Shenandoah County, VA
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Shenandoah County 9-12-1978. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 71.
Erosion and sediment control — See Ch. 87.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 142.
Fees — See Ch. A170.
165a Diagrams
Article I Purpose, Title and Definitions

§ 165-1 Purpose.

§ 165-2 Title.

§ 165-3 Word usage.

§ 165-4 Definitions.

Article II Zoning Map and Zoning Districts

§ 165-5 Official Zoning Map.

§ 165-6 Identification of Official Zoning Map.

§ 165-7 Changing Official Zoning Map.

§ 165-8 Location of Official Zoning Map.

§ 165-9 Classes of districts.

§ 165-10 Interpretation of district boundaries.

Article III District Regulations

§ 165-11 Conservation District (C-1).

§ 165-11.1 Rural Residential - Conservation (RR-C).

§ 165-12 Agriculture District (A-1).

§ 165-12.1 Rural Residential - Agriculture (RR-A).

§ 165-13 Low-Density Residential (R-1).

§ 165-14 Medium-Density Residential (R-2).

§ 165-15 High-Density Residential (R-3).

§ 165-16 Local Business (B-1).

§ 165-17 General Business (B-2).

§ 165-18 General Industrial (M-1).

§ 165-19 Limited Industrial (M-2).

Article IV Nonconforming Uses

§ 165-20 Existing uses.

§ 165-21 Changes in district boundaries.

§ 165-22 Existing structures.

§ 165-23 Existing lots.

§ 165-24 Utility facilities lots.

Article V Miscellaneous Lot, Frontage and Setback Provisions

§ 165-25 Lot area and width for lots not served with public water and/or sanitary sewers.

§ 165-26 Accessory uses, structures or buildings.

§ 165-27 Frontage reduction for lots fronting on culs-de-sac.

§ 165-28 Additional setback requirements for safety or health reasons.

Article VI Supplementary Regulations

§ 165-29 Home occupations.

§ 165-30 Home businesses.

§ 165-31 Car washes.

§ 165-32 Shopping centers.

§ 165-32.1 Radio and/or television towers.

Article VII Townhouses

§ 165-33 Area regulations.

§ 165-34 Minimum lot width.

§ 165-35 Minimum yard requirements.

§ 165-36 Maximum building height.

§ 165-37 Other regulations for all townhouse construction.

§ 165-38 Variation in townhouse design.

§ 165-39 Site plan review and approval required.

§ 165-40 Special regulations for townhouse developments of three acres and over.

Article VIII Apartments

§ 165-41 Area regulations.

§ 165-42 Minimum lot width.

§ 165-43 Minimum yard requirements for development site.

§ 165-44 Maximum building height.

§ 165-45 Access to dedicated street required.

§ 165-46 Curbs and gutters.

§ 165-47 Sidewalks.

§ 165-48 Water and sewer.

§ 165-49 Culs-de-sac.

§ 165-50 Open space.

§ 165-51 Screening.

§ 165-52 Parking facilities.

§ 165-53 Drainage.

§ 165-54 Lighting.

§ 165-55 Storage of trash and rubbish.

§ 165-56 Site plan review and approval.

Article IX Permanent Mobile Home and Manufactured Housing Parks

§ 165-57 Special use permit required.

§ 165-58 Area regulations.

§ 165-59 Minimum lot/plot width and frontage.

§ 165-60 Minimum yard requirements.

§ 165-61 Park buffer.

§ 165-62 Park access.

§ 165-63 Mounting and anchoring.

§ 165-64 Off-street parking.

§ 165-65 Water and sewer facilities.

§ 165-66 Common areas.

§ 165-67 Approval of mobile home or manufactured housing parks.

§ 165-68 Existing mobile home parks.

Article X Open Space Cluster Development Regulations

§ 165-69 Purpose and intent.

§ 165-70 Minimum area requirement.

§ 165-71 Public water and sewer.

§ 165-72 Density, area, frontage, and yard requirements.

§ 165-73 Open space and conservation lots.

§ 165-74 Streets.

§ 165-75 Buffers.

§ 165-76 Approval process.

§ 165-77 Low-impact development techniques.

§ 165-78 (Reserved)

§ 165-79 (Reserved)

Article XI Intensive Poultry and Hog Facilities

§ 165-80 Setback regulations.

§ 165-81 Entrance location.

§ 165-82 Poultry development plans (optional).

§ 165-83 Nutrient management plan.

