County Commissioners - Public Hearings

PUBLIC HEARING - October 9, 2012



A public hearing was held today at 6:59 p.m. amending Article V, Sections 11.2 (Commercial – Permitted Uses) and 12.2 (Commercial Critical Area – Permitted Uses) of the Kent County Land Use Ordinance by expanding the permitted uses in each district located within the Route 301 Corridor to include manufacture, processing, fabrication, and assembly of products, and distribution centers and warehousing.

County Commissioners, Ronald Fithian, William Pickrum, and William Short were in attendance as well as Susanne Hayman, County Administrator, Sondra Blackiston, Clerk and Jessica Elburn, Administrative Secretary.

Commissioner Fithian read the Notice of Public Hearing into the record.

Commissioner Fithian invited comments and questions from the audience.

Amy Moredock, Director, Planning, Housing, and Zoning explained that the amendment will allow greater flexibility and maximize potential land use, specifically in the Route 301 Corridor.

No one else present requested to comment or ask any question.

Written comments will be accepted in the Commissioners’ Office until Friday October 12, 2012 at 10:00 a.m.

The hearing was taped for reference and on a motion by Commissioner Short and seconded by Commissioner Pickrum, the Commissioners unanimously agreed to adjourn the public hearing at 7:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Sondra M. Blackiston, Clerk

Ronald H. Fithian, President
The County Commissioners
Of Kent County, Maryland

Please contact the County Commissioner's Office at (410) 778-4600 or by e-mail with any questions or comments.