RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE A CATEGORY 20 SPECIAL EXCEPTION TO ALLOW THE CONSTRUCTION OF A PRIVATE, INDIVIDUAL WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM WITH A POINT OF DISCHARGE, FAUQUIER HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, OWNER/APPLICANT

 

WHEREAS, Section 5-2002.5 provides that a Special Exception for a private individual sewage treatment system, which discharges into an open ditch or water, shall be allowed only to replace an existing sewage system presently serving an existing use; and

 

            WHEREAS, Fauquier Habitat for Humanity, the applicant, has requested a Special Exception pursuant to Section 5-2002.5; and

 

            WHEREAS, the existing sewage system serving the applicant’s property has failed and has been certified by the Virginia Department of Health to pose a real or potential health threat; and

 

WHEREAS, the Virginia Department of Health has also certified that a discharging sewage treatment system is the only alternative for the repair of this failed system; and

 

WHEREAS, the applicant has provided the appropriate notification to residents down stream as required by Section 17-12 of the County Code; and

 

WHEREAS, on December 18, 2003, the Planning Commission conducted a public hearing on this request and determined that the applicant has met the requirements of Section 5-2002.5 of the Zoning Ordinance; and

 

WHEREAS, the Planning Commission has forwarded SPEX04-MA-014 to the Board of Supervisors with a recommendation of approval; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED    by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 20th day of January 2004, That SPEX04-MA-014 to allow Fauquier County Habitat for Humanity to construct an individual wastewater treatment system with a point of discharge be, and is hereby, approved, subject to the following conditions:

 

  1. The applicant shall obtain all applicable permits from the Health Department and DEQ (VPDES permits).

 

  1. An annual operation and maintenance program shall be submitted by the design engineer and approved by the Health Department.

 

  1. The approved annual operation and maintenance program shall be contracted to a qualified and licensed professional operator.

 

  1. Evidence of a continuing operation and maintenance program and a report on system performance shall be submitted annually to the Health Department and Zoning Department to ensure compliance with this Special Exception.