Virginia’s town of Halifax Planning Commission is set to make a recommendation on a proposedpark at an upcoming where the public will also have the chance to comment on the decision.
The public hearing will take place on February 23 at 7. p.m. at Halifax Town Hall.
According to a report, Halifax business owner Dean Jones proposed thepark plans.
After the public hearing, the planning commission is scheduled to decide on a recommendation to town council, which will either accept or deny the plans, Town Manager Carl Espy said.
Jones is the owner of Toots Creek Antique Mall, located at the southern entrance into Halifax’s central business district, and he is planning to open thepark on the parcels of land that adjoin Toots Creek. The property at 5289 is currently zoned as commercial C-1.
Jones said he believes the park would add more tourism dollars to the town at a December town council.
The Halifax town council businesscommittee and planning commission have been discussing the special conditions for the park.
The commission and the committee are still deciding on the maximum occupancy time perwithin the park.
Other provisions of theare quiet hours, check-in hours, as well as the prohibition of fireworks, firearms, explosives, and the public display of alcohol.