Published 3:10 pm Thursday, June 25, 2015




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The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors and The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a joint public hearing to present a list of proposed improvements to the secondary system of Cumberland County for years 2015/16 through 2020/21. The Public Hearing will be held at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 in the Circuit Courtroom, of the Cumberland County Courthouse, 1 Courthouse Circle, Cumberland, VA 23040.

The list of improvements will be presented in order of priority for funding in the 2015/2016 Fiscal Year Budget. Items on this list must be included in the adopted Six Year Plan for the Fiscal Years 2015/2016 through 2020/2021. Comments will be solicited from citizens concerning the order of priority funding of items to be included in the 2015-2016 budget, as well as the entire Six Year Plan.

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors will also hold public hearings pursuant to Virginia Code Section 15.2-2204 on:

Code Amendment (CA) 15-08, Churches in an A-2 district- The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on allowing churches under 100,000 square feet as a permitted use in the A-2 district.  Currently, these are conditional uses in the A-2 district.

Rezoning (REZ) 15-02, Johnny R. Asal Lumber Company Inc.– A rezoning request of approximately 41.4 acres of property, currently zoned A-2, Agricultural to M-2, Industrial.  This property is located at 118 Salem Church Road, Tax Parcel 72-A-12.  The property is not located in a growth area as designated on the Comprehensive Plan.  The property is currently in use as a lumber company and the owner plans continued and expanded use of that facility.  The property is located in Election District 4.

A Copy of the proposed plan, ordinance and rezoning may be viewed at the Cumberland County Offices, 1 Courthouse Circle Cumberland, VA 23040 between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm of each business day.  The public is invited to attend this hearing at which persons affected may appear and present their views. Questions or comments may be directed to Ms. Sara Carter, Planning Director at (804) 492-3520.  Persons with disabilities are urged to contact the County Administrator’s Office at (804) 492-3625 at least five (5) days prior to the meeting to arrange for any necessary accommodations.