appomattox county logoChanges for Appomattox County have been in the works since 2010– the majority of those proposed amendments are updates to ensure the ordinance reflects the county’s current practices and state code. The News & Advance reports, the special uses section contains notable changes, including allowing chickens in residential areas, as well as adjusting buffer and landscaping requirements for convenience stores, gas stations, campgrounds, commercial outdoor shooting ranges and mobile home parks. According to the article, revisions also include modifications to the home occupation regulation in order to create two categories, as a way to better reflect the county’s different population densities.