Land Use/Zoning

BZA to BOS: Fix zoning ordinance!

Each decision was preceded by vigorous discussion about deficiencies in the county’s zoning ordinance that some feel render the code out of date and ambiguous. This was especially true concerning two applications for tourist homes. […]

Land Use/Zoning

Gid Brown couple wins BZA appeal for rental home

In a four to one vote, the Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals overturned a November 2017 ruling and affirmed a January 2016 ruling allowing Heidi and Desmond Dodd to consider their house on Gid Brown Hollow Road a rental property rather than a tourist home. […]

Land Use/Zoning

BZA ‘bickering’ draws public’s ire

When, more than two hours into last Wednesday’s arguably tiresome Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals meeting, Rappahannock resident Page Glennie scolded two board members to “stop bickering,” other members of the public in attendance burst into applause. […]

Land Use/Zoning

Alnell Farm tourist home gets BZA nod; county opinion prompts Gid Brown Hollow applicant’s withdrawal

Virginia FOIA Advisory Council sides with Konick. The Rappahannock County Board of Zoning Appeals has voted unanimously to approve a special use permit for a tourist home in a log cabin structure at Alnell Farm north of Flint Hill. […]