ORDINANCE

A ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3-404 TO REDUCE SETBACKS FOR CERTAIN NON-RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS FROM ROADS CLASSIFIED AS ARTERIALS OR FREEWAYS

            WHEREAS, on January 25, 2007, the Fauquier County Planning Commission initiated this text amendment; and

WHEREAS, on February 15, 2007, the Planning Commission conducted a public hearing on the proposed text amendment and forwarded the proposed text amendment to the Board of Supervisors unanimously recommending approval; and

            WHEREAS, on April 12, 2007, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on this amendment; and

            WHEREAS, adoption of the attached amendment to Section 3-404 supports good zoning practices, convenience, and the general welfare; now, therefore, be it 

            ORDAINED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 12th day of April 2007, That Section 3-404 be, and is hereby, amended as follows:

Section 3-404

[Section 3-404 Same]

[Footnotes 4 through 11 Same]

12. NOTE:  Front yards shall be measured from the centerline of street, or centerline of nearest pair of lanes in the case of a street with more than two lanes.  The minimum front yard shall be 150 feet for residential uses on properties zoned residential in a service district and in rural zoning districts if those properties front on a road classified as an arterial or freeway in the Comprehensive Plan or on Route 215.  This requirement would not apply to the Village, Commercial or Industrial Zoning Districts.

[Footnote 13 - 18 Same]

 

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