Chapter 1.10
WARDS*

Sections:

1.10.010    Absentee voter election district.

1.10.020    Wards generally.

1.10.030    Composition of wards – Ward No. 1.

1.10.040    Composition of wards – Ward No. 2.

1.10.050    Composition of wards – Ward No. 3.

1.10.060    Composition of wards – Ward No. 4.

1.10.070    Composition of wards – Ward No. 5.

1.10.080    Polling place – Ward No. 1.

1.10.090    Polling place – Ward No. 2.

1.10.100    Polling place – Ward No. 3.

1.10.110    Polling place – Ward No. 4.

1.10.120    Polling place – Ward No. 5.

*State law reference – Elections, Code of Virginia, Title 24.1.

1.10.010 Absentee voter election district.

Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, for the purpose of counting and recording absentee ballots in all general elections including, but not limited to, those general elections held in May and November, there is hereby established one central absentee voter election district in the city hall of the city, which shall receive, count and record all absentee ballots cast within the city, as provided by the Code of Virginia, Section 24.1-233.1. (Ord. 3-25-82; Code 1985, § 10-1).

1.10.020 Wards generally.

The city shall be divided into five wards, designated as Ward No. 1, Ward No. 2, Ward No. 3, Ward No. 4 and Ward No. 5. There is hereby incorporated into such wards all the territory embraced within the corporate limits of the city. (Code 1964, § 28-1; Code 1985, § 10-2).

Charter reference – Division of city into wards, § 12.

State law reference – Election districts, Code of Virginia, § 24.1-36 et seq.

1.10.030 Composition of wards – Ward No. 1.

Ward No. 1 shall embrace all that portion of the city within the following bounds: The center line of Buttermilk Spring Road from the western corporate limits of the city to the intersection of Buttermilk Spring Road and Pierce Street, the center line of Pierce Street from its intersection with Buttermilk Spring Road to its intersection with Wayne Avenue, the center line of Wayne Avenue from its intersection with Pierce Street to its intersection with Straith Street, the center line of Straith Street from its intersection with Wayne Avenue to its intersection with West Beverley Street, the center line of West Beverley Street from its intersection with Straith Street to its intersection with Jefferson Street, the centerline of Jefferson Street from its intersection with West Beverley Street to its intersection with Green Street, the center line of Green Street from its intersection with Jefferson Street to its intersection with Bridge Street and Stuart Street and the CSX railway line, east along the centerline of the CSX railway line from its intersection with Bridge Street and Stuart Street to its intersection with Middlebrook Avenue, the centerline of Middlebrook Avenue from its intersection with the CSX railway line to its intersection with South Augusta Street, the center line of South Augusta Street from its intersection with Middlebrook Avenue to its intersection with Johnson Street, the center line of Johnson Street from its intersection with South Augusta Street to its intersection with Greenville Avenue, the center line of Greenville Avenue from its intersection with Johnson Street to its intersection with Richmond Road, the center line of Richmond Road from its intersection with Greenville Avenue to its intersection with the east corporate limits of the city, the corporate limits of the city southward, westward and northward to its intersection with the center line of Buttermilk Spring Road. (Ord. 2011-17. Code 1985, § 10-8; Ord. 9-25-86, § 1).

