Owner/Applicant:                                                    Board of Supervisors Meeting Date:
John F. Myers, Jr.                                                                                         
April 21, 2003

Staff Lead:                                                                                                     Department:
Deirdre B. Clark                                                                             Community Development

Magisterial District:                                                                                          PIN: 
Cedar Run                                                                                           6982-58-2353-000



Topic Description:

The applicant is seeking Preliminary Plat approval to divide ±10.9 acres, zoned Rural Residential (RR-2), into three (3) single-family residential lots of approximately one (1) acre in size, plus a residue parcel of ± 5.82 acres. The applicant has initiated a series of actions to create a total of six (6) new lots by dividing this property.  While this application seeks approval for three lots, plus the residue parcel, an application seeking approval of two (2) lots by the Administrative Division process was filed on July 30, 2002 .  The property is located on the west side of Beach Road (Route 616), south of its intersection with James Madison Highway (Routes 15/17/29).    

Section 9-7 of the Subdivision Ordinance requires that "…all preliminary plats approved by the Planning Commission shall be referred to the Board of Supervisors at its next regularly scheduled meeting…If the Board takes no action on the preliminary plat referral, the preliminary plat shall be deemed approved in accordance with the actions of the Planning Commission."                                                                            

The Planning Commission staff reports are available upon request.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors:

No action is necessary, unless a majority of the Board wishes to consider this preliminary subdivision application.  On March 27, 2003 , the Planning Commission voted to approve the Myers Subdivision Preliminary Plat subject to the conditions noted below. 

1.   The final plat shall be in general conformance with the preliminary subdivision

      plat entitled "Myers Subdivision" dated March 12, 2003 , and received in the

      Planning Office on March 12, 2003 .        

2.  Prior to final plat and construction plan approval, the applicant shall submit a detailed

     landscape plan as required pursuant to Section 7-600 of the Zoning Ordinance.

3.  A Virginia Certified Professional Soil Scientist (CPSS) shall adjust the Type I Soil

     Map soil lines onto the final working plat.  This shall be done in the field and checked

     for any additional soil information to be added to the final scale plat map.

4.  A signature block shall be placed on the final plat for the CPSS to sign which


Preliminary Soils Information Provided by Phil Helm, CPSS (1"=100').

This Virginia Certified Professional Soil Scientist has field reviewed and adjusted the preliminary soil information onto the final plat (1"=__') and certifies that this is the Best Available Soils Information to Date for lots ___ to ___.


Va. Certified Professional Soil Scientist                         DATE

CPSS# 3401- ____________________

5.  Interpretive information from the Type I soil report for each mapping unit shown on

     the above final construction plan shall be placed on the same sheet as the soil map. 

6.  A Symbols Legend shall be placed on the final construction plan to identify spot


7.  The following statements shall be placed on the same plat map once the final

     mapping units are identified:

  • Road construction over soil mapping unit 12A shall be properly designed to overcome the limitations of a high water table, possible flooding, and low bearing capacity. 
  • The County recommends that no below grade basements be constructed on soil mapping unit 415B due to wetness unless the foundation drainage system of the structure is designed by a Virginia Licensed Professional Engineer. The foundation drainlines should be daylighted for gravity flow on all structures.
  • Foundations placed in Soil Mapping Units that show a moderate, high, or very high shrink-swell potential in the most recent Interpretive Guide to the Soils of Fauquier County, Virginia will require geotechnical evaluation in order to determine proper design.

8.  Once drainfield areas are identified and approved by the Health Department, the

     following statement shall be placed on the final drainfield plat:

  • "Before a home is started, the builder shall mark the drainfield area off and not disturb it during construction."

9.  The primary and reserve drainfield and well types shall be stated on the final    

     construction plan.

10. The final soil map shall be filed in the office of Community Development and the

      Building Department to be used exclusively for obtaining soils information for this

      proposed subdivision.

11. Two copies of the final soil map with original CPSS signature shall be submitted to    

      the Soil Scientist Office before final construction plan approval.

12.  All driveway entrances shall be sited and constructed in accordance with

       VDOT regulations and design standards. 

13.  Lots 3 and 4 shall share an entrance with the ingress/egress easement proposed to

       serve the administrative lots, Lots 1 and 2.

14.   Driveway culverts shall be designed for a 10-year storm.

15.  Calculations demonstrating adequate channel downstream of all culverts shall be

       required prior to final construction plan approval.

16.  All SWM/BMPs shall be designed and constructed to conform to Fauquier County

       Stormwater Management Ordinance standards.

17.  A homeowners' association maintenance agreement shall be required for the  

        Stormwater Management/BMP facility.  The homeowners' association

        documents shall be submitted with the final construction plans.

18.  Maintenance easements shall be provided for all SWM/BMP facilities.

19.  Natural drainageways shall be protected to the maximum extent possible.


1.         Preliminary Plat