RESOLUTION

 

A RESOLUTION TO INITIATE A TEXT AMENDMENT TO ELIMINATE A MINIMUM LOT SIZE REQUIREMENT FOR A “LIVESTOCK EXCHANGE”

 

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors seeks to provide the existing Livestock Exchange in Marshall with flexibility to sell a portion of its property; and

 

WHEREAS, the existing Zoning Ordinance regulations in Section 5-1503.1 require a minimum of 25 acres for a Livestock Exchange; and

 

WHEREAS, the existing Livestock Exchange is located on less than 25 acres, with portions of the site under or un-utilized, and with minimal impact on adjoining properties; and

 

WHEREAS, the Livestock Exchange in Marshall cannot sell a portion of its property because of the minimum lot size requirement; and

 

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 15th day of March 2004, That the proposed ordinance amending Section 5-1503.1 to delete the requirement for a 25 acre minimum lot area for a livestock exchange be, and is hereby, referred to the Fauquier County Planning Commission for appropriate consideration and action.