ORDINANCE 

A ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT TO SECTION 13-301 TO ALLOW THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS TO HEAR CERTAIN APPEALS FROM DECISIONS OF THE ZONING ADMINISTRATOR  

WHEREAS, on January 26, 2006, the Planning Commission initiated this text amendment; and  

WHEREAS, on February 16, 2006, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on this issue and forwarded the proposed text amendment to the Board of Supervisors recommending its adoption; and  

WHEREAS, on April 13, 2006, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on this amendment; and  

             WHEREAS, the adoption of this text amendment would be in the spirit of the Zoning Ordinance, consistent with public convenience, general welfare, and good zoning practices, consistent with the adopted Comprehensive Plan, and is in the best interest of the citizens of Fauquier County; now, therefore, be it 

ORDAINED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 13th day of April 2006, That Section 13-301of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance be, and is hereby, amended as follows: 

13-301 Initiation 

Any person aggrieved or any officer, department, board, commission or authority of the County affected by any decision of the Zoning Administrator or by any order, requirement, decision or determination made by any other administrative officer in the administration or enforcement of this Ordinance may appeal such decision to the BZA,

except as provided below: 

a.   A decision of the Zoning Administrator made pursuant to the provisions of Code Section 15.2-2292. Any zoning applicant or any      other person who is aggrieved by a decision of the Zoning Administrator made pursuant to the provisions of Section 15.2-2292 may petition the governing body for the review of the decision of the Zoning Administrator. All such petitions for review shall be filed within thirty            (30) days from the date of the decision for which review is sought, and such petitions shall specify the grounds upon which the petitioner is        aggrieved. 

b.   A decision of the Zoning Administrator to extend or not to extend the termination date of a special permit or special exception issued by the Board of Supervisors. Any zoning applicant or any other person who is aggrieved by a decision of the Zoning Administrator to extend or not to extend the termination date of such a special permit or special exception may petition           the governing body for the review of the decision of the Zoning             Administrator. All such petitions for review shall be filed within thirty (30)           days from the date of the decision for which review is sought, and such   petitions shall specify the grounds upon which the petitioner is aggrieved. 

 

A Copy Teste 

 

 

Paul S. McCulla
Clerk to the Board of Supervisors
 

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