Agenda, Packets, Minutes
2/16/2006 10:35:11 AM
2/15/2006 3:05:32 PM
Board of Supervisors
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An ordinance prohibiting o~nership, and/or possession, <br />and/or control of a pig or pigs confined in any enclosure <br />in Chesterfield County, within 500 feet of any church, <br />scho~ol, public meeting place, private residence of another, <br />and~or within 100 feet of any public road, street or avenue, <br />and setting out certain definitions and providing for a <br />penalty for the violation thereof, and repealing a similar <br />ordinance. <br /> <br />Under and by virtue of the authority conferred upon theBoard <br />of Supervisors of Chesterfield County, Virginia, by an ~ct <br />of the General ~ssembly of Virginia, approved April 2, 1942, <br />and known as Chapter 389 of the said Acts of Assembly, this <br />Board having carefully considered the matter, doth ordain <br />~s follows: <br /> <br />Section 1. That the ownership, and/or possession and/or control of a pig or pigs <br />confined in any enclosure in Chesterfield County, within 500 feet of any church, <br />school, public meeting place, private residence of another, and/or within 100 feet <br />of any public road, street or avenue, is prohibited. <br /> <br />Section 2. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to own and/or <br />ossess and/or control a pig or pigs confined in any enclosure in Chesterfield <br />cunt¥, within 500 feet of any church, school, public meeting place, private <br />residence of another and/or within 100 feet of any public road, street or avenue. <br /> <br />Section 3. ~nY person, firm or corporation who or which shall violate the <br />provisions of this ordinance shall upon conviction thereof be punished by a fine <br />not exceeding $50.00and by confinement in Jail not exceeding 30 days, eit~r or bo~ <br /> <br />~ection 4. The term "pig or pigs" as used in this ordinance shall mean swine <br />of all ages. <br /> <br />Section 5. Trials of all violations of this ordinance shall be enforced by <br />proceedings before the Trial Justice Court in like manner and with like right of <br />appeal as is provided in misdemeanor cases. <br /> <br />Section 6. The term" enclosures" am used in this ordinance means any enclosed a~ <br />well defined area used.for the housing and/or feeding of swine, and/or that part <br />of a swine pasture which is used for the feeding of swine. <br /> <br />Section 7. Thais ordinance shall not be construed as in any sense limiting and/or <br />replacing and/er affecting any state law appertaining to common and/or public <br />nuisance s. ~ <br /> <br />he <br /> <br />~d/or <br /> <br />Section 8. If any section or part of a section of this ordinance is hereafter <br />held by any Court of competent Jurisdiction to be unconstitutional and invalid, <br />such decision shall in no wise affect or render void the remainder of this <br />ordinance. <br /> <br />Section 9. An ordinance adopted by this Board on the 8th day of September, 19~3, <br />probhiting the ownership and/or possession and/or control of a pig or pigs <br />confined in any enclosure in any sanitary district of Chesterfield County is hereb <br />repealed. <br /> <br />This day Supervisor H. T. Goyne. called the Board'a Stention to a condition <br />existing on the highway in the Village of Chester, stating t'hat the bridge over <br />the Atlantic Coast Line Ry. near the Chester High School was inadequate for the <br />traffic now being passed over it, and that recently a least one school child <br />had been struck by a vehicle and while no injury was sustained it was a forceful <br />example of what could happen on this bridge. He suggested that the bridge <br />formerly used by the Virginia Electric & Power Company now owned by the Virginia <br />Department of Highways, together with approaching roads be conditioned for <br />travel and be used as a one-way bridge for west bound traffic on Route $1 at this <br />point; that the existing bridge be used for one-way travel for east bound traffic <br />at this point, and that by so doing it would relieve the necessity of passing <br />on the present narrow bridge and would give an opportunity to develop a protected <br />walk along these bridges. Upon consideration whereof, and on motion of H. T. <br />Goyne, it is resolved that the Virginia Department of Highways be and it hereby <br />is requested to make a survey of this situation and to take such steps as possibl~ <br />during this t&me of emergency to relieve this congestion. <br />~nd be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be sent to the Virginia <br />Department of Highways. <br /> <br /> <br />
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