75-62 TECHNOLOGY ZONES - ZONES
Three (3) distinct Technology Zones are included herein as follows:
(Ord. No. 09-04 Amended 7-12-04-Effective Upon Passage)
Happy Creek Zone: This zone generally focuses on the Happy Creek Industrial Park and the northern portion of the Human Life International Site. These lands are zone I-2, Industrial Employment District. Technology-based businesses with a manufacturing component are encouraged to locate in this zone, consistent with the provisions of the I-2 Industrial Employment District.
Downtown Front Royal Zone: This zone is located within the downtown area of Front Royal and is generally coincident with the C-2 Downtown Business District. Technology-based businesses with a service orientation are encouraged to locate in this zone. Ground level storefronts are strongly encouraged to be used for retail activities. Due to the inherent size and capacity limitations of a downtown technology business, qualification thresholds for total investment requirement will be reduced from $10,000 to $3,000, and total full-time jobs created at two times the minimum wage rate will be reduced from 10 to 3 in this Zone.
(Ord. No. 13-09 Amended 12-21-09-Effective Upon Passage)
Avtex Area Zone: This zone is located at and surrounding the office building of the former Avtex industrial site on Kendrick Lane. These lands are zoned I-2, Industrial Employment District. Technology-based businesses, either with a service orientation or with a manufacturing component, consistent with the purposes and intents of the I-2 Industrial Employment District, are encouraged to locate in this zone.
(Ord. No. 09-04 Added 7-12-04-Effective Upon Passage)
The boundaries of the zones are set forth on the maps attached to this ordinance upon passage and which hereafter shall be maintained by the Clerk of the Town Council.
(Ord. No. 09-04 Amended Last Paragraph 7-12-04-Effective Upon Passage)