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ORDINANCE

 

A ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT TO SECTION 2-310.5 TO PROHIBIT FUTURE BOUNDARY LINE ADJUSTMENTS TO LOTS CREATED THROUGH CERTAIN FAMILY OR ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS

  

WHEREAS, on October 27, 2005, the Planning Commission initiated this text amendment; and

 

WHEREAS, on December 7, 2005, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on this issue and forwarded the proposed text amendment to the Board of Supervisors recommending its adoption; and

 

WHEREAS, on January 12, 2006, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on this amendment; and

 

             WHEREAS, the adoption of this text amendment would be in the spirit of the Zoning Ordinance, consistent with public convenience, general welfare, and good zoning practices, consistent with the adopted Comprehensive Plan, and is in the best interest of the citizens of Fauquier County; now, therefore, be it

 

ORDAINED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 2nd day of February 2006, That Section 2-310 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance be, and is hereby, amended as follows:

 

 

2-310 Large Lot Development Option in RA and RC Zones

 

As an alternative to division in accordance with the sliding scale zoning density set forth in Section 2-308, eligible parcels of record on the date of adoption of this provision zoned RA or RC may be divided into large lots subject to the following conditions and limitations:

 

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5.   Notwithstanding all of the above, an otherwise eligible parcel from which only one family division or administrative parcel of five (5) acres or less has been created may be further divided in accordance with this section provided that the family division or administrative parcel of five acres or less is deed restricted against increase in size through boundary line adjustments.

 

 ; and, be it

 

ORDAINED FURTHER, That boundary line adjustments to increase the size of family divisions or administrative parcels of five acres or less applied for or approved prior to the effective date of this Ordinance shall continue to be governed by the law in effect prior to this Ordinance.