§ 165-84 Zoning permit required.

§ 165-85 Nonconformities.

Article XIA Environmental Performance Standards

§ 165-85.1 Stream buffers.

§ 165-85.2 On-site sewage disposal systems.

Article XII Off-Street Parking and Loading

§ 165-86 Minimum off-street parking requirements.

§ 165-87 Off-street loading requirements.

Article XIII Signs

§ 165-88 Statement of intent.

§ 165-88.1 Outdoor advertising.

§ 165-89 Nonapplicability.

§ 165-89.1 Signs prohibited.

§ 165-90 Permitted signs.

§ 165-91 Setback requirements.

§ 165-92 Height.

§ 165-93 Signs at intersections.

§ 165-94 Nonconforming signs.

§ 165-95 Permit required.

§ 165-96 Signs attached to buildings.

§ 165-96.1 Farm signs.

§ 165-96.2 Identification signs.

§ 165-96.3 Construction and maintenance standards.

Article XIV Site Plan Review

§ 165-97 Uses requiring site plan approval.

§ 165-98 Preliminary site plans.

§ 165-99 Procedure.

§ 165-100 Site plan termination or extension.

§ 165-101 Amendments to approved site plan.

Article XV Administration and Enforcement

§ 165-102 Zoning Administrator.

§ 165-103 Fees.

§ 165-104 Zoning permits.

§ 165-105 Certificate of occupancy.

§ 165-106 Special use permit.

§ 165-107 Board of Zoning Appeals.

§ 165-108 Powers and duties of the Board of Zoning Appeals.

§ 165-109 Rules and regulations.

§ 165-110 Appeal to the Board of Zoning Appeals.

§ 165-111 Appeal procedure.

§ 165-112 Public hearing.

§ 165-113 Appeal of the decision of Board of Zoning Appeals.

§ 165-114 Amendments.

§ 165-115 Conditional zoning.

§ 165-116 Conformity to chapter required.

§ 165-117 Violations and penalties.

§ 165-118 Permits issued prior to adoption.

Article XVI Floodplain Regulations

§ 165-119 Purpose.

§ 165-120 Applicability.

§ 165-121 Compliance and liability.

§ 165-122 Abrogation and greater restrictions.

§ 165-123 Violations and penalties.

§ 165-124 Definitions.

§ 165-125 Description of districts.

§ 165-126 Official Floodplain Map.

§ 165-127 District boundary changes.

§ 165-128 Interpretation of district boundaries.

§ 165-129 Required permits.

§ 165-129.1 Prohibited uses and activities.

§ 165-130 Applicability of other regulations.

§ 165-131 Encroachments.

§ 165-132 Permitted and special permit activities.

§ 165-133 Site plans and permit applications.

§ 165-134 Recreation vehicles.

§ 165-135 Design criteria for utilities and facilities.

§ 165-136 Variances and appeals.

§ 165-137 Existing structures.

Article XVII Airport Safety Zoning

§ 165-138 Purpose.

§ 165-139 Definitions.

§ 165-140 Airport safety zones.

§ 165-141 Airport safety zone height limitations.

§ 165-142 Use restrictions.

§ 165-143 Nonconforming uses.

§ 165-144 Permits and variances.

§ 165-145 Enforcement.

§ 165-146 Appeals.

§ 165-147 Judicial review.

§ 165-148 Violations and penalties.

§ 165-149 Conflicting regulations.

Article XVIII Old Valley Pike Overlay District

§ 165-150 Old Valley Pike Corridor Overlay District.

Article XIX Telecommunications Towers

§ 165-151 Purposes.

§ 165-152 Definitions.

§ 165-153 General provisions.

§ 165-154 Height and special use permit requirement.

§ 165-155 Siting requirements.

§ 165-156 Federal requirements.

§ 165-157 Site plan required.

§ 165-158 Inventory of existing towers required.

§ 165-159 Tower design.

§ 165-160 Removal of towers.

Article XX Radon Control

§ 165-161 Radon control methods.

Article XXI Wind Energy

§ 165-162 Purpose.

§ 165-163 Definitions.

§ 165-164 Uses permitted by right and by special use permit.

§ 165-165 Wind monitoring or meteorological tower.

§ 165-166 Evidence of electric utility notification.

§ 165-167 General provisions.

§ 165-168 Dimensional requirements.

§ 165-169 Federal, state and local requirements.

§ 165-170 Decommissioning or abandonment.