Agricultural Division & Resubdivision
- What is an Agricultural Division?
The division of property located wholly within an agricultural zoning district for bona fide agricultural use and not for development purposes, provided that: the original tract of land is divided into parcels consisting of no less than 15 acres each, including the residual of the original tract; no new or extended public streets or other public facilities are required to serve the parcels as divided; the plat depicting the division contains a note stating that the property is to be used for bona fide agricultural purposes only; all parcels created by the division conform with applicable minimum development criteria set out in the city's Zoning Ordinance; no portion of the original tract of land is further subdivided for a period of one year from date of recordation of the plat depicting the agricultural division of land, unless such property has been appropriately rezoned for development.
- What is a Resubdivision?
The minor adjustment or vacation of property lines which reallocates or consolidates land area of contiguous lots or parcels, provided that the adjustment or vacation of property lines does not: result in the creation of any additional lots or parcels of land; result in any increase in density or increased impact on public infrastructure; involve or give rise to the need for the dedication, construction, or extension of a public street; or create a nonconformity or increase or aggravate any existing nonconformity as to minimum development and use criteria set out in the city's Zoning Ordinance.
No Application Deadline is associated with this type of application because it is administratively reviewed.
Use the eBUILD Application Assistant to find information needed for application submittal:
Submit the following documents and information in eBUILD for a complete application:
- Street Address of the Property or (Tax) Parcel Number
- Project Name (example: Smith Tract)
- Electronic Subdivision Plat, drawn to scale and sealed by a Commonwealth of Virginia licensed land surveyor, ready to upload as a PDF
- Acceptable Filing Fee (PDF) payment