Whew. And you thought Albemarle’s phasing proposals were onerous. Read Augusta County’s proposal – Summary. Full text. Hat tip: NBC 29. For the life of me, I couldn’t find the story on their vaunted new website.
Augusta County remains more agricultural (I believe) than Albemarle, but still …
D. Amends Â§ 25-77 (Lots and subdivisions) to limit the subdivision of new lots in General Agriculture (GA) Districts to one every three (3) years and to include boundary line adjustments for purposes of such limitation.
E. Amends Â§ 25-85 (Lots and subdivisions) (1) to limit the subdivision of new lots in Exclusive Agriculture (XA) Districts to one every five (5) years and to include boundary line adjustments for purposes of such limitation, and (2) to cease treatment of contiguous tracts in Exclusive Agriculture (XA) Districts that are wholly or partly owned by the same person, firm or corporation as a single parcel for purposes of the limitation.
I am learning the Augusta/Waynesboro market, so I don’t (yet) want to take a hard stand on anything there yet. But are there any property rights advocates out there who might be able to educate me?