Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

R. Holder Trumbo, Vice Chairman, Scott District Supervisor

May 8, 2008

Staff Lead:


Frederick P.D. Carr, Director

Community Development


A Resolution to Initiate a Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment to Eliminate Density Credit for Slopes Greater than 25 percent and Floodplain within the RA and RC Zoning Districts

Topic Description:

The proposed amendment eliminates density credit for areas comprised of steep slopes or floodplain presently afforded to properties which are located within the RA and RC districts in order to protect these resources from development within and near these fragile environmental resources.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

No financial impact analysis has been conducted.

Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

Landowners having property with floodplain or steep slopes in the RA and RC zones.

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