Attachment 2



APRIL 4, 2002

If it is the intent of the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors to approve of SE 01-S-15 for floodplain uses (two road crossings) pursuant to Sect. 5-2300 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance, the staff recommends conformance with the following development conditions:

1.      The special exception is granted for and runs with the land indicated in this application and is not transferable to other land.

2.      This special exception is granted only for the purpose(s), structure(s) and/or uses indicated on special exception plat approved with the application, as qualified by these development conditions.

3.      There shall be no significant increase in flood levels or velocity of floodwaters offsite as a result of this floodplain crossing, as determined to the satisfaction of the County Engineer prior to construction plan approval for any phase of development that includes one of the crossings.

4.      Prior to construction plan approval for any phase of the development that includes a crossing, the applicant shall obtain a Conditional Letter of Map Revision (CLOMR) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  The applicant shall request a final Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) within 90 days of completing construction of the floodplain crossing.  Bonding will be required to cover the amount of the LOMR fee, the as-built plans and any other requirements as outlined in FEMA’s CLOMR.

5.      The floodplain study submitted to FEMA for the parkway crossing shall be sized for a four-lane divided highway.  Both crossing shall be sized to include any planned recreational trail construction.

6.      The Final Plat for each phase of the subdivision including a floodplain crossing shall show the revised floodplain limits.  In no instance shall more than 25% of any individual residential lot be covered with floodplain.

7.      The floodplain crossings shall use a three-sided arch design.  Such design shall be indicated on the final subdivision plat.

8.      Any land disturbed within the floodplain shall be stabilized with either temporary or permanent seed in accordance with Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Regulations.

9.      Prior to the issuance of any additional land disturbing permits for a phase of project that includes a floodplain crossing, the applicant shall submit written evidence indicating to the County Engineer that the US Army Corps of Engineers has approved any disturbance within wetland area.