Details for Town of Occoquan, Virginia

Town of Occoquan, Virginia
Notice of Town Council Public Hearing to Consider
Proposed Amendments to Zoning Ordinance,
Occoquan Town Code §§ 157.300 – 157.339, “Signs; General Provisions”
October 20, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.
Notice is hereby given pursuant to § 15.2-2204 of the Code of Virginia, as amended,
that the Town Council of the Town of Occoquan, Virginia, a Municipal Corporation
of the Commonwealth of Virginia, will hold a public hearing to consider proposed
amendments to Occoquan Code §§ 157.300 – 157.339, “Signs; General Provisions.”
The proposed amendments add definitions of “abandoned sign,” “commercial sign,”
“non-residential use property,” “residential use property” and “yard sign,” modify provisions on signs not requiring a permit, prohibit colored illuminated tubing or strings of
lights except between October 15 and February 15, prohibit commercial yard signs
in commercial districts, limit the location of flags in the Old and Historic Occoquan
District, provide for administrative approval of temporary sign and banner permits,
provide for removal of temporary signs and banners after the expiration of their permits, and provide for the removal of abandoned signs.
The proposed amendments are available for review in the Occoquan Town Hall at
314 Mill Street, Occoquan, Virginia 22125 and online at
The hearing is being held on October 20, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. at the Occoquan Town
Hall, 314 Mill Street, Occoquan, Virginia 22125. The location of this public hearing is
believed to be accessible to persons with disabilities. Any person with questions on
the accessibility of the facility should contact the Town Clerk at the above address
or by telephone at (703) 491-1918. Persons needing interpreter services for the
hearing impaired and/or vision impaired must notify the Town Clerk no later than one
week prior to the hearing.
The Council of the Town of Occoquan, Virginia

10/8 & 10/15/20


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