RESOLUTION TO APPROVE SPECIAL EXCEPTION #SE02-M-15
PCS / APC REALTY (UPPERVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY PROPERTY)
WHEREAS, the Upperville Volunteer Fire Company, owners, and
Sprint PCS, applicant, have filed an application to locate
telecommunications facilities at a height greater than eighty feet under
the provisions of Articles 5 and 11 of the Fauquier County Zoning
WHEREAS, on February 28, 2002, the Planning Commission held a
public hearing on this application and has made a recommendation to the
Board of Supervisors; and
on March 18, 2002, the Board of Supervisors has considered the written
and orally presented information of the applicants and conducted a
public hearing for this application; and
the Board of Supervisors has determined that the stealth techniques
proposed by the applicant and the facility location at a public site
will minimize potential impacts while providing co-location
opportunities; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 18th day of March 2002, That the application is in substantial accordance with the Fauquier County Comprehensive Plan; and, be it
FURTHER, That Special Exception Application #SE02-M-15 be, and is
hereby, approved subject to the following conditions:
The special exception is granted for and runs with the land
indicated in this application and is not transferable to other land.
This special exception is granted only for the purpose(s),
structure(s) and/or uses indicated on the special exception plat
approved with the application, as qualified by these development
This special exception is subject to the provisions of Article 12
of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance, Site Plans, as may be
determined by the Fauquier County Department of Community Development.
Any plan submitted pursuant to this special exception shall be in
conformance with the special exception plat dated December 28, 2001, and
The use shall comply with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
and Federal Communications Commission requirements at all times.
The height of the applicant’s antennas shall not exceed
ninety-five feet, and shall only be located on the interior of the flag
The only lighting permitted shall be for flag-related use on the
exterior of the.
The owner/applicant shall provide co-location opportunities to
other carriers so long as it is technologically possible.
The owner/applicant shall provide to the County public service
agencies, at no cost to the locality, one acceptable site on the tower
and necessary ground space for an equipment shed.
There shall be no rental or maintenance fees charged to the
County for this use.
The owner of each antennae or tower shall submit a report to the
Zoning Administrator once a year, no later than July 1, that states the
current user status of the tower.
Any wireless communications system operator shall take all
necessary steps to resolve any radio frequency interference between a
wireless communications system on the tower and any present or future
county public safety wireless communications system.
Prior to site plan approval, a structural analysis shall be
completed by a qualified engineer in accordance with ANSI EIA/TIA-222-F.
Prior to site plan approval, an official FAA air hazard
determination shall be obtained by the applicant.