( ZTA ) . The meeting will be held in the Government Building Conference Room ( “Blue Room” ) and via video teleconference . Persons wanting more information may call 301 - 645 - 0692 . The hearing is open to the public , and public testimony is encouraged .
Designated as ZTA #22 - 171 , this application was filed by the Law Offices of Sue A . Greer on behalf of the Applicant , Bonaventure . The amendment proposal specifically involves the Transit Oriented Development ( TOD ) Zone and seeks to alter the applicable impervious surface ratio for mid - rise and high - rise multi - family projects within Article VII , Planned Development Zone Regulations , §297 - 110 Transit Oriented Development ( TOD ) Zone , Figure VII - 5A , Schedule of Zone Regulations Transit Oriented Development ( TOD ) Zone , of the Zoning Ordinance . It also proposes to modify the garage parking requirement for multi - family units , found within § 297 - 338 D . of the Zoning Ordinance , in order to enable attached and detached garage spaces to each be calculated as one ( 1 ) full parking space towards satisfaction of the minimum off - street parking requirements of Article XX , Parking Facilities , Figure XX - 1 , of the Zoning Ordinance .
Limited in - person seating will be provided . Citizens can also watch via CCGTV on cable access channels , Comcast: 95 and Verizon FIOS: 10 , view online at https://www . charlescountymd . gov/our - county/ccgtv - live - stream , or use a call - in number to listen to the Public Hearing at 301 - 645 - 0500 .
Public testimony may be given either in person or virtually . Each speaker is allotted three ( 3 ) minutes . If a registered speaker is not available when called , the County has the right to move onto the next caller . Instructions for registering to speak virtually during the Public Hearing and other comment submission options are available at
https://www . CharlesCountyMD . gov/PCVirtualMeetingInfo
. Please contact the Clerk to the Planning Commission at
PlanningCommission@CharlesCountyMD . gov
with any questions regarding public participation .
BY ORDER OF THE CHARLES COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION
Wayne Magoon , Chair
In the event the meeting is canceled due to events beyond the County’s control , all items scheduled to be considered at the meeting will be rescheduled to a later date .
Charles County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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