A RESOLUTION TO INITIATE CONSIDERATION OF A ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT TO CREATE A MARSHALL GATEWAY SPECIAL DISTRICT
WHEREAS, the Marshall Service District Committee has made recommendations regarding the entranceway to the unincorporated Town of Marshall; and
WHEREAS these recommendations have been communicated to the Board of Supervisors; and
WHEREAS, the Committee has recommended that the gateway to Marshall should be planned as a walkable mixed use community with appropriate commercial and residential development including residential units above commercial storefronts; and
WHEREAS, the plans for the district have progressed sufficiently to permit the creation of zoning ordinance text to implement the Marshall Gateway Mixed Use Corridor; and
WHEREAS, the public necessity, convenience, general welfare and good zoning practice warrant the amendment of the Zoning Ordinance to include a Marshall Gateway Special District; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 8th day of May 2008, That consideration of an amendment to the Zoning Ordinance to create a Marshall Gateway Special District be, and is hereby, initiated and referred to the Planning Commission for its recommendation.