ORDINANCE

 

A ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3-309, SUBSECTIONS 14 THROUGH 16, TO ALLOW SPECTATOR AND NON-SPECTATOR FIELD EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES (CLASSES A, B, AND C) IN CONSERVATION DISTRICTS BY SPECIAL EXCEPTION

 

  WHEREAS, on February 17, 2005, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on the issue and forwarded the proposed text amendment to the Board of Supervisors with a unanimous vote recommending its adoption; and

 

WHEREAS, on April 14, 2005, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on this amendment; and

 

             WHEREAS, the adoption of this text amendment would be in keeping with the spirit of the Zoning Ordinance, consistent with public convenience 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 14th day of April 2005, That Section 3-309 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance be, and is hereby, amended as follows:

 

 

SITE

RC

RA

RR-2

V

R-1

R-2

R-3

R-4

TH

GA

MDP

C-1

C-2

C-3

CV

I-1

I-2

 

PLAN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 14. Spectator and Non-Spectator Field

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      Events and Activities (Class A):

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      steeplechase and other equestrian events

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      rodeos, dog and livestock shows, horse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      and tractor pulls, field sports, fireworks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      display, fairs and circuses, civil war

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      reenactments and encampments and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      and scouting encampments

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SE

SE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SE

SE

 

 

SE

 15. Spectator and Non-Spectator Field

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      Events and Activities (Class B):

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      equestrian events, rodeos, field

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      sports, scholastic athletic contests,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      dog and livestock shows, horse and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      tractor pulls, festivals, arts and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      craft shows and related fund

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      raising for charitable or non-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      profit activities, civil war

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      reenactments and encampments,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      and scouting encampments

X

SE

SE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SE

SE

 

 

SE

 16. Spectator and Non-Spectator Field

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      Events and Activities (Class C):

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      equestrian events and field sports,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      rodeos, scholastic athletic contests,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      festivals, arts and craft shows, and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      related fund raising for charitable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      or non-profit activities, family

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      reunions, wedding receptions and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      similar receptions, picnics,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      educational seminars, and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      community-related arts, cultural,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      agricultural, and educational

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      activities

X

SE

SE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SE

 

 

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