The Bayfront Advisory Commission: How it all began
In early 1997, a group of small business owners on Shore Drive in the Bayfront area of Virginia Beach concluded that attention to growth and development by City staff and leadership is necessary to enhance the quality of life of one of the most desirable section of our city straddling the iconic Chesapeake Bay. . .
Below is a summary of the Planning Commission Workshop held on January 24, 2018 on Short Term Rentals.
Planning Commission Attending: Robert Thornton, David Weiner, Dee Oliver, David Redmond, Karen Kwasny, Jack Wall, and Jan Rucinski
Staff Attending: Kay Wilson, Kevin Kemp, Carolyn Smith, Jimmy McNamara and Barry Frankenfield
Public Attending: +/- 20
Discussion and Briefings . . .
Planning Commission: February 14, 2018
City Council Briefing: February 20, 2018
City Council Public Comment: March 6, 2018
City Council Vote: March 20, 2018
Location: East Parking Lot, Virginia Aquarium
Cost: Free to the public (donations welcome!)
Contact: Virginia Aquarium
Phone: (757) 385-FISH (3474)
Saturday, January 27, 2018 – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
*Note that cathode ray tube (CRT) televisions cannot be accepted.*
Acceptable personal electronic recyclable items include:
Personal computers and laptops
Telephones, cell phones and PDA’s
Circuit boards and components
Monitors and flat screens
Stereo equipment and game systems
Regular recycling materials such as newspapers, bottles and cans will also be accepted
Acceptable Household Hazardous Waste items include:
Up to five gallons of liquids or up to 75 pounds of dry materials
Aerosol spray cans
Batteries: Alkaline (AA, AAA, C, D), Boat, Car, Camera, Cell phone, Hearing aid, Lead acid, Lithium, Rechargeable, Trucks
Gasoline (up to 5 gallons)
Light bulbs – small quantities of CFLs or fluorescent tubes
Oil and water based paint
Propane tanks (small – up to 20 lb. capacity)
The Bayfront Advisory Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 18 has been canceled. Meetings are normally held at 3:30 p.m., on the third Thursday of each month, at the Virginia Beach Resort and Conference Center.
View the proposed changes from VBGov.com here. (58 page PDF)
New ordinance starts here:
783 Sec. 1-1. Purpose and authority.
785 A. The purpose of this Ordinance is to ensure the general health, safety, and
786 welfare of the citizens of the City of Virginia Beach and protect the quality and quantity
787 of state waters from the potential harm of unmanaged stormwater, including protection
788 from a land disturbing activity causing unreasonable degradation of properties, water
789 quality, stream channels, and other natural resources, and to establish procedures
790 whereby stormwater requirements related to water quality and quantity shall be
791 administered and enforced.
1149 …The Board shall be appointed by City Council and shall
1150 consist of six (6) members, one (1) from the Department of Planning, one (1) from the
1151 Department of Public Works, one (1) from the Department of Public Utilities and three (3) citizen members.
Check out the entire Baylines January edition. (3 page PDF)