What does reduced, required setbacks mean?

Right now, buildings can't be built right up to the edge of the lot. Depending on the zoning district, there are small or larger required setbacks (literally, set-back from the lot line). The overlay reduces these setbacks even more under certain conditions to allow for more developable space per lot.

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1. What is the Gateway Crossing Overlay all about?
2. What opportunities will the overlay provide?
3. Is there a public cost cost or Botetourt County budget associated with the zoning change?
4. I own property or operate a business and I wish to continue to do so.
5. I own property that is currently vacant, and I have no current plans to develop it. What does this mean for me?
6. I own property and I want to develop or sell it.
7. I own property or operate a business and I want to expand my current use soon.
8. What about my proffered conditions?
9. Will I be required to add on-street parking or sidewalks if I expand my business and my site is topographically challenged?
10. If the overlay is not adopted, and I want to subdivide my property and create a new public street network, can I build whatever I want?
11. Will the Overlay change existing zoning?
12. Does the county have a shortage of properties that are zoned for B-3?
13. What if my property was previously rezoned with proffers or has an SEP with conditions?
14. What if I seek a waiver in the future and the zoning administrator denies it?
15. What will happen to my property values.
16. What does reduced, required setbacks mean?
17. What will the overlay mean for business signage?
18. If the overlay is not adopted, and I want to subdivide my property and create a new public street network, can I build whatever I want?