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TO THE CITIZENS OF CAMPBELL COUNTY PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that at its meeting to be held on Monday, December 6, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Meeting Room, Lower Level, Walter J. Haberer Building, 47 Courthouse Lane, Rustburg, Virginia, the Campbell County Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing on hereinafter described proposed new ordinances and amendments to Chapter 21 (Subdivisions) of the Campbell County Code of 1988, pursuant to authority of VA. CODE ANN. §15.2-2204, and will make its recommendations on them to the Campbell County Board of Supervisors for its consideration at its meeting to be held on December 7, 2021. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that at its meeting to be held on December 7, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Meeting Room in the aforesaid location, the Board of Supervisors for the County of Campbell, Virginia, will consider recommendations of the Planning Commission with respect to the proposed new ordinances and amendments to Chapter 21 (Subdivisions), will have proposed to it for passage all of the hereinafter described proposed new ordinances and amendments to the Campbell County Code of 1988, and will hold a public hearing thereon, pursuant to VA. CODE ANN. §15.2-1427 and §15.2-2204. Minor nonsubstantive changes are shown in the text of the Campbell County Code of 1988 as proposed for passage, on file in the Office of the County Administrator, and shall also be the subject of the aforesaid public hearings and shall be proposed for passage at said meeting of the Board of Supervisors. CHAPTER 4 Animals and Fowl. §4-7.1 Retitled and rewrote dangerous dog section and moved parts of previous provisions to new sections 4-7.1:1, 4-7.1:2, 4-7.1:3, and 4-7.1:4, makes exception when bite to person is simple nip or scratch and requires "serious" injury for finding of dangerous dog, outlines legal process for finding. §4-7.1:1 NEW Requiring dangerous dog to be spayed or neutered, chipped, insured, registered via payment of $150 fee to Treasurer, property where dog resides posted, and dog must be muzzled or confined; owners must notify animal control if dog is moved, transferred, loose, or deceased. §4-7.1:2 NEW Requiring notification to receiving party and animal control for new jurisdiction by releasing agency of dangerous dog; and upon move of dog into new jurisdiction or transfer of dog from owner to releasing agency, violation by owner a Class 3 misdemeanor. §4-7.1:3 NEW If owner of dangerous dog fails to comply with ruling of court or requirements for continued ownership such as insuring and confining, violation is Class 1 misdemeanor. §4-7.1:4 NEW If dog previously found to be dangerous attacks companion animal, owner may be found guilty of Class 2 misdemeanor; if attack is to person, Class 3 misdemeanor; exceptions for police dogs and dogs found to be responding to pain or defense of person or property. CHAPTER 12 Garbage, Refuse and Weeds. §12-1 Made minor stylistic changes and replaced "a fine of not less than $250.00 or more than $2,500.00" with "a fine of not less than $500.00 or more than $2,500.00" for person convicted of improper dumping. §12-2 Added and defined "clutter" as material that may be required to be removed, exception for land zoned for or in agricultural use. §12-3 Added "post-use polymers or recovered feedstocks that are A. processed at an advanced recycling facility or B. held at or held for the purpose of conversion at such advanced recycling facility prior to conversion" as exception to definition of solid waste. CHAPTER 15 Motor Vehicles §15-13 Exempts one vehicle used by Purple Heart recipient or an unremarried spouse of Purple Heart recipient from license fee. §15-17 Changes due date for vehicle license fee to June 5 each year from December 5. §15-18 Changes due date for vehicle license fee to June 5 each year from December 5. §15-25 Clarifies that DMV will search records of other jurisdictions when county takes an abandoned vehicle into custody; if vehicle record exists in another jurisdiction that refuses to release information to DMV, person in possession of abandoned vehicle shall assume liability for proceeding with sale or disposal without written notice to owner or lienholder of record. §15-25.1 Clarifies that where no record exists of abandoned vehicle it may be sold to licensee or scrap metal processor, vehicle removal certificate to be given to licensee or processor. §15-26 Clarifies that purchaser of abandoned vehicle may receive title and registration for it upon submission of sales receipt, completed Vehicle Removal Certificate, and receipt produced by DMV. §15-36 Changes due date for vehicle license fee to June 5 each year from December 5. CHAPTER 16 Offenses, Miscellaneous §16-8 REPEALED - Repeals any county attempt to criminalize possession of marijuana, state law to regulate marijuana. §16-10.1 In noise ordinance, adds "autocycle" as exception to definition of "motorcycle." CHAPTER 21 Subdivision of Land §21-23 Adds "aunt, uncle, niece, or nephew" to the definition of immediate family for whom family divisions can be made. The entire text of the above-noted proposed new ordinances and amendments of the Campbell County Code of 1988, as amended, is on file in the Office of the County Administrator, Haberer Bldg., 2nd Floor, 47 Courthouse Lane, Rustburg, Virginia, and can be examined there between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The public is invited to attend and make its views known at the meeting of the Campbell County Planning Commission on Monday, December 6, 2021, and at the meeting of the Board of Supervisors on December 7, 2021. Kristin B. Wright Staff Attorney for Campbell County

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