Bill No. 28-0097 Amendng 29 VIC 229 To Limit The Structures On St. John To No More Than 3 Stories

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Sponsors: Craig W. Barshinger
Subject: An Act amending title 29 Virgin Islands Code, chapter 3, section 229 to limit the structures on St. John to no more than three stories

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Bill No. 28-0097 Amendng 29 VIC 229 To Limit The Structures On St. John To No More Than 3 Stories

  1. 1. COMMITTEE ON PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION BILL NO. 28-0097 Twenty-Eighth Legislature of the Virgin Islands July 21, 2009 An Act amending title 29 Virgin Islands Code, chapter 3, section 229 to limit the structures on St. John to no more than three stories PROPOSED BY: Senator Craig W. Barshinger 1 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the Virgin Islands: 2 SECTION 1. Title 29 Virgin Islands Code, chapter 3, section 229 is amended in 3 subsection (e) “maximum height limit” by inserting at the end of the sentence “except that on 4 the island of St. John, no residential structure may exceed three stories, and in no residential 5 structure may the eave height exceed fifty feet, nor may the roof top exceed sixty feet in 6 height above the original grade or the final grade”. 7 SECTION 2. Title 29 Virgin Islands Code, chapter 3, section 229 is amended in 8 subsection (f) by inserting at the end of the sentence “and in no residential structure on the 9 island of St. John may the eave height exceed fifty feet, nor may the roof top exceed sixty 10 feet in height above the original grade or the final grade. 11
  2. 2. 2 1 2 BILL SUMMARY 3 This Bill limits the height of residential buildings to no more than three stories with a 4 maximum height of sixty feet including the eave and roof top. 5 6 7 BR09-0579T/June 8, 2009/AA 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24

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