RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO DENY SPECIAL EXCEPTION #SE02-M-15

SPRINT PCS / APC REALTY (UPPERVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY PROPERTY)

PIN 6054-75-3784-000

            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 Ordinance; and

             WHEREAS, on February 28, 2002, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on this application and has made a recommendation of denial to the Board of Supervisors; and

WHEREAS, 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

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has determined that the applicant has failed to demonstrate that telecommunications services could not be provided at a height lower than the requested ninety-five feet; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has determined that the owner has other reasonable uses of the property; now, therefore, be it

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 18th day of March 2002, That the application is not in substantial accordance with the Fauquier County Comprehensive Plan; and, be it

            RESOLVED FURTHER, That Special Exception Application #SE02-M-15 be, and is hereby, denied as it does not satisfy the standards for approval of a special exception application as outlined in Section 5-006, or the provisions in Article 11 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance.