the appropriate referral agencies have reviewed this request
for conformance with the Comprehensive Plan, the Zoning
Ordinance, and other relevant policies and regulations.
Staff and referral agency findings, comments, and
recommendations are summarized below. The actual responses
from referral agencies are available upon request.
The Engineering Office has reviewed the above referenced
plan and has the following comments:
The fill associated with this crossing is to be for
road construction only. The applicant is to submit a copy of
the floodplain study to the County for review and approval.
The SCS methodology is to be used in the calculations. The
applicant is responsible for submitting a LOMR to FEMA for
review and approval. FEMA must approve the LOMR prior to
Final Construction approval.
Evidence that applicable permits (DEQ, DCR VMRC,
USACOE) have been acquired will be required prior to Final
Under no circumstances shall any use, activity,
and/or development adversely affect the capacity of the
channels or floodways of any watercourse, drainage ditch or
any other drainage facilities or system which would increase
flood heights and/or velocities, on adjacent property.
The Warrenton Residency staff reviewed the above referenced
Special Exception for a floodplain crossing. The existing
structure was installed by VDOT under a construction
project, but is currently beyond the end of state
maintenance. VDOT has advised the developer that the width
of the structure is satisfactory to accommodate the
additional traffic generated by the proposed division. Any
additional grading needed to construct the road would need
to be in conformance with the Road Design Manual and
Subdivision Street Requirement Manual in order for the
proposed street to be eligible for acceptance into the
secondary system of state maintenance.
The Zoning Office has the
That the granting of the Special Exception will not result
(a) unacceptable or prohibited increase in flood heights;
(b) additional threats to public safety;
(c) extraordinary public expense;
(d) create nuisances;
(e) cause fraud or victimization of the public, or
(f) conflict with local law or Zoning Ordinance (Section
5-2301.6). That the granting is necessary to provide the
applicant with reasonable use of the parcel of land in
question, taken as a whole (Section 5-2301.7).
Summary and Recommendation:
recommends that the Board of Supervisors consider the
Planning Commissionís recommendation.
Identify any other Departments, Organizations or
Individuals that would be affected by this request:
County Department of Community Development
Statements of Justification
Special Exception Plat