Land use changes need careful review and thought

As part of the five-year Comp Plan review and update process, property owners are given an opportunity to request changes to future land use designation for their properties. Twenty-one (21) applications were received within the application period last fall. The County will review the applications and will hold public meetings to get feedback on changes in General Land Use Map.

To view the current General Land Use Plan and Major Thoroughfare Map, go to https://www.hanovercounty.gov/DocumentCenter/View/92/General-Land-Use-Plan-and-Major-Thoroughfare-Plan-pdf

An important caveat regarding land use change: once a designation changes, growth patterns inevitably change, also. And not necessarily for the better.

See the information for current requests located here: https://www.envisionhanover.com/project-resources

They may be individually accessed at these links:

Map showing general location:

https://www.envisionhanover.com/_files/ugd/6badbb_78f81a655fae465f9da447d663323f9e.pdf

Listing of requests received:

https://www.envisionhanover.com/_files/ugd/6badbb_30fbf4c33e264e7fb09b76e55e55b74f.pdf

Links to applications and supporting materials:

https://www.envisionhanover.com/copy-of-project-resources

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