Hanover County held a community meeting on a plan for a new fire station, Fire Station No. 17, on May 26, 2022, at Laurel Meadow Elementary School. The purpose of this meeting was to share with the public information about the plan, process, and timeline for the project. The new station will be located on a section of property between the Laurel Meadow Elementary School facilities and Lee-Davis Road. On July 27, 2022, the Board of Supervisors accepted the donation of 3.5 acres in surplus property from the School Board to construct this facility.
On July 27, 2022, the Board of Supervisors accepted the donation of 3.5 acres in surplus property from the School Board for the construction of this facility. The Planning Commission held a public hearing on the conditional use permit on October 20, 2022. The Board held a public hearing on November 9, 2022. A copy of the presentation can be found here.
Since the November meeting, a conditional use permit has been approved, and the project is scheduled to break ground in the fall of 2023. The renderings of the new station can be found here.