Attachment 3



APRIL 4, 2002

If it is the intent of the Fauquier County Planning Commission to recommend approval of SE 01-S-15 for public utilities uses pursuant to Sect. 5-2000 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance, the staff recommends that the Planning Commission recommend approval by requiring 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 dated April 1, 2002 and approved with the application, as qualified by these development conditions.

3.       This special exception is subject to the provisions of Article 12 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance, Site Plans, as may be determined by the Fauquier County Department of Community Development.\

4.       Special Exception approval of the sewer pump stations is contingent upon approval of CPA #00-S-05.  Board of Supervisors denial of CPA #00-S-05 shall null and void the sewer pump station component of this special exception request.

5.       No public utility structure, excepting fences, shall be located closer than 50 feet to any adjacent property that is not a part of the Brookside / Brookside Farms development.

6.       All public utility structures shall be adequately screened to minimize visual and sound impacts on adjacent properties.  A landscaping and screening plan shall be included as part of any site plan submitted to the County.  Any public utility structure shall be designed and constructed of building materials and architectural elements that are similar to the residential dwellings in the immediate area.

7.       Access to any public utility site shall be controlled to prevent public access.

8.       All lighting shall be back-shielded and downward directed so as not to impact any adjacent properties.

9.       The previously approved non-sewered lots in Brookside shall be permitted to connect to public utility sewer lines provided that sufficient non-committed taps are available form the Fauquier County Water and Sanitation Authority.

10.   Land disturbing in association with utility work necessary for site preparation of the middle school site shall be permitted between the Vint Hill sewer plant and the school site in advance of site plan approval, provided that land disturbing permits are obtained and erosion and sediment plan is approved by the John Marshall Soil and Water Conservation District.