Pursuant to the provisions of Section 15.2-2204 of the 1950 Code of Virginia, as amended, the Board of Zoning Appeals of the Town of Vinton, Virginia, hereby gives notice of a public hearing to be held on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. The Board of Zoning Appeals will also hold a work session at 6:15 p.m. prior to the public hearing.

The purpose of the public hearing is to receive comments concerning:

  1. A request by the Town of Vinton, for a variance of specific requirements set forth in the FO-Floodplain Overlay District of the Vinton Zoning Ordinance. The purpose of this request is to allow for the redevelopment of the historic Gish Mill properties, located at 350 and 0 Gus Nicks Boulevard, Vinton, Virginia, Tax Map Numbers 060.11-04-22.00-0000 and 060.11-04-23.00-0000. The variance, if granted, will include all necessary redevelopment activities for the conduct of a functionally dependent use provided that:
  2. The criteria of Article IV, Division 13, Sec. 4-73 of the zoning ordinance are met, and
  3. The structure or other development is protected by methods that minimize flood damage during the base flood and create no additional threats to public safety.

Further information concerning the public hearing, may be obtained from the Planning and Zoning Department located at 311 South Pollard Street, Vinton, Virginia 24179, by phone-540-983-0605.  Interested persons may be heard at the above public hearing. In light of the ongoing COVID-19 emergency, participation in this public hearing by BZA members, staff, and the public will be available through electronic or other alternative means. The public may comment on this request by emailing, by calling 540-983-0605 or writing to the Principal Planner, Town of Vinton, 311 S. Pollard Street, Vinton, Virginia 24179. Voicemails, emails and other messages containing comments on the request will be provided to the BZA members. The public also may be able to comment during the electronic public hearing. Citizens interested in this option must register in advance by calling the Town Clerk’s Office at

540-983-0607 or sending

an email to by 12 Noon on Monday, March 29, 2021. The public can observe this meeting through a livestream on the Town’s Facebook page at Additional information concerning the meeting and the public hearing will be made available on the Town’s website at least three days before each meeting date.

Comments and grievances can be submitted in writing to the Town Manager’s Office, Town of Vinton, Virginia at 311 South Pollard Street, Vinton, VA 24179 or by phone at (540) 983-0607, or Virginia Relay Service 711 until March 30, 2021 at 5pm.

Persons requiring special assistance to attend and participate in this public meeting should contact the Town Manager’s Office at (540) 983-0607.


Nathaniel S. McClung,

Principal Planner

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