Legislation # 15-0305 Enactment Number Z15-18
Type Ordinance - Zoning Text Effective Date none
Introduction Date 10/14/2015
Title Ordinance To Amend And Re-Enact Chapter 2 Of The Zoning Ordinance Of The City Of Hampton, Virginia Entitled “Definitions” By Amending Section 2-2 Pertaining To Primary Entrances, Signs and Small Artisan Shops.
 
Legislation History 15-0305
DateNotice Of ActionDescription
10/18/2015 Enactment Number Z15-18
10/14/2015 Approved
10/14/2015 Held Public Hearing - there were no speakers on this item.
10/14/2015 Presented by Mike Hayes, Chief Planner. Items 15 through 22 were presented together.
10/5/2015 Received By Clerk's Office
 
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ZOA171-2015 PC Resolution.pdf PC Resolution 219K PC Resolution
Red Line Ch 2 PH-1 Definitions.doc Other 31K Red lines
 
Legislation Text 15-0305

 

City of Hampton, Virginia

Ordinance - Zoning Text

22 Lincoln Street

Hampton, VA 23669

www.hampton.gov

 

File Number: 15-0305

 

Enactment Number: Z15-18

 

Ordinance To Amend And Re-Enact Chapter 2 Of The Zoning Ordinance Of The City Of Hampton, Virginia Entitled Definitions By Amending Section 2-2 Pertaining To Primary Entrances, Signs and Small Artisan Shops.

 

 

Whereas, the public necessity, convenience, general welfare and good zoning practice so require;

 

BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia that chapter 2 of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Hampton, Virginia, be amended and re-enacted as follows:

 

Section 2-2. Definitions

 

Primary entrance. A ground floor entry that serves as the principal pedestrian entrance and makes use of design elements such as lighting, framing, windows, and overhead coverings that identify it as a primary entrance. Emergency, service, and storage room entrances shall not be considered a primary entrance.

 

 

Sign. Any structure, wall fixture, placard, or other object using graphics, symbols and/or written copy designed specifically for the purpose of providing information or identifying any establishment, product, goods or services. The following terms and their definitions apply to the sign regulations in this ordinance:

Awning/canopy signA sign attached to, printed on, or painted on an awning or canopy.

Projecting signA sign attached to a building which projects perpendicularly from the building wall.

Sandwich board signA temporary, moveable sign consisting of two sign faces placed together at an angle of ninety (90) degrees or less to form an "A"-shaped structure which tapers from a wide base to a narrow top.

Roof signA sign attached to and extending vertically from the roof of a building.

 

Small Artisan Shop. A business engaged in the sale of goods traditionally produced by craftsmen and artisans that are manufactured or assembled primarily by hand and where the facility includes an area for the crafting of the items being sold.

 

 

Adopted at the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia held on October 14, 2015.

 

 

 

Signed by ____________________________ Date _________________

George E. Wallace, Mayor

 

 

 

 

Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________

Katherine K. Glass, CMC

Clerk of the Council