Northumberland land use applications to get more study

by Madison White Franks 

HEATHSVILLE—Northumberland County supervisors could be asking themselves, “When is a mobile home, not?” and “When is a livestock operation, not?”

Following public hearings last Thursday on separate land use applications, the board of supervisors tabled action pending more information.

The first hearing addressed an application from Thomas and Sharon Wrightson seeking permanent storage of a mobile home at 697 Mundy Point Road in Callao.

“It’s a 24 X 36 mobile building, it is not a home…it will be used as storage work area only, not a living space,” said Thomas Wrightson.

“I believe that using a mobile home as a storage facility…is not keeping with the character of a residential neighborhood such as Mundy Point,” said Rosalie Coultrip of Mundy Point.

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