A RESOLUTION TO DENY TWSE09-MA-002: Category 20 Special Exception to install a ten (10) foot extension to an existing seventy-eight (78) foot monopole; add three (3) flush mount antennas; and add three (3) ancillary equipment cabinets at the base of the pole

WHEREAS, Jackie Shay McNeal, owner, and T-Mobile Northeast, LLC, applicant are seeking  Category 20 Special Exception approval to add a ten (10) foot extension to an existing 78 monopole on PIN #6031-63-0308-000; and

                WHEREAS, on January 28, 2010, the Fauquier County Planning Commission held a public hearing on the Special Exception request and unanimously recommended that the application be denied; and

WHEREAS, on February 18, 2010, the Board of Supervisors conducted a public hearing and considered written and oral testimony; and

            WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors concurred with the Planning Commission and agreed that the application does not satisfy the standards of Zoning Ordinance Articles 5-006 and 5-2000; and

WHEREAS, in the matter of the Special Exception TWSE09-MA-002, the Board of Supervisors hereby makes the following affirmative findings and recommendation:

1.      That the provisions of the Zoning Ordinance for a Special Exception are not met in this application, and that said application will negatively impact the public health, safety and welfare of residents of Fauquier County; and

2.     The proposed use will hinder and discourage the appropriate development and use of adjacent land and buildings and impair the value of adjacent land and buildings in violation of Section 5-006 of the Zoning Ordinance; and

            3.  The proposed use will be incompatible with existing or planned development in the general area, as set forth in Section 5-006 of said Zoning Ordinance, and will be incompatible with the general area and the Comprehensive Plan; and

            4.  The proposed use fails to comply with and is not in conformity with all the applicable standards of Article 5 of said Zoning Ordinance and all other applicable requirements of said Zoning Ordinance; now, therefore, be it

            RESOLVED   by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 18th day of February 2010, That TWSE09-MA-002 be, and is hereby, denied.

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