1.10.040 Composition of wards – Ward No. 2.

Ward No. 2 shall embrace all that portion of the city within the following bounds: The center line of Buttermilk Spring Road from the western corporate limits of the city to the intersection of Buttermilk Spring Road and Pierce Street, the center line of Pierce Street from its intersection with Buttermilk Spring Road to its intersection with Wayne Avenue, the center line of Wayne Avenue from its intersection with Pierce Street to its intersection with Straith Street, the center line of Straith Street from its intersection with Wayne Avenue to its intersection with West Beverly Street, the center line of West Beverly from its intersection with Straith Street to its intersection with Thornrose Avenue, the center line of Thornrose Avenue from its intersection with West Beverley Street to its intersection with the Thornrose Avenue entrance to the Staunton Fairgrounds, the Staunton Fairgrounds Road from the Thornrose Avenue entrance to the Staunton Fairgrounds to its intersection with Armory Drive, Armory Drive from its intersection with the Staunton Fairgrounds Road to its intersection with Deaver Drive, Deaver Drive northwest from its intersection with Armory Drive to its intersection with Constitution Drive, Constitution Drive from its intersection with Deaver Drive to the Poplar Street entrance to Gypsy Hill Park, the center line of Poplar Street from the Poplar Street entrance to Gypsy Hill Park to its intersection with A Street, the center line of A Street from its intersection with Poplar Street to its intersection with Churchville Avenue, the center line of Churchville Avenue from its intersection with A Street to the northwestern corporate limits of the city, and the corporate limits of the city southward to its intersection with the center line of Buttermilk Spring Road. (Ord. 2011-17. Code 1985, § 10-9; Ord. 9-25-86, § 1; Ord. 9-13-90).

1.10.050 Composition of wards – Ward No. 3.

Ward No. 3 shall embrace all that portion of the city within the following bounds: The center line of Churchville Avenue from the northwestern corporate limits of the city to its intersection with A Street, the center line of A Street from its intersection with the Churchville Avenue to its intersection with Poplar Street, the center line of Poplar Street from its intersection with A Street to the Poplar Street entrance to Gypsy Hill Park, Constitution Drive from the Poplar Street entrance to Gypsy Hill Park to its intersection with Deaver Drive, Deaver Drive from its intersection with Constitution Drive to its intersection with Armory Drive, Armory Drive from its intersection with Deaver Drive to its intersection with the Staunton Fairgrounds Road, the Staunton Fairgrounds Road from its intersection with Armory Drive to the Thornrose Avenue entrance to the Staunton Fairgrounds, the center line of Thornrose Avenue from the Thornrose Avenue entrance to the Staunton Fairgrounds to its intersection with Churchville Avenue, the center line of Churchville Avenue from its intersection with Thornrose Avenue to its intersection with North Augusta Street, the center line of North Augusta Street from its intersection with Churchville Avenue to its intersection with Virginia Avenue, the center line of Virginia Avenue from its intersection with North Augusta Street to its intersection with Mt. Elliot Avenue, the center line of Mt. Elliot Avenue from its intersection with Virginia Avenue to its intersection with Lynn-haven Drive, the center line of Lynnhaven Drive west from its intersection with Mt. Elliot Avenue to its intersection with Lambert Street, the center line of Lambert Street from its intersection with Lynn-haven Drive to its intersection with Donaghe Street Extended, the center line of Donaghe Street Extended from its intersection with Lambert Street to its intersection with Springhill Road, the center line of Springhill Road from its intersection with Donaghe Street Extended, to the northern corporate limits of the city, the corporate limits of the city westward to its intersection with the center line of Churchville Avenue. (Code 1985, § 10-10; Ord. 9-25-86, § 1; Ord. 9-13-90).

1.10.060 Composition of wards – Ward No. 4.

Ward No. 4 shall embrace all that portion of the city within the following bounds: The center line of Springhill Road from the northern corporate limits of the city to its intersection with Donaghe Street Extended, the center line of Donaghe Street Extended from its intersection with Springhill Road to its intersection with Lambert Street, the center line of Lambert Street from its intersection with Donaghe Street Extended to its western intersection with Lynnhaven Drive, the center line of Lynnhaven Drive from its western intersection with Lambert Street to its intersection with Mt. Elliot Avenue, the center line of Mt. Elliot Avenue from its intersection with Lynnhaven Drive to its intersection with Virginia Avenue, the center line of Virginia Avenue from its intersection with Mt. Elliot Avenue to its intersection with North Augusta Street, the center line of North Augusta Street from its intersection with Virginia Avenue to its intersection with Taylor Street, the center line of Taylor Street from its intersection with North Augusta Street to its intersection with East Beverley Street, the center line of East Beverley Street to its intersection with Statler Boulevard, the center line of Statler Boulevard from its intersection with East Beverley Street to its intersection with Commerce Road, the center line of Commerce Road from its intersection with Statler Boulevard to the point where Commerce Road and North Augusta Street merge and, along the center line of the merged streets, continues as U.S. Route 11, to the northeast corporate limits of the city, the corporate limits of the city westward to its intersection with the center line of Springhill Road. (Ord. 2011-17. Code 1985, § 10-11; Ord. 9-25-86, § 1).

