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Loudoun County Zoning Administrator Dan Schardein Resigns
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From the County of Loudoun:

Loudoun County Zoning Administrator Dan J. Schardein has announced that he is resigning from his position. Citing family reasons, Schardein submitted his resignation effective the end of February 2011.

Schardein came to Loudoun County in February 2009 from Stafford County where he had worked for more than 20 years in the areas of zoning and economic development. As Loudoun County’s Zoning Administrator, Schardein administered and enforced the county’s Zoning Ordinance, and headed the Zoning Administration division within the Department of Building and Development.

“Dan has served Loudoun County with integrity and professionalism over the past two years, managing high-profile projects such as the Limestone Overlay District, the Sign Ordinance and the Chesapeake Bay ordinance,” said County Administrator Tim Hemstreet. “He is well respected throughout the county and we will miss him as we continue forward with many critical zoning issues.”  Hemstreet added that the county will move quickly to recruit for the Zoning Administrator position.

Director of Building and Development Terrance Wharton also praised Schardein. “We will miss the valuable service that Dan has given the community on these very important zoning issues over the last two years. We wish Dan and his family well in their future endeavors,” said Wharton.

Schardein was a founding member and first president of the Virginia Association of Zoning Officials. He is a Certified Zoning Administrator and a graduate of the Virginia Certified Board of Zoning Appeals.  He has received many awards, including: The National Association of Counties Achievement Award. He was also elected to the Board of Directors of the Citizens Planning & Education Association of Virginia.

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