Leisure car homeowners and operators in Belville may quickly have a greater concept of how they will use their autos throughout the city limits.
The city is contemplating adopting an ordinance that will define rules relating to RVs and RV parks throughout the city. Discussions started final month on the December assembly of the Belville Planning Board.
The dialogue was sparked by the current and extended improve in curiosity in RVs within the city, county and nation largely introduced on by the COVID-19 pandemic and the final consensus that taking part in secure, outside actions would scale back well being dangers in 2020.
Belville has seen the rise with residents and guests alike utilizing RVs within the city. With extra RVs on the highway, extra campgrounds and RV parks are wanted to deal with the demand.
It’s a development Brunswick County as a complete has witnessed. Final 12 months, the county’s planning division stated it had seen a rise within the variety of functions for RV parks, or campgrounds.
Early final 12 months, close by Leland modified its ordinances to allow the development of RV parks inside sure industrial zoning districts.
At the moment, the city’s ordinances don’t point out RVs or RV parks in any respect, however adopting a brand new ordinance is a prolonged course of. A possible ordinance is at the moment being drafted and edited by city workers who’re consulting different localities with comparable ordinances.
As soon as a draft of the ordinance is finalized, the Belville Planning Board will maintain a public listening to earlier than deciding whether or not or to not suggest adoption by the city’s commissioners. If a draft is introduced to the board of commissioners, a second public listening to might be held earlier than a vote on the ultimate draft of the ordinance.
The following Belville Planning Board assembly is scheduled for Jan. 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Jamey Cross covers Brunswick County for the StarNews. Attain her at firstname.lastname@example.org or message her on Twitter @jameybcross.