1.10.070 Composition of wards – Ward No. 5.

Ward No. 5 shall embrace all that portion of the city within the following bounds: The center line of Richmond Road from the east corporate limits of the city to its intersection with Greenville Avenue, the center line of Greenville Avenue from its intersection with Richmond Road to its intersection with Johnson Street, the center line of Johnson Street from its intersection with Greenville Avenue to its intersection with South Augusta Street, the center line of South Augusta Street to its intersection with Middlebrook Avenue, the center line of Middlebrook Avenue from its intersection with South Augusta Street to its intersection with the CSX railway line, west along the center line of the CSX railway line from its intersection with Middlebrook Avenue to its intersection with Bridge Street, Stuart Street and Green Street, the center line of Green Street from its intersection with Bridge Street, Stuart Street and the CSX railway line to its intersection with Jefferson Street, the center line of Jefferson Street from its intersection with Green Street to its intersection with West Beverley Street, the center line of West Beverley Street from its intersection with Jefferson Street to its intersection with Thornrose Avenue, the center line of Thornrose Avenue from its intersection with West Beverley Street to its intersection with Churchville Avenue, the center line of Churchville Avenue from its intersection with Thornrose Avenue to its intersection with North Augusta Street, the center line of North Augusta Street from its intersection at Churchville Avenue to its intersection with Taylor Street, the center line of Taylor Street from its intersection with North Augusta Street to its intersection with East Beverley Street, the center line of East Beverley Street from its intersection with Taylor Street to its intersection with Statler Boulevard, the center line of Statler Boulevard from its intersection with East Beverley Street to its intersection with Commerce Road, the center line of Commerce Road from its intersection with Statler Boulevard to the point where Commerce Road and North Augusta Street merge and, along the center line of the merged streets, continues as U.S. Route 11, to the northeast corporate limits of the city, and the corporate limits of the city southward to its intersection with the center line of Richmond Road. (Ord. 2011-17. Code 1985, § 10-12; Ord. 9-25-86, § 1).

1.10.080 Polling place – Ward No. 1.

Third Presbyterian Church, 1313 Barterbrook Road, in the city of Staunton, Virginia, is hereby designated as the polling place for Ward No. 1. (Ord. 2017-04. Code 1985, § 10-13; Ord. 9-25-86, § 1).

1.10.090 Polling place – Ward No. 2.

Christ United Methodist Church, 1512 Churchville Avenue in the city of Staunton, Virginia, is hereby designated as the polling place for Ward No. 2. (Ord. 2005-07. Code 1985, § 10-14; Ord. 9-25-86, § 1).

1.10.100 Polling place – Ward No. 3.

The Gypsy Hill Park Gymnasium in the city of Staunton, Virginia, is hereby designated as the polling place for Ward No. 3. (Ord. 2008-21. Code 1985, § 10-15; Ord. 9-25-86, § 1).

1.10.110 Polling place – Ward No. 4.

Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 1000 N. Coalter Street, in the city of Staunton, Virginia, is hereby designated as the polling place for Ward No. 4. (Ord. 2013-03. Code 1985, § 10-16; Ord. 9-25-86, § 1).

1.10.120 Polling place – Ward No. 5.

Memorial Baptist Church, 224 Taylor Street in the city of Staunton, Virginia, is hereby designated as the polling place for Ward No. 5. (Ord. 2005-07. Code 1985, § 10-17; Ord. 9-25-86, § 1).