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PUBLIC NOTICE Albemarle County Board of Supervisors DECEMBER 18, 2019 Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Supervisors of Albemarle County, Virginia, will conduct a public hearing on DECEMBER 18, 2019 at 6:00 p.m., Lane Auditorium, Second Floor, County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia, to receive public comment on its intent to adopt an ordinance to amend Chapter 9 (Motor Vehicles and Traffic) of the Albemarle County Code by adding the following proposed provisions: (1) Article IX (§§ 9-900 to 9-910) would establish regulations for bicycles, electric power-assisted bicycles, motorized skateboards or scooters, and mopeds (collectively, the "vehicles") by making the riders of the vehicles subject to applicable traffic laws, requiring the vehicles to be equipped with lights and brakes, requiring the vehicles be operated on roadways generally and prohibiting them from being operated on sidewalks, regulating parking the vehicles and other manners of their operation, establishing penalties for violations, requiring that accidents be reported, and disposing of unclaimed vehicles; and (2) Article X (§§ 9-1000 to 9-1007) would establish a licensing program for any business that offers, or applies to offer, a bicycle, electric power-assisted bicycle, or motorized skateboard or scooter (collectively, the "vehicles"), for hire, and to authorize the County Executive or his designee to administer a permitting program, including issuing permits and establishing a cap on the number of vehicles licensed to operate under the program, establishing reasonable fees, charges, and penalties, establishing regulations for suspending or revoking permits for violations of the program, and establishing an administrative appeal process for permit denials, suspensions, revocations, and the number of vehicles allowed under a permit. A copy of the proposed ordinance amendments is on file in the office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, Virginia. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to persons with disabilities, if requested. Please call 296-5843. Claudette K. Borgersen, Clerk

401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA 22